Posts Tagged ‘Strategy’

A Backup, Untested, Is No Backup

Different data storage formats, including USB, hard disk, floppy, SD, etc.

Backups are key to your data’s survival, but even if you have a backup, you are still vulnerable. Some of the biggest reasons are: It’s the first place ransomware encrypts when it infects your systems User error can delete the files or access to them Most backups aren’t complete and recoverable. They have to be…

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How MSPs Have an Edge on Big Cloud Providers

Recently a channel partner told me in no uncertain terms what their customers need. These are: No-hassle customer support Products that don’t need an IT expert to use The fewer products to manage, the better Over the course of the conversation we talked about how MSPs are making the most of these needs – and…

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Ready or Not, Here Comes the GDPR

With GDPR legislation coming into effect in just 10 days, companies all over the world are preparing their data and company policies to comply with some of the strictest data privacy and protection regulation to come out in recent years. But with such a daunting task, it can be hard to see a light at…

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What’s in Store for IT Infrastructure in 2018?

We looked into our crystal ball and this is what we found. Rise in Ransomware Expect an increase in malicious attacks in 2018. Juniper Research tells us that the cyber crimes will create $2.1 trillion in business losses by 2019! That’s a lot of money! Artificial Intelligence AI will minimize human errors, improve operations, and ultimately…

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Make Storage Simple – Solve Your Silos and Connect to the Cloud

When your data keeps growing, with no end in sight, how do you consistently manage it across different media, systems, and sites (or clouds)? We talked with Peter Washburn and Trevor Pott from Technicare Imaging about how they solved this problem with ioFABRIC. Before ioFABRIC Technicare Imaging handles hundreds of gigabytes of images on a…Read More

The Lie of Five Nines: Data Must Be Always Available

Several years ago, someone decided to quantify their high reliability and high availability data services—and the idea of “Five Nines” was born. The Five Nines Rule While this was a way of setting a high bar of availability—99.999 percent rounds up to 100, right?—when people started calculating it out, they realized that it still meant…

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ioFABRIC Vicinity: The Only Cost Optimization for Storage

We’ve architected our ioFABRIC Vicinity system to deliver data SLAs to applications across all of the most important elements of your data storage: performance, capacity and protection. These are the areas where automation, artificial intelligence, and our data fabric can help businesses most. But we’ve gone a step further and built cost optimization into the…Read More

There Is Nothing Like Someone Agreeing with You

As an entrepreneur, I am usually in the position of educating on the latest trends in the industry and explaining why our new tech makes sense. With new groundbreaking ideas, it sometimes takes effort to bring others around to the vision. And then there are experts who understand the value and the vision at first…

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