ESG Senior Lab Analyst Kerry Dolan discusses ESG's recent testing of VersaStack, a converged infrastructure solution from Cisco and IBM.
This ESG Lab Validation documents remote hands-on testing of IBM Spectrum Protect. Testing focused on how IBM is helping its customers confidently protect their data with Spectrum Protect by simplifying deployment and management, building prescriptive guidance into the solution, delivering data protection-as-a-service, and improving overall performance to help manage today’s data protection workloads.
This report documents hands-on testing and validation of an EMC data protection solution for virtual environments using Avamar Virtual Edition with a Data Domain system, with a focus on the ease of integration, efficiency, scalability, and backup/restore performance.
This ESG Lab Review documents hands-on testing of a joint solution for enterprise file sync and sharing that combines Citrix ShareFile with EMC Isilon scale-out storage. These two products provide a “better together” solution for organizations looking for secure, highly scalable enterprise file sync and sharing (EFSS) that meets employee feature/function needs while delivering simplified IT management, higher security, and non-disruptive scalability.
ESG Lab Analyst Kerry Dolan discusses ESG's recent testing of the Citrix ShareFile enterprise file sync and share solution, leveraging an EMC Isilon private cloud.
ESG Lab Analyst Kerry Dolan discusses ESG's recent testing of Dell Foglight for Citrix XenDesktop.
This ESG Lab Spotlight provides a high level look at the Acronis Access Advanced enterprise file sync and share solution.
ESG Lab Analyst Kerry Dolan discusses ESG's recent testing of Acronis Access Advanced, a secure solution for file access, sync, and share.
This ESG Lab review documents testing and auditing of the Dell DR Series storage/deduplication appliance, with a focus on the new features available with version 3.2 of the operating system, including encryption at rest, NDMP and iSCSI virtual tape library (VTL) support, and performance improvements.
ESG's Terri McClure and Kerry Dolan discuss Connected Data Transporter, a private cloud file sync and share solution, which recently underwent an ESG Test Drive.
This ESG Lab review documents testing and performance auditing of the NetBackup 5330 Backup Appliance.
This report documents the results of an ESG Lab Test Drive of the Hitachi Content Platform Anywhere (HCP Anywhere) private file sync and share appliance from Hitachi Data Systems.
ESG Lab tested Nasuni with a focus on evaluating file data access and control, unlimited scalability, and built-in data protection and security.
This report documents the results of an ESG Lab Test Drive of the Transporter private file sync and share appliance from Connected Data.
This ESG Lab Validation report documents hands-on testing and validation of NexGen’s N5 SPX end-to-end flash hybrid storage solution. Testing was designed to confirm the ease of use, manageability, and performance benefits that can be achieved in a clustered Microsoft SQL Server environment with PCIe flash technology at both the storage array and server level.
Senior Lab Analyst Kerry Dolan contributes to ESG’s independent, hands-on validations and analyses of emerging storage hardware and software products. Kerry brings more than 15 years of storage industry experience to her role. Prior to joining ESG, she spent 11 years as a technical marketing consultant in the storage industry, a natural offshoot from her years in product marketing at EMC Corporation. Kerry earned A.B. and Ed.M degrees from Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. As an avid golfer, bird photographer, and classically trained soprano, Kerry has plenty to occupy her time outside of work.
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