Addressing vs. Solving - do you know the difference?

I was visiting a customer recently, and he talked a lot about how he continues to “address” his backup issues — training people on the company’s backup products, working tickets with his vendors,...

June 6, 2019

Modernization

Shining a Light on Automation Oversight - Part 2 of two part series

The first part of this series explored the need for automation in modern backup solutions. Not just automating existing operations, but seeking out and demanding best practices to protect enterprise...

May 16, 2019

Automation

Be Careful What You Automate - Part 1 of two part series

From breathing to paying bills, from good ideas to great habits — what’s better than automatic? Intelligent automation means never having to miss an opportunity, obligation, or requirement. When...

April 30, 2019

Automation

Cyber Resilience Versus Cyber Security?

There’s a lot of talk these days about cyber resilience. That is, being able to keep your business going after a cyber attack. But wouldn’t it be better to be cyber-secure, so you can keep those...

April 16, 2019

Cyber Security

Need to Simplify Management of Your Multitenant Environment? We’ve Got a Patent for That!

Businesses and service providers are using multitenant environments within the enterprise to take advantage of benefits such as cost savings, more robust data aggregation and analysis, and simpler...

April 2, 2019

Patent

It’s Not Paranoia If They Really Are Out to Get You

Ask any IT professional about enterprise data security and you can feel the tension in the room rise even before anyone starts speaking. Security is a tense topic, and for good reason. Good data...

March 19, 2019

Cyber Security

ROI – Really Obnoxious Info

Wait, what! You may be shocked to see a CFO making a mockery of a ROI calculator. The fact is, I don’t know anyone who made a purchasing decision based on a proprietary calculation done by a biased...

March 5, 2019

ROI

New to the Industry, But Not the Journey

So why did a guy who spent his entire career in the media-and-entertainment data business decide to start over in a new market? On the surface, it seems like an odd or miscalculated move at this...

February 26, 2019

Smart Data Protection

The Rocket Science of Data Protection

At its simplest level, data protection isn’t really a hard concept. We start with a bunch of zeros and ones in a certain order and we need to ensure that regardless of disaster, interference,...

February 5, 2019

Smart Data Protection

Thoughts on Think 2019

IBM Think, IBM’s newest business and technology conference event, focuses on solutions to some of the world’s most daunting technical and business challenges. Last year’s event, Think 2018, was...

January 31, 2019

Modernization