SAN Infrastructure for Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

Storage area networks (SANs) are key components in IT organizations, as they provide access to and protection of critical data. Managing data storage is becoming increasingly complex, with regulatory and corporate requirements dictating national disaster protection. Whether your company is near or far, remote SANs store your critical data, saving you and your company from losses in even the most dire of circumstances.

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Can You Really Support Business Continuity Requirements? Intelligent N+X Redundancy, Placement Affinities, & Future Proofing in the Virtualized Data Center

Enterprises and service providers are challenged to ensure they have enough compute capacity in their virtualized data centers to support business continuity requirements, while not overprovisioning infrastructure capacity. Learn about the challenges introduced by affinity rules and how to manage them, and how “what-if” hypotheticals can help you plan for, or avoid, future capacity scenarios.  Read More

Eliminating the Challenge of Branch Office Recovery

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In today’s global economy, companies are increasingly distributed. That puts IT in a precarious position, especially when it comes to disaster recovery. It can take days to restore branch operations. Branch converged infrastructure delivers local performance, stores data safely in the datacenter, and enables instant recovery. In this document from IDG and Riverbed, learn how solutions like Riverbed allow IT to protect data centrally and restore branch operations in a matter of minutes versus days.  Read More

Edge Consolidation Delivers Peace of Mind for IT

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To increase agility while lowering costs, information technology (IT) organizations are using virtualization and cloud-based infrastructure services to consolidate and reduce the number of physical servers and data centers across the enterprise. As organizations consolidate data backup and disaster recovery operations, wide-area network (WAN) optimization plays a key role in mitigating risk without sacrificing performance. Find out how to balance data protection and application performance, and... Read More

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