See Why Ultra Petroleum Chose Datrium DRaaS with VMware Cloud on AWS for Backup and Disaster Recovery

Posted by: Ankur Agarwal

Ultra Petroleum Corp. is an independent exploration and production company focused on developing its long-life natural gas reserves in the Green River Basin of Wyoming, and its headquarters are in Englewood, Colorado. The company needed to slash IT costs and improve backup and DR without sacrificing performance or overburdening IT staff. Ultra Petroleum wanted to find a backup and DR model that fit its business model.

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3 Numbers That Convinced Me Ransomware Is a Real Threat

Posted by: Ankur Agarwal

When you read the news on any given day, you see the latest victim of ransomware – from hospitals to hearing aid manufacturers to state and local governments. There are three recent ransomware statistics that really jarred me, and I think it’s time to shine a spotlight on this threat. Individually, these stats are eye-opening. Collectively, they’re an emergency alarm. In this blog post series, I’ll delve into ransomware from several perspectives.

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Unicorn in the Making: Datrium – Sramana Mitra Interview

Posted by: Kristin Brennan

Recently, Sramana Mitra interviewed Sazzala Reddy, our CTO and Co-Founder, about how very well Datrium is executing in the cloud-based disaster recovery space. Sramana is the founder of One Million by One Million, a virtual accelerator for entrepreneurs. The Q&A covers Sazzala's background as well as Datrium's startup years and vision to help companies reduce costs and improve performance while building their DR strategies.

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Backup is Useless; DR is Priceless

Posted by: Sazzala Reddy

Purpose-built backup systems are useless for the modern world because backup products aren't designed for rapid mass recovery. When you're under stress during a disaster, you really need a one-click DR strategy to fail over your entire data center – instantly, with total confidence. We have deep modern tech, which makes that possible. See how we make your DR easy, fast, and cost-effective.

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Looking Back at 2019 – Top 5 Blog Posts

Posted by: Kristin Brennan

In 2019, we brought you disaggregated HCI with DVX, DRaaS to fight ransomware and natural disasters, and shared our vision of how data management will be handled efficiently and at lower costs. Enterprises can now use the public cloud for failproof on-demand DR with VMware Cloud on AWS for all VMware workloads running in the cloud and on premises. ICYMI, here are our top 5 blog posts that describe how you can take advantage of these products in your data centers.

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VMUGs and DR and Noise-Canceling Headphones, Oh My!

Posted by: Ankur Agarwal

We exhibited at VMUG's Virtual Event on 12/5/19. Lots of folks dropped in to ask questions, download content, and hear about Datrium on-demand DRaaS. To make it fun, we gave folks a few challenges, including submitting questions. Check out the lively Q&A session. Our Field CTO, Andre Leibovici, spoke about how we help companies recover from ransomware. Don't miss the replay.

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Disaster Recovery Use Case #4 – Natural Disasters

Posted by: Andre Leibovici

In the case of natural disasters, the most common use case is a preemptive data center migration. Natural disasters that destroy data centers are also plausible. One of Datrium’s customers was affected by the Sonoma County wildfires in 2017. Because of his careful planning, he was able to transition his workloads safely to his DR target site and then back to production. Learn more about how we can help you create an on-demand DR strategy and reduce your costs.

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AWS Redshift: Lessons Everyone Is About to Learn

Posted by: Sazzala Reddy

Redshift’s 2-layer filesystem design is the harbinger of how future storage-related products are going to be designed in the cloud. The new design was announced at re:Invent 2019. It's not just cool technology; it solves a real business problem. In the real world, the common conundrum is: “I have lots of data, and a lot of historical data as well, and I want to keep all of it because my data has insights that benefit my business. So, I want cheap and deep storage, but yet I want high performance when I run queries on that data.” Cheap-n-Deep and High Performance are like water and oil. In the cloud world, there is a way to solve this problem elegantly. Let’s see how.

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