Disaster Recovery – 3 Things You Need To Do

Everyone likes to talk about the 5 or 10 pitfalls or and challenges when doing your Disaster Recovery Planning, as an example here from Jeff Byrne of the Teneja Group, http://searchsmbstorage.techtarget.com/tip/Common-pitfalls-in-disaster-recovery-procedures.  I say there are simply 3: Planning, Don’t just do the easy stuff, and Don’t set and forget. Planning…

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Hybrid Cloud Management, Don’t Get Lost in the Cloud

4 Hybrid Cloud Management Challenges that Organizations Must Solve For most organizations, the move to hybrid cloud is now a question of when, not if. Fully 82% of enterprises plan to have a hybrid cloud strategy this year, according to Infoholic Research. The worldwide hybrid cloud computing market is expected…

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Technology Lock-in? Boundless and Borderless IT

In everything we do we make choices.  Some are complex, some are easy, some are inconsequential.  But many times, we are stuck choosing between only options we do not like.  RackWare believes that choices shouldn’t be about picking between the better of bad options, especially when it comes to your…

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Not Like the Other Moms

“I think you just have to take a deep breath and realize you can’t do everything and do the best that you can. Enjoy the moments both at work and at home — they are fleeting.” –Sash Sunkara Balancing the challenges of founding a startup and the demands of motherhood…

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Recovery Time Objectives and DRaaS

Recovery Time Objective (RTO) is the time is the amount of time it should take for systems to come back online when an outage occurs.   Data centers strive to keep RTOs as low as possible to meet their Service Level Agreements with their internal and external end users.  The faster…

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Software Agents and Cloud Migration

Agents are little pieces of software, usually small, that are installed on servers so that another piece of software can extract information from, or control some aspect of the server.  Although software agents are often required in certain application they can come with certain disadvantages:   Security & Compliance Many…

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Protecting your Data Center in Public or Private Clouds

How Cloud is changing the face of Disaster Recovery  By Sash Sunkara, CEO, RackWare Inc.     The advent of Cloud infrastructure, both public and private, has completely changed the way the data center operates.  It has increased data center agility, reliability, and scalability, while lowering costs.  There is one…

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