VMware vCenter™ Site Recovery Manager™ expands disaster protection for all your applications.
Site Recovery Manager helps you meet recovery time objectives (RTOs) for site failovers through
• Simple automated recovery plan management
• Non-disruptive testing of production environments
• And automated migration and site recovery
As you create your disaster recovery plan with Site Recovery Manager, the following tips will help ensure success.
April 2013- To meet a growing need for more data centre capacity, the IBM Canada Leadership Data Centre leverages best practices developed in designing, building and operating data centres around the world.
April 2013- In this white paper, The Value of Smarter Data Center Services, IDC offers an overview of how IT organizations can optimize their data centers to obtain value now while building the foundation for future IT innovation. Strategies for rationalization, consolidation, virtualization and cloud computing are all discussed.
This IT Manager's Journal takes a close look at information governance and optimization as a requisite element for success in almost any information management project as well as delivering an efficient IT infrastructure, and shows why IBM's System z platform is an ideal hub for information governance solutions.
Readers will learn how IBM System z, which is used by 95 percent of all Fortune 1000 companies to store their data, is designed to offer uptime ...
March 2013- Many IT professionals are drawn by the savings that Linux® brings to the data center but are concerned about the potential uptime and data protection risks that arise from trusting their business-critical applications to "free" or native software. Native Linux solutions also prove challenging with required manual scripting and lack of automated operations and management. For business-critical data center applications, the complete line of Symantec high availability, data protection, backup and recovery, disaster recovery and ...
March 2013- IBM Storage Management, Backup and Recovery solutions help media and entertainment companies meet the challenges of new data sources - driven by new content formats, evolving delivery models and increasing customer expectations - and manage these growing volumes of data more effectively.
March 2013- The IBM Tivoli Storage Manager product family can help communications service providers (CSPs) manage, store and protect ever-increasing amounts of data to achieve business and service excellence, while lowering costs and simplifying administration.
March 2013- Today's healthcare organizations are in a continual struggle to keep up with growing amounts of medical data from diverse sources and to maintain compliance with regulations. IBM Tivoli storage management software provides efficient and scalable solutions to meet these increasing demands.
March 2013- Protecting and ensuring the recoverability of data across today's diverse and distributed enterprises can be complex and costly, and often involves deploying numerous nonintegrated point solutions from several vendors to meet the wide range of application service levels. Examples of these point solutions include different backup products for different operating systems and virtual machines, snapshots, continuous data protection, replication and archiving.
March 2013- The ease with which an organization can create virtual machines in its computing environment has been a major contributor to the rapid and widespread growth of virtualization. The sprawling numbers of virtual machines that have resulted, however, have created challenges for manag-ing data protection. Backing up and restoring data for the dozen or more virtual machines that may reside on an enterprise server can bring all other operations on that server to a grinding halt.
March 2013- With data continuing to grow at alarming rates and IT environments continuing to become more distributed and complex, the strains and costs of providing data protection and recovery capabilities are getting the attention of many executives. Gartner estimates that by 2014, at least 30 percent of organizations will have changed backup vendors due to frustration over cost, complexity or capability.
March 2013- The Storage Optimizer feature of the IBM SmartCloud Virtual Storage Center provides a simplified way to analyze and optimize storage resources, improving storage utilization, boosting performance and saving on operational and expansion costs.
March 2013- Today's healthcare organizations collect, manage and exploit enormous amounts of digital information in the forms of patient records, accounts, medical images and studies, supply chain and other types of data. The organization requires reliable access to this data to perform its core func-tions and back-end services. The growth in healthcare regulations such as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (PPACA) and the threat of lawsuits further complicate data storage. Losing any health-care data ...
March 2013- This ebook provides an overview of the importance of data in today's business environment, and describes the ongoing risks of data loss, the challenges organizations are facing, and how effective strategies and solutions can help ensure optimum data protection - at a time when retaining access to information is so critical to business operations and long-term success.
March 2013- Enterprises are deploying private and hosted clouds to respond faster to business demands for new applications, to improve service levels for given workloads, and to reduce cost across the datacenter. The enterprise storage architecture deployed is paramount to ensuring agility, performance, and reliability of a private or hosted cloud. Integration of storage infrastructure across hypervisors, cloud orchestration software, and open source architectures is required. Storage architectures for private and hosted clouds must support a range ...
March 2013- When you go into the supermarket do you ever wonder how many different products are on the shelves? Do you wonder how they determine what goes on each shelf? All of the shelves are shared among many products. What gets placed on the bottom shelf? What goes on the top? One week your favorite item might be at eye level, and the next time there may be a sale item in that same spot. How ...
The Clipper Group examines what to do now to prepare for the ensuing decades of continuing data growth, technology change, and increasing long-term preservation requirements. For long-term archiving of digital data:
The average disk-based solution costs 15 times the average tape-based solution
The cost of energy alone for the average disk-based solution exceeds the entire TCO for the average tape-based solution
February 2013- Don't listen to the hype. Tape remains the most reliable storage solution available. Find out the truth about backups and why disk and tape play key roles in the storage hierarchy.
In the media and entertainment industry, content is king. The majority of this content is now produced in digital form and virtually all of this content has digital distribution; that content is not digital data. Protecting that content, the lifeblood of this industry, with the right data storage solution is more important than ever.
This whitepaper offers deeper insight into how LTFS provides significant advantages for media and entertainment applications. It includes an ...
February 2013- The cloud has recently come of age as a reliable, secure and cost-effective alternative for achieving a truly resilient business. But developing a cloud-based business continuity and resiliency plan can be challenging. Read this white paper to learn the steps organizations can take now to begin implementing a plan for cloud-based business resiliency.
February 2013- The necessity of building a disaster recovery model to ensure that services can be delivered nonstop with minimal data loss is not easy or inexpensive. Read this research report to learn how the cloud offers companies an alternative, allowing for rapid recovery and minimal data loss, and without the high costs.
February 2013- Many IT executive view cloud computing as an attractive platform for data backup. They know cloud can help protect business-critical data and provide near-ubiquitous information access. But while having a cloud-based solution is valuable, developing one in-house is tricky. That's why many organizations want to contract with a third-party cloud provider for cloud-based data backup. Read this buyer's guide to learn how to choose a provider to suit your business needs.
February 2013- Adverse events can dramatically impact your enterprise's ability to achieve its business objectives. A new view of enterprise risk management (ERM) is required to for organizations to see risk in a new light, have better long-term vision and, ultimately, be ready to act when risks become a reality. Read this executive report to better understand how to implement an ERM program, instill a culture prepared to deal with risk events, and learn from inevitable mistakes.
February 2013- IT events such as data loss, security breaches and infrastructure failures can affect the entire business. A holistic approach to managing IT risk can be more effective than traditional approaches. Read the white paper to learn how you can you can assess and manage risk to further protect and support the business in meeting its strategic goals.
February 2013- Nobody likes to think about disaster recovery. But even with a flat IT budget, you need to have seamless failover and failback of critical business applications. Read this white paper to learn how cloud-based business resilience can provide cost-effective alternatives to traditional disaster recovery.
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