It’s time to move from a disk-to-tape to a disk-to-cloud backup strategy

Deduplication Storage
June 24, 2015

It’s time to move from a disk-to-tape to a disk-to-cloud backup strategy   There has always been a golden rule of backup “The 3-2-1 rule” simple backup strategy: Three copies of your data, in two different formats, with one of those copies offsite. These three copies ensures redundancy   Many companies moved away from tape as primary backup to hard disk, using tape as a secondary. But cloud backups are…

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Benefits Of Enterprise Mobility Solutions

Benefits Of Enterprise Mobility Solutions By James Jeffrey  |   Submitted On June 09, 2015 In today’s highly competitive world where profit maximization is the only mantra, business enterprises of all sizes and types are looking for highly effective resources that can be optimized and used to boost overall productivity and have a competitive edge in the global market. That is why enterprise mobility solutions are being seen as a perfect way…

June 20, 2015
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Cisco Puts Intercloud In Higher Gear By Adding AWS, Microsoft Azure Functionality

Cisco Puts Intercloud In Higher Gear By Adding AWS, Microsoft Azure Functionality byMark Haranas on June 10, 2015, 3:20 pm EDT Cisco Systems Wednesday stepped up its Intercloud offensive with new functionality for Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure. Cisco, which has boasted that its recently launched Cisco OpenStack Private Cloud Bundle is 40 percent cheaper for large workloads than AWS, has now extended its virtual machine on-boarding to support Amazon…

June 12, 2015
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Microsoft Gains Ground on Cisco in Collaboration

Microsoft Gains Ground on Cisco in Collaboration By Jeffrey Burt | Posted 2015-06-09 Synergy analysts say Microsoft’s success is being driven by its embrace of the cloud, though Cisco is aggressively moving in that direction. Microsoft continues to creep up on market leader Cisco Systems in the highly competitive global collaboration space, according to analysts at the Synergy Research Group. Numbers released by the market research firm June 9 showed…

June 11, 2015
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Vendor collaboration boosts data centres

Vendor collaboration boosts data centres Posted by IT-Online on May 27, 2015 The spectre of vendor lock-in has long haunted CIOs and IT managers – but, says Veeam regional manager for Southern Africa Warren Olivier, a new wave of collaboration, inspired by virtualisation and the new possibilities it unlocks, is changing the landscape dramatically. “The modern data centre must be built to meet the high availability requirements of the always-on,…

May 27, 2015
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Google Compute Engine pricing drops again

Google Compute Engine pricing drops again Kristin Knapp Google has introduced a new instance type and reduced the costs of its IaaS cloud instances by up to 30%, putting new pressure on rival AWS. Google is again taking aim at Amazon Web Services in the on-going cloud provider pricing war, revealing across-the-board cost reductions to its Google Compute Engine platform. In addition to the price reductions — which come roughly…

May 21, 2015
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Visual Studio Online

Just created my account! Welcome to Visual Studio Thanks for choosing Visual Studio. Now when you sign in to Visual Studio, IDE settings like your theme and editor preferences will sync across all the machines you work on. See how it works and learn about some of the other great features in Visual Studio. If you haven’t already, your next step is to get a FREE Visual Studio Online account,…

May 18, 2015
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Netsuite launches Android app

By Brian Karlovsky | Monday, May 18, 2015 – 10:21 Cloud ERP provider NetSuite has launched an end-to-end Cloud business management mobile app for smartphones running Android. NetSuite for Android gives users a unified cloud ERP, CRM and e-commerce functionality to quickly boost remote productivity anytime. The app allows executives and their staff to quickly and easily manage time and expenses, approve sales and purchase orders, create and manage records,…

May 18, 2015
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Get ready for another wave of cloud evangelism

Cloudscape
May 18, 2015

  As OpenStack backers gather in Vancouver, the fight to win business workloads ramps up with Google, Amazon, and Microsoft. If you are an information technology professional and haven’t had your fill of cloud computing hype, er, information, brace yourself: There is lots more on its way. This week, the OpenStack Foundation and a seven thousand or so of its closest friends will gather at the OpenStack Summit in Vancouver…

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Move your big data lightning fast and at a low cost!

All applications need at least some data to function. Big data applications like gaming analytics, weather modeling, and video rendering as well as tools such as flume, MapReduce, and database replication are obvious examples of software that process and move large amounts of data. Even a seemingly simple website might have to copy dictionaries, articles, pictures, and all sorts of data across VMs, and that can add up to a…

May 13, 2015
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