Every time that I take a close look at IBM’s data protection portfolio, veiled under its Storage solutions umbrella, I am happy surprised by the technology – and my guess is that you would be too.
Among the announcements and reveals of the week were a few important data protection nuggets:
A convergence of IBM’s […]
With 25 years of attending tradeshows and launch events, I can attest that the Marketing/Events team does not get enough credit.
Booth folks show up and find a massive display ready for them to click their mouse and start talking to customers. And when the show floor closes, the staff leave and the booth magically […]
For the past few years, the big data protection trend in virtual environments was simply to ensure reliable backups (and restores) of VMs. That alone hasn’t always been easy, but with the newer Data Protection APIs from VMware (VADP), that is becoming table-stakes – and the real differentiation coming from the agility to restore (speed […]
Last week, I published a video summary of the data protection product news from EMC World 2014, with the help of some of my EMC Data Protection friends. To follow that up, I asked EMC’s Rob Emsley to knit the pieces together around the Data Protection strategy from EMC:
Essentially, what I call the […]
During EMC World 2014 in Las Vegas last month, I had the chance to visit with several EMC product managers on what was announced from a product perspective, as well as overall data protection strategy. Enjoy the video:
For such a broad range of products within the EMC DP portfolio, it is […]
This week, I sat down to do a short video for TechTarget on what I was finding interesting at EMC World 2013:
EMC’s Data Protection Suite, as a new way to acquire and consume the range of EMC backup software The differences between Backup and Archiving, and what EMC’s solutions are doing about it
On January 31st, in Irving, Texas … or a simulcast location near you … you have the opportunity to learn more (a lot more) about Microsoft’s management platform – System Center.
For those of you who don’t know of my past lives, I used to be the product manager for two SysCtr products, Operations Manager […]
As much as I like virtualization, and systems management, and private cloud … most folks know that I am a backup guy, first and foremost. So, you should definitely look to some of the ESG peers for the other parts of the story, including a nice video from ESG’s Mr. Virtualization, Mark Bowker. In the […]
For the next four days, I will be living and breathing four letters – VADP.
Starting in vStorage 4 … and now on the cusp of vStorage 5.1 … the VMware-parts of my brain revolve around the VMware API’s for Data Protection (VADP). VADP is a big part of what enables Vmware configurations to be […]
Most of you know me as a “backup guy” (and I am) … but my last gig at Microsoft not only included MS backup products but also monitoring and reporting technologies such as System Center Operations Manager.
So, when I had the chance to take a deep look at EMC’s upcoming DataBridge solution, which aggregates […]