Tag: "Archive"


Who Knew, ‘Version’ and ‘Geography’ are Now Important

A few weeks ago I attended a presentation on data protection.  The presentation talked about “5 things to think about […]


Data Protection in the “New World”

Its time I get back to writing about more than just topics that surround what IBM are doing in the […]

Data Protection, Retention and Archive Starts with Data Value

It feels good to open up the blogging again to new topics, especially ones I am intimately familiar with.  (But […]

Comprehensive Capacity Optimization – Deduplication 2.0

Technology is great isn't it?  When someone thinks they have a new idea on the same old technology foundation they […]

A Data Protection Reference Architecture – Part 1

This blog will have multiple parts.  I will introduce my view of a data protection reference architecture and the next […]

Information Classification – IT's Hardest Job

I have decided information today, is like a group of friends. If you look at my LinkedIn page or my […]

The Data Apocalypse

2014, The Year of the Undead, the Year of Tape

I don’t know about you all, but I am really tired of hearing about tape being “dead”.  As the picture […]


Storage Consolidation Keeps on Truckin’

So the storage sector starts off with a bang when it comes to M&A, driving more consolidation in the market […]

Storage’s 2010 Hottest Technology

Each year there tends to be one technology that stands out in the storage space.  In 2009 it was data […]

A Data Protection Reference Architecture – The Final Chapter

The Architecture This ‘architecture’ diagram, as you can see, is not a typical architecture diagram, but hopefully it can be […]

What Happened in Vegas, Stayed in Vegas

Well, until now.  This is an interesting story about archiving and how it could have, but didn't help a friend […]

Road to Recovery

Our domain, Backup & Beyond was the tagline for Avamar Technologies, a company EMC acquired in November of 2006.  This […]