Find out what ‘virtualisation sprawl’ is and how you can take steps to prevent it from happening.Read More
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How do new features such as ReFS and Storage Spaces affect data recovery attempts?Read More
Learn what happened when a large German hospital suffered a crippling ransomware attack to their Dell EqualLogic PS6500ES storage array.Read More
To understand hyper-converged storage or hyper-converged systems, you have to start by considering the initial situation: Many company data centres, not only in Germany, but throughout the world, have different IT systems running side by side in peaceful coexistence, and these are kept operational by those responsible with much effort. Different servers, storage devices or individual computers work under many different operating systems, network protocols and storage solutions, particularly in …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
According to Microsoft, large companies lose between $80,000 and $90,000 (£47,000-£53,000) for every hour of downtime they encounter. These kinds of losses occur regardless of whether your business uses physical or virtual servers however, so a good disaster recovery plan is essential in every situation. Anecdotally, the recovery of virtual servers is easier than their physical counterparts, so how do you go about building disaster recovery into your Hyper-V strategy? …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.