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Backup and Disaster Recovery for SAP HANA Leveraging Public Clouds

Backup and Disaster Recovery for SAP HANA Leveraging Public Clouds

SAP S/4 HANA is a high-performance ERP system that powers many of today’s most critical businesses. Enterprises expect scalable enterprise-grade backup, recovery, and database cloning solutions for HANA environments.  Customers we speak to are looking to reduce RPO, RTO, and TCO for backup and disaster recovery of SAP HANA workloads running on-premises & in public clouds. […]

How to Lower Cloud Disaster Recovery RTO & TCO

HOW TO LOWER CLOUD TCO

How do you feel when you hear this from a program manager – “You can either get the extra feature or a timely release. Which do you prefer?” It’s a similar feeling for the cloud architects. You can pick either low Recovery Time Objective (RTO) or low Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), but, not both. […]

Cloud Snapshot Management and its Benefits

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Jeremy Nees is the CTO and Product Officer @ TheInstillery, a company born in the cloud and automation era. He helps enterprises develop and release new products & services faster with a cloud-agnostic, data-driven approach. In this Q&A session, Chandra Reddy @Actifio shares Jeremy’s perspective and expertise in multi-cloud snapshot management. Chandra: Jeremy, How are […]

Cloud Disaster Recovery Critical Capabilities

In this Q&A session, Chandra Reddy @ Actifio shares Sanjay @ Hughes Networks perspective and expertise in the area of multi-cloud disaster recovery

Sanjay Taneja is the Advisory Engineer heading cloud disaster recovery architecture and service delivery at Hughes Networks. Learn pros and cons of various DR architectures, and critical capabilities for multi-cloud disaster recovery. In this Q&A session, Chandra Reddy of Actifio shares Sanjay of Hughes Networks perspective and expertise in the area of multi-cloud disaster recovery. […]

A New Decade, Pace of Change Only Quickens: My Crystal Ball

Predictions season has become like Christmas season. It starts too early and by the time the new year begins the fatigue has set in from too many egg nogs and too many expert pundits. I read a lot of the predictions from the technology world. Since we started Actifio 10 years ago, we’ve lived through […]

Managing Cloud Snapshots at Scale in a Multi-Cloud World

Managing Cloud Snapshots at Scale in a Multi-Cloud World

At the 2019 AWS Reinvent in Las Vegas, I had a fascinating discussion with Shawn, Director of Cloud Architecture at a very large enterprise that specializes in online payment processing. They had a massive army of 10,000+ VMs in GCP and AWS. Like many others, Shawn’s team was under the impression that you don’t need […]

Cloud, Containers and Copy Data Management: Actifio 10c

Cloud, Containers and Copy Data Management: Actifio 10c

Today is a big day at Actifio. We launched Actifio 10c, our next generation multi-cloud copy data management solution. With this announcement, we are bringing to market eight new capabilities which extends Actifio’s technology leadership enabling our customers instant re-use, self-service and elasticity of the data they have across the enterprise, both on-premises and on […]

What is Amazon EBS Fast Snapshot Restore?

What is Amazon EBS Fast Snapshot Restore?

Storage snapshots for on-premises storage arrays have been around for a long time. Storage snapshots are incremental in nature i.e. they contain only the blocks that changed since the previous snapshot. So, they are fast and efficient. The snapshots of the storage volume are stored on the same storage array. AWS EBS snapshots are also […]

Building Data Bridges to Hybrid Multi-Cloud

Building Data Bridges to Hybrid Multi-Cloud

Guest post by John Webster of the Evaluator Group As we advance further into the era of cloud computing, enterprise end users are increasingly realizing that there will be on-premises information technology (IT) components for a while. This leads them to the conclusion that a hybrid cloud architecture with extensions to multiple public clouds is […]

New Object Storage Horizons

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Guest blog by John Webster, Senior Adviser, Evaluator Group Object is Everywhere Object storage is ubiquitous. You can find it in any medium-large scale enterprise data center. Its available from all of the major cloud services providers. And you’re probably accessing it when you log on to Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and a host of other […]

Google Acquires CloudSimple. What is CloudSimple?

Google Acquires CloudSimple. What is CloudSimple?

What is CloudSimple and what do they do? Why did Google acquire them? What does it mean for enterprises? What about VMware data protection in Google Cloud? These are some of the questions that I will address in this blog. What is CloudSimple CloudSimple runs and manages VMware stack on bare metal compute in Microsoft […]