Public cloud outages – 20:20 hindsight

AWS outage - 20-20 hindsight

Rocky start for public cloud providers

Our favorite public cloud providers have had a rocky start to the year. First, on February 28th Amazon Web Services (AWS), a cloud infrastructure provider for the likes of Netflix, Comcast, Adobe, Dow Jones, GE, and even NASA, suffered at the hands of “Murphy’s Law”. While debugging an issue within the S3 billing system, an incorrectly entered command removed a larger than expected amount of server capacity. This unexpected loss of available capacity forced the remaining servers supporting the subsystem to restart, creating a degradation of service that caused a ripple effect across other services supported by S3.

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Look Before Your Azure Leap

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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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Barracuda Networks: Making Business Disruption and Data Loss a Thing of the Past

barracudaThis article is the third in a five-part series profiling companies leading the field in disruptive technology

Threats to organization’s data become more sophisticated and insidious with every year, forcing companies to look at security from different angles and more holistically. Many security professionals and companies feel it’s no longer enough to monitor and secure the network perimeter as they have in the past. At the same time, new models for IT delivery have not only changed what needs to be secured, but also how.

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