Posted: Monday, August 27, 2018

Securing Your Data: Your Guide to Improving Your Data Protection

Securing Your Data: Your Guide to Improving Your Data Protection

By : Paul Oh

The talk of data protection, data breaches, and cyber security won't be going away anytime soon. As a rising threat all over the world, it's become more important than ever before to gain a deeper understanding of these trends and the short and long-term effects they could have on your business. 

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Posted: Monday, January 29, 2018

Ten Best Practices to Improve Data Protection While Saving Money

Ten Best Practices to Improve Data Protection While Saving Money

By : Paul Oh

With so many vulnerabilities around us, data protection remains a top priority for organizations as they face the realization that proactive steps must be taken to ensure data is highly available, accessible and resilient as it continues to grow at unprecedented rates. Along with the acceleration of data growth, one of the major impediments to efficiency and budgets are inefficient data protection systems.

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Posted: Wednesday, July 12, 2017

All-Flash Array Storage

All-Flash Array Storage

By : Paul Oh

The Exponential Data Growth Challenge

Today’s businesses are struggling with the exponential growth of data and an increasing pressure on the data center to become more efficient. To address this issue, a traditional "one size fits all" strategy for storage design is no longer adequate. 

Some of the trends that contribute to the challenge, such as server virtualization, proliferation of multi-core processors, and a rising adoption of desktop virtualization, are increasing the requirement for high I/O performance with low latency and very fast response times. On the other side of the spectrum, an explosive growth of unstructured data also drives the need for capacity-optimized storage.

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Posted: Monday, April 24, 2017

Storage Resource Management Made Simpler and More Affordable

Storage Resource Management Made Simpler and More Affordable

By : Paul Oh

It's almost becoming clichéd, but data as we know it, is growing at an unprecedented rate and having the right storage resource manager is now essential to your business. Visibility into storage environments is becoming more challenging due to the increasing complexities and escalating user demands.

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Posted: Thursday, March 2, 2017

Should you Implement Flash Storage? Can you afford NOT to?

Should you Implement Flash Storage? Can you afford NOT to?

By : Paul Oh

A recent Frost and Sullivan survey ranks storage as one of IT leaders' top concerns due to extreme growth and changing needs. I’ve highlighted some key takeaways from the report which emphasize why Flash technology is growing in demand when it comes to addressing today’s storage needs. 

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Posted: Friday, April 1, 2016

How to Keep Your Data Safe At All Times

How to Keep Your Data Safe At All Times

By : Paul Oh


Most organizations today, both large and small, rely on their information technology systems for business to the extent that data loss and system failure would be devastating. To alleviate these risks, organizations have invested in data backup systems with the expectation that by simply performing backups, their data will be safe.

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Posted: Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Quick tips to solve typical issues when backing up your applications

Quick tips to solve typical issues when backing up your applications

By : Paul Oh


If you’ve been in IT long enough, then you’ve had a server crash on you and had to fix it.

Now how about rebuilding that server?  If it was easy, then kudos to you and your IT team - you have an excellent backup strategy!

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Posted: Monday, September 30, 2013

Tape versus disk: The backup war exposed

By : Paul Oh

Tape backup is running in 2nd place to disk as a backup solution, but tape still has a great number of benefits therefore it should be with us for a long time yet. While disk is less fussy about the throughput of your backup systems and is superb at rapid restores it is still more expensive as a medium than tape. Meanwhile, tape is cheap and boasts incredible write speeds. So when to use disk and tape and what are the financial impacts.

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Posted: Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Does Your Virtualization Platform Matter?

By : Paul Oh

Think all virtualization solutions are created equal? Think again.

Check out this great On-Demand Webcast, Does Your Virtualization Platform Matter?" where a look at the real-world impact on businesses that deploy IBM’s PowerVM® virtualization technology as compared to other virtualization solutions.

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Posted: Monday, March 18, 2013

Solving Big Data Problems with Private Cloud Storage

By : Paul Oh

For many organizations today, data growth threatens to overwhelm the current infrastructure, and as a result managing that growth remains in the top tier of IT priorities — as it has been for the past few years. 

We work closely with IBM to provide our customers some of the best suited storage solutions to their needs and address their challenges. IBM's Smarter Storage approach is designed around optimizing storage services for cloud applications that count on virtualization technologies. That's where cloud agile comes in, adding not only storage virtualization but also automated provisioning and self service. IBM’s vision and products will simplify and speed the adoption of both private and public cloud computing.

Read this White Paper from McKinsey Quarterly about Cloud Agile Solutions. It will provide you with a different approach to working smarter, not harder!  Registration is free.

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