Rather than talking about what others should do or consider for their data
protection needs, for this post I wrote down some notes using my Livescribe
about what I need and want for my environment. As part of walking the talk in
future posts I'm going to expand a bit more on what I'm doing as well as
considering for enhancements to my environment for data protection which
consists of cloud, virtual and physical.
Why and What Am I Protecting?
Livescribe notes that I used for creating the following content
What is my environment
Server and StorageIO (aka StorageIO) is a small business that is focused in
and around data infrastructures which includes data protection as a result,
have lots of data including videos, audio, images, presentations, reports,
research as well, file serving as back-office applications. Then there are
websites, blog, email and related applicat... (more)
There is no such thing as an information recession however there the
realities of economic challenges in IT data centers also known as information
Likewise, people and data are living longer with increased dependency on
information being available and reliable when needed. Hence the need for data
infrastructures that protect, preserve and serve information in a
cost-effective productive way.
Driving return on innovation (the new ROI) to support growth
A common challenge for organizations of all size is how to support business
and data growth while working within budge... (more)
Have you figured out the new buzzword trend for 2014 that starting ramping up
Yup, it's Internet of Things (IoT) and Internet of Devicess (IoD)
Assuming that IoT, IoD and other variations catch on which looks like they
will, this could bring relief and rest for the over-worked Big Data and
Software Defined "X" buzzword bingo bandwagon usage.
For those not familiar with Software Defined "X", simply replace "X" with
your favorite term such as Data Center (SDDC), Networking (SDN), Storage
(SDS), Marketing, (SDM) among others.as the new IT (and beyond) indus... (more)
If you are new school or old school, then will you be stuck on those school's
of thought or advanced to the current and future schools?
From the old school folks you will hear things along the lines of that is how
we do or did it. Also you might hear things along the lines of lets use what
we have as long as we can make it work to fix problems while learning from
mistakes. Also from old school you may here things like new school is only
focused on the newest latest greatest shiny technology. Not to mention themes
such as we have to stick around and clean up and take ... (more)
This is the second of a three-part series (read part I here) about how
vendors are keeping backup alive, however what they can and should do to
shift and expand the conversation to data protection and related themes.
Modernizing data protection and what to do about it
Building off of what was mentioned in the first post, lets take a look at
what can be done including expanding the conversation around data protection
in support of business continuance (BC), disaster recovery (DR), high
availability (HA), business resiliency (BR) not to mention helping backup to
actually retire (som... (more)