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By Commvault At Cisco Live Melbourne this week, Commvault announced the availability of Cisco Validated Design (CVD) for the protection of Virtual Server Infrastructure (VSI) running on FlashStack with Commvault.  Commvault provides an end-to-end data management solution for FlashStack. FlashStack is a flexible, all flash-converged infrastructure solution with a hardware foundation that includes Cisco UCS Servers, Nexus […]

By Randy DeMeno A customer’s journey to the cloud and Azure can be a curious one for those starting out. Using Azure as a storage tier is a simple endeavor, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg as it pertains to leveraging Commvault with Azure. As the first Windows ISV to be Azure Certified, […]

By Don Foster On Tuesday, just after noon U.S. Eastern Standard Time, the Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) cloud storage buckets in US-East-1 region had a situation where ‘increased error rates’ were affecting connectivity to major websites and services across the nation. It’s a public cloud issue that IT departments dread getting calls about: “Our […]

By Matt Tyrer Choice! It’s an important part of our everyday lives and a critical element in the digital transformation facing organizations. To that end, there has been an ongoing debate in IT regarding agents vs. agent-less approaches to data protection. This is further blurred by some solutions that temporarily install an agent and then remove it mid-flight […]

By Commvault If you are heading to Cisco Live! in Berlin on 21 – 22 February, make sure you stop by and talk to us about your data management requirements. This year Commvault is a proud Gold sponsor and you can visit us on both days in the World of Solutions (Hall 1.2, Stand G8). As a Cisco […]

By Jonathan Howard There are a number of companies that utilize snapshots for data protection. As Curtis Preston points out in his blog series, snapshots as part of the storage platform can provide a critical aspect of data protection for just about every organization today. The great thing about today’s storage technology is that many storage offerings utilize […]

By Penny Gralewski Cloud backup and recovery is a part of every strategic CIO conversation, industry analyst discussion and a common topic among IT infrastructure leaders. The cloud discussion is important for both customers who already use Commvault in their traditional data center environments and the many enterprises that are looking for a more robust, […]

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 […]