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Silverstring take on Cloud Object Storage

Posted by Alistair Mackenzie on 21-Aug-2016 19:38:07

Topics: Cloud, Data Protection, cleversafe, cloud object storage

At a roundtable event earlier this summer, a group of IBM business partners, including Silverstring's CEO gathered to discuss the key trends and challenges facing their industries and their customers.

 

One of the key disruptors in all industries is data growing exponentially at an accelerated pace. Questions of how you store and access data and move and share information are also becoming critical in the world of globalization. 

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Logistics provider replaces obsolete solution with Predatar

Posted by Alistair Mackenzie on 01-Aug-2016 12:44:40

Topics: Data Protection, Predatar

Wincanton is a leading third party logistics and supply chain provider with over 200 sites and a fleet of 3,600 vehicles operating across the UK and Ireland. 

Headquartered in Chippenham, Wincanton’s services cover the full spectrum of supply chain activities and are tailored to fit the individual needs of each of their clients, with technology being a key differentiator in the value proposition

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Instant data protection compliance for IBM Spectrum Protect - Predatar version 9.2

Posted by Alistair Mackenzie on 15-Jul-2016 10:57:13

Topics: Data Protection, MSPs, Spectrum Protect, Predatar, Formula One, Compliance, Service Provider

Last weekend I had the privilege of attending the British Grand Prix at Silverstone, courtesy of Red Bull Racing. I got a chance to see up close how the Red Bull team go about their business. On race day they managed to split the two Mercedes drivers with Max Verstappen getting 2nd place ahead of the penalised Nico Rosberg.

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Don’t fight the agile digital disruption, capitalise on it!

Posted by Joe Mayhew on 01-Jul-2016 16:00:00

Topics: Data Protection, Predatar, digital disruption

Well, you could fight it, but it would be a waste of time and wouldn’t get you brownie points when asked to deliver greater value with lower costs.

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New release helps IBM unlock the cloud for next generation data protection

Posted by Alistair Mackenzie on 20-Jun-2016 12:28:17

Topics: Cloud, IBM, Predatar

The latest release of Spectrum Protect positions IBM & Silverstring as leaders in complete data backup, archiving and IT resiliency. When combined with other technologies in the stable such as Cleversafe Object storage, Cloud and the Predatar platform for data protection, the options for managing the data of enterprise accounts now match the modern challenges they face. When considered as a complete data protection solution, there are no other vendors that can deliver the business benefits of the Silverstring / IBM value proposition.

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Predatar APIs deliver next generation platform for service providers

Posted by Alistair Mackenzie on 03-Jun-2016 17:11:03

Topics: Features, Cloud, Predatar, apis

Management gurus like Tom Peters have long advised companies to focus on what they do best and outsource the rest. As a result enterprises are increasingly turning to specialist service providers to take care of the mundane tasks such as backup administration. The competition among MSPs to win this business is driving them to up their game and some are turning to APIs to give them an edge.

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Qualifying Cleversafe

Posted by Thomas Cowley on 20-May-2016 18:57:29

Topics: Features, Cloud, Predatar, cleversafe

One of the much-vaunted acquisitions made by IBM recently has been Cleversafe, an exceptionally strong contender in the large volume data storage space. We covered the mechanics of the solution on another blog here; and our technical team view it as a great solution, but there are some searching questions we need to ask when thinking about whether Cleversafe is the right fit for your business.

 

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What I learnt from a day at Red Bull Racing

Posted by Chloe Craughan on 29-Apr-2016 17:01:02

Topics: Features, Cloud, Flash, Events, Predatar

Yesterday Silverstring hosted their first customer event of the year at Red Bull Racing in Milton Keynes.  Why there I hear you ask? 

 

 

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Flape and Floud.....Huh?

Posted by Thomas Cowley on 15-Apr-2016 16:30:00

Topics: Features, Cloud, Flash, flash storage, Predatar

It’s been a few weeks since we’ve dug around storage technologies on this blog, so it seems a reasonable point to discuss two of the strangest terms bandied about in the storage world over the past year, or so.


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Spectrum Protect V7.1.5 - exciting new features

Posted by Dave White on 01-Apr-2016 17:25:30

It still remains to be seen how successful the re-branding of TSM and the other storage products within the ‘Spectrum’ range will be. Here at Silverstring, we reckon it will be a while before we stop saying TSM. However, looking on the brightside, when undergoing a rebrand last year at least IBM didn’t consult the good people of the internet to ‘crowdsource’ a name for the product, unlike the Natural Environment Research Council recently did for their lovely new £200 million polar research vessel. (More info on that here.)


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