Posted: Monday, February 26, 2018

Making Virtual Backups Easier Than Ever

Making Virtual Backups Easier Than Ever


IBM has long been able to back up virtualized infrastructures with Spectrum Protect for Virtualized Environments (formally TSM for VE); but it always had the reputation of being a little more complicated then its rivals. The detailed retention policies of Spectrum Protect’s file-based world were not made for the image-based backups of the virtualized world we find today. With virtualization becoming more prevalent, things had to change - and they sure have.

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Posted: Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Today's Storage Management Challenges

By : Anonym

The data that enterprises are acquiring, managing, and storing is growing exponentially mainly due to unstructured data – emails, spreadsheets, text, graphics, video, audio – to ensure compliance, improve productivity, and create new revenue. These data streams are exploding at an estimated annual growth rate of 80 percent as per Gartner’s IT Market Clock for Storage from 2011. IDC also expects the amount of storage capacity deployed to store the explosion of new content will increase sixfold in the next three years (stated in a 2012), exacerbating the challenges around data management, protection, and preservation.

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Posted: Friday, November 20, 2015

2015 Canadian CIO Census – Top Priorities

2015 Canadian CIO Census – Top Priorities

For a third consecutive year, ITWC (formerly known as IT World Canada), in conjunction with Rogers Communications, surveyed 147 Chief Information Officers (CIOs) and their equivalents to find out more about their day-to-day challenges and published the 2015 CIO Census Report Canadian CIO. This showcases how CIOs execute their mandate within their organizations and offers insights into what matters most to our Canadian IT leaders that you could leverage.

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Posted: Saturday, February 28, 2015

Protect your data and mitigate risk while dealing with budget constraints

Protect your data and mitigate risk while dealing with budget constraints


In my last post, I talked about the risks associated with system failure and data loss and the high impact it has on organizations. CIO Insight Study recently posted a worldwide survey of IT leaders confirming that most organizations understand and recognize that protecting the company’s critical data is vital to their success. 
The business impact from data loss and downtime remains staggering and a large majority of businesses are behind the curve in the maturity of their data protection strategies.

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Posted: Sunday, March 30, 2014

Why integrating backup into your Disaster Recovery and Business Plans is critical

By : Paul Oh


Data backup and developing a plan to restore aren’t the first steps in business continuity planning. However it's still a critical element. Without a solid backup and disaster recovery plan, your organization could face important risks and stand to lose financially due to downtime or data loss.

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