NetBackup 7.6 and VMware Accelerator
In my last blog, I touched on the benefits of the newly released Symantec NetBackup 7.6. Here, I want to get specific and describe the VMware Accelerator feature. What's happening under the cover involves several key technologies.
Posted on: 2/25/2014 9:31:46 AM by Juan Orlandini | 0 comments
NetBackup 7.6 is here!
A couple of weeks ago we held our Tech Tuesday session on the new features in NetBackup 7.6 and it garnered the greatest attendance to date. Clearly, there's interest in this topic, and based on the questions we received afterward, there's still some confusion on what the new features are and how they work. Over the next [...]
Posted on: 2/11/2014 7:28:56 AM by Juan Orlandini | 0 comments
Debunking Myths of Managed Services
Today’s IT leaders are pressed more than ever to deliver not just technology to their internal and external customers, but well packaged services with easy to understand scopes, SLAs and pricing. They need the people and processes to deliver them and the automation to measure and report on the services their [...]
Posted on: 9/27/2013 4:36:51 PM by John Richardson | 0 comments
Roll out the (hybrid) clouds for VMworld 2013
Datalink, along with 20,000 of our close friends have been busy getting ready for VMworld 2013 in San Francisco next week. The virtualization and cloud event that is primarily customer focused is sure to be a busy week. VMware will be rolling out the latest information about updates on major [...]
Posted on: 8/23/2013 4:32:52 PM by Kent Christensen | 0 comments
Top Three Things to Know Before You Migrate to Clustered Data ONTAP
Although many NetApp customers might understand the significance of the word “migrate” in the title of this blog, to many it may still be a surprise. Yes, moving from the traditional NetApp 7-mode to the newer clustered Data ONTAP requires a data migration, unlike seamless upgrades that customers [...]
Posted on: 7/23/2013 12:49:19 PM by Jeevan John | 0 comments
Competing with Amazon a la the Discipline of Market Leaders
Preface: Many IT organizations must now defend their existence in the face of public cloud providers, like Amazon, that are frequently being used to circumvent IT processes. IT needs to be able to respond to the business faster -- going beyond the ability to simply provide a new server -- and [...]
Posted on: 7/18/2013 12:51:15 PM by John Richardson | 0 comments
The cloud isn’t just about technology — it’s much more
The cloud isn’t just about technology. And you may be surprised to learn that the private cloud project moving slowly through your architecture group should really be your number one priority. But your team may not know it and may not be treating it that way.
So what else is the cloud about? It’s [...]
Posted on: 5/22/2013 12:00:00 AM by John Richardson | 0 comments
The Value of an Experienced Data Migration Partner
Many IT organizations take on data migration projects themselves, only to soon realize that they should have used outside help from the beginning. Moving business-critical data has the potential to cause serious disruption to the organization and requires significant planning to alleviate risk. Data [...]
Posted on: 5/21/2013 12:00:00 AM by Jeevan John | 0 comments
EMC World Day One – Introducing ViPR
Monday was the opening of really, three different EMC events. EMC World is an annual event held for the EMC user community, Global Partner Summit the annual update for the worldwide partner community of EMC, and the SE conference for the EMC and partner presales technical community. An estimated 15,000 are in Las [...]
Posted on: 5/7/2013 12:00:00 AM by Datalink | 0 comments
Vblock, VSPEX, and Flash to be hot topics at EMC World
EMC World is upon us.
EMC World begins Monday in Las Vegas. As partner shows go, this is one of the big ones. EMC World is actually comprised of three integrated events:
Global Partner Summit on Monday is focused on partners like Datalink.
Global Technical Summit for EMC and partner SEs [...]
Posted on: 5/3/2013 12:00:00 AM by Kent Christensen | 0 comments