Database Snapshots within Dell EMC Unity & SC Series Storage

Most organizations database applications are the most critical data in the organization.  Protecting those databases with database snapshots provide a mechanism to meet the Recovery Point Objectives (RPO) and Recovery Time Objectives  (RTO) requirements these organizations need.  While database snapshots are only part of a data protection strategy, they are useful in solving a variety …

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Dell EMC OpenManage Enterprise to Increase Productivity

OpenManage Server

Last week we had the opportunity to attend Dell Technologies World in Las Vegas. In addition to the fantastic networking opportunities and hands-on technical training, we were able to participate in training sessions led by industry experts. Dell Technologies OpenManage Enterprise was one session that caught our attention. We learned that while many customers use …

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The Return of Nearline Storage – Dell EMC Unity

Cloud Tiering Appliance

A Little History Hierarchical Storage Management or HSM is an architecture focused on placing the right data on the right storage for the right price.  This solution decades ago was often called “Nearline” because data was all online but not on the same type of media.  By using a Nearline or HSM approach organizations could …

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Dell Technologies World 2019

A great day 1 in the books from Dell Technologies world in Las Vegas! The day was filled with training sessions, huge announcements from Dell EMC, and incredibly knowledgeable industry professionals that we had the opportunity to connect with. The two main goals at Dell Technologies World for us are to always: Learn a lot …

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Dell EMC Unity Storage – Test Drive Recap

This past week we had the privilege of attending a Dell EMC Unity Test Drive at the Dell EMC office in Warren, NJ. For those that aren’t familiar with these test drives, they enable customers to get a hands on experience with a variety of different products. This technical deep dive is a great tool …

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Dell EMC Unity All Flash Array Storage Sizing

The Dell EMC Unity Storage array has many factors to consider when sizing the solution. Today we dive into the innovative Dell EMC Unity Storage solution and help you determine what you need to size the Dell EMC Unity array appropriately. We’ll talk about how to calculate capacity using a Unity feature called ‘Dynamic Pools,’ …

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VirtuIT Takes On GMIS To Discuss IT Solutions For Public Sector

The VirtuIT Systems team headed down to Somerset, NJ to participate in the GMIS (Government, Management, Information, & Sciences) 2019 Conference. We’ve attended this conference for the last two years and always enjoy the event discussing industry trends and challenges in the public sector. Having the opportunity to network with IT public sector professionals is …

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Check Out This Demo On The Dell EMC Integrated Data Protection Appliance (IDPA)

The Integrated Data Protection Appliance (IDPA) is a converged solution that offers complete backup, replication, recovery, deduplication, instant access and restore—plus, cloud extensibility with disaster recovery and long-term retention to the cloud—all in a single appliance—for 10X faster deployment and a lower cost-to-protect than other solutions. IDPA combines Dell EMC Avamar, Data Domain, Data Protection …

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