To ensure full confidence that your documents, spreadsheets, and correspondence are kept safe, dedicated non-Microsoft backups are essential.
By David Friend, co-founder and CEO of cloud storage provider Wasabi.
Corporate data is never truly safe—it’s always at risk of damage or loss from threats including hackers, accidents, or natural disasters. This is why businesses must incorporate an extra layer of data protection off-site in a safe location, where archived content can also be housed when it’s not in use.
By JG Heithcock, General Manager of Retrospect, a StorCentric Company
Many firms have previously been resistant to using cloud for storage, largely due to performance concerns, such as latency and data fragmentation across devices that undermined read/write performance, but these questions have been resolved.
By Russ Kennedy, Chief Product Officer, Nasuni
Cloud computing has become the lifeblood of enterprises operating in the digital era. However, while cloud adoption is ostensibly pursued in the interests of greater efficiency and optimised cost, cloud implementation is notoriously beset by budget overspend.
By Magnus E Bjornsson, CEO, Men&Mice
What does it mean to be successful as an IT leader? As technology has evolved, so have the skills needed to lead. As this article will explain in more detail, a generative organisational culture has never been more important.
By Peter Vollmer, Distinguished Technologist, Micro Focus, CTO Office
Richard Clifford, Head of Innovation at Keysource, talks through some of the company’s recent customer success stories, its new cybersecurity focus, and goes on to provide some great insights into the data centre sustainability debate – with Scope 3 emissions and supply chain collaboration a major focus, alongside hybrid cooling and the edge. Richard also suggests that it might be time to move beyond the PUE metric as a measure of data centre energy efficiency.
Richard May, Managing Director of VirtualDCS, offers some great insights as to the challenges and opportunities for the Channel as it seeks to help its customers address their business continuity/disaster recovery needs. In a market where many continue to hold on to the ‘comfort’ of legacy applications, Richard believes that the VirtualDCS CloudCover solutions portfolio, built around the company’s longstanding partnership with Veeam, offers a great opportunity for Channel companies to make a real difference when it comes to providing optimised BC/DR.
Michael Queenan, Co-Founder and CEO of Nephos Technologies, explains the importance of understanding the whole data stack – the storage and the governance as well as the analytics – in order to turn the raw data into valuable, actionable information. Michael also details how his company is helping customers on their ‘data literacy’ journey, most recently with the introduction of a Data Governance as a Service solution.
Chair of the Data Centre Alliance’s Thermal Management Special Interest Group (SIG), Jon Summers, looks at some of the topics and technologies under scrutiny as the current sustainability focus turns up the heat on the data centre sector to improve its environmental performance. Liquid cooling, legacy data centres, the PUE metric, geography and climate, waste heat reuse and the role of AI are all covered during the discussion.
VMware has formed an agreement with BT, a leading global communications services provider, to offer multinational customers more choice and flexibility in how they embrace a cloud-first approach to networking, security, and edge computing.
Cradlepoint has formed a partnership with Juniper Networks, a leader in secure AI-driven networks, to bring 5G diversity to Juniper’s campus and branch portfolio. By combining Juniper’s leading wired access, wireless access and SD-WAN solutions driven by Mist AI with the Cradlepoint 5G portfolio, shared customers and partners have even more options to reliably connect to remote locations, with added insight for better management and ongoing troubleshooting.