Rubrik’s that new backup solution that makes traditional backups a snap – pun intended. I’m a former Systems Administrator and there was absolutely nothing I hated more than managing backup jobs and reviewing why the backups failed all the time. I viewed backups as that thing I had to do each day as fast as possible, so I could get to the interesting parts of being a Systems Administrator like fielding support calls and patching servers. Hey, I was young and it was a phase I was going through, back off.
Amy Manley of 2Ninjas1Blog writes: Rubrik announced the r528 cloud appliance today. Yes, Rubrik just got sexier. Not only has Rubrik grown exponentially as a company ,they are on their 3rd update and are now quite the global force with 90+ signed Channel Partners and 4PB+ Protected in the Field. The r528 offers encryption at rest […]
Alastair Cook of Demitasse writes: Living in a small city, in a small country, I see a lot of small businesses. These customers will never have a virtualisation specialist on their staff, they barely have an IT specialist. These same customers find that their IT needs have grown beyond a single Windows server and some desktops. Some sort of […]
Mike Preston of mwpreston.net comments: Now, all the time I hear people moan about backup solutions, shrug them off and say they are boring – I for one am not one of those people – I find the backup and recovery space very interesting and honestly there has been a ton of innovation in this […]
Mike Preston of mwpreston.net writes: Let’s face it! We all have enough to worry about with our production environments! We’ve got servers, storage, switches, fabrics, subnets, hypervisors, cabling – ugh cabling! Anyways the point being is that having to worry about all of the complexity and components within our production data center is enough to […]
Amy Manley of Virtual Chick writes: NexGen is storage that’s not just intended for virtualization, they support Citrix, VMware and Hyper-V, but general use storage as well. The founders of Lefthand, John Spiers and Kelly Long came up with NexGen. Eventually acquired by Fusion I/O and onto SanDisk, as of January 2015, they are now their […]
Vladan Seget of ESX Virtualization writes: Low cost does not mean low quality but rather better bang for your bucks. I think One of the reasons that SMBs usually don’t go hyper-converged or webscale is the price. Solutions from vendors like Nutanix are usually not cost friendly because pay not only for hardware, but also for the proprietary […]