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Author: Sue Poremba on

9 Cyber Security Buzzwords And Jargon Definitions We Can All Understand

Hybrid cloud. BYOD. Big Data. Internet of Things. These are terms that have become part of the daily lexicon, not only within the information technology (IT) and cyber security world but also in the main stream. Jargon is integral to IT. They make complicated terms more accessible to the non-technical person, even if they aren’t […]

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Author: Sarah Hamilton on

Do Your Homework Before Shopping for Hybrid Cloud Computing Services

Hybrid cloud services bring together both public and private cloud infrastructure. The public cloud is deployed at a service provider’s cloud data center while the private cloud is deployed at a customer’s data center. A managed hybrid cloud services solution can provide tremendous new efficiencies to an organization’s IT environment. They free internal resources to […]

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Author: Alison Brooker on

Part 3: #Virtualization Makes #DR Easier, Except When it Makes it Harder

By Ram Shanmugam, Sr. Director of Product Management Part 1 of this blog series described the things that change and don’t change when recovering hybrid environments (part physical, part virtual). Part 2 of this series talked about application tiering and data movement, two things that don’t change even when the environment is hybrid. In today’s […]

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Author: Alison Brooker on

Part 2: #Virtualization Makes #DR Easier, Except When It Makes It Harder

By Ram Shanmugam, Sr. Director of Product Management So let’s talk about application tiering first. Virtualization does not change the need to perform a business impact analysis that helps you understand the cost of downtime application by application. At the end of this process, you should have a list of applications prioritized by the size […]

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Author: Alison Brooker on

#Virtualization Makes #DR Easier, Except When it Makes it Harder

By Ram Shanmugam, Sr. Director of Product Management Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last half-decade, you know that virtualization is changing the landscape of IT and data centers.  In terms of financial impact, virtualization untethers applications from physical servers, creating valuable savings. In terms of disaster recovery impact, virtualization makes recovering […]

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