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A perfect storm for Backup-and-Restore-as-a-Service demand

We welcome Steve Brothers, VP, Operations and Technology, Ajubeo, as a guest blogger on Around the Storage Block.

 

HPN23645_BackUp-Service_micrographic_2.jpgThese days, IT organizations like yours are making difficult adjustments related to shrinking budgets, staff reductions—not to mention the need to restore and recover data more and more quickly. In the meantime, many executives view backup as an important but inefficient process that their companies have traditionally had to manage internally.  

 

If you view all of these factors together, it’s a perfect storm for Backup-and-Restore-as-a-Service (BRaaS) demand. Businesses are increasingly looking to outsource backup processes whenever it makes sense. In particular, these processes must be both efficient and cost-effective while maintaining best practices for risk management. This is not only a challenge but also a significant opportunity for service providers. Here's why.

 

 

Labels: Ajubeo| BURA| StoreOnce

Protect your Oracle database backup with HP StoreOnce System and StoreOnce Catalyst

By Ashwin Shetty, Product Marketing, HP Storage   @ashwinkshetty

 

In the last few BURA Sunday posts, two of my colleagues, Ian and Srikanth, have covered how HP StoreOnce can help you protect you SQL and SAP HANA database backup. This week, I’m extending this conversation to give a high-level overview on why StoreOnce solutions can give your Oracle DBAs exactly what they need for database backups.

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Tiered data protection: together we stand

We welcome Luca Dell’Oca, EMEA Evangelist and Service Provider Go-to-Guy with Veeam, to Around the Storage Block. Luca is also the VMUG Co-Founder and a vExpert. Connect with him on Twitter: @dellock6

 

Soccer_Image.jpegIn Italy, the most popular sport is soccer. Everyone follows the championships. Even if you’re not that interested, it’s impossible to avoid the activity that surrounds them—and this includes the Monday coach. This is when you go to any office water cooler or other gathering spot on a Monday during soccer season and everybody there seems to think that they can do a better job than any of the real coaches. (If you are a U.S. football fan, you might recognize this common phenomenon as the Monday morning quarterback!)

 

Data availability reminds me of these endless discussions. Everyone thinks they have the perfect plan to solve any availability problem, and they refuse to even look at other ideas. When it comes to protecting data, however, the problem is that everyone is correct AND wrong at the same time! Let me explain...

How to protect your data with HP StoreOnce and Microsoft Data Protection Manager

By Ian Blatchford, Product Manager, HP StoreOnce   @LottaBytes

 

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5 great tips for optimizing deployment to protect your Microsoft environment

More than 20 years ago, HP and Microsoft started a strategic relationship that has delivered many solutions to our joint customers. I’d like to share with you one of many examples of how this relationship continues today. My specific example focuses on a data protection solution that includes Microsoft Data Protection Manager 2012 and HP StoreOnce Backup systems—with a focus on benefits and recommendations to optimize deployment. You'll want to check out our new white paper: Protecting Windows Server data with HP StoreOnce appliance.

 

Wrapping up HP Discover: customer panel tells all when it comes to all-flash (and then some)

By Melissa Saegert Elicker, HP storage editor   @HPStorage

 

256548-pic-225y215.jpgWhile the excitement from HP Discover last week still fills the air, it’s time to wrap up my blogging with an overview of some additional top sessions I attended—with particular focus on a riveting, insightful panel discussion with HP 3PAR StoreServ customers.

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