• August 12, 2020

Legendary Help: Delivering clean drinking water to millions

Clean drinking water should be an essential human right. Unfortunately, delivering it to millions of homes and businesses can be a daunting task. When this is your responsibility, you need to ensure that your services are available 24/7. This means ensuring that your infrastructure and technology are reliable, no matter the number of people you […]

A new look lets you look deeper into your backups: Rocket Servergraph 9.2 now available!

Rocket Servergraph is our flagship data protection and storage monitoring/capacity planning solution. It was built on the simple idea that storage and backup admins (and their internal customers) should have access to whatever level of detail they need when it comes to monitoring and reporting on their environments. The primary function of Servergraph is the […]

When Was Your Last SAVSECDTA, SAVSYS, SAVCFG? And Where Are They?

Editor’s note: This blog was previously published on SecureMyi.com and in the SecureMyi Security newsletter. Backup and Recovery is an area that is critical to the security and integrity of our systems. If someone accidentally wipes out a file, or in the event of a large-scale disaster, it’s critical we have all of the pieces […]

Servergraph Backup Hogs

Stop your backup environment from turning into a barnyard

We hear it from IT and Infrastructure Directors around the world—backup environments are getting harder to manage. And while most of you aren’t managing the backup processes directly, you’re being forced to do more with less. That often means that departing staff aren’t replaced quickly (or at all). It means your IT budget is shrinking […]

Tired Backup Admin

Four tips for dealing with challenging backup environments

It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say that Backup Administrators (along with Network and Systems Admins) are the unsung heroes of the IT world. Whether it’s finding new ways to get more out of existing hardware, making sure critical business data stays secure and up-to-date, or keeping the auditors happy, they help keep everything humming […]

MIrroring

Understanding HDS Replication with TrueCopy and Universal Replicator

When I started working with modern HDS storage systems such as the VSP and HUSVM, I became familiar with the remote replication abilities present on these systems. Similar to my last entry on NetApp’s SnapMirror and SnapVault replication abilities, HDS storage has a few choices for remote replication that go by different names. In particular, […]

Arkivio Autostor Dashboard

Rocket Arkivio Autostor Expands on Leading Platform Support and Ergonomics

Cold data (data that hasn’t been accessed by end users or applications for over 6 months) is a silent killer of IT budgets leaking dollars in the form of unneeded capacity purchases, expanded backup requirements, failed restores, too long a time to server recovery, and regulatory and legal overhead. Continuing to talk to potential customers […]

Option 94 – Working with Jobs by Group

Did you know that there is a new method in iCluster to enable you to see all the jobs that are running in the XDMCLUSTER subsystem for a particular group only? If you are running iCluster 7.1 TR1 or later, you can use Option 94 next to the group in the Primary and Backup Status […]