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Achieving Data Resilience at Scale Requires a New Approach to Backup and Recovery
The data environments of many businesses have become so large and complex that their backup infrastructures can no longer protect all their data or meet their recovery time requirements. Achieving data resilience at scale requires a new approach.
DCIG Researching Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) Solutions
The Data Center Intelligence Group (DCIG) is updating its research into hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) solutions. HCI vendors are invited to participate in the survey research taking place through December 21st, 2022.
SC22 Provides Glimpse into Tomorrow’s Data Center
This week I had the privilege of attending SC22, the supercomputing conference, in Dallas, TX. Supercomputing centers are early adopters of technologies that will soon be common in most data centers. Thus, the sessions I attended, the attendees I spoke with, and the solutions on display in the exhibit hall provided me with an eye-opening glimpse into tomorrow’s data center.
75%+ of 2022 Storage Unicorns Work with DCIG
In June 2022 seventeen companies in the infrastructure, data, and storage management space got some good news. Coldago Research recognized them as Storage Unicorns with valuations of more than $1billion. However, DCIG also took some good news away from that analyst report. DCIG is proud to call thirteen of those seventeen companies (over 75%!) current or past clients.
Acronis’ Rise to a Leading Cyber Protection Solution
Enterprise caliber cyber security and resilience products that meet the needs of managed service providers (MSPs) and/or small and midsized enterprises (SMEs) remain in short supply. They need centrally managed, integrated solutions that deliver these functions. In response, Acronis has developed its own in-house, integrated Cyber Protect solution to meet them.
Lessons Learned About Building an Effective File Data Cloud
Nasuni recently hosted Nasuni CloudBound22, a two-day virtual conference. This article summarizes key takeaways from the event.
Free – and Nice! – Enterprise Data Protection Maturity Assessment
Too many enterprises deploy data protection technologies and processes thinking they can now withstand a cyberattack attack. Only after a ransomware attack occurs do they find these technologies and processes fail them at the most critical moment. To avoid this, enterprises must objectively assess the effectiveness of their existing data protection infrastructure. To help, Cobalt Iron and DCIG have partnered to create a free survey that nicely assesses their data protection maturity.
Webinar – Software-Defined Infrastructure: Transform & Secure IoT & Big Data Environments
Join DCIG analysts Ken Clipperton and Todd Dorsey, and Tanya Loughlin, Director of Hitachi Content Platform Portfolio Product Marketing at Hitachi Vantara, on Thursday, December 15th, 2022, at 8:30 a.m. Pacific Time, to discuss the benefits of ‘Software-Defined Infrastructure: Transform & Secure IoT & Big Data Environments.”
Tintri Analytics Makes the Invisible Visible
Tintri’s focus on using analytics to optimize application performance is fundamentally better than the break-fix focus of many other vendors.
2022-23 DCIG TOP 5 SME AWS Cloud Backup Solutions Report Now Available
DCIG is pleased to announce the immediate availability of its 2022-23 TOP 5 report on AWS Cloud Backup Solutions. This TOP 5 report provides small and midsized enterprises (SMEs) guidance on the best backup solutions for backing up and recovering applications, data, and workloads they host in Amazon Web Services (AWS).