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Predictions From Four Storage Companies
CIOs are now ready to embark on the path to mixing on- and off-premise resources for mission critical applications. Moving ahead into 2015, we will start to see more comprehensive hybrid IT deployments. The training wheels are off.
Growing Adoption of Public Cloud Services Boosts Need for Hybrid Cloud Management
As companies increasingly turn to the public cloud to house various components of their IT infrastructures, it will probably always be the case that other components will remain on-premise. So the question of how to best manage that hybrid environment becomes one that an increasing number of IT pros will have to be able to answer.
Backup and disaster recovery software: 2014 Products of the Year finalists
The 10 finalists in the backup and disaster recovery software and services category for the Storage Magazine/SearchStorage.com 2014 Products of the Year award illustrate the variety of products available for data protection today.
HotLink – Manage all Hypervisors from vCenter
A few weeks ago I attended a meeting about extending VMware vCenter to hybrid cloud. It was promising something I did not believe is possible. Even after seeing the presentation I had doubts. I decided I have to see and touch it, to be sure, to believe.
2015 Prediction: Hybrid IT will Top 2015 IT Priorities
In 2015, merging on- and off-premise resources into a unified IT environment will be paramount. It's one thing to conduct public cloud trials or operate low-priority applications in the cloud. Taking public cloud mainstream in the enterprise is an entirely different matter, and building out this hybrid IT management infrastructure is a top priority for next year.
The Argument in Favor of Relying on the Public Cloud for Disaster Recovery
It's probably safe to say that if one facet of your IT operation needs to be as fail-safe as you can make it, it's your disaster recovery and business continuity setup. In this interview, I asked Lynn LeBlanc, CEO of HotLink, if there's any legitimate argument against leveraging the public cloud.
HotLink at AWS re:Invent 2014
Ofir Nachmani interviews Jerry McLeod, HotLink VP Business Development, about migrating workloads to the public cloud and deploying hybrid clouds that span on- and off-premise resources. HotLink solutions for streamlining migration and hybrid management are also discussed.
In 2015, IT teams will take training wheels off hybrid initiatives
In the past 12 months, we saw influencers transform from anti-hybrid activists to pro-hybrid evangelists. Much of the shift in thinking about hybrid IT can be tracked to company balance sheets. Now, as companies plan for 2015, IT teams are ready to move beyond their early experiments with hybrid clouds and fully embrace the possibilities of mixing on- and off-premise resources.
Consider cloud based DR/BC before building colocation sites
New technologies make leveraging the public cloud as a secondary data center a real possibility for companies of all sizes. IT can benefit from the scale and economics of public cloud, such as Amazon Web services, to protect on premise workloads from inevitable disasters.
Going Against the Flow: Lynn LeBlanc, CEO & Founder of HotLink
In her 25-year career in enterprise software and technology, Lynn has worked with Fortune 500 companies and Silicon Valley startups, and cultivated a track record of bringing emerging technologies to market and seeing businesses through successful exists. Learn more about going against the flow to achieve success.