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State court IT department rules against disconnected data protection silos

By Andrew Dickerson, Senior Marketing Manager, HP Storage Backup, Recovery and Archive Solutions


ReportJ.jpgNo enterprise wants to pull resources away from its core business operations. But that’s exactly what you’re doing if you use separate backup applications in your data center and remote sites to protect Big Data and mission-critical applications. Disconnected backup silos add cost and complexity and raise the risk that data may go unprotected. To safeguard your data and your business, you need a simple, affordable and reliable end-to-end solution that lets you manage all your backup sites from a single pane of glass. 


Teams that deploy individual storage, application and virtualization solutions can create backup silos that you then have to manage separately. One of our customers, the IT department of a U.S. state court system, backs up data at distributed sites across the state. Read more about our customer’s story here – and take advantage of the opportunity to read this Taneja Group white paper. You’ll discover the business benefits of having one simplified, fully compatible and reliable backup and recovery solution for all your corporate data. (Registration required.)

HP named a leader in first Magic Quadrant for Deduplication Backup Target Appliances

By Andrew Dickerson, Senior Marketing Manager, Backup, Recovery, and Archive Solutions, HP Storage


In response to rapid market growth, Gartner recently published its first ever Magic Quadrant for Deduplication Backup Appliances to help storage professional’s short list vendors. We believe that this report is a testament to a growing recognition that backup and recovery is the next critical frontier in data center modernization.Today, we are pleased to announce that Gartner positioned HP within the Leaders Quadrant with only one other vendor. I want to share with you our take on the reasons why.


Blockbuster storage news from HP Discover

It's time to kickoff another HP Discover with some blockbuster storage news.  I have been looking forward to the news we have today for a while!  I think storage industry watchers come to expect innovation from the storage startups - expectations for legacy vendors like HP are low.  WIth the news I have to share, I'm glad to show you that innovation is alive and well in HP Storage! So let me jump right into it.


I have a bit more details on the blog and I'll have a lot more during the week at Discover so be sure to check it out 

Don't let unreliable data protection jeopardize your company reputation

By Andrew Dickerson, Senior Marketing Manager, HP Storage Backup, Recovery, and Archive Solutions


Campaign.jpgA little bit of risk can be a good thing. If companies never took chances, business would stagnate. But the last thing you want to do is gamble with your company's reputation by not adequately protecting your data. So how do you do that when your business operations span the globe?


One of our customers, a logistics company with nearly 1,200 remote sites, has struggled to answer this question. Each branch or remote office must keep important customer data on site. The company had to find a reliable way to protect this huge amount of data, without overstretching its IT budget or overflowing backup windows. To tackle these challenges, the logistics company turned to the HP StoreOnce Backup solution.  Here's how HP StoreOnce helped the company deliver increased agaility, reduced risk and reduced costs.


Labels: BURA| StoreOnce

72 Hours of Yes – it’s wrapping up on a positive note

By Melissa Saegert Elicker, editor, HP Storage


Yes.jpegLast call for your requests!  @72hoursofyes requests are being accepted up until 7pm today (that’s Wednesday, May 7). HP has proven we’re up to the challenge. Now it’s up to you to close out this final day with the most inventive, creative, fun-filled, thoughtful and memorable request you can think of. Don’t wait, just ask. Tweet your request to #72hoursofyes. 


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