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Helping the Channel negotiate the BC/DR ‘maze’

Richard May, Managing Director of virtualDCS, offers some great insights as to the challenges and opportunities for the Channel as it seeks to help its customers address their business continuity/disaster recovery needs. In a market where many continue to hold on to the ‘comfort’ of legacy applications, Richard believes that the virtualDCS CloudCover solutions portfolio, built around the company’s longstanding partnership with Veeam, offers a great opportunity for Channel companies to make a real difference when it comes to providing optimised BC/DR.

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Why you need to manually back up your Office 365 data

To ensure full confidence that your documents, spreadsheets, and correspondence are kept safe, dedicated non-Microsoft backups are essential. By David Friend, co-founder and CEO of cloud storage provider Wasabi.

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Seagate ramps 20TB HDD shipments

Exos X20 and IronWolf Pro 20TB CMR-based HDDs help organizations maximize the value of data.

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Clearlake Capital to acquire Quest Software

Quest Software has signed a definitive agreement with Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. (together with certain of its affiliates, “Clearlake”) to acquire the Company from Francisco Partners. Patrick Nichols, current CEO of Quest, will continue to lead the Company supported by the existing executive management team. Upon closing of the transaction, Clearlake will become the majority shareholder in Quest. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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Infinidat reinforces commitment to the Channel

Infinidat has achieved significant milestones in an aggressive expansion of its channel partner-centric initiatives. Infinidat has invested heavily in building up its channel partner program to a 5-star rating, increasing partner revenue, margins, co-op/marketing development funding (MDF), and joint events.

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Organisations that don’t embrace digital customer engagement channels – that’s web chat, social media, SMS, smart phones and mobile applications, and even video - into their engagement strategies within the next two years, are likely to see their customers jump ship to competitors that do. In fact, the digital customer engagement revolution is here, and is forcing organisations to adapt their customer service strategies, or die. That’s according to new research published today by Dimension Data in its annual Global Contact Centre Benchmarking Report. This year, 901 organisations in 72 countries across Asia Pacific, Australia, the Americas, Middle East and Africa, and Europe participated.
Research highlights gap between companies’ aspirations to modernize and a lack of maturity regarding the resilience of IT systems.
The University of Edinburgh, one of the world’s top educational and research institutions, has deployed three DDN ES7K Lustre Parallel File System Appliances to accelerate data-intensive workflows across research and industry. At the Edinburgh Parallel Computing Center (EPCC), DDN’s advanced Lustre appliances manage a rising tide of digital data generated by traditional HPC and other forms of novel computing.
Xaverian College has selected Scale Computing's latest HC3 cluster for a complete virtualised storage environment and disaster recovery solution.
New partnership simplifies the process of identifying older data and migrating it while still making it available to users, reducing costs while increasing the accessibility of hot data.
Massive sprawls of dark data pollute data centres worldwide; deleting data waste could help to reduce the carbon footprint of digitalisation.
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How Clifton College solved its data backup problems

Clifton College is one of the UK’s leading co-educational independent schools. Cristie Data provides the Bristol-based private school with a fully managed, scalable and reliable cloud backup solution that protects pupil data and can easily scale to meet future data growth.

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