I am excited to be part of the 2019 #CommvaultGO Social Media Ambassadors Program, and indeed very honored to have been be asked to be its first chair.
So what exactly is a #CommvaultGO Social Media Ambassador, and what is it they do for you? Well, I’m glad you asked.
How time flies! School’s back in, the commute has gotten heavier and pumpkin spice is showing up in everything already! All this, but I’m excited for Commvault GO coming up in October. What’s Commvault GO?
Given that fall is a stone’s throw away, football season is in high gear and everyone is still optimistic about their team’s chances (except Dolphins fans). I’d like to paraphrase the famous poet Hank Williams Jr., who said, “Are you ready for some … Commvault GO?” See what I did there?
The Avengers movies have delivered action, fantasy and, at times, unexpected food for thought. Like this one: “You can’t be a friendly neighborhood Spider-Man if there’s no neighborhood.”
Just like an all-you-can eat buffet, there are endless choices of infrastructure modernization sessions at Commvault GO, the premier data readiness event. In fact, there are more than 120 sessions. The best part is you will hear from your peers as more than 70 percent of the sessions are led by Commvault customers, industry analysts and technology partners.
This past week, my 14 year-old daughter participated as part of the Global Climate Strike in Philadelphia. It was inspiring to see her and so many people around the world mobilizing in advance of this week’s UN’s Climate Action Summit. It is a sign of what’s possible, a show of solidarity, and gives us hope that together we can be a force.
Every year I enjoy taking part in the predictions for the next year. Sometimes I am right, sometimes I am way off and many times I scratch my head and think, “Wow, that didn’t go as I thought!”
Welcome to the second part of Service Pack 17 highlights. Be sure to read part one if you haven’t already done so.
For us in the northern hemisphere, September is bittersweet. Bitter because it marks the end of summer, at which point many of the local attractions around headquarters close for the upcoming cooler months. However, for us vaulters it is also very sweet indeed, as we saw the third major Commvault product release of the year ushered in with Service Pack 17.
The data protection training you need is at Commvault GO. Whether you are just starting out in a data protection career or an advanced power user, there is an education course for everyone at the premier data readiness event.
As a former CIO turned CEO, I can’t help but be excited about the rapidly shifting technology landscape. For years, IT leaders have tried everything to compress and minimize the cost, footprint and complexity of managing the ever-increasing deluge of data. I know, I was one of them.
Make no mistake: the recent announcement of the Hedvig acquisition is going to profoundly affect how Commvault moves forward as a company and as a platform.
There has been a significant increase in the number of ransomware attacks and payments by organizations in 2019. Businesses of all types have been adversely affected by ransomware crippling productivity and consumer confidence. Technology leaders have now begun to plan for ransomware attacks, understanding that a paradigm shift from “If we get hit by ransomware” to “When we get hit by ransomware” is required.