Find out what ‘virtualisation sprawl’ is and how you can take steps to prevent it from happening.Read More
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In this post we’ll analyse why it’s necessary to properly erase data in virtual systems and what legislation is in place to support this.Read More
Virtualisation, for the uninitiated, describes the use of software to provide a complete, functional simulation of a hardware environment. Data can be stored, programmes can be run and memory can be managed exactly as if the virtual machine were an actual computer. Nowadays, this is very much an accepted part of business IT. To understand the benefits in a little more depth, imagine that your company runs half a dozen …Read More
VMware’s Virtual Machine File System (VMFS) uses clustering to provide improved performance and resilience in an enterprise environment. So what are the pros and cons of the file system, and what are the implications for VMFS recovery? What are the benefits of using VMFS? Using the VMFS format, multiple virtual servers can read and write to the same file system simultaneously which would be prevented by file locks in traditional …Read More
Robert Bloomquist speaks with Andy Twyford about the role of virtualised environments in modern enterprises, including the challenges faced by IT administrators, how to consolidate IT infrastructure and prevent data loss from virtual environments.
Andy Twyford asks Robert Bloomquist how to recover data from virtual environments, the implications of the quantity of virtual machines on data recovery, what systems can be recovered from and what the biggest challenges are with regards to recovery from virtual environments.
Robert Bloomquist explains the specific challenges of mobile phone recovery, including what to do if you damage your mobile device, securing data on mobile phones and how data recovery differs between device.
Robert Bloomquist gives Andy Twyford some advice the differences between HDDs and SSDs and how to prepare yourself for the switch from HDD to SSD technology.
Andy Twyford continues his interview with Robert Bloomquist about the specific challenges of SSD data recovery, including SSD encryption and limitations.
Andy Twyford speaks with Robert Bloomquist about some specific issues with data loss from SSD and provides some insights about SSD reliability and the current storage technology preferences of IT managers.