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What You Need to Know About Migrating to a CJIS Compliant Cloud

CJIS is a policy that enables government agencies to evaluate their own Procedures, Networks and Cloud providers. For secure Cloud Storage, Amazon Web Services (AWS) signed the contract to run CJIS workload in the AWS Cloud.

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What you should know before moving Disaster Recovery to the cloud

Why are enterprises, small businesses and even domestic users employing disaster recovery appliances and services? Cloud disaster recovery (DR) ensures high availability of the data, continuous flow of the process and provides a reliable recovery and failover

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Comparing Hadoop and SQL

Contact REQUESTDEMO Comparing Hadoop and SQL 26 July, 2017 If you have been familiar to working with conventional SQL-databases, hearing someone talk about Hadoop can sound like a crazy mess. In this blog, we are going to try and simplify three of the many differences...
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Increased Natural Disasters: A Dire Need for Data Protection and Disaster Recovery

We live in a truly digital age where records and information of all kinds are no longer kept in labeled boxes and vaults or stuffy basements. Information has become ever important. It can be readily used to derive great benefits for the owner of the valuable information.

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Bad Rabbit: A New Ransomware Attack Hits USA and Europe

A new Ransomware sample called Bad Rabbit hit Russia, Turkey, Ukraine, Bulgaria, USA, Germany, and Japan on October 24, 2017. Among all of the countries, Russia and Ukraine were hit the most as the infection started through some hacked Russian news website. Russian Media agencies and Transportation organizations in Ukraine were among the first one to get infected.

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Archiving Veeam Backups in Amazon Glacier

The advantage of storing data in Amazon Glacier is its low cost. And although Amazon glacier is designed for cold data with scarce chance of being recovered, the real challenge is to manage information and maintain the management process.

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Why utilize more than one solution for cloud backup?

Enterprise may rely heavily on a single cloud but if anything happens to that cloud, they’re basically doomed. This is one of the prime, but not the only, reasons to acquire more than one cloud. Effective backup plans include more than one ways to ensure your data is never lost.

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Virtualization Containers and how they compare to Virtual Machines

In the world of technology, IT pros need to customize technology solutions to meet their physical and virtual infrastructure needs. Various industries and firms are using systematically important workloads. Increased daily data generation is leading the world to innovation with automated disaster recovery and data protection of the highest stature.

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Cloud Storage Solutions for Life Sciences Research

Life sciences are making the world a better place by invoking research every day which tackles the up and coming problems. The ability to analyze, explore and share tremendous volumes of scientific data is critical for research, discoveries and collaborations worldwide. Cloud storage is helping in readily attaining this ability.

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Enterprise Storage Optimization with The StoneFly CacheCloud Storage Appliance

Everyone is exploring cloud for its utilization and benefits. Enterprises can use cloud-based services for multiple purposes and increase their productivity, add value to their data all while protecting and making it recoverable and highly available. The StoneFly CacheCloud Storage Gateway Appliances facilitate efficient data backup on-premises and in the cloud using advanced technology and customer oriented services.

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Cloud Cyber Security to Keep a Threat Free Corporate Environment

Increased data generation is resulting in greater problems in the corporate environment of an organization. Authorship attribution for crimes and cyber-attacks is becoming a major problem for all law enforcement agencies. Governments around the globe have taken decisions regarding cyberspace in their hands; making regulations to force companies and organizations to protect their systems.

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Bad Rabbit: A New Ransomware Attack Hits USA and Europe

A new Ransomware sample called Bad Rabbit hit Russia, Turkey, Ukraine, Bulgaria, USA, Germany, and Japan on October 24, 2017. Among all of the countries, Russia and Ukraine were hit the most as the infection started through some hacked Russian news website. Russian Media agencies and Transportation organizations in Ukraine were among the first one to get infected.

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Transform your Data Center with the StoneFly DR365VS & Veeam

Backup and disaster recovery are essential for operational security of any enterprise. The StoneFly appliances and services are compliant with all industry regulations while Veeam is continuously being employed by enterprises around the globe. The combination of the two yields effective solutions for backup and disaster recovery.

