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It's time for data protection designed with flash storage in mind

By Simon Watkins, WW Product Marketing Manager, Backup, Recovery & Archive (BURA), HP Storage


Now sign_ATSB_Stock_000005304585_Large_28August_sized.jpgFlash is taking the world by storm, as more customers embrace flash arrays to accelerate more applications across their data centers. The speed and affordability benefits of flash optimized arrays such as 3PAR StoreServ are clear.


But what does flash going mainstream mean for application availability and data protection? Let’s take a closer look at how the industry’s only flash-integrated data protection solution is helping you rethink data protection in the world of flash.

This way to peace of mind for your HP-UX server data

By Ian Blatchford, Product Manager, HP StoreOnce   @LottaBytes


peace of mind ATSB phutterstock_291373178_21August_sized.jpgProtect your HP-UX server data with HP StoreOnce Catalyst using Symantec NetBackup

When you run applications on HP-UX, you are using a high-performance, dynamic, secure and resilient platform. Adding data protection managed by Symantec NetBackup and using HP StoreOnce Backup systems provides peace of mind that your data can be recovered from hardware and software failures or human errors.


This BURA Sunday, I'd like to share and summarize this new StoreOnce technical white paper: Protecting HP-UX server data with HP StoreOnce Catalyst over Fibre Channel Using Symantec NetBackup

How to manage video surveillance retention – the biggest Big Data

This BURA Sunday, we welcome guest blogger Jay Jason Bartlett, VP WW Sales and Marketing, SoleraTec, now a member of the HP Data Agile Partner Program.


Camera.jpgFrom the Boston Marathon bombings to daily law enforcement video security in the U.S., our society has become conditioned to video surveillance, almost to the point of expecting video to be available. Whether it is traffic cameras, shopping mall cameras, warehouse cameras, or now the very popular police body-worn cameras, video surveillance – and the storage of all that video – is seeing significant double-digit growth.


But what is the best way to reliably and cost efficiently retain these ever-growing amounts of video surveillance feeds? A new multi-tiered storage solution from HP and SoleraTec enables a complete scalable video surveillance infrastructure capable of providing years of video surveillance storage at costs no longer out of reach. Let’s take a closer look.

Do you have the right keys to data security?

By Mark Fleischhauer, HP StoreEver Tape Storage Solutions Engineering Manager


Securing your data with open standards—and where tape belongs in the mix


Trophy.jpegComing in first is a great feeling. I’m sure each of us can remember a time when we came in first and what it feltlike, whether it was for winning the championship baseball game, winning a race, or being the last one standing in the school spelling bee. Recently, the HP StoreEver MSL6480 Tape Library became the first tape library to achieve the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) verification of conformance to the KMIP standard (v1.0, 1.1 and 1.2). This means that if you’re an MSL6480 customer, you can implement encryption in the MSL6480 knowing that you have the flexibility to work with a wide variety of KMIP-verified key management solutions. Let’s take a closer look at KMIP and— what this means to you and your data.

Spotlight on Brain Farm: a digital content story with a reel happy ending

By Simon Watkins, WW Product Marketing Manager, Backup, Recovery & Archive (BURA), HP Storage


BrainFarm.jpgSee how this Emmy-winning production studio reduced its storage costs by 86%

Brain Farm, an Emmy-winning production studio, is one of the most sought-after content creators in entertainment. The company, which is built upon cutting edge filmmaking technologies, has implemented an HP StoreEver based solution to safeguard its ever-expanding business-critical content. Let’s find out more about Brain Farm and learn how HP StoreEver is helping the company implement a reliable, cost-effective and scalable solution to secure client’s valuable assets while capacity requirements rise relentlessly.

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