SaaS data backup and recovery platform Rewind raises $65M

Venture Beast

Rewind, a data backup and recovery platform for SaaS applications, has raised $65 million in a series B round of funding. Read More.

Rewind extends SaaS data backup and recovery to Trello

Venture Beast

SaaS data backup service Rewind has extend support to Trello, with plans to include Jira, GitLab, Xero, Bitbucket, and Zendesk in the future. Read More.

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Backup firm Druva protects data in the cloud with $147M in new funding

Venture Beast

Druva, a company developing cloud-based data backup and recovery solutions, has raised $147 million in venture capital. Big Data Cloud Dev Enterprise Entrepreneur VB Home Page big data cloud data data backup data recovery disaster recovery Druva funding daily

Data backup company Acronis secures $250M to expand datacenter footprint

Venture Beast

AI Big Data Cloud Dev Enterprise Mobile Security VB Home Page Acronis category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Hardware/Computer Drives & Storage data data backup data backup and recovery funding daily recovery

Big Data: The Hadoop Business Case

CTOvision

The term “Big Data” has become synonymous with this evolution. But still, many of our customers continue to ask, “What is Big Data?”, “What are its use cases?”, In the text below, I examine an on-premise Hadoop ecosystem as a general purpose Big Data solution in relation to alternative commercial purpose-built storage technologies (-e.g. What is Big Data? To gain value from this data, you must choose an alternative way to process it.”

Cloud backup and recovery company HYCU raises $87.5M

Venture Beast

HYCU, which provides backup and recovery services to enterprises, has raised $87.5 million in venture capital. Read More.

Why Big Data Project Management Can Be So Difficult

CTOvision

Big data is extremely beneficial to businesses, and gathering it is now easier than ever with today's technology. When it comes to the management of big data, therein lies the challenge. This data can help businesses design advertising campaigns, promote products to specific customers, discern personal habits and the best times to offer deals, and much more. There are several reasons that managing big data remains a challenge. Big Data

Big Backup, Big data, Big Data Protection, CMG & More with Tom Becchetti Podcast

IT Toolbox

In this Server StorageIO podcast episode, I am joined by Tom Becchetti (@tbecchetti) for a Friday afternoon conversation recorded live at Meisters in Scandia Minnesota (thanks to the Meisters crew

CIOs Start To Deal With The Problem Of Big Data Backup

The Accidental Successful CIO

It’s How The CIO puts the pieces together that makes big data valuable Image Credit. The era of big data has arrived. CIOs everywhere are swimming in a sea of data and only now are they starting to get the tools that will allow them to make sense of what they have. It turns out that there is another problem that has arrived at the same time and right now there is not a clear answer to how best to deal with it: how to back up all of that data.

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Backup, Big data, Big Data Protection, CMG & More with Tom Becchetti Podcast

Storage IO Blog

For those of you who may not know Tom, he has been in the IT, data center, data infrastructure, server and storage (as well as […] The post Backup, Big data, Big Data Protection, CMG & More with Tom Becchetti Podcast appeared first on StorageIOblog.

You are doing big data, but do you have the storage space for it?

Eric D. Brown

Big data is everywhere these days. Everyone’s talking about using data to make better decisions. According to most, big data is the answer to everything (although I’ve argued that big data isn’t the answer ). Many organizations from large to small are trying to find ways to collect and analyze data to make business decisions. More doesn’t always equal better, it just means more work and more data to sift through. Big Data

Rewind picks up $15 million to protect data in SaaS applications

Venture Beast

Rewind garners $15 million in funding to drive adoption of cloud service for backup and recovery of data residing in SaaS applications. Read More.

World Backup Day Reminder Don’t Be an April Fool Test Your Data Recovery

Storage IO Blog

World Backup Day Reminder Don’t Be an April Fool Test Your Data Recovery World Backup Day Reminder Don’t Be an April Fool Test Your Data Recovery. March 31 is the annual world backup day to spotlight awareness around the importance of protecting your data and test your data recovery. The focus of world backup and […].

