Hyperconverged Systems Don’t Preclude the Need for Data Protection (Video)

Terri_Jason_VMworld.jpgDuring VMworld US, I had the chance to visit with my colleague Terri McClure, who covers HyperConverged and Converged Infrastructure (HCI).  Many HCI offerings boast “built-in” data protection capabilities, which prompted her and I to talk about the broader strategies of data protection within these all-in-one solution stacks.  In fact, “Integrated Data Protection” was on the top of the list for many IT professionals who are considering HCI solutions.

Is there a place for third-party backup when everything else is within one stack? YES!!!

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Hyperconverged Infrastructure for BCDR using EVO RAIL

Shortly after VMware announced its EVO Rail initiative, whereby hardware partners could start delivering a very dense compute, storage, and networking solution within a wholly-contained appliance – I started exploring the data protection aspects of an EVO Rail solution.  The nice folks in ESG’s video studio have produced a whole series on this … in … Read more

How to Protect an EVO RAIL (video series)

VMware’s EVO RAIL is an architecture for a hyper-converged, software-defined data center in a single appliance form-factor … to be delivered by various hardware partners.  But how do you protect that all-in-one solution? For the next several weeks, ESG will be releasing a seven-part series of ESG Capsules, 2 minute video segments, where I’ll talk … Read more