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Application-Focused Backups

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Posted on May 16, 2019 at 08:00 AM

The implementation of IT is becoming more diverse as companies look to take advantage of on-premises and public cloud application deployments.  As a result, we’re less focused on the underlying implementation of hardware infrastructure and much more aware of data and applications.  Data protection needs to reflect this approach and move towards more application-aware implementations.  […]

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Rubrik, Cohesity and the battle for NoSQL Backup

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Posted on May 09, 2019 at 12:54 PM

This post has been updated with additional information following the acquisition of Imanis Data by Cohesity (9 May 2019). This post was previously titled “Rubrik Acquires Datos IO – Backup Wars Looming?” When this post was originally published, we congratulated the team at Datos IO for their acquisition by Rubrik.  It’s hard enough getting funded […]

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Nutanix Mine Puts Backup Software Vendors on a Level Playing Field

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Posted on May 08, 2019 at 21:05 PM

Today at .NEXT in Anaheim, Nutanix announced Mine, a secondary storage platform that integrates with Nutanix Enterprise Platform and provides data protection capabilities for applications and data on Nutanix systems. The interesting feature of the solution is the ability to use software from a range of providers, each of which will integrate natively into PRISM. […]

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Data Protection in a Multi-Cloud World

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Posted on February 05, 2019 at 13:59 PM

We’re moving to a multi-cloud world, there’s no doubting it.  I hear from end users and vendors alike that increasingly, IT organisations are looking to use on-premises and multiple cloud service providers.  From an operational perspective, how do we protect and maintain ongoing access to data and applications?  What’s the right strategy for dealing with […]

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The Britpop Battle of Rubrik and Cohesity

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Posted on June 19, 2018 at 15:40 PM

Were you a Blur or Oasis fan?  Perhaps you were on the side of Jarvis Cocker and preferred Pulp.  Whatever your choice, the Britpop wars of the 1990s were memorable for building hype around the UK music industry and the idea of Cool Britannia. In lots of ways, the evolution of the data protection industry […]

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