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Avoiding a data disaster: could your business recover from human error?

Data.” Ask senior management at any major organization to name their most critical business asset and they’ll likely respond with that one word. As such, developing a disaster recovery strategy – both for data backup and restoration – is a central part of planning for business continuity management at any organization. It is essential that […]

3 Reasons Why Flash Should Be Front and Center in Your Storage Strategy

The rapid rise of flash to the top of the storage agenda is not surprising, given the advances we’ve seen in this technology over the past few years. Performance has improved by leaps and bounds, and the price decline curve has been steep. Density has been climbing steadily, with 3.84 TB solid-state drives (SSDs) now […]

AWS Best Practices – Managing Cloud Resident Data in AWS

The DevOps team had called the CIO and were complaining that they were not getting copies of their Oracle database for testing in a timely manner.   To make matters worse, somebody mistakenly dropped a table in a MS SQL database which brought down a critical application. The DR team were relying on EBS snapshots […]

Data On-Demand

Speak with most IT leaders about their big picture strategies and goals these days and most will describe a cloud-like delivery model in which IT outcomes are provided rapidly, efficiently, and in many cases, via self-service.   And these same leaders increasingly are looking to leverage multiple clouds to augment and/or replace existing application infrastructure.   In […]