Consolidating backup and recovery makes sound business sense

The majority of enterprises today are burdened with multiple backup and data protection solutions. By Mike Rees, territory account manager: South Africa at Commvault These options often become complicated, hard to manage and expensive to maintain. Consequently, such a...

AI drives paradigm shift in the storage environment

Tapes, removable disks, hard disks and Solid State Drives (SSDs), also known as flash storage -there have been many technological advancements and this is continuing to evolve. Eran Brown, chief technology officer for Infinidat, EMEA As artificial intelligence (AI)...

The importance of data backup

Data may have become the new oil, but many consistently fail to protect such a valuable resource, writes David McMurdo, regional director: South Africa at Veritas Technologies. Over a thousand mobile phones, laptops and hard drives are lost or stolen each day. Stored...

World Backup Day – a reminder to liberate your backup

World Backup Day on Sunday 31 March brought into sharp focus the importance of regularly backing up data – but there is more to this aspect of data management that businesses can ill-afford to neglect. This is according to global data management SaaS specialist...

Backing up the always-on enterprise

The concept of backups is debatable for businesses with a clear vision and strategy. Some executives will tell you that having a plan B means that plan A will never work. Kate Mollett, regional manager for Africa at Veeam There is one type of backup option which is...

Archiving in an age of rampant cyber threats

As the world celebrates World Backup Day on 31 March, it’s worth taking stock of archiving and its growing importance in an age of exponential data and rising threats from cybercriminals. By Brian Pinnock, cybersecurity expert at Mimecast The World Economic...