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tzambrovitz | 27 Aug 2012 | 0 comments

With IT budgets that are shrinking or barely holding steady, it’s vital for today’s businesses to make the most of their current infrastructure. Fortunately, however, leveraging virtual infrastructure to enable cloud computing is possible without having to rip and replace the entire infrastructure. Whether an organization is replacing legacy technologies or adapting them to virtualization, Symantec and VMware have teamed up to help businesses make the transition to virtualization as smoothly as possible – with approximately 100 points of integration to date.

This integration effort goes beyond simply enabling the technologies to work together, to the IT users themselves. We have developed various integration levels ranging from...

SeanRegan | 07 May 2012 | 0 comments


Nearly two years ago, an analyst at Gartner said that the industry was facing what he called “The Broken State of Backup.” Backup has been around for more than a half of a century and is an essential task for a majority of organizations. Companies can’t afford to go without backing up their data and systems. Yet the analyst wrote that “the perceived level of cost and complexity [of backup] is rising dramatically.”

The information explosion, the emergence of virtualization, and increasing demands for 24/7 access to data have contributed to rising cost and complexity. A Symantec survey of 1,400 IT professionals showed a fragmented world of backup solutions with organizations averaging up to seven...

fdesouza | 05 Feb 2012 | 0 comments

The State of Enterprise Backup

According to IDC, the volume of digital content is expected to grow to 2.7 zettabytes (ZB) in 2012. That's a 48 percent increase from 2011.

And while information volumes are skyrocketing, our customers' IT budgets are not keeping pace.  In fact, in many cases they may be shrinking this year.  Today's on-demand mentality and 24/7 business model also means their users want instant access to their data and applications. 

Our customers are under tremendous pressure to protect more information with fewer resources, while meeting tighter SLAs.  In fact, a recent Symantec survey of more than 1,400 IT professionals worldwide found that49 percent of respondents could not meet SLAs due to too much data.

Virtualization is also creating new complexity and additional...