Nov2016

Sorry Support: Not Getting My Data

Recently, I made two interesting support requests, each to a different company. Both companies asked for the output of many different commands and log files. Both balked once I explained my organization’s security policy. The policy reads simply: No anonymized data shall be delivered …
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Nov2016

We’ve Changed the guard at Buckingham Palace, it’s time for Hybrid – Vembu to the Rescue

In this, the eighth article in our series investigating the benefits of Vembu BDR for Virtualized Environments, we carry on examining Vembu’s migration capabilities. We all know that backing up your data is only one part of the equation. The …
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Oct2016

Time to Go All In With the Cloud: Vembu to the Rescue

In this, the seventh article in our series investigating the benefits of Vembu BDR for virtualized environments, we carry on examining Vembu’s migration capabilities. We all know that backing up your data is only one part of the equation. The …
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Oct2016

Software-Defined Storage or Data Services

Software-defined storage (SDS) is about data services. Many think it is about automating storage. Yes, I can see that, but it is about what storage can deliver. So, what is the basis for SDS? There are four critical components. These …
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Oct2016

Disaster Recovery: Are You Prepared for the Storm?

Has anyone else taken notice of that little storm brewing in the Caribbean?  At every update the path of the little storm keeps drifting west almost as if the storm really wants to go to Disney World. All kidding aside, Hurricane Matthew is, at the time of this writing, a category 4 hurricane based on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale with the maximum sustained winds of one hundred forty-five mile an hour winds.  The storm is currently heading over Haiti and moving towards the Bahamas while leaving a death and a lot of destruction in its wake.