Backup of Edge Devices; Cloud Backup

W. Curtis Preston and Scott Grenier
Mobile workers and edge devices are more exposed than ever.
Join us and learn:
-Why this is a concern for all companies
-Challenges unique to mobile workers
-How to minimize these exposures
Jun 13 2012
62 mins
Backup of Edge Devices; Cloud Backup
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    •Understand key technical trends in content delivery and monetization, and their impact on video encoding/transcoding offerings
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  • Openstack has been gaining momentum in the IaaS space for some time now. It is a great example of Open Source collaboration and many contributors (more than 15,000!) coming together to make new technology.

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  • Enterprise Laptop Backups Recorded: Jun 28 2012 61 mins
    Research shows that more data resides at the edge than in the data center.
    Join us to learn:
    -Trends in mobility and mobile worker demands
    -Pros and cons of various approaches
    -How to meet the needs of today's mobile enterprise
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    Join us and learn:
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    Mobile workers and edge devices are more exposed than ever.
    Join us and learn:
    -Why this is a concern for all companies
    -Challenges unique to mobile workers
    -How to minimize these exposures
  • Do SMB's Need Archive? Recorded: Jun 13 2012 62 mins
    Do Small to Medium Sized Businesses even need archiving, or is it something only for large enterprises? W. Curtis Preston seems to believe pretty strongly that almost any company needs archiving, and he'll explain why in this webinar.
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  • Experts Unplugged: Deduplication Recorded: May 21 2012 20 mins
    In this Experts Unplugged episode, W. Curtis Preston discusses the importance of deduplication in backup systems.
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    In this Experts Unplugged episode, W. Curtis Preston discusses the advantages of using a cloud gateway in your environment.
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    In this episode of In the Hotseat, Stephen Foskett of interviews Sakthi Chandra, Sr. Director Product Marketing for Nexenta.
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    In this episode of Battle of the Bloggers, 14 bloggers, at Tech Field Day 7, debate whether or not one should virtualize everything.
  • Enhancing Recovery in Remote/Branch Offices through Global Deduplication Recorded: Dec 8 2011 60 mins
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    -The realistic role that tape plays in today's data centers
    -Why it is important to use disk in your backup design
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    Watch this video and learn:
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    -How data deduplication impacts the virtualized data center.
    -How Continuous data protection (CDP) can help in virtualized environments.
    -How to leverage the latest technologies for VM High Availability and rapid VM restore capabilities.
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    W. Curtis Preston interviews Marc Crespi, VP of Product Management at Exagrid, and asks him some direct questions, including why they architected things the way they did and how they can claim to beat tape on cost.
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