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Difference between Backup and Archiving

In the past, protection and retention were handled by copying data to tape, but the improving economics of disk storage and emergence of backup solutions create new options. Both Backup and archiving are complementary workloads that are part of an overall data protection strategy. However, there are several business value distinctions between the two…

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Maximize your Data Protection with the 3-2-1 Backup Rule

Loss of data has direct impact on business. In this Modern World, technology is constantly changing and bigger, faster and better ways are introduced for storing data, but the 3-2-1 backup rule has remained the same. This gold rule withstood the test of time and applies everywhere from data stored on physical hardware or virtual machine or on the service provider’s infrastructure…

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How Cloud Storage Helps in Providing Greater Cyber Security

Big data, internet of things and artificial intelligence have changed the way that the world now works. The large amount of data generated each day is now not limited to being stored on physical storage, but demands for cloud storage are becoming ever important; the time of cloud based solutions is upon us.

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Overcome Lock-in Limitations with StoneFly’s Multi-cloud Services

Vendor lock-in is a strategy used by major solution providers. If you want your backup and Disaster recovery plan to be comprehensive, you simply cannot make do with the list of options available to you by a specific vendor. Lock-in happens to be a major hurdle for enterprises in the acquisition of a comprehensive backup and DR solution.

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Internet of Things, Big Data and Scale-Out NAS

In today’s world the use of data has become ever important with greater and greater technology being used to bring meaning to every industry. Massive amounts of data are being generated from billions of users around the internet. The amount of devices connected over the internet has already surpassed the number of humans alive.

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Office 365 Backup & Disaster Recovery: Challenges and Solutions

Communication is a key element of operation for enterprises. Office 365 is a mainstream email service provider. It is necessary to ensure that all elements of office 365 are secure, backed up and recoverable. However, Microsoft does not offer any such service. Therefore, enterprises must reach out to other reliable third party service providers who can facilitate in this regard.

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Why Move Your Company’s Storage to the Cloud?

The dominance of Amazon in the cloud market for several years has given it unmatchable importance. So much so, it had become synonymous with the term “Private Cloud”. StoneFly Cloud Connect to Amazon Web Services has further helped make progress towards increased cloud adoption by users. Cloud services have become an integral part of companies’ business strategy.

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Cloud Backup and replication for Hyper-V Environments

Backup and disaster recovery are essential for enterprises around the globe because these services ensure data availability and recoverability. However, data security and protection is even more significant and comparison. Only the combination of efficient data security with backup and recovery can ensure a promising future for an enterprise.

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Veeam Cloud Connect in Amazon AWS: Services of the Cloud

Veeam Cloud Connect in Amazon AWS provides customers with cloud backup services which resolve the problems customers are faced with. The Veeam cloud connect provides a turnkey-solution to customers who are looking to secure their on-premise data. It can now be secured to the numerous locations provided by Amazon AWS.

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Amazon Macie: Artificial Intelligence for Efficient Data Security

Recent studies indicated that over 60,000 sensitive files of the government had public access due to incorrect classification and access management control. This revelation prompted the realization that classification and management of access to files is crucial for privacy purposes. Manual classification of sensitive data has the tendency to permit mistakes and in turn data leaks.

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Data Backup and Disaster Recovery with AWS

Global natural and manmade disasters are threatening the workflow of each and every organization. Business continuity has become ever important in the world of disasters. Organizations are looking for disaster recovery solutions which use advanced technologies to ensure they are having the best disaster recovery services available.

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Tools of Protection from Ransomware

Greater data usage has increased the importance of data protection around the globe. Hackers have set their minds on valuable information which can impact the relations of the world in context of the global economy. Hacking tools are being devised every day to get the precious information of huge organizations.

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StoneFly Cloud Connect for Backup and Replication to Amazon Glacier

Enterprises have to archive data due to compliance reasons and future reference. Using traditional means of storage or high access frequency storage tiers makes archiving expensive. Amazon Glacier enables enterprises to attend to their archiving requirements without having to worry about cost efficiency, data recovery or availability.

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Why Storage Companies Are Partnering with StoneFly for Cloud Storage

Cloud has been developed over the period of time to avoid putting the users in hassle. It is a kind of an Internet-Based-Service offered on demand to users. These users are looking to avoid implementation details or maintenance. Cloud storage goes on to provide a service model in which data is maintained, managed and backed up remotely. It is then made available to users over a network.

