The challenge in making your unstructured data sexy lies in how you manage it. In this article, we will share the Headwaters Group approach to managing unstructured data in a way that reduces the cost of storing and protecting
This is the second part of a three-part series in which we will discuss the “mechanics” of data migration. First, we will cover the host-based approach and give you three things to consider when pondering this option. Second, we’ll cover an appliance-based data migration technique, focusing on the Data Migration Server (DMS) from Cirrus Data Solutions.
Optimization and Modernization Using On-Premises Storage-as-a-Service
|Company Type:||Private >325MM|
|Company Size:||5001-10,000 Employees|
Project Type: EMC/HP Data Migration, Enterprise Storage
|Industry:||Financial Services, Investment Banking, & Asset Management|
|Company Type:||Publicly Traded, Revenue > $550 Million|
|Company Size:||Approx 47,000 Employees|
|Location:||New York, New York - United States Headquarters|
Use Data-as-a-Service To Simplify Your DevOps:
IT managers and engineers alike know all too well the expense, complexity and time-consuming nature of building and maintaining suitable Test/Dev environments. Even simple, virtualized environments can be costly to maintain. We accept this as a necessary reality in order to provide the stable, accurate, and efficient infrastructure our user communities require. We know that we must invest the significant resources of both hardware and personnel to accomplish this inescapable operation.
Data Migration: Failing to Plan is Planning to Fail [Step-By-Step Guide]
So, you’ve purchased a shiny new data storage array, and you’re now faced with the often-times daunting task of moving your data and servers from the old to the new array with the least disruption possible. Compounding the problem, data migrations are typically high-profile, high-visibility projects with “C-level” interest due to the risk involved and the sensitivity to the business application owners and end-users, even more so when there are revenue generating and budget concerns.
Buying New Storage or Planning the Migration – Which comes first?
It’s a Chicken or Egg thing! Having delivered hundreds of successful data migration projects, Headwaters Group has seen first hand that when a company spends all of it's budget on hardware and doesn’t leave any for the data migration services, it results in delays and increased project risk.
As a primer to our upcoming blog series on data migration, we wanted to point out one important item that sometimes falls through the cracks when budgeting during the storage refresh cycle - remembering to allocate funding for data migration professional services post hardware acquisition.
Atlanta, GA, March 16, 2017 – Headwaters Group, an IT professional services and managed services provider, has been named a Cirrus Data Solutions (CDS) Qualified Services Partner. As a CDS services partner, Headwaters Group is now fully trained on the Data Migration Server (DMS) and approved by CDS to provide data migration services using CDS’s platform.
What if you could save 50% annually on your DR program costs by taking advantage of new data-virtualization and cloud-based technologies?
In the next installment of our "In The Trenches" series, I thought we could spend some time discussing how DR has changed dramatically for the better over the last few years.
Project Type: Storage Migration and Refresh
|Company Type:||National Non-Profit Organization|
|Company Size:||Medium Sized Headquarters with Several Locations|