Actifio GO Announement

Actifio GO – the Copy Data Management SaaS Platform

Over 9 years ago, we did the pioneering research in identifying that Copy Data was not only the source of exploding storage costs, but also the source of exponentially increasing time needed to protect and recover data, time needed to allow developers and analytics to access data, and the time needed to ensure governance and compliance of data. On an average, 13 copies of production data were being stored in individual silos of storage systems and at least 8 different tools were being used to manage lifecycle of data.

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Nutanix vs Vmware

How Nutanix AHV and VMware vSphere Stack Up

With the fairly recent advent of hyper-converged appliances, a lot of IT functions in organizations are looking to move from siloed service provider to a consolidated services provider. In hyper converged infrastructure, storage and compute are integrated so that they can run adjacent to each other on the same hardware. The new entrant to the billion dollar Unicorn club Nutanix is giving tough fight to incumbents and bigger rivals in this space.

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vmware backup to cloud

The Economics of VMware Backup to the Cloud

What if you were able to protect 100 TB of on-premises VMware VMs and achieve low RTO, low RPO and data retention for just 3.5 cents per protected GB-month in the cloud? 3.5 cents per protected GB-month means $3.5K per month, $130K in 3 years.

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The Next Big Thing in Virtualization: Data

The first VMworld gathering in 2004 drew 1600 participants. Not a particularly big deal. Didn’t even have a rock band. It was a gathering of curious IT geeks wanting to understand this budding notion of server virtualization better. Not a lot of notice either — until EMC’s acquisition of VMware that same year. Still, there were plenty of “show me” virtualization skeptics, and it took some time for the change magnitude to register. But register it did. Conference attendance doubled in each of the next few years and this year is expected to exceed 23,000. A big deal.

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Bringing an Amazing Community Together: The Ingredients of vFlipCup

By Andrew Gilman – Sr. Dir. of Corporate and Channel Marketing – For 5 years now, we’ve hosted a variety of community events around the world ranging from local user groups, online chats, demo days to larger events like vFlipcup at VMworld.  It’s been especially rewarding to see our users, partners, and even our competitors come together year after year to celebrate the awesomeness that is Enterprise IT, build relationships and share ‘best practice’ information.

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