Category: data protection

Unicorn sighting: Druva lands $130M for its cloud-native data protection service

Unicorn sighting: Druva lands $130M for its cloud-native data protection service

Unicorn sighting: Druva lands $130M for its cloud-native data protection service 1
Cloud data protection startup Druva Inc. today said it has raised $130 million in new investment, bringing its total funding to $328 million and vaulting it into the ranks of “unicorns,” or startups with an estimated value of more than $1 billion. This is the seventh funding round for the company, which provides cloud-native backup and […]

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Gartner analyst reveals what you don’t know about cloud

Gartner analyst reveals what you don’t know about cloud

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Companies are steadily shifting from legacy infrastructure to cloud computing. And why not? Cloud resources are more agile and elastic, and businesses can pay for what they use and no more. These are the cloud-computing knowns. However, there are a number of unknown, or little-known, facts that companies should be paying more attention to, according […]

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Traditional IT services are ‘dead’; next-gen cloud services in sight, says Rackspace VP

Traditional IT services are ‘dead’; next-gen cloud services in sight, says Rackspace VP

Traditional IT services are ‘dead’; next-gen cloud services in sight, says Rackspace VP 3
The first shift toward public cloud services has made a rich yet extremely complicated digital disruption in the technological industry, and traditional IT services are dead — at least that’s the view of Prashanth Chandrasekar (pictured), senior vice president and general manager of Rackspace Inc, which claims to have the industry’s broadest portfolio of applications, data, security […]

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Cloud’s microservices market evolves in EMEA as innovation grows

Cloud’s microservices market evolves in EMEA as innovation grows

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Worldwide, companies are no longer taking “no” for an answer when it comes to developing quick, innovative technology for the digital transformation — and the best technology companies are helping them get there by teaming up with public cloud solutions such as Amazon Web Services for a centralized portfolio of microservices to support containers, application integration […]

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Can one managed-services package cure many hybrid IT headaches?

Can one managed-services package cure many hybrid IT headaches?

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When a company has a love/hate relationship with public cloud computing, things can get quite complicated. Having applications on-premises and in the cloud gives them a wide spread of information technology to reign in and manage. And having personnel purchase cloud products on their own can lead to runaway spending. Is there anywhere they can […]

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With new data protection products, Dell EMC seeks to put customers on path to power

With new data protection products, Dell EMC seeks to put customers on path to power

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Among the many announcements from Dell Technologies Inc. this week was the introduction of the Dell EMC PowerProtect Software platform and Dell EMC PowerProtect X400 multi-dimensional appliance. The news was part of Dell EMC’s interest in cementing its role in data protection management well into the foreseeable future. “We’re at this pivot point where we’re […]

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At Dell Tech World, data protection provides strategic leverage in the hybrid-cloud wars

At Dell Tech World, data protection provides strategic leverage in the hybrid-cloud wars

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Data is a precious business asset. In the emerging hybrid-cloud market, any solution provider that doesn’t enable strong end-to-end data protection is a nonstarter. As Wikibon reviews the recent spate of industry announcements in hybrid cloud, we keep returning to data protection as table stakes. If a provider has failed to address it with robust solutions […]

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Beyond data protection: Cohesity-Google partnership creates backup as a service

Beyond data protection: Cohesity-Google partnership creates backup as a service

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As multicloud and hybrid cloud continue to transform the way companies operate, mass data continues to get siloed and fragmented within a patchwork of infrastructures spanning virtualized and on-premise and data centers. So what is the next step in data backup and data protection? Because data protection is just the tip of the iceberg. “Data […]

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JetStream combines replication, cloud storage for fast data restoration

JetStream combines replication, cloud storage for fast data restoration

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A year and a week after emerging from stealth, data migration software developer JetStream Software Inc. is entering the data protection market with a service that backs up entire virtual machine images to on-premises infrastructure, the cloud or a combination. JetStream is aiming the service at cloud service providers and managed service providers who will […]

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