ESG Senior Lab Analyst Vinny Choinski reviews the results from a recently completed ESG Lab Review on DxEnterprise, container management software from DH2i.
This ESG Lab review documents testing and performance auditing of the NetBackup 5330 Backup Appliance.
This ESG Lab Spotlight documents performance auditing of the Coho DataStream Scale-Out NAS Solution with a focus on its ability to deliver scalable performance for online transaction processing (OLTP) workloads.
This report documents the results of an ESG Lab Test Drive of Spanning Backup for Google Apps, a cloud-to-cloud SaaS data protection solution.
This ESG Lab review documents hands-on testing of DH2i’s DxEnterprise container management software with a focus on application and services consolidation while highlighting the added benefits of flexibility, automation, mobility, and availability offered through containerization in a Windows environment.
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.
This ESG Lab Validation documents hands-on testing of the EMC Data Protection Suite for protecting NAS environments. Testing focused on the ability to streamline the backup and archiving processes using a suite of consolidated EMC tools including NetWorker, Avamar, Avamar NDMP Accelerator Node, SourceOne, and Data Domain systems.
This ESG Lab review documents hands-on testing of the SIRIS 2 solution from Datto, with a focus on assured protection and flexible architecture.
This ESG Lab review documents hands-on testing of Symantec Backup Exec 2014, with a focus on ease of management and flexible recovery options for virtual machine backups.
Catalogic Software’s goal is to improve organizations’ operational efficiency by leveraging cataloging and instant data access for restore, disaster recovery, test/dev, and big data analytics across physical, virtual, and cloud environments. This ESG Lab report focuses on Catalogic Software’s Copy Data Management platform and the technology that comprises it: copy data cataloging and search across the entire enterprise; transparent integration with NetApp and VMware snapshot technologies; detailed reporting; and protection/recovery policy workflows for data copy management.
Catalogic Software’s goal is to improve organizations’ operational efficiency by leveraging cataloging and instant data access for backup, disaster recovery, test/dev, and big data analytics across physical, virtual, and cloud environments. This ESG Lab report focuses on the Copy Data Services portion of Catalogic’s overall Copy Data Solution and the technology that make it possible; transparent integration with NetApp snapshot technology; and valuable Catalogic services such as instant virtualization, near continuous data protection, instant data recovery, and bare metal recovery of physical and virtual servers.
This ESG Lab Review documents remote hands-on testing of the IBM Tivoli Storage Manager data protection solution for virtual environments with a focus on ease of use, flexibility, and architecture efficiency.
This ESG Lab Validation report documents hands-on testing of the Symantec Backup Exec 3600 Appliance, which offers advanced data protection for virtual and physical environments. The report focuses on the out-of-the-box experience, ease of management, and cost effectiveness.
This ESG Lab review documents hands-on testing of the ExaGrid backup appliance using Veeam Backup & Replication software, and demonstrates the ability to execute Veeam Instant VM Recovery alongside ExaGrid’s capacity- and cost-saving deduplication.
Senior Lab Analyst Vinny Choinski provides independent, hands-on validation and analysis of emerging storage hardware and software products. Vinny came to ESG in 2010, bringing with him more than 20 years of experience in data storage design and management, including developing an end-user-tailored delivery methodology for data protection, virtualization, and storage architecture solutions. Prior to joining ESG, Vinny spent a decade working at Daymark Solutions as its director of technology and Glasshouse Technologies as director of consulting services, focused on service delivery methodology and delivery team development.
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