Why copy data management matters

Why does copy data management matter? Because you need better data protection than you have and you can’t afford to move forward with your current protection based on how the business is scaling. Operationally, production storage is growing at approximately 40% annually, as is secondary protection storage. Sure, you get some deduplication benefits, but the … Read more

Mobile Device Backup may be Impossible

Doing a selective mobile device backup that separates work data and personal data can’t be done, says analyst Jason Buffington, but perhaps not for the reasons you think. Before I get started, let me define the two basic types of endpoint devices: consumption devices and creation devices. Consumption devices are like e-readers that fetch data … Read more

Windows IT Pro article – Understanding DPM2012

The nice folks at Windows IT Pro magazine recently published an article that I wrote on Data Protection Manager within Microsoft System Center 2012. According to Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) research, the number-one IT spending priority in 2012 was improving data backup and recovery, tied with increased use of server virtualization. Interestingly enough, improving business … Read more

Redmond Channel – Partner Guide to Data Protection

There is a new Partner Guide on Data Protection that was just released on Redmond Channel Partner’s online site.                                                      There is a rumor that DPM 2010 shows heavily in the guide – – as does the EDPM appliance from i365.  So, check it out !!!