Author: Jerome M. Wendt

2021-22 DCIG TOP 5 Enterprise Multi-site File Collaboration Solutions

OMAHA, Neb., (May 27th, 2021) – DCIG is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the 2021-22 DCIG TOP 5 Enterprise Multi-site File Collaboration Solutions report. DCIG evaluated sixteen SDS-based file storage solutions for a multi-site file collaboration use-case across six different categories.  This report provides guidance on the TOP 5 enterprise-class SDS-based solutions organizations should consider that enhance file collaboration.  The report is available for free download.

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TOP 5 Questions to Ask a VMware vSphere Backup Solution Provider

Selecting the best solution for any project, regardless of what it is, starts with asking the right questions. To select the best VMware vSphere backup solution, the process is the same. Begin with a list of questions to ask the provider. These represent the TOP 5 questions organizations should ask to identify the best vSphere backup solution for their environment.

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Kubernetes Environment Maturity Influences Backup Choice

One can almost feel the buzz around Kubernetes. Most enterprises plan to implement cloud-native architectures in the coming years using Kubernetes as a foundational technology to do so. As enterprises move down this path, they must protect both their Kubernetes environment and the applications and data in it. Selecting the right backup solution to perform these tasks may well hinge upon the maturity of one’s Kubernetes environment.

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Two Recommendations to Make Cloud Storage Simple Again

Cloud storage initially emerged to provide organizations with access to simple storage services (S3). The more organizations adopted S3 object storage, the more storage choices they requested of those who provided it. However, all these choices had unexpected side effects. Simple storage services became increasingly complex and costly to manage. To put the simple back in simple storage service, here are two recommendations for organizations to follow.

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New Benchmark for Data Protection Created by StorageCraft Arcserve Merger

Two companies merging in the technology sector occurs with some regularity. However, a merger that makes sense for both providers with everyone coming out a winner occurs less frequently. Today’s announced merger between StorageCraft Technology Corporation and Arcserve illustrates this rarer occurrence. Each company’s technologies address different organizational needs that, once merged, will create a new benchmark for data protection.

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Four Cloud Backup Traps

More organizations than ever look to general purpose or public cloud providers to host their applications and data. As they do, they often identify and understand the type of cloud service or service they plan to procure. They also need to go one step further. They must also identify how to best back up and recover the applications and data they host in the cloud lest they fall into one of four common cloud backup traps.

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