Category Archives: disaster recovery

How HPE Pointnext Services ushers businesses to the new normal via an inclusive nine-step plan

The next edition of the BriefingsDirect Voice of Innovation podcast series explores a new model of nine steps that IT organizations can take amid the COVID-19 pandemic to attain a new business normal. As enterprises develop an IT response to the novel corona virus challenge, … Continue reading

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Business readiness provides an agile key to surviving and thriving in these uncertain times

Just as the nature of risk has been a whirling dervish of late, the counter-forces of business continuity measures have had to turn on a dime as well. What used to mean better batteries for servers and mirrored, distributed datacenters has recently evolved into … Continue reading

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How Unisys and Dell EMC head off backup storage cyber security vulnerabilities

Learn how data from one end of its life cycle to the other needs new protection and a means for rapid recovery. Continue reading

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Inside story: How HP Inc. moved from a rigid legacy to data center transformation

A discussion on how a massive corporate split led to the re-architecting and modernizing of IT to allow for the right data center choices at the right price over time. Continue reading

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Regional dental firm Great Expressions protects distributed data with lower complexity thanks to amalgam of Nutanix HCI and Bitdefender security

Modern dentistry depends on more than good care. It also demands rapid access to data and applications. For a rapidly growing dental services company — consisting of hundreds of dental offices spread across 10 US states — the task of … Continue reading

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How Norway’s Fatland beat back ransomware thanks to a rapid backup and recovery data protection stack

The next BriefingsDirect strategic storage and business continuity case study discussion explores how Norway’s venerable meat processing business, Fatland, relied on rapid backup and recovery solutions to successfully defended against a nasty ransomware attack. The comprehensive backup and recovery stack allowed Fatland’s production … Continue reading

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Path to client workspace automation paved with hyperconverged infrastructure for New Jersey college

The next BriefingsDirect hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) use case discussion explores how a New Jersey college has embarked on the time-saving, virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) modernization journey. We will now learn how the combination of HCI and VDI makes the task of deploying and … Continue reading

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Legacy IT evolves: How cloud choices like Microsoft Azure can conquer the VMware Tax

For thousands of companies, the evaluation of their cloud choices also impacts how they on can help conquer the “VMware tax” by moving beyond a traditional server virtualization legacy. Continue reading

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A tale of two hospitals—How healthcare economics in Belgium hastens need for new IT buying schemes

The next BriefingsDirect data center financing agility interview explores how two Belgian hospitals are adjusting to dynamic healthcare economics to better compete and cooperate. We will now explore how a regional hospital seeking efficiency — and a teaching hospital seeking … Continue reading

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How a large Missouri medical center developed an agile healthcare infrastructure security strategy

Healthcare provider organizations are among the most challenging environments to develop and implement comprehensive and agile security infrastructures. These providers of healthcare are usually sprawling campuses with large ecosystems of practitioners, suppliers, and patient-facing facilities. They also operate under stringent … Continue reading

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How UBC gained TCO advantage via flash for its EduCloud cloud storage service

The next BriefingsDirect cloud efficiency case study explores how a storage-as-a-service offering in a university setting gains performance and lower total cost benefits by a move to all-flash storage. We’ll now learn how the University of British Columbia (UBC) has … Continue reading

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Globalization risks and data complexity demand new breed of hybrid IT management, says Wikibon’s Burris

The next BriefingsDirect Voice of the Analyst interview explores how globalization and distributed business ecosystems factor into hybrid cloud challenges and solutions. Mounting complexity and a lack of multi-cloud services management maturity are forcing companies to seek new breeds of … Continue reading

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Inside story on developing the ultimate SDN-enabled hybrid cloud object storage environment

The next BriefingsDirect inside story interview explores how a software-defined data center (SDDC)-focused systems integrator developed an ultimate open-source object storage environment. We’re now going to learn how Key Information Systems crafted a storage capability that may have broad extensibility … Continue reading

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How a Florida school district tames the wild west of education security at scale and on budget

Bringing a central IT focus to large public school systems has always been a challenge, but bringing a security focus to thousands of PCs and devices has been compared to bringing law and order to the Wild West. For the … Continue reading

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