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A Roadmap to High-Value Cloud Infrastructure: Disaster Recovery and Data Protection

May 16, 2013

Is on-demand disaster recovery the killer app?Our prior installment in this series discussed building a roadmap to using cloud infrastructure services starting with data storage expansion as Phase 1. In today's installment we get into Phase 2 of our proposed roadmap: using the cloud for disaster recovery (DR) and data protection.

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Nicos Vekiarides is the Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder of TwinStrata. He has spent over 20 years in enterprise data storage, both as a business manager and as an entrepreneur and founder in startup companies.

Prior to TwinStrata, he served as VP of Product Strategy and Technology at Incipient, Inc., where he helped deliver the industry's first storage virtualization solution embedded in a switch. Prior to Incipient, he was General Manager of the storage virtualization business at Hewlett-Packard. Vekiarides came to HP with the acquisition of StorageApps where he was the founding VP of Engineering. At StorageApps, he built a team that brought to market the industry's first storage virtualization appliance. Prior to StorageApps, he spent a number of years in the data storage industry working at Sun Microsystems and Encore Computer. At Encore, he architected and delivered Encore Computer's SP data replication products that were a key factor in the acquisition of Encore's storage division by Sun Microsystems.

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