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Questions to Ask a Veeam Cloud Connect Provider
December-2017: There are dozens of questions to ask a Veeam Cloud Connect provider before you entrust them with your data.Here[...]
Backup – The safety net supporting Smaller UK Businesses
Sep-2017: A recent conversation with one of our Customers refocussed my attention on the business side of backup.It's s easy[...]
The SAN Storage Trinity
​With Storage, the same design challenge always applies – balancing Point 1: Terabyte Capacity Point 2: IOP’s Performance – meaning[...]
When 50 Terabytes was considered a lot of Storage
Parallel file systems have long been the domain of the HPC/Supercomputer set, characterised by applications running at academic and research[...]
Disaster Recovery and SAN Storage
Your Blackberry/iPhone flashes up a message from your staff:   'The SAN's down..water leakage from ducting in ceiling' This is the[...]
Large Exchange Inboxes – Email Archiving
I previously had a 3GB mailbox - and for the last 12 months spent more time deleting & shuffling emails[...]
Understanding your Disk Storage IOPS
We wrote an article a while back for one of our favourite technical forums. Here’s a reposting of the article[...]
Veeam – Finally a Virtual only backup Product in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Backup
Gartner have strict definitions of which technology types could enter their Backup Magic Quadrant. But never had Gartner allowed Virtual[...]
Do I need a SAN or a NAS for Vmotion – the VMware VSA Virtual Storage Array
Or – How can I do shared storage at low cost for my VMware Virtualisation setup!! SAN’s and NAS boxes[...]
Backup DeDuplication Ratio’s
Backup DeDuplication Ratio’s One of the largest DeDupes that can be achieved comes from DeDuping the c: drive (or windows[...]