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Reading Time: 4 minutes On June, 7th Commvault announces new security capabilities across its entire portfolio signalling the next phase in its evolution helping businesses secure, defend, and recover their data to meet increasingly sophisticated cyberthreats head on. Why security must be coupled with data protection? Because data protection usually it’s just the ‘last line of defense’… but it’s no more enough.

Reading Time: 5 minutes Commvault platform release 2023 (11.30) is a semi-annual release and introduces new data protection capabilities to help advance customer’s hybrid & multi-cloud strategies. The release 2023 is generally available (GA) since Feb 15th, 2023. What is a Platform Release? Commvault platform releases (formerly called “Feature Releases”) could have two different types:

Reading Time: 4 minutes Evolution of the security landscape The digital security landscape has changed faster in the last years and more in the last months with the COVID-19 pandemic. People are working more and more from home with smart working, but not all companies are prepared to secure those access and their digital workspace. The consequence is that there are more attack and threads the are focused on people instead of corporate services or infrastructures. But also, the rising of the cloud services model makes the attack easier and more effective… You can buy them as a service… […]

Reading Time: 7 minutes QNAP is one of the leaders in the Home/SMB NAS area, with a lot of products including also some Enteprise solutions. But the big advantage of this product is the flexibility to add “apps” and extend the functions of the NAS itself to not only store data, but also use them or provide vertical solutions (like for example video-surveillance).

Reading Time: < 1 minute This year is very active for NAKIVO: on January they announced the version of NAKIVO Backup & Replication v9.1, on February the NAKIVO Backup & Replication v9.2 and now it’s the turn of NAKIVO Backup & Replication v9.3. The newest version offers native protection of Oracle databases via RMAN.

Reading Time: 2 minutes Last month, NAKIVO has announced the version of NAKIVO Backup & Replication v9.1, and now it’s the turn of NAKIVO Backup & Replication v9.2. This is the 28th software release of their backup and data protection product. A really fast-growning product. The main news is the support of Office 365 backup! To be more precise is better say that support the backup of the Exchange Online part.

Reading Time: 2 minutes NAKIVO has just announced the new version of NAKIVO Backup & Replication v9.1, that is the 27th software release of their backup and data protection product.  Compare to NAKIVO Backup & Replication v9.0, there are several new features in this release: Native Backup to Tape, Physical Linux Server Backup, Physical Workstation Backup, and Instant Verification.

Reading Time: 2 minutes A usual way to backup the VMware vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) is to manage as a common VM and use a backup solution to backup (and restore) the entire VM. But it’s approach does not always work and cannot guarantee a restore in some cases, for example in the case of a database corruption.

Reading Time: 2 minutes Altaro Office 365 Backup enables you to back up and recover all your company’s Office 365 mailboxes and files stored within OneDrive and SharePoint, backing them up to Altaro’s Microsoft Azure infrastructure.

Reading Time: < 1 minute This is an article that I wrote as a contribuitor for the Aruba blog. Read the full article. A network switch works at Layer 2 (in the ISO/OSI model) and potentially does not need any configuration because it can learn about the network topology and how to forward properly the Ethernet frames using its internal MAC address or port table.

Reading Time: 18 minutes Intel® Optane™ Technology for Data Centers are a revolutionary solutions to bridge critical gaps in the storage and memory hierarchy delivering persistent memory, large memory pools, fast caching and fast storage. Basically there are two main Intel® Optane™ DC products: Intel® Optane™ DC persistent memory  Intel® Optane™ DC SSDs

Reading Time: < 1 minute This is an article that I wrote as a contribuitor for the Aruba blog. Read the full article. What is the edge when it comes to networking terminology? Unfortunately, there isn’t a simple and clear answer.

Reading Time: < 1 minute This is an article that I wrote as a contribuitor for the Aruba blog. Read the full article. Network topology is the arrangement of the different network elements of a communication network, usually represented with a graph.

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