Preparing For World Backup Day 2017 Are You Prepared

Storage IO Blog

Preparing For World Backup Day 2017 Are You Prepared In case you have forgotten, or were not aware, this coming Friday March 31 is World Backup (and recovery day). The annual day is a to remember to make sure you are protecting your applications, data, information, configuration settings as well as data infrastructures. While the […] The post Preparing For World Backup Day 2017 Are You Prepared appeared first on StorageIOblog.

World Backup Day 2018 Data Protection Readiness Reminder

Storage IO Blog

World Backup Day 2018 Data Protection Readiness Reminder It’s that time of year again, World Backup Day 2018 Data Protection Readiness Reminder. In case you have forgotten, or were not aware, this coming Saturday March 31 is World Backup (and recovery day). The annual day is a to remember to make sure you are protecting […] The post World Backup Day 2018 Data Protection Readiness Reminder appeared first on StorageIOblog.

Data Protection Diaries: Are your restores ready for World Backup Day 2015?

Storage IO Blog

In case you forgot or did not know, World Backup Day is March 31 2015 (@worldbackupday) so now is a good time to be ready. The only challenge that I have with the World Backup Day (view their site here) that has gone on for a few years know is that it is a good way to call out the importance of backing up or protecting data. However its time to also put more emphasis and focus on being able to make sure those backups or protection copies actually work.

Data Protection Recovery Life Post World Backup Day Pre GDPR

Storage IO Blog

Data Protection Recovery Life Post World Backup Day Pre GDPR It’s time for Data Protection Recovery Life Post World Backup Day Pre GDPR Start Date. The annual March 31 world backup day focus has come and gone once again. However, that does not mean data protection including backup as well as recovery along with security […] The post Data Protection Recovery Life Post World Backup Day Pre GDPR appeared first on StorageIOblog.

Moving to an Agile “New” Big Data Paradigm

Perficient

One of the key portions of the architecture involved Hadoop and Spark for both data storage and data processing for the delivery of data to the microservices platform. It was at this stage that the microservices principles broke down and I was at a standstill trying to fit the data portion to a microservices architecture and concept. I believe the following breaks the current monolithic big data model with the microservices model. Data locality .

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Data Protection Fundamentals Recovery Points (Backup, Snapshots, Versions)

Storage IO Blog

Data Protection Diaries: March 31 World Backup Day is Restore Data Test Time

Storage IO Blog

World backup day is time to test restore and data protection of data and other digital assets including photos images and documents. The post Data Protection Diaries: March 31 World Backup Day is Restore Data Test Time appeared first on StorageIOblog.

Until the focus expands to data protection, backup is staying alive!

Storage IO Blog

Until the focus expands to data protection, backup is staying alive! This is the first of a three-part series discussing how and why vendors are keeping backup alive, read part two here. Some vendors, Value Added Resellers (VARs), pundits (consultants, analysts, media, bloggers) and their followers want backup to not only be declared dead, they […].

School Cyberattack Aftermath: What Happens to Kids' Data?

SecureWorld News

This example might seem extreme, but for some parents this exact scenario played out after hackers managed to steal their child’s data. Bad actors do not discriminate when it comes to data. How can you protect children against a malignant data leak after it has already happened?

Manage Those Keys

CTOvision

An unavoidable fact of life is that data breaches can and will occur. However, in the meantime, to avoid appearing on the “wall of shame” of major breaches that expose confidential information, you had better make sure that all the data you use, store and transmit, is encrypted. Data is often encrypted in silos and the keys are either not strong enough, not shared or managed correctly. 84 percent of enterprises have considered encrypting all sensitive data (betanews.com).

