The roundtable discusses if data locality is important to storage administrators anymore. They discuss why it might matter for technological, regulatory, and organizational needs, and how those needs have changed over time.
In our First IT Origins Survey, we’re asking the community on of our standard interview questions: What are the best and worst trends in IT right now? We’re pulled together some early responses, but we’d love your feedback as well.
There weren’t many choices until now in the enterprise market for an efficient and open secondary storage / backup platform. To address this challenge, INFINIDAT have recently introduced a new addition to their portfolio: InfiniGuard. InfiniGuard promises enterprise-class data protection at petabyte scale with lightning fast recovery. What does this entail for customers, and what is InfiniGuard?
This week in Gestalt News:
– Tom Hollingsworth and Rich Stroffolino discuss the Panera data breach
– Max Mortillaro looks at InfiniSync, a zero RPO over any distance solution from INFINIDAT
– We consider the merits of an Apple VPN
Last week INFINIDAT announced some major milestones to expand their product portfolio. Max Mortillaro takes a look at one of the new products, InfiniSync, this week, which claims to offer zero RPO over any distance?.How does it deliver that? A combination of exhaustive connectivity and robust engineering. Max outlines why this is a compromise free way to ensure no data loss during disaster recovery.
This week in Gestalt IT News:
– Rich Stroffolino covers a recent spate of IT acquisitions in this weeks Gestalt IT Rundown
– Clairvoyant CEO Chandra Ambadipudi gets interviews for IT Origins
– Max Mortillaro digs into the technical foundations of INFINIDAT
To kick off a Tech Talk series with Infinidat, Max Mortillaro gives some background on the company’s technical foundations. These include InfiniRAID, InfiniSnap and Neural Cache. Combined with a commitment and history of delivering microcode updates with performance improvements, Max sees this as a firm foundation for the company’s exciting announcements.
This is a great writeup from Max Mortillaro about moving from Gmail to ProtonMail, an end-to-end encrypted email service. It’s an interesting evaluation of the service, but also of switching primary email addresses in 2017. At first, I thought that would be the least interesting part of the piece. As I thought more about it, this is really the whole point of the article.
Max Mortillaro of kamshin comments: The Media & Entertainment industry has enormous needs for storage capacity. Traditionally, M&E has been an avid consumer of scale-out NAS solutions such as EMC Isilon. Scale-out NAS systems present the customer with one or more continuous namespaces while allowing a customer to scale capacity by adding nodes transparently. But many […]
Max Mortillaro of kamshin comments: Security 101: In a world that is more and more connected, where our personal data and identity are stored in many places, it’s our duty to focus on security and do our best to protect our own data – and our privacy – with the tools that are available to […]