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Data Protection: 10 Tips to Clear Information Clutter from your Backup and Recovery Process

Edited Data Clutter Image.JPGIt is estimated that only about 10% of files stored in a typical organization are ever read more than once.  Sure, a few more important documents and logs need to be kept for audit or compliance purposes, but these won’t change that figure significantly. What this means is ....

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Data Protection: Reducing Risk in a World of Cloud and Big Data

Data Protection_hand and Lock.jpgDue to the “always-on” nature of most companies, there is a new standard of access and protection that has stretched the boundaries of the legacy data center and has put strains on the operation. Businesses expect a 24/7 IT experience, which challenges IT organizations large and small...

 

Read on to learn how companies can overcome backup and recovery challenges in today's changing data center.

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Data Protection: How Insightful Analytics Makes Backup and Recovery Smarter, More Efficient

Backup&Recovery Flow - Image 1.pngAre your IT data protection processes adaptive or reactive? If you think your IT environment is closer to being reactive, or somewhere in between, you’re not alone...

 

Read on to learn about 4 core capabilities needed to move from legacy to adaptive backup and recovery.

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Data Protection: 4 steps to configure your new LiveVault TurboRestore Appliance (TRA)

LiveVaultImageResized.JPGYou’ve received your shiny new LiveVault TRA, but misplaced the documentation that shipped with it — whoops! This happened to me, so don’t feel too bad. Configure your new LiveVault TRA by following 4 easy steps...

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Data Protection: Connect. Collaborate. Share. Get Predictive Insights with HP Backup Navigator

HP Navigator _Image 1.pngToday, I want to focus on HP Backup Navigator, a revolutionary product that is built to enhance your backup and recovery experience by providing an interactive and intuitive dashboard, real-time predictive analytics…

 

Read more for details on downloading the trial version of HP Backup Navigator.

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Data Protection: Re-discover how cool backup is…at HP Discover

HP Discover Logo.pngOnce again, I have the pleasure of speaking at this year’s HP Discover 2014 in Las Vegas, June 10-12. Discover happens twice a year and provides the perfect opportunity for HP customers and partners to learn more about new products...

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Data Protection: HP LiveVault 7.75 cloud backup and recovery service is here!

LiveVault.pngAfter a long and eventful winter, the warm weather is finally here.  To boot, we just announced the general availability of HP LiveVault® 7.75 on April 28, 2014!

 

You can check out the HP LiveVault backup solution here.

 

 

Keep reading to learn about  LiveVault's exciting enhacements.

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Data Protection: The end of an era - 7 things every Windows XP user should know

XP Migration.jpgBy now, everyone must have heard that support for Windows XP ended on April 8, 2014.

 

This means, Microsoft will no longer offer the security upgrades that protect XP users from newly emerging viruses, spyware, and other malware.  

 

Experts, including those at Microsoft, warn that consumers who failed to migrate to a newer OS before the deadline will expose...

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Data Protection: Why technology giants collaborate – because it’s good for customers!

DP1.jpgI am pleased to announce that HP Data Protector now supports EMC Data Domain Boost.  The feature is available to customers using...

 

Keep reading to learn how HP is helping customers win through collaboration.

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Data Protection: Back to Basics -Virtual machine format considerations for backups

banner-640x300.pngHave you ever stopped to consider how a virtual disk layout (thin versus thick) is defined and the type of guest operating system format you choose affects the backup operation?  Thick versus...

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Data Protection: Petabytes of data - That's cute!

petabytes.pngCloud services are taking off, and vendors are shouting proudly about the size and scale of their operations in the attempt to prove success and attract customers, drawing them away from smaller suppliers. But the thing that gets me—is that the advertisings’ boastings...

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Data Protection: SAP certified HANA backup with HP Data Protector

SAPWe are excited to announce that the HP Data Protector solution to backup and restore SAP HANA databases is now SAP certified. If you have currently deployed or are planning to deploy SAP HANA in your environment, this post will help you understand the benefits of using Data Protector for SAP HANA backup.

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Data Protection: It’s really not luck at all - Why HP is your trusted source for backup and recovery

ItsNotLuck.jpgThere’s a beautiful quote by Denzel Washington and it describes my definition of luck. He says, “I say luck is when an opportunity comes along and you're prepared for it.” If this statement also rings true for you then today is your lucky day, because...

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Data Protection: Application or Hypervisor - Who should own the backup operation?

post-banner-640x300.pngAsking a direct question should result in a direct answer.  With a market like IT, offering an answer that’s anything other than “it depends” is a challenge...

