Sponsor: Asigra Inc.
Featured Analyst Firm: Gartner
Speakers: Dave Russell, Joseph Sanders
Type: Video (22 minutes)
Traditional backup technologies were not built for the Cloud Computing era or to serve company infrastructures such as remote offices, mobile users and virtual servers. That's why IT leaders, like yourself, must significantly shift backup and recovery strategies.
But how? How do you change your backup and recovery strategy to keep pace with your current backup and recovery needs? How do you find the right solution at the right cost to meet your backup and recovery needs?
In this program, Dave Russell, Research Vice President at featured analyst firm, Gartner, Inc., looks at how you can improve recovery time objectives and disaster recovery outcomes using backup solutions for your organization's existing corporate network – the private cloud –via a SaaS model, public cloud or both. Plus he’ll address the economics of the full backup and recovery lifecycle.
In addition, you’ll hear Joseph Sanders, CIO for the City of Memphis, discuss the steps he took to transform the city’s backup and recovery strategy.
- You’ll hear why organizations should change their backup and recovery strategies
- You’ll discover the reasons why backup needs to change fundamentally
- You’ll find out the questions to ask to determine if your organization "afford" your current backup systems
- You’ll hear information on disaster recovery drills
- You’ll discover ways to make your backup strategy overhaul as painless as possible
- You’ll hear about the latest backup and recovery market trends
- And you’ll learn four techniques to address today’s challenges
In this program, you’ll also learn about a hybrid cloud backup and recovery software solution that allows you to capture less, ingest less, and store less data thus reducing the amount of backup assets you buy, manage, and maintain. This solution will allow you to improve recovery time and achieve a 20-45% return on investment.
Want to learn more? Want to learn about a strategic new approach to backup that allows you to focus your resources on more strategic IT objectives? Than watch this new program now.
About Dave Russell, Research VP, Gartner
Dave Russell is a vice president at Gartner Research. His research specialty is storage management software with a focus on data recovery, including data deduplication, virtual tape libraries (VTL), continuous data protection (CDP) and storage resource management (SRM). He also covers information life cycle management (ILM). In addition, Mr. Russell covers both distributed and mainframe storage management software. Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Russell spent five years as a developer/programmer for mainframe data recovery (DFSMSdss); five years as a development manager for an open systems data recovery product (TSM); three years as the manager of Tivoli Storage's Architecture department for the IBM Tivoli Portfolio (data recovery, SRM, SAN management); and two years as a technical strategist for the IBM TotalStorage Open Software portfolio. For the last few years, he has traveled the world meeting with customers and business partners, and speaking at storage conferences and to the press. He was responsible for defining and driving the technical strategy for the data recovery, SRM and SAN management offerings at IBM.
About Joseph Sanders, CIO, City of Memphis, TN
Joseph Sanders works under the general administrative direction of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and is responsible for the overall development and management of information technology for City of Memphis Government. Oversees and coordinates the City's relationship with a third party information technology management group, including, but not limited to, designing business processes; identifying opportunities to improve business results; and ensuring that service providers/suppliers adhere to pre-determined service level agreements for support. Reviews and prioritizes projects requested by City divisions and makes recommendations with respect to the timing of those projects given the overall IT needs and budget of the City of Memphis. Develops long-range plans to anticipate the information processing and communication needs of the City and methods of meeting those needs. Oversees third party IT project managers and provides feedback regarding their progress. Informs the CAO and the IT Board of the status of projects and other issues related to third party management group performance. Manages senior level IT staff and their business processes, as well as, communicates effectively with non-technical executives.