• Video interview: The next stages of digital transformation

    Interview in partnership with BrightTALK, The Stack and Cloud Industry Forum ---------- In this discussion, Nigel Williams, IT Evangelist at Commvault, described what it means to drive digital transformations in the cloud. Among topics discussed: - Digital transformation struggles - Cloud computing contribution to the digital revolution - Top 5 enterprise cloud priorities to help with digital transformation - The criteria for a smart cloud strategy - Backup/recovery challenges in digital transformation - And others About the speaker: Nigel Williams is an IT Evangelist and responsible for Marketing in EMEA at Commvault. Prior to his current role, he held the same position at OpenText and a variety of senior positions at EMC/Legato and EMC/Documentum. Nigel has over 25 years experience in Information Management and is a keen industry watcher. He holds an Honours Degree in English Literature and also studied Electronic Engineering as part of his entry to the IT industry." Read More

  • Four Reasons Why Your Backup & Recovery Hardware will Break by 2020

    While backup software vendors continue to innovate, hardware vendors have been resting on their deduplication laurels. In the meantime, the amount of data that organizations store continues to grow at an alarming pace and the backup and disaster recovery expectations of users are higher than ever. Most backup solutions today simply will not be able to keep pace with these realities. If organizations don't act now to address the weaknesses in their backup hardware, they will not be able to meet organizational demands by 2020. In this webinar, Cloudian and Storage Switzerland will discuss three areas where IT professionals need to expect more from their backup hardware and where they should demand less. Four Reasons Why Backup Hardware Will Break by 2020: 1. Not Cost Effective Enough 2. Not Scalable Enough 3. Only Good for Backups - Not Enough Use Cases 4. Too Much Deduplication Read More

  • BCDR & Cloud Backup – Protect Preserve & Secure Your Data & Infrastructure

    The answer is BCDR and Cloud Backup, however what was the question? Besides how to protect preserve and secure your data, applications along with data Infrastructures against various threat risk issues, what are some other common questions? For example how to modernize, rethink, re-architect, use new and old things in new ways, these and other topics, techniques, trends, tools have common theme of BCDR and Cloud Backup. Join us in this discussion exploring your options for protecting data, applications and your data Infrastructures spanning legacy, software-defined virtual and cloud environments. Topics include: - Data Infrastructures exist to support applications and their underlying resource needs - Various cloud storage options to meet different application PACE needs - Do clouds need to be backed-up or protected? - How to leverage clouds for various data protection objectives - When, where, why and how to use different scenarios Read More