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Netflix Picks Teradata Cloud for Analytics

Data Center Knowledge

Teradata (TDC) held its annual Partners Conference this week in Dallas, where it announced Netflix usage of the Teradata Cloud, a new data backup and recovery Data Stream architecture, and several other customer wins for the Teradata platform. Big Data Netflix teradata TDC

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A Sea Change in Europe Leaves No Shelter in the Harbor

CTOvision

In a landmark decision on the 6 th of October, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) invalidated the EU-US Safe Harbor agreement, addressing the onslaught of concern that the agreement failed to provide adequate protections for EU citizens’ private data located in, or transferred to, the United States. European Data Movement Without Safe Harbor. Historically, most have shipped data to larger processing centres in the UK and the US. Big Data

March 2015 Server StorageIO Update Newsletter

Storage IO Blog

Besides various college championships, March also has a connection to back up and data protection. Thus this months newsletter has a focus on data protection, after all March 31 is World Backup Day which means it should also be World Restore test day! A reminder on the importance of data protection including backup, BC, DR and related technologies is to make sure they are occuring as planned.

Who Will Be At Top Of Storage World Next Decade?

Storage IO Blog

Data storage regardless of if hardware, legacy, new, emerging, cloud service or various software defined storage (SDS) approaches are all fundamental resource components of data infrastructures along with compute server, I/O networking as well as management tools, techniques, processes and procedures.

Overview of how Apache Spark fits in the Apache Hadoop ecosystem

CTOvision

There are still more challenges for the Spark ecosystem to address, especially challenges around some particular use cases in solutions that must leverage streaming and complex data types while enabling data access in simple ways. However, there is also a growing need for speed, including speed in parsing streaming data for real-time decision making. Michael Johnson.

Part II Revisting AWS S3 Storage Gateway (Test Drive Deployment)

Storage IO Blog

AWS and S3 storage gateway access alternatives include those from various third-party (including that are in the AWS marketplace), as well as via data protection tools (e.g. backup/restore, archive, snapshot, replication) and more commonly storage systems. Some tools include Cloudberry, S3FS, S3 motion, S3 Browser among many others. The post Part II Revisting AWS S3 Storage Gateway (Test Drive Deployment) appeared first on StorageIOblog.

Dont Stop Learning Expand Your Skills Experiences Everyday #blogtobertech

Storage IO Blog

Dont Stop Learning Expand Your Skills Experiences Everyday #blogtobertech Dont Stop Learning Expand Your Skills Experiences Everyday including moving beyond or outside our current tradecraft focus area. If you are an expert in a field or given focus area, learn something new about an area outside your expertise or comfort zone. Now if you are […] The post Dont Stop Learning Expand Your Skills Experiences Everyday #blogtobertech appeared first on StorageIOblog.

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Announcing My New Book Data Infrastructure Management Insight Strategies

Storage IO Blog

Announcing My New Book Data Infrastructure Management Insight Strategies Announcing my new book Data Infrastructure Management Insight Strategies published via Auerbach/CRC Press is now available via CRC Press and Amazon.com among other global venues. My Fifth Solo Book Project – Data Infrastructure Management Data Infrastructure Management Insight Strategies (e.g.

VMware announces vSphere V6 and associated virtualization technologies

Storage IO Blog

VMware has announced version 6 (V6) of its software defined data center (SDDC) server virtualization hypervisor called vSphere aka ESXi. announcement backup BC and DR big data Cloud Comment converged convergence Data protection DCIM I/O Networking IT Industry Activity IT Infrastructure Topics perspective post server ssd Storage and Storage Management Tools Storage Architecture and Access tools virtualization beta Data Center hypervisor Software Defined vmware vsphere v6 VVOL

Server Storage I/O Converged (CI) Hyper-converged (HCI) overview

Storage IO Blog

CI, CIB and HCI can be complete data infrastructure for smaller environments, or component building blocks in larger organizations. This page provides insight in to Converged Infrastructure (CI), Cluster in box or Cloud in Box (CIB) along with Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) topics along with links to companion resources. The post Server Storage I/O Converged (CI) Hyper-converged (HCI) overview appeared first on StorageIOblog.

