|By Greg Schulz||
|January 31, 2014 01:15 PM EST||
This is a series of posts about data protection which includes security (logical and physical), backup/restore, business continuance (BC), disaster recovery (DR), business resiliency (BR) along with high availability (HA), archiving and related topic themes, technologies and trends.
Think of data protection like protect, preserve and serve information across cloud, virtual and physical environments spanning traditional servers, storage I/O networking along with mobile (ok, some IoT as well), SOHO/SMB to enterprise.
Getting started, taking a step back
Recently I have done a series of webinars and Google+ hangouts as part of the BackupU initiative brought to you by Dell Software (that’s a disclosure btw ;) ) that are vendor and technology neutral. Instead of the usual vendor product or technology focused seminars and events, these are about getting back to the roots, the fundamentals of what to protect when and why, then decide your options as well as different approaches (e.g. what tools to use when).
In addition over the past year (ok, years) I have also been doing other data protection related events, seminars, workshops, articles, tips, posts across cloud, virtual and physical from SOHO/SMB to enterprise. These are in addition to the other data infrastructure server and storage I/O stuff (e.g. SSD, object storage, software defined, big data, little data, buzzword bingo and others).
Keep in mind that in the data center or information factory everything is not the same as there are different applications, threat risk scenarios, availability and durability among other considerations. In this series like the cloud conversations among others, I'm going to be pulling various data protection themes together hopefully to make it easier for others to find, as well as where I know where to get them.
Some notes for an upcoming post in this series using my Livescribe about data protection
Data protection topics, trends, technologies and related themes
Here are some more posts to checkout pertaining to data protection trends, technologies and perspectives:
5 Tips for Factoring Software into Disaster Recovery Plans
Remote office backup, archiving and disaster recovery for networking pros
Securing your information assets and data, what about your storage?
Bridging the gap: Choosing storage-over-distance network technology
Wide area network resiliency best practices
3 Questions to Help SMBs Plan a Backup Strategy
Until the focus expands to data protection, backup is staying alive!
Part II Until the focus expands to data protection - What to do about it
Part III Until the focus expands to data protection - Taking action
Data Protection Modernization, More than swapping out media
Data Protection Diaries: My data protection needs and wants
Ok, nuff said (for now)
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