Look Before Your Azure Leap


Using Veeam Direct Restore to Test/Dev your Azure migration

Want to migrate core workloads to Azure, but uncertain of risks and costs? Fear not!

The answer to your worries can be found in one of the last places you might expect: a backup and restore solution. Specifically, Veeam Direct Restore to Microsoft Azure, part of Veeam Availability Suite 9.5.

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Hyper-Convergence and the HPE HC 250 — An Interview with Nigel Barnes (Part 2/2)

HPE Hyper Converged 250 System

HPE HC 250 enables  your disaster recovery and business continuity strategy

In part one of our recent interview with Nigel Barnes, HPE Technical Architect at Softchoice, we covered several use cases for hyper-convergence and the features that differentiate the HPE HC 250 from other options in the market. As we close out our interview, Nigel discusses how the HC 250 fits into a business’ disaster recovery and business continuity strategy. [Read more…]

Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) to replace the paper log in commercial trucking

Trucks must be equipped with Electronic Logging Devices

Trucks must be equipped with Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs)

In December 2015 the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced the adoption of a Final Rule to improve roadway safety for commercial truck drivers. All drivers are mandated to have trucks equipped with Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs), replacing the paper log books that many are accustom to. In February 2016, the Canadian Government followed suit, announcing that the Ministry of Transportation would have a similar mandate in coming months.

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