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PACS Storage: Addressing the Healthcare Industry File Growth Challenge

Taking care of loads of populations, providers of medical services offer extensive medical services throughout the world. The services of these facilities are increasing by the second as more and more patients and practitioners join the mix every day. The Cardiology programs at these facilities see more and more people every day which has resulted in greater images and data being generated…

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Best Backup Appliances for Small Business and Enterprise

backup appliances enable you to restore individual files, data or entire volumes from any point in time. The backup images created can be mounted as a drive. You can even restore a single file from a specific instance in time. When you acquire VMware and Hyper-V licenses, you automatically get specialized backup agents…

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Comparing Hadoop and SQL

Contact REQUESTDEMO Comparing Hadoop and SQL 26 July, 2017 If you have been familiar to working with conventional SQL-databases, hearing someone talk about Hadoop can sound like a crazy mess. In this blog, we are going to try and simplify three of the many differences...

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Cloud Data Protection for VMware Environments

An organization’s data protection and disaster recovery (DR) strategy often consists of many disparate recovery and backup “solutions,” which may or may not be compatible with each other. As a result workloads are often isolated and it becomes difficult to be migrated across systems and geographies, leaving organizations at risk of failing to meet data security needs and losing business continuity…

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Why FedRAMP is Important?

The Federal Risk & Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) is a government-wide program that provides a standardized-approach to continuous monitoring, authorization and security assessment for cloud services and products. This allows Cloud Security Solutions to be assessed and that assessment can be used across multiple organizations…

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Ransomware is dangerous; but StoneFly has your ‘Back’

Ransomware has become a serious epidemic affecting businesses of all shapes and sizes. Protecting your business is a serious ‘business’ now, more than ever before. According to a U.S interagency report, there have been 4000 daily ransomware attacks since 2016. The increase is not limited to just the number; the attack continues to become more lucrative and more sophisticated…

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Understanding The StoneFly Cloud Service Models

Cloud service models are essentially a set of IT-related services offered by a cloud Provider to provide IT resource to a consumer. Many cloud Service-Providers offer a wide spectrum of cloud services such as Storage, Content Management, CRM, Social Computing and Collaboration and much more.

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StoneFly and Big Data Solutions for the Internet of Things

Internet connected devices that make the Internet of Things accumulate petabytes of data. There is more data to store from user smartphones such as images and videos or log file data captured from millions of sensors. As a result, datacenters get all this information and the question becomes: How do they store all this data in a scalable architecture?

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Microsoft Azure cloud and StoneFly Cloud Storage

Contact REQUESTDEMO Microsoft Azure cloud and StoneFly Cloud Storage 24 FEBRUARY, 2017 There’s a lot to think about, when we talk about running applications on the internet. We need to think about the operating system we’re going to use and how to keep...

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What is Microsoft Azure Cloud Storage

Contact REQUESTDEMO What is Microsoft Azure Cloud Storage 23 FEBRUARY, 2017 Microsoft Azure Cloud consists of three main components. The first is something called the fabric. The fabric is the abstract set of compute resources in the data center. Inside are many...

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What is an Azure Stack instance or installation?

Contact REQUESTDEMO What is an Azure Stack instance or installation? 16 FEBRUARY, 2017 If we refer back to the ARM instance, we have a single ARM instance that manages, or essentially is that portal for the instance of Azure-Stack. Then you can have 1 or more regions...

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Overview of the Azure Cloud Stack Architecture

Contact REQUESTDEMO Overview of the Azure Cloud Stack Architecture 16 FEBRBUARY, 2017 Below we can see the classic diagram of the azure stack architecture. We have the ARM, the PR and the infrastructure control layers. Let’s take a look at the functionality of each...

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Life Cycle of The Azure Stack Integrated System

Contact REQUESTDEMO Life Cycle of the Azure Stack Integrated System 15 FEBRUARY, 2017 There’s a variety of reasons why you want to have the full ecosystem in place for Azure Stack in your data center. It’s not just a software solution but it’s also a...

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Internet Networking Problems

Contact REQUESTDEMO Internet Networking Problems 10 FEBUARY, 2017 Today’s internet is experiencing considerable problems and growing pains and it’s worth bearing some of these in mind and thinking about them, as many of them give rise to interesting...

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Deep Dive in Virtualization

Contact REQUESTDEMO Deep Dive in Virtualization 10 FEBRURAY, 2017 One idea for the virtualization framework is what is called Full Virtualization. In full virtualization the idea is to leave the operating system pretty much untouched so you can run the unchanged...

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How and What to move to the cloud

Contact REQUESTDEMO How and What to move to the cloud 9 FEBRUARY, 2017 Imagