• Why Traditional Disaster Recovery Won’t Recover

    Posted by Greg Ness on 2/3/2016

    Last year we surveyed several hundred IT pros about disaster recovery (DR) practices and the findings were dismal.  Almost two-thirds of respondents don’t follow best practices, testing their DR site less than once a year. When asked why, 56% cited inadequate IT resources and 34% said that processes were too complex. The next most common … Continued

  • We Won! Thank you TechTarget Readers!

    Posted by Greg Ness on 1/25/2016

    Last fall TechTarget surveyed readers to identify the best solutions for its 2016 Modern Infrastructure Impact Awards. One of the categories, Best Public Cloud Optimization/Migration Tool, seemed to be a solid fit, so we entered. Weeks later we were told that we were a finalist based on reader survey results and were asked to submit … Continued

  • My 7TB and 8 Day Journey onto the Cloud

    Posted by Doug Lionberger on 11/17/2015

    It was Christmas Eve and my team and I were on a mission.  We wanted to replicate a 7TB Oracle ecommerce and Adobe AEM stack from a dedicated and virtualized platform environment onto the public cloud to increase agility and reduce costs as a proof of concept.  By New Year’s Eve, the deployment was complete … Continued

  • Live Migration and Cloud DR: CloudVelox in 95 Seconds

    Posted by Greg Ness on 9/21/2015

    Interested in deploying a legacy app environment in the cloud (including the AWS GovCloud)? Watch this 95 second YouTube video and note the difference between CloudVelox automation and what to expect from scripts and first generation cloud migration and DR tools. Want more information? Read 3 Reasons Why Your Cloud Migration Project Will Fail.

  • 3 Reasons Your Cloud Migration Project Will Fail

    Posted by Greg Ness on 8/14/2015

    When we launched our GA release in 2013 we spoke with dozens of analysts, pundits and prospects about automated cloud migration and hybrid cloud as a new operating model.  In those early days few believed that automated cloud migration was possible.  Some of our first customers even confessed their initial disbelief, before a proof of … Continued

  • Disaster Recovery is Broken- But Don’t Blame IT

    Posted by Greg Ness on 7/24/2015

    We just completed a survey of 343 IT execs responsible for disaster recovery (DR), and the findings are not encouraging. The survey shows serious gaps in DR protection at most firms.  The leading causes of the gaps: 1) limited internal resources; and 2) process complexity.  Read the Entire Report One thing that is clear from … Continued

  • Will the Cloud Destroy IT Careers?

    Posted by Greg Ness on 7/7/2015

    More than a decade ago Nicholas Carr wrote Does IT Matter, a provocative book that shocked many CIOs because of its dire predictions for the future of IT.  Per Carr, IT would mature and decision drivers would shift from innovation (a growth focus) to cost control (maturity and commoditization).  Here is a synopsis from the … Continued

  • Supercharge your Disaster Recovery in a Hyper-Scale Cloud

    Posted by Vasu Subbiah on 6/15/2015

    Hyper Scale Cloud is often associated with lowering the cost and increasing agility for organizations adopting new services/technology. This is true even for Disaster Recovery (DR). Why supercharge disaster recovery in a Hyper Scale Cloud?  There are 4 key benefits: Shift from CAPEX to an OPEX model This is a key factor from a Line … Continued

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