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Endpoint Security: A Data Security Discussion with Digital Immunity

We sit down with John Murgo, CEO of Digital Immunity, in our final video discussing endpoint security.

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What to Consider when Evaluating a Backup and DR Solution in the Cloud

Remember the dreadful feelings of high anxiety and inertia when you had to move to a new house?  It’s no doubt painful and something you would only want to do a few times in your life. However, it also gives most people an opportunity to clean up the garage, donate or throw unwanted stuff away and start fresh in the new house.

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Cloud Services: An Interview with Relus Cloud

We have a quick conversation with Mark Metz, founder of Relus Cloud about the cloud, with topics including cloud migration, DevOps, backup and disaster recovery in the cloud, analytics and talent.   Check out the interview below.

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What is Blockchain?

A blockchain specialist's in-depth explanation of blockchain technology and why enterprises should care about it.

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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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(Video) Data Security: A Conversation Between Actifio & Digital Immunity

In this video, John Meyer, CSO of Actifio, and John Murgo, CEO of Digital Immunity, sit down to discuss data security.  They discuss the hot buttons in data security, application security, the balance of securing and providing access to data, and much more.

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A Few Thoughts on the Spectre & Meltdown Vulnerabilities

2018 has started off with a bang in the security arena. Shortly after ringing in the new year, security researchers disclosed the existence of the "Meltdown" and "Spectre" attacks on modern CPUs.  These vulnerabilities represent a very rare event in this industry: the discovery of an entire new class of attack.

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The Real Costs of AWS Backup using EBS Snapshots

Cloud providers like AWS, Azure, Google, and IBM offer great infrastructure and platforms to be leveraged by enterprises to increase speed and reduce costs. However, after discussing with many enterprises, I have concluded that when it comes to protecting cloud resident database workloads, they have adopted traditional practices as-is in the cloud which has increased their monthly cloud infrastructure costs instead of reducing them!!!

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Cloud Security: Protect Data in the Cloud

(Video) Cloud Security: A Roundtable Discussion with Digital Immunity and Actifio

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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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