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Data Protection: How long can you live without your backup server?

data protectionI often hear from customers and partners that it’s all about the restore—trust me I get it. Restore is where it’s at: It’s all about achieving a successful recovery in the shortest amount of time.  When we talk about...

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Data Protection: 3 considerations your cloud vendor forgot to mention

server-data-protection.jpgCloud is on the move—big time.  According to IDC, the cloud market will reach $107 billion in 2017, with an over 23.5% of compound annual growth rate - that’s 5 times as fast as the IT market worldwide. 

 

Clouds are like snowflakes, no two are alike.  Yet, everyone claims...

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Data Protection: 4 Steps to Configure Mobile Device Access for HP Connected Backup

1.pngHP Connected Backup provides endpoint protection for Windows PCs and Mac OS X devices. Because users are constantly on the go and may not have their primary machine on-hand, Connected Backup also provides mobile device apps for both iOS and Android to enable...

 

Keep reading to learn how you can configure mobile device access for HP Connected Backup.

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Data Protection: A heart-warming winter story

HP-dp-blog.jpgIt’s been such a dreary winter, and yet another catastrophic storm is at our doorstep, even with the memory of “Polar Vortex” still fresh in our minds.  When I reluctantly got out of bed before sunrise for an early meeting this morning, I received a heart-warming email from a colleague in Switzerland.  The overwhelming warm-and-fuzzy feeling I got took the biting cold right out of me...

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Data Protection: Find Out Why It’s Time to Rethink Data Protection [Infographic]

data-protection-infographic.pngIn my last blog post, I wrote about the new release of HP Data Protector software and how it ties to our Adaptive Backup and Recovery initiative. The concept of Adaptive Backup and Recovery is simple: Keeping track of changes within a datacenter is almost impractical in today’s fast-moving...

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Data Protection: Protecting business critical mobile endpoint data with HP Connected Backup v8.8

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HP Connected Backup provides anywhere, secure access to protected data; empowering your mobile workforce, boosting productivity, and reducing the cost and risk associated with compliance and eDiscovery requirements.

 

This post walks us through the process of leveraging the HP Connected Backup version 8.8 agent to specify the information on users’ mobile devices that... 

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Data Protection: How to configure DP 8.1 and the Granular Recovery Extension for VMware vSphere

9.pngThe Granular Recovery Extension for VMware vSphere 5.1 and 5.5 enables virtual admins to easily manage their own recoveries directly from vCenter, using a plugin that is available for HP Data Protector 8.1.

 

There are some important steps to be aware of during installation and configuration. This short “how to” is meant t...

 

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Data Protection: How BYOD and falling in love with your mobile device causes IT headaches

mobile-love.jpgAs mobile workers develop strong preferences and become emotionally attached to their mobile devices, there's little doubt that the popularity of BYOD (Bring Your...

 

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Data Protection: Challenges of Data Protection in a “Cloudy” World

Join us along with the Taneja Group and other vendors on Jan 30, 2014 at 1pm ET / 11am PT

 

Leveraging the cloud for IT services and applications can significantly add value to...

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Data Protection: Real men don’t eat quiche. They TweetChat—about Backup & Recovery…

Next week on January 28th at 11 AM PDT our customers, partners, and Twitter followers—heck, even competitors…the more the merrier—will have the pleasure of being par...

 

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Data Protection: What’s new in Data Protector 8.1

2014 will be an exciting year for HP and data protection team. On November 21st we announced our Adaptive Backup and Recovery initiative that will deliver the world’s first s...

 

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Data Protection: Aren’t You Tired of Feeling “Stuck”…with Your Current Backup Solution?

Over the past holiday season, many of us were following a story south of the border, actually the southernmost point on Earth – Antarctica!

 

Fifty-two brave souls (the ship’s crew and scientists) stuck it out on their research ship as they waited for someone to save them from their situation. Rumor has it tha...

 

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Data Protection: HP Discover 2013 takes over Barcelona

Tuesday, December 10th marks the start of HP Discover 2013 in Barcelona, Spain.  It seems like just yesterday, that many of us were walking the same streets for VMWorld EMEA. As it is, the event is set to kick off in just 1 day an...

 

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Data Protection: How Reliable is Your Cloud Data Protection Provider? – Part 2

stephenablogpost.pngIn part 1 of this blog post , I talked about some important statistics you may want to know when evaluating a cloud data protection provider. I finally got around to publishing part 2 (my sincere apologies for the delay), and below I cover Security and Availa...