CoinBase: The fastest way to get started in the Bitcoin economy

CTOvision

They also provide routine security and backups to reduce worry. Big Data Cloud Computing CTO Cyber Security Internet of Things News bitcoin CoinbaseBob Gourley. This is the second in our bitcoin series. The first was an introduction to key concepts and terms around Bitcoin titled: Crypto-currencies and their promise for enterprise technology professionals. With this post we discuss a tool you can use immediately to work with Bitcoin, CoinBase.

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The Value of Infrastructure Insight – Enabling Informed Decision Making

Storage IO Blog

In this webinar, John and me will discuss the value of data center infrastructure insight both as a technology as well as a business and IT imperative. Join me and Virtual Instruments CTO John Gentry on October 27, 2016 for a free webinar (registration required) titled The Value of Infrastructure Insight – Enabling Informed Decision Making with Virtual Instruments.

Is Computer Data Storage Complex? It Depends

Storage IO Blog

I often get asked, or, told that computer data storage is complex with so many options to choose from, apples to oranges comparison among other things. backup BC and DR big data Cloud converged Education food fun I/O Networking IT Infrastructure Topics little data object storage perspective post server ssd Storage Architecture and Access tools Travel virtualization storage storage decision making

Gaining Server Storage I/O Insight into Microsoft Windows Server 2016

Storage IO Blog

lightweight Nano, full data center with desktop interface, on-premise, bare metal, virtualized (Hyper-V, VMware, etc) as well as cloud). While Microsoft Windows Server recently celebrated its 20th birthday (or anniversary), a lot has changed as well as evolved. This includes Windows Servers 2016 supporting new deployment and consumption models (e.g.

Driving ROI with Cloud Storage Consolidation Seminars

Storage IO Blog

Driving ROI with Cloud Storage Consolidation Seminars Driving ROI with Cloud Storage Consolidation Seminars Join me in a series of in-person seminars driving ROI with cloud storage consolidation for unstructured file data. Various Data Infrastructure options from on-prem to edge to cloud and beyond These initial seminars are being held at Amazon Web Services (AWS) […].

April 2015 Server StorageIO Update Newsletter

Storage IO Blog

This months newsletter has a focus on cloud and object storage for bulk data, unstructured data, big data, archiving among other scenarios.

SNIA announces Cloud Data Management Initiative (CDMI) V1.1

Storage IO Blog

of its Cloud Data Management Interface (CDMI) specification. announcement backup BC and DR big data Cloud convergence Education IT Industry Activity IT Infrastructure Topics news object storage post server Storage Architecture and Access tools AWS open stack S3 SNIA standards storage swift In case you missed it, the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) recently released their version 1.1

Ten tips to reduce your cloud compute storage costs #blogtobertech

Storage IO Blog

Ten tips to reduce your cloud compute storage costs #blogtobertech The following are Ten tips to reduce your cloud compute storage costs. In some cases, reducing your cloud costs means spending the same yet getting more value and resources that provide a business benefit. For example, paying the same yet upgrading to fewer, faster servers, […] The post Ten tips to reduce your cloud compute storage costs #blogtobertech appeared first on StorageIOblog.

Data Protection Gumbo = Protect Preserve and Serve Information

Storage IO Blog

Keep in mind that a fundamental role of Information Technology (IT) is to protect, preserve and serve business or organizations information assets including applications, configuration settings and data for use when or where needed. Keeping with the theme of protect preserve and serve, data protection to be modernized needs to become and be seen as a business asset or enabler vs. an after thought or cost over-head topic.

Crypto-currencies and their promise for enterprise technology professionals

CTOvision

But if a user accidentally deletes their keys and have not made a hard copy backup they will be lost. Analysis Big Data CTO Cyber Security Internet of Things News bitcoin Coinbase Peer-to-peerBob Gourley. Bitcoin is hot right now. It is known as a crypto-currency, but has the potential to be applied to far more than exchanging value. Bitcoin is a protocol, one that many consider the next great protocol for the Internet and the emerging Internet of Things.