By necessity, today’s datacenters are a mix of hardware, operating systems and storage on physical, virtual and cloud platforms. Heterogeneous environments can be notoriously difficult to navigate when it comes to planning business continuity. If you pick one vendor, you may be stuck with the best they have to offer on that day. Plus, you […]

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A recent New York Times article caused quite a stir when it reported “datacenters waste 90% of the energy they pull off the grid” and “a single data center can take more power than a medium-size town[1].” Recently InformationWeek reported “the traditional enterprise data center uses just under twice as much electricity as it needs […]


Cloud computing has radically transformed how businesses are investing in infrastructure. In our 2013 State of Resilience Report, respondents indicated the majority of organizations are using the cloud to protecting physical and virtual servers to cloud repositories. We weren’t surprised to learn that cloud has become a broadly used IT strategy that is helping companies […]


A few years ago migrations started to pick up in frequency as a wave of legacy servers reached the end of their useful lives and storage capacities. Not long after that, migration activity skyrocketed as businesses realized the cost efficiencies of virtualization. Activity took another uptick as enterprises started dealing with big data and defied […]


Last year we conducted a series of surveys[1] that gave us an interesting bird’s eye view of the migration landscape. We found that IT departments were consistently falling short of their RTOs and RPOs and executives lacked confidence in their recovery plans. We also learned out of the thousands of IT managers we talked to, […]