 

 

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  • With over 15 years’ experience in product marketing and sales with enterprise software companies, Becky brings considerable expertise to HP’s Information Archiving product marketing team. In her role, she is responsible for cultivating go-to-market strategy, messaging, and content. Becky enjoys working with clients, partners, and prospects to gain a better understanding of the information archiving needs, priorities, and issues affecting enterprises
  • Beth Demirjian leads HP Autonomy's digital strategy including search, social, mobile and email and has 15 years experience in enterprise software. She resides in San Diego, CA.
  • Chris Surdak is a Subject Matter Expert on Information Governance and eDiscovery for HP Autonomy. He has over 20 years of consulting and technology experience, and holds an MS from Wharton, a CISSP Master's Certificate from Villanova and a Juris Doctor from Taft Law School.
  • Claire Dominy is a Digital Marketing Manager at HP Autonomy and is currently based in Houston, TX.
  • Da Hye Huh serves as the Director of Product Marketing for Autonomy IDOL.
  • Dan Burke serves as a vice president of HP Software. He is in SME within Power and Emerging technologies, focused on HP Autonomy Explore and IDOL based solutions, such as multi-channel analytics and knowledge management.
  • David Brown is a Product Marketing Manager at HP Autonomy, where he leads product marketing for several of HP’s Information Governance solutions.
  • David Humphrey, CTO of Video Surveillance for HP Autonomy oversees operations for Video, pioneering intelligent video-analytic technologies for international installations. Mr Humphrey has over twenty years experience in advanced video-analytics, with seventeeen years on security applications, as a leading provider of security and surveillance solutions to defense agencies, governments and major corporations around the globe.
  • David Roy has over 27 years of experience in Software Engineering, with expertise in the areas of Digital Asset Management, Image Science and Image Processing. David led the HP MediaBin Development Team for over 15 years and now works in the HP Autonomy Professional Services group.
  • Dominic Brown is Vice President, Meaning Based Governance at Autonomy, Inc. At Autonomy, Brown employs his 15 years of legal and IT experience, along with Autonomy’s unique technology, to help organizations address challenges with eDiscovery, compliance, and records management.
  • Federico Grosso has over 15 years of international technology management experience and technology evangelization. Federico currently serves as HP´s Managing Director of HP Autonomy operations across Latin America. He is directly responsible for all aspects of HP Autonomy's business in the region and the positioning of the company´s innovation in the area of unstructured information.
  • Fernando Lucini has been with Autonomy since 2000 and serves as Chief Technology Officer. As Chief Technology Officer, based at Autonomy’s headquarters in Cambridge, UK, Mr Lucini is responsible for defining the overall technology vision and strategy for HP Autonomy including the long term product roadmap and evangelising to customers and to the rest of HP, overseeing and sponsoring some of the world’s largest and most complex information systems across a range of industries.
  • Gagan Bhatia serves as WW product marketing manager for Enterprise Data Protection software within HP Autonomy business unit. He has over 15 years of experience in developing and marketing enterprise software including archiving, data protection, and information management solutions. He is based in San Francisco Bay Area.
  • Gabriele Di Piazza is Vice President of Marketing Optimization for HP Autonomy. In this role, Gabriele leads a team responsible for the product marketing strategy and execution for a set of advanced marketing solutions. These include, digital experience management, web optimization, search engine marketing, rich media management, contact center management and marketing analytics.
  • George Tziahanas leads product management and strategy for HP Autonomy’s Legal and Compliance Portfolio, including its Compliant Archiving, eDiscovery, Legal Hold, and Supervision/Surveillance solutions. George also works closely with HP Autonomy financial services clients, overseeing deployment and ongoing management of solutions designed to meet regulatory requirements.
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  • Henry Eakland joined HP Autonomy in April 2012 and currently works as Director, Product Marketing focused on our Marketing Optimization solutions suite. He works out of our San Francisco, CA, office.
  • Ilan Gendellman serves as Director of Professional Services and leads the HP Autonomy’s Web Content Management Professional Services team in the Americas. Ilan and his team are working closely with HP customers to implement complex Digital Marketing solutions to drive Customers’ business goals. He is based in Atlanta, GA.
  • Su serves as Director of Product Marketing for HP Connected Backup and LiveVault, and has more than 20 years of experience in enterprise software including SaaS, data protection, and information management & governance. She is based in Northern California.
