• December 14, 2019

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 […]

Rocket.Build 2019: Disruptive user experiences

When we disrupt, we choose to uproot how we think, behave, and do business. “Disruption,” as it applies to technology, can also signify rapid evolution—changing our business by deconstructing current processes and creating new, more efficient, and more valuable technologies all at once.  At Rocket, we’re so focused on creating efficient, valuable modern technologies that we’ve made […]

The parallel between software design and music

As an aspiring jazz guitarist with a lot of musician friends in the software industry (including many at Rocket), I often reflect on the parallels between software design/development and music. For example: how the “workflow” of product design should be harmonious and keep a relationship “to the tonic,” i.e. the objective of the tool or […]

How much importance do you place on your OS?

A few months ago, I ended up installing Linux on a few of my computers, leaving Windows on the others. This isn’t the first time, either, having tried various distributions of Linux time and time again since about 2007. Each time, I’d learn a bit more about the particulars of the OS as someone must […]

Live from IBM Insight2015: Six tips for good mobile app design

This week at IBM’s Insight2015 conference I have attended a few sessions, generally focusing on mobile and Internet of Things. The mobile sessions have sparked my interest in regards to what goes into a successful mobile app. I’ve seen numbers stated such as that 2/3rds of mobile apps fail to meet their goal, whether it […]

What is software usability?

Usability is a controlled aspect of User Experience design that ensures the end-user doesn’t strain or encounter problems with the use of a product or website’s user interface. A user experience designer can control accessibility, user interface, information architecture and usability to suit the uncontrolled aspects like goals, user lifestyle and habits. UX design uses […]