May 16, 2019
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...
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
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
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
Modern Data Protection for Work and Profit
If I had to pick the two most popular IT initiatives that I hear most about today they would be automation and modernization. I find these two initiatives holding the top of the list in almost all...
November 6, 2018
The Winner’s Problem – Technical Legacies and Legacy Technology
When a business is deemed successful it’s often because of great people doing awesome things with the latest technologies. Yet there is always a built-in problem for long-time winners that follows...
October 23, 2018
Can You Really Afford Reliable Data Protection?
In IT there are well-known (and never 100% avoidable) risks that justify rock solid data protection – component failures, operator mistakes, application bugs, network outages and the like. Yet the...
October 9, 2018
Protecting All Data in a Complex World
Are you actually protecting all your important data today? Not “almost,” “just about”, or “we have plans,” but all of it?
October 2, 2018