Is it the end of backup snapshots?

Eyal Traitel - Monday, February 20, 2017

More often than not, when discussing with customers their data protection schemes, I get to hear about snapshot schedules and backup application configurations. At the same time, I get to hear about how critical is their IT service to their organizations.This constant conflict has increased so much that the customers are willing to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on non-stop replication and copy data management solutions. So why is that?


How to Use Hackathons to Stand Out

Eyal Worthalter - Friday, February 10, 2017

Many people get the chance to participate in a hackathon, but only few of these opportunities turn out to have a significant impact on their lives. In my case though, a particular hackathon experience changed the course of my career.


Customer Spotlight: CPP

Reduxio Systems - Monday, February 06, 2017

CPP is best known for the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® assessment, they are a group of people committed to improving the performance of individuals and organizations around the world. Their story began more than 50 years ago with the pairing of two psychology professors—one from Stanford and one from U.C. Berkeley—with a common goal: to use research-based psychological assessments to give people the insight and guidance they need to develop in both their personal and professional lives....


Customer Spotlight: The Last Mile

Reduxio Systems - Monday, January 30, 2017

The Last Mile (TLM) began as an intensive 6-month entrepreneurship program at San Quentin, in which men learned how to tap into their passion to create a business that includes a technology component and social cause. TLM was created to provide programs that result in successful reentry and reduce recidivism. Their mission is to provide marketable skills that lead to employment.


Storage Snapshots - Do I need anything else?

Eyal Traitel - Monday, January 23, 2017

Remember the days when tape backup was THE way to store data? Wasn't it fun to insert and eject cartridges just to hear the sounds? There were also the labels and barcodes...the entire process was so much of a physical dance. The thing is, tape backup was and probably still is a major part of any IT organization.


Building a world class company starts with Customer Support excellence and Culture

Dmitry Gorbatov - Monday, January 16, 2017

Numerous theoretical studies are conducted all the time to prove that to gain sustainable competitive advantages, the company must maintain constant customer focus. The goal of any business is customer satisfaction. Indeed, companies that are clearly oriented towards the customer needs achieve clear competitive advantage over firms that ignore this approach.


Mr. Robot, Reduxio, and Today's New Data Protection

Ken Smallwood - Monday, January 09, 2017

Fans of TV series Mr. Robot may have have seen the Season 2 premiere which centered on a ransomware attack initiated by hacker group fsociety. The target was Evil Corp, whose logo resembles that of the old “Enron” logo (which may have been the creator's intent), and the company found itself caught in a crippling hack.


Simplicity: A Breakthrough in Point-in-Time Data Recovery

Atul Chowdhry - Monday, December 19, 2016

Historically, IT departments protected data in one of two ways. First, through the use of backups, and secondly, usually implemented by larger organizations, through using highly available system components and applying best practices.


A league for it superheroes

Kerstin Jensen - Monday, December 12, 2016

IT pros don’t get to be in the limelight often. They usually just stay in the wings doing their job, be it troubleshooting some network issue, analyzing logs, managing storage systems, fixing a software bug, and more. You get the picture – the IT professional is hard at work in the background to keep things running smoothly. Well, that is, until he gets dragged out of his hideaway when IT catastrophes strike in the corporate world.


4 KEY ELEMENTS OF STORAGE PERFORMANCE OPTIMIZATION YOU CAN'T AFFORD TO MISS

Eyal Traitel - Monday, December 05, 2016

I get to talk to customers quite often and when the conversation turns towards storage performance, and we talk about 120K IOPS and sub-millisecond latency in OLTP workloads coming off a 2U array that holds more than a hundred terabytes, I typically get asked "how comes it's that fast?", or "what is the impact on performance of dedupe, compression, data protection?".

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