  • Jeff Veis is Vice President of Solution Marketing for HP Autonomy responsible globally for product, partner and field marketing initiatives. Jeff has been in the enterprise software industry for more than 20 years and has experience in marketing, strategy, sales, and partnerships. During his time at HP Autonomy, Jeff has founded the Liberty Alliance Project, a first-in-class standards organization with a global membership that provides a holistic approach to identity.
  • Jenny Ryan is a Director of Product Marketing at HP Autonomy. She’s devoted to helping brands learn to love their data, understand their audience, and effectively engage with audiences across all touchpoints.
  • Joe Garber is Vice President of Information Governance at HP Autonomy. In this role, he leads product messaging and go-to-market efforts for the organization’s eDiscovery, information archiving, and ECM market offerings. Garber has more than 10 years of experience in information governance and eDiscovery.
  • Joe has over 13 years of experience in technology marketing and is currently focused on the analytics solution portfolio. Prior to this role, he was responsible for product marketing of the enterprise application data management solution.
  • Delivering subject matter expertise in the area of financial services compliance and product marketing for HP’s eDiscovery and Supervision/Surveillance products. John has been a legal and compliance professional in the financial services industry for over 12 years. Prior to joining HP Autonomy, John was a compliance officer, auditor, and consultant for major banks, broker-dealers, investment banks, hedge funds, and asset management firms.
  • Kam has over 15 years' experience in marketing and technology, primarily involved in the marketing software industry. Prior to joining HP Autonomy, Kam worked at Yesmail Interactive, a leading email marketing technology provider, where he was responsible for product marketing, lead generation, and digital marketing. Kam also has extensive experience in WCM and Campaign Management & Analytics, having worked at Alterian (now part of SDL) on those product lines.
  • Luis Romero is a Senior Product Marketing Manager at HP Autonomy, where he leads product marketing for HP’s Information Archiving solutions. Luis has over 12 years of experience in enterprise software and information archiving.
  • Martin Cuéllar, Director of Product Marketing for HP Software, is a Subject Matter Expert within HP Autonomy Emerging Technologies. Martin’s career includes work with public sector, private sector, government, and non-profits implementing new analytics, CRM, ECM, and search solutions. He works with existing and new HP customers using Autonomy Explore Cloud for multi-channel analytics and social engagement.
  • Randy manages worldwide public relations, analyst relations, social media, and employee communications for HP Autonomy.
  • Scott speaks, blogs, writes articles and specializes in driving competitively differentiated integrations for storage and virtualization. VMware Certified Professional, recognized as a vExpert, VMWorld speaker, VMUG keynote speaker, and a contributing author of the book Virtualization Changes Everything.
  • Shabih Syed is a seasoned technologist possessing 9+ years in technology leading SaaS, mobile and consumer web development teams. He is currently serving as a Product Manager within the HP Autonomy Marketing Optimization organization and is the Agile Product Owner for the ongoing development of TeamSite.
  • Responsible for Cloud Server Data Protection products, including LiveVault and Data Protector. Based in Boston, MA. Twitter: @sraldous
  • Stephen Spellicy is known as a virtualization and data protection subject matter expert with 17+ years of experience in the technology industry. As the Director of Product Management for Data Protection within HP Software's Division, he manages a portfolio of software products that over 60k customers leverage worldwide. His expertise within the backup/recovery, storage, virtualization, and cloud technology areas have also gained him recognition with HP internally and externally, with many contributed articles published technology focused magazines & periodicals.
  • Sunil Menon is CTO and heads up Product Management for Marketing Optimization at HP Autonomy. Sunil has over 17 years of technical and business experience in the areas of Digital Marketing, Content Management, Marketing Automation and Marketing Optimization. In his current role, Sunil leads Product Management and Strategy for HP Autonomy's Marketing Optimization portfolio covering web experience management, digital marketing, optimization, marketing analytics and contact center solutions.
  • Wendy Lee is a Sr. Product Marketing Manager at HP Autonomy, where she leads the product marketing efforts of the Unified Information Access offering. Prior to joining Autonomy, Wendy worked at a mobile startup where she was responsible for high ROI marketing programs across advanced mobile analytics, behavioral targeting, and marketing attribution analytics solutions. Wendy also worked at Acxiom where she gained extensive experience in digital marketing.
  • Will is responsible for providing expertise in multichannel customer engagement. Will works with leading companies to help them better understand customer interactions across multiple channels, and, by applying HP Autonomy technology to their customer data, derive actionable insights that deliver measurable ROI.
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