What is Cobalt Iron Compass™?

    Compass™ is the new name of Cobalt Iron's flagship SaaS-based enterprise data protection platform. It has transformed data backup, security, and recovery for enterprises around the world, and now...

October 15, 2019

Automation

How to Improve Cloud Enterprise Backup

  Anyone who’s responsible for enterprise data backup knows the pain. You absolutely need data protection, but the operational complexities and costs are becoming less and less tolerable. Though it...

October 9, 2019

cloud

Life as a backup administrator: A before-and-after story

The life of a backup administrator is all about data. Storing data, protecting data, managing data, and of course, restoring data (quickly) when needed.

August 28, 2019

Legacy Challenges

Lenovo and Cobalt Iron Keep Food Fresh and Retail Customers Profitable

Today, technology is not only changing the way IT runs, it is changing the way IT supports business operations. Retailers like Cheney Brothers rely on operational efficiency to separate them from...

August 21, 2019

Modernization

New Technologies Bring New Challenges for Enterprise Backup

If you’re responsible for managing your company’s backup operations, then it won’t surprise you to learn that backup is the largest application in the data center. You know the responsibilities all...

August 12, 2019

Smart Data Protection

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