How to save money with Storage Optimization when using Multiple Storage Vendors

How to save money with Storage Optimization when using Multiple Storage Vendors

It will come as a surprise to nobody that data is growing exponentially. According to an update from the International Data Corporation (IDC), more than 59 zettabytes (ZB) of data will be created, captured, copied, and consumed globally in 2020. All of that data is...
USING REMOTE DATA CENTER MANAGEMENT TO KEEP UP WITH PATCHES

USING REMOTE DATA CENTER MANAGEMENT TO KEEP UP WITH PATCHES

The need to patch doesn’t go away just because you’re stuck working at home. Without access to your network operations center (NOC) however, patching may be that much more difficult. If a patch causes an application failure, you might find that downtime lasts a lot...
WHY YOUR DISASTER RECOVERY PLAN MUST INCLUDE INVENTORY TRACKING

WHY YOUR DISASTER RECOVERY PLAN MUST INCLUDE INVENTORY TRACKING

Disaster recovery needs to start with a pinpoint-accurate IT inventory. If you restore from backup–without restoring everything from backup–then it will throw a wrench in your dependencies. Worst-case scenario: the outage lasts longer and is harder to fix. Disaster...
Maintain a Sprawling IT Estate with Clear Visibility

Maintain a Sprawling IT Estate with Clear Visibility

IT estates have changed drastically in the past few months. Assets have sprawled throughout organizations quickly, usually to enable nearly seamless user experiences and environment functionality for employees to stay productive. With so much relying on IT asset and...
PROTECTING IT THROUGH THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK

PROTECTING IT THROUGH THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK

As of this writing, we are about three months into the COVID-19 epidemic. You’ve been working from home for at least a quarter. Some of your workers, depending on where you live, may even be filtering back into the office. If you’ve lasted this long without a data...
5 QUICK TIPS FOR EFFECTIVE IT ASSET MANAGEMENT

5 QUICK TIPS FOR EFFECTIVE IT ASSET MANAGEMENT

Your job as an IT asset manager is to ensure proper tracking, maintenance, and utilization of important technology assets at your organization. Good ITAM processes make it easier for companies to get the most out of their tech tools. The ITAM function is evolving...