Archive for the 'Cloud' Category
As organizations move toward implementing more cloud solutions, they face some important decisions. Data privacy and retention, regulatory and compliance considerations, and security all need to be considered, and may drive the decision to the choice of a private cloud. But then cost, a very important factor and in many cases is the key motivator [...]
In my last post, I talked about how the traditional means of storing, protecting and sharing files are breaking down and hinted at a new approach from Hitachi Data Systems. For now, I’ll refer to this as #CloudAnywhere, where your own cloud makes data available anywhere it is needed without the need for complicated, cumbersome [...]
Traditional means of sharing files are breaking down. Email attachments, content management systems, copies on user devices, in backups, and on file servers all lead to inefficient storage and network utilization owing to massive content duplication and high cost for storage, backup, and data management.
You’ve heard a lot about the cloud and its advantages. But why all this hype? After all, keeping your data in house, under control, and safe is a high priority for your business. So why take the risk of storing it somewhere else? It’s a great question.
Last week’s announcement dovetails perfectly with my current series on data archiving, although the Hitachi Content Platform (HCP) team may not appreciate my angle based on all their accomplishments with HCP product that go above and beyond just archiving. Be that as it may, I can’t ignore an important feature of the new release of HCP, [...]
Firstly, it has been quite a while since I’ve last posted. A lot has happened between the beginning of the year and today. In fact it has been so action packed, the past 100 days seem more like 365. While I cannot spill the beans on everything, my colleague Ken Wood and I are super [...]
I’m very pleased and excited to be part of a company that has a compelling vision, focused on solving customers’ business challenges, AND continues to execute toward that vision in a steady drumbeat of announcements, enhancements and new product introductions. Today, we made two significant announcements (unified and cloud), both highlighting our commitment and serving [...]
Note: This is a guest post by Bob Laliberte (@BobLaliberte), Senior Analyst at the Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG), who focuses on data center infrastructure management, automation software, data center infrastructure and technologies, and professional services. Take it away, Bob…
Next week Hitachi Data Systems is participating as an Underwriter Sponsor at SNW Spring in Dallas from April 2-5, 2012 at the OMNI Dallas Hotel.