Month: March 2015

ESG Blog: “Why Google Cloud Storage Nearline is Super Interesting for Data Protection”

Click here to download this blog. ESG Blog Why Google Cloud Storage Nearline is Super Interesting for Data Protection By Jason Buffington, Senior Analyst Enterprise Strategy Group March 2015 [divider] Why Google Cloud Storage Nearline is Super Interesting for Data Protection Posted: March 20, 2015 / By:  Jason Buffington / Tags: data protection, cloud-backup You can’t have a conversation about IT transformation or data protection modernization that doesn’t include “the… Read more »

451 Research: “Geminare integrates DRaaS suite with Google Cloud Platform”

Find the full report on Tier1’s research site Geminare integrates DRaaS suite with Google Cloud Platform As the company continues to build out its partner ecosystem through API integration, joint sales and marketing and a white-label program, its new strategic collaboration with Google will enable service-provider partners to provide DRaaS directly on Google Cloud Platform with single-click deployment. by Agatha Poon March 19, 2015

Gartner Fast Track Report: With Nearline, Google Becomes a Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery Provider

Summary With its new cloud storage offering, Google intends to compete in the cloud-based recovery and data archival markets. IT leaders should consider Nearline if they want lower-cost DRaaS without compromising quality of service. News Analysis Event On 11 March 2015, Google publicly announced Google Cloud Storage (GCS) Nearline, a new, relatively low-cost storage service with low storage access time. One of the service’s key target markets is enterprise disaster… Read more »

451 Research: “Google puts the heat on Amazon Glacier with Google Cloud Storage Nearline”

Find the full report on Tier1’s research site Google puts the heat on Amazon Glacier with Google Cloud Storage Nearline Google recently launched the Google Cloud Storage (GCS) Nearline service, which is priced at $0.01 per GB per month. Use cases include archiving, backup and disaster recovery. The company claims restore times of two to five seconds, which is an order of magnitude faster than Amazon’s Glacier access times of… Read more »

We welcome Google and the next evolutionary step in DRaaS

By Joshua Geist, CEO Geminare This is not about a simple collaboration announcement. Today we welcome Google and usher in the next evolutionary step in DRaaS. Less than a year ago I penned a blog entitled, “RaaS, say hello to the Public Cloud,” wherein I predicted that based on two emerging trends (1. plummeting Cloud prices and 2. increasing business acceptance of the public Cloud as viable), RaaS solutions would… Read more »