Astute Networks, Inc., a provider of performance storage appliances, has
announced that, together with Microsoft and Veeam, it will host a "Vino and
Virtualization Educational Event" at EdgeWild Winery, in Chesterfield, Mo.
The event, to be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, January 30, will feature
informative presentations on how to achieve unprecedented performance for
database applications in a Hyper-V environment.
Applications such as virtualized databases and VDI have demanding I/O
performance characteristics that legacy storage architectures were never
designed to support. Ensuring the performance of Oracle and SQL Server-based
applications while maximizing data availability and minimizing costs is a
significant challenge. Database server transaction processing applications
are very random I/O intensive. But supporting enterprise-wide deployments of
these p... (more)
Gridstore, a provider of software defined storage solutions, has announced
findings from a new study on the top IT pain points impacting today's
mid-market enterprises. The study revealed that managing the storage
lifecycle due to staggering data growth is a significant challenge for IT
administrators. Organizations are faced with the need to both overcome
storage limitations and the resulting complexity and expense of storage
upgrades and over-provisioning storage to accommodate for this growth.
According to IDC, over 1.8 zettabytes of data was created last year in the
form of ... (more)
Zetta.net, a provider of enterprise-grade online backup and disaster recovery
solutions, has announced the results of a Storage Switzerland lab review that
validates Zetta DataProtect as the next generation enterprise-grade server
backup solution for small and medium sized enterprises that doesn't require
appliances and can be deployed within minutes.
The Storage Switzerland video review demonstrates the ease in which Zetta
DataProtect was deployed and configured. From day one, it ran flawlessly on
both Windows and Mac platforms. Granular data recovery was also simple with
Zetta.net, a provider of 3-in-1 online server backup solutions, today
announced a two-day special pricing for the 13th annual System Administrator
Appreciation Day. For two days only, July 26 and 27, Zetta.net is offering
3-in-1 online backup service consisting of offsite backup, disaster recovery
and archiving for just $195 a month. It includes 500GB of enterprise-grade
secure online storage, unlimited licenses of backup and recovery software, a
virtual appliance and 24x7 U.S.-based technical support.
"Sysadmins today are faced with mounting challenges when it comes to
by Nick Mueller, Zetta.net
When the local news starts reporting that a tropical storm or hurricane will
make landfall near your town, do you know how to protect your company’s IT
If you do, congrats! This post isn’t for you.
If not, here are some suggestions.
A Weather Warning Is When You Implement The Plan, Not Start It
A hurricane — or a similar event, like the June 29, 2012 “derecho” that
slammed the eastern United States can strike without warning.
“In the greater Washington, D.C. area, where I live, the derecho was so
rare and so violent that no one saw it coming — t... (more)