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Cybersecurity progress in Washington depends upon the right policies and programs based upon the right technical details.
ESG Senior Analyst Mark Bowker offers some thoughts on EVO, one of the biggest announcements from the early stages of VMworld 2014.
With average SLAs for all systems (not just “critical” or Tier-One platforms) shrinking to <3 hours or <1 hour, it's really hard to diagnose the problem, restore the data set, and resume business in those timelines. Instead, one should strongly consider combining snapshots, replication, and backup for a comprehensive data protection strategy – ideally using a single management UI to control all of it.
Large organizations see SDN and network security working together for malware blocking/detection, network auditing, and improving network management.
An exceptional desktop virtualization end-user experience is essential to the success of such projects, and is more challenging than ever before. The VSPEX reference architecture using EMC XtremIO and Brocade networking is designed to eliminate planning and configuration burdens and deliver in a big way on both IT and end-user requirements.
VMworld hype masks the fact that many enterprises remain wedded to security appliances and are only “toe-dipping” with virtual security appliances.
While many rejoice in Volume, Velocity, Variety, Veracity, and Value, one of the most important characteristics of big data will be Longevity.
This video blog has interviews that I conducted with Michael Kuhn and Kevin Powell of IBM at the recent Flash Memory Summit - the topics are the state of the flash storage market and also a drill-down into IBM's update to its V840 system that was announced at the Summit.
Great potential but too much hype and confusion are getting in the way.
PCI and other regulations will drive this behavior, but CIOs/CISOs need to build an incident response program with the same focus, discipline, and rigor as BC/DR.