The Benefits of Deploying Data Management at Scale for Large Enterprises

We’re witnessing a very large digital transformation that’s happening in industry.  Everybody wants to leverage the cloud to make their enterprise data centers run like the cloud.  And one of the fundamental reasons to do this is the scale at which the data is evolving.

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The Impact of Customer Centric User Conferences

If you are an IT professional who’s been around a while, you probably remember when the big trade shows were industry events, not single-vendor conferences. COMDEX and CeBIT drew hundreds of thousands of people to Las Vegas and Hannover, Germany, respectively. Every vendor large enough to fill a booth exhibited at these events, and customers got a chance to learn about a lot of different options to keep their IT departments at the forefront of innovation and efficiency.

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5 reasons dbas are stressed out by data

5 Reasons DBAs are Stressed Out About Data

"A Database Administrator has a special responsibility for a component that is critical to the success or failure of a business: its DATA. This makes being a DBA very challenging and stressful given its many responsibilities.

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Interview: Actifio CEO on Bloomberg Radio

Ash Ashutosh was interviewed on Bloomberg Baystate Business on August 7th, 2018 by Tom Maroney, Peter Barnes, Pat Carrol and Janet Wu.

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Why Actifio’s Data Centric Approach In A Cloud-First World Matters

Backup as a technology was introduced many decades ago. Since then a lot has changed with how applications are created and hosted- but the backup industry has undergone only a few incremental changes. As a result, enterprises spend millions of dollars on secondary storage to overcome the tape-centric nature of backup technology, and yet are still stuck with legacy directives that are limited to sow and complex recoveries.

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Folks, Dedupe isn’t Copy Data Management – Copy Data Corner Chapter 3

When you explain the tenets of Copy Data Management (CDM) to someone in IT –particularly someone in the backup and recovery space – there is a pretty common reaction: “I already have CDM since I use dedupe”.  This reaction isn’t surprising since the dedupe appliance market leader, Dell EMC, likes to co-opt industry terms and bend them into a shape resembling their own offerings.  This same perspective – incorrect, mind you – is propagated by all other vendors with deduplication built into their appliances, software, storage arrays, etc.  

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Eversource CIO Named Boston CIO of the Year 2017, Talks Data with Actifio

We’re back with one of our favorite women in tech (aside from me, of course), Katherine Kountze! This powerhouse has been quite the successful leader in tech as she won the 2017 Boston CIO of the Year ORBIE Award for Enterprise as the Senior VP and CIO of Eversource and effectively spearheaded a merger between six different operating companies. Holy cow was that a task! Check out her insight on the merger process and its challenges below as well as her thoughts on design thinking, data analytics, and data protection.

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Data On-Demand

Copy Data Corner Chapter 2: Data On-Demand

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Actifio Continues to Pioneer the Future of Copy Data Management | Guest Blog – Jason Buffington – ESG Group

Data Management is undeniably the future of Data Protection (and not just “better backup”), meaning that the days of simply making copies in case bad things happen are quickly waning.

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The History of Copy Data Management

Copy Data Corner

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