January 2017

January 2017

By Commvault Today the United States, and about 50 other countries around the world, celebrate Data Privacy Day to raise awareness, promote privacy and data protection best practices. While this official yearly holiday has great intentions, our approach to data needs to be thought about and addressed every day, from the average consumer to our […]

By Jesse Eichhorn In late February, HIMSS ’17 will attract more than 45,000 healthcare IT professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world to the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. Actually, from Feb. 19 – 23 to be exact. With the security of private health information remaining a top concern for healthcare IT leadership, […]

By Jen Newman After reading the blog “Is RAID/Replication/Erasure Coding Backup?” by Curtis Preston, it got me thinking about the benefits of backup over RAID, erasure coding and replication. Preston discusses the concept of history and how backup allows you to ‘back up time.’ RAID, erasure coding and replication alone allow you to replicate data […]

By Commvault Recently I read a blog by Curtis Preston of Storage Switzerland addressing the question of ‘What is Backup?’ For established IT organizations it seems that backup should be like ‘Mom and Apple Pie.’ It should be safe, secure and with NO drama. And yet, Curtis’ commentary clearly highlights the struggles that many organizations have with […]