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De-risking your DR

GUEST BLOG by Shea Long, Senior Vice President, Products | TierPoint Managing DR through a Software-Defined DRaaS Program Common sense would lead us to believe that implementing a Disaster Recovery program should reduce the risk within your environment. For the past 20+ years, as traditional DR technologies

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DRaaS becomes mainstream and looks to OpenStack and hybrid deployments for growth

By Joshua Geist, CEO Geminare Earlier this year Gartner released the very first Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) Magic Quadrant, signaling both the importance of DRaaS and the increased demand from the enterprise and mid-market customers. While the publication of the inaugural Gartner DRaaS Magic Quadrant

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Nobody Ever Got Fired For Buying … Based on Gartner Magic Quadrants

By Joshua Geist, CEO Geminare For many years, “Nobody ever got fired for buying IBM” was a well recognized truism in the technology industry. Times change, and while IBM remains a respected company, they are far from being the only game in town when it comes to

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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

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Microsoft Acquisition Signals Dawn of a New Era for RaaS

By Joshua Geist, CEO Geminare Microsoft recently announced its acquisition of InMage, a San Jose-based business continuity vendor whose technology is used by numerous partners, including SunGard and Hitachi, as a component of their disaster recovery service offerings. Read the Microsoft announcement here. The core offering from

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RaaS, say hello to the Public Cloud

Those familiar with the Recovery as a Service (RaaS) industry know that there are typically three different use-case scenarios that characterize the market today: 1.  Medium and Enterprise customers that leverage a mixture of private, hybrid, and value-added services which are brought to market by established service

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Recovery as a Service—Earning its Very Own Gartner Magic Quadrant in Only 4 Short Years

By Joshua Geist, CEO Geminare In June 2010 I posted a blog article entitled “The Birth of RaaS,” in which I talked about Recovery as a Service (at that time a new “as a service” delivery model) gaining market momentum with the arrival of the broader Cloud

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