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By Chris Powell Today Gartner has published the latest version of the Magic Quadrant for Data Center Backup & Recovery Solutions. For those responsible for data, this MQ is the definitive overview of a particular portion of the IT market – in this case, Commvault’s core expertise. This report provides invaluable information if you are: […]

By Gregg Ogden Usually after a big incident. such as the ‘WannaCry’ ransomware attack, there’s a huge spike in awareness and a thirst for information about detection, prevention and recovery. But then the interest quickly subsides. Well, this time, we got hit with yet another global ransomware attack in the form of an old malware […]

By Nigel Tozer The winds of change are blowing stronger when it comes to compliance and, in particular, around privacy. Regulations regarding privacy are being beefed-up globally; Australia made significant changes in 2014, Japan’s amendments landed in May and the second stage of South Africa’s PoPI will get introduced this year. The European Union’s General […]

By Nigel Tozer In a previous blog on General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), I touched on cloud services, data ‘ownership’ and responsibilities, which prompted questions that I thought would be a good topic in this space. If you are like many around the world, you’re looking into GDPR and finding you’ve got data in public clouds and/or you’re […]

By Matt Tyrer 1. How do I implement virtualization protections? What virtualization platform does Commvault support? Virtualization is actually the easiest thing to implement. Because of the Commvault data platform’s deep integration with more hypervisors than you can shake a stick at, we can be deployed and protecting your virtual infrastructure within minutes. A single […]

By Nigel Tozer Even those who place their ear to the ground infrequently will have heard of GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), the stringent European Union privacy regulations set for enforcement beginning next May. As a reminder, even if you’re not an EU business, but trade there, it will affect you. Get ready or face a hit […]

By Gregg Ogden Apparently bolstered by the ‘success’ of the ‘WannaCry’ attack in May, ransomware cyber attackers have launched another wide-scale strike. This time they’ve leveraged the Petya strain, which uses an older style MBR (master boot record) virus for their nefarious objective – holding your data for ransom! Much like the WannaCry attack, it’s […]

By Commvault It’s hard to go back to coach, as “Seinfeld” touched on in its famous flying first class episode. Many of you whom are avid travelers can relate to this. The smaller seats, cramped leg room, inferior snacks and meals, miniature in-flight entertainment system, to name just a few, are more noticeable than ever. Given […]

By Phil Wandrei Data protection solutions are often described with terms like unified, holistic, integrated, or federated.   Reading the descriptions of the products can often be confusing, as it all sounds the same. Just replace one product name with another and you often cannot tell the difference. But are all data protection solutions what they […]

By Penny Gralewski Your enterprise cloud strategy must include plans for data protection and data management. Today data is an enterprise’s most important, strategic and competitive asset. CIOs – and CEOs – are driven by customer-first strategies, data-driven decisions and agile business moves based on trends. Only data that is well managed and secure helps […]

By Matthew Magbee If you, like me, are responsible for disaster recovery and business continuity at a global healthcare organization, there are few things you dread more than a successful ransomware attack. The recent WannaCry offensive, which affected healthcare in the UK, demonstrated that. If your disaster recovery plan or data management platform are not up to […]

By Patrick McGrath This blog continues the discussion of the connection between ransomware breaches and data privacy. Concerns about ransomware extend beyond backup and recovering access to the lost files.A ransom request could be evidence of a theft of personal data that provides significant exposure to privacy regulations such as upcoming provisions within the EU’s GDPR. GDPR would require […]

By Chris Powell In one year, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will become law in the European Union (EU). This regulation is the strictest personal data privacy regulation in the world and it will impact anyone doing business in Europe or having business involving European citizens. The GDPR requires businesses to visibly protect confidential […]

By Nigel Tozer This Thursday marks the one-year countdown until the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect, and the interest in the upcoming legislation is intensifying. It’s also catching on internationally, outside of the European Union (EU). At the March Cloud Expo Europe event in London, cloud was naturally the biggest talking point. I’m convinced more […]