DOD Labs, IT solutions for healthcare, and more at Symantec Vision 2013

Datalink on Monday, April 22, 2013

Symantec Vision affords Datalink invaluable time with Symantec customer-facing teams, sales and product leadership to get clarity on future solution roadmaps, strengthen our technical training and better equip our field organization to help our customers maximize the value of their current & future investment in Symantec products.

Archiving beyond email

Datalink on Tuesday, November 29, 2011

As I work with companies to evaluate how to leverage archiving, email is top of mind. Many go on to research, choose and implement an email archiving and journaling solution. They enable the ediscovery functionality, and their legal counsels are using the tools.

Software or hardware dedupe?

Juan Orlandini on Tuesday, September 06, 2011

One of the questions we're asked all the time is whether customers should implement software or hardware dedupe in their data protection environments. It's a good question, and as with most good questions, the answer is simple: it depends.

Archiving beyond email: There’s more you can do

Datalink on Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Most of my day is spent helping customers research, choose, and implement an email archiving and journaling solution.

Archiving & Journaling, do you really need both?

Datalink on Friday, July 29, 2011

So you are well on your way to researching an archiving solution to implement in your organization , and the sales guy asks, “are you going to journal your email?” a few seconds and a few head scratches later you reply, “I am already planning to archive, why do I need to journal too?” Don’t feel bad, you are not alone.

PST / NST files: Concerns and implications

Datalink on Monday, July 11, 2011

We've all received messages from our IT departments stating that our mailboxes are approaching the company-defined quotas, and that we must “clean” our mailboxes to reduce their size. So what do we do? We can selectively delete messages that we “think” we don’t need, then of course Murphy’s Law kicks in and [...]

Why is storage growth so high?

Juan Orlandini on Monday, June 27, 2011

We never seem to have enough space. I keep talking about the good old days when I did this or that, and it's starting to make me feel like an old codger. But, there're lessons to be learned in what we did before. So, let me tell you another story.

On the exit strategy

Juan Orlandini on Wednesday, June 22, 2011

All tech becomes obsolete at some point. I've had the pleasure of discussing IT with CIOs across a number of industries for many years. Surprisingly, only a few of them have told me that they worry about exit strategies for their technology. As simple as it might sound, at some point, all technology becomes obsolete. CIOs [...]

Is an archiving solution needed beyond Exchange 2010?

Datalink on Thursday, June 09, 2011

Microsoft Exchange 2010 was originally released in late 2009. In August 2010, SP1 was released, representing Microsoft’s first offering of an archiving product. Probably the most talked about feature of Exchange 2010 is the ability to create personal archives. I often get asked whether another archive solution is needed given Microsoft’s release of their archiving product.

Welcome. Let’s explore Datalink Labs.

Datalink on Friday, May 13, 2011

Greetings, friend. I'm Datalink Staff Engineer Rick Shangle, and I am pleased to have this opportunity to yammer with you via Datalink's blogtwittertubesystem.