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c3lsius | 10 Apr 2012 | 0 comments

          Source: Gartner

I'm glad to announce that Symantec is named a LEADER in the 2012 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Storage Resource Management. We moved the needle in both execution and vision. Gartner viewed the introduction of Veritas Operations Manager (VOM) Advanced as a positive move for Symantec and applauds VOM Advanced for providing a holistic view of storage and server environments. You can view the full report here.

VOM Advanced is a premium version of Veritas Operations Manager, a comprehensive management platform that helps you optimize data center assets, ensure availability, scale operations and increase storage utilization. VOM Advanced supports agentless deployment, provides chargeback...

Eric.Hennessey | 05 Apr 2012 | 0 comments

We're making some pretty big changes in how we deliver high availability and disaster recovery, and to do that, we have to change how we look at HA & DR. But in order to do that, we first need to debunk a few myths about clustering that seem to have crept into a lot of people's heads over the years.

This is the first in a series of posts I'll be putting up here at Symantec Connect over the coming week or so in which I'll lay out some common misconceptions of HA clustering and explain why they're wrong. Here's an example of what some people believe about clustering and which I'll refute over the coming days:
  • Clustering is unreliable
  • Clustering is too complex
  • Clustering is expensive
Sure, like any other myth these have their origins in someone's actual experience, but just like the mythology of ancient...
Theresa LaVeck | 13 Mar 2012 | 0 comments

Discover the power of the Storage and Availability Track at Symantec Vision 2012. It’s a unique opportunity for storage and server IT professionals to spend time with other users, and spend time with our top technical experts through one-on-one meetings, technical sessions, product deep dives and hands-on labs covering relevant topics like:

  • Multi-tier application recovery
  • Disaster Recovery automation
  • Deduplication and compression for primary storage
  • How your peers are using Storage Foundation High Availability 6.0

In addition, you’ll have the opportunity to meet with our product managers and engineers to learn more about and influence the future direction of our storage and availability offerings. Don't forget to take advantage of the Early Bird discount by March 30, 2012.

c3lsius | 06 Mar 2012 | 0 comments

Overview

A majority of an organization’s information is unstructured, and data growth is exploding. Despite best efforts and significant investments, IT lacks critical insights, such as who owns the data and how it’s being used. This leads to significant challenges in managing an organization’s data governance objectives – protecting important business data, achieving regulatory compliance and driving down costs and improving efficiency to manage this rapid data growth.

What is Data Insight?

Symantec Data Insight helps organizations improve data governance through data owner identification and visibility into data usage and access permissions. With these insights into the data, organizations are able to manage data growth in order to reduce costs, protect the data from security risks and manage compliance.

Data Management and Storage Optimization:

  • Discover inactive or orphan...
Eric.Hennessey | 14 Feb 2012 | 0 comments
I was fortunate enough during my many years in the military to have been assigned to fixed-base communications units, meaning it was only on rare occasions that I had to choke down those infamous MRE (meal, ready to eat) rations that the US military hands out to personnel deployed in the field. For those unfamiliar with them, an MRE is a big packet containing a full meal for one, typically with items like corned beef hash, freeze-dried fruit, crackers & jelly, and maybe an oatmeal cookie.
 
When MREs are handed out at meal time, everyone takes a look at what their particular packet contains and the inevitable trading begins: "Anyone wanna trade with me for my corned beef hash?" or "Hey! Did anybody get chicken ala king? I'll give you my tuna with noodles!" In the end, though, everyone just put Tabasco sauce on everything to make it edible, so it didn't matter what they got in the first place.
 
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John Lanka | 27 Jan 2012 | 0 comments
As more DoD business-critical applications move to the cloud, the need for high availability becomes increasingly important—regardless of geography. Ensure your private cloud remains resilient and available.

Architecting Resilient Private Clouds

Learn how to transform your existing data center into your private cloud while ensuring it is resilient and available.

bpascua | 20 Jan 2012 | 0 comments

Solid State drives have been gaining the markets interest for the past few years. Walking Around the Storage Expo this year in Earls Court it did occur to me that this was a technology Much Thin Provisioning that was here to stay. Increasingly the variety of implementations available from true SSD arrays  to Memory Accelerators is more and more mainstream.

From the customers I speak with people are also less hung up on the technical details And are focusing more on the impact to the applications themselves. This can only mean One thing – that the IT industry is finally accepting SSD’s in all their glory are the future of storage. SSD’s  not only open the door to massive IO performance but also highlight technologies like Storage Tiering Which SSD is really an enabler for not to mention VDI which seems a sweet spot for the technology. What is clear is Solid State technologies are here to stay, what implementation becomes the market leader... Only...

c3lsius | 05 Dec 2011 | 0 comments

Symantec today released its newest version of centralized storage management software, Veritas Operations Manager 4.1, and the premium version, Veritas Operations Manager Advanced 4.0 RU1. These releases are part of the major refresh of Symantec’s storage and availability management portfolio.

Check out what’s new in these releases:

Veritas Operations Manager 4.1

  • Manage Virtual Business Services (VBS)
    • Group service groups across clusters to create VBS
    • Ordered start and stop of VBS and underlying virtual machines
    •  Wizard driven fault management setup
  • Manage ApplicationHA
    • Configure ApplicationHA across platforms
    • Monitor status and start/stop applications inside virtual machines
    • Deep visibility into application components and their dependencies through a dependency graph
  • Patch availability notification
    • Automatic updates...
Mike Reynolds PMM | 03 Dec 2011 | 0 comments

If you are interested in learning about the latest Storage Foundation and High Availability 6.0 solutions from the comfort of your own desk, Symantec is hosting a virtual event on December 8th beginning at 8:00am PST.  At the event, we will discuss how Symantec is helping customers transform their existing infrastructure into a resilient private cloud, as well as providing a deeper dive on new functionality included in Storage Foundation, Veritas Cluster Server, Veritas Operations Manager, ApplicationHA and other solutions. 

At the event you will learn how Symantec is helping IT organizations: 

  • Enable high availability and disaster recovery capabilities for entire business services
  • Provide elastic storage services based on business patterns
  • Manage the entire environment from a single console

Getting the private cloud you want from the infrastructure you've got is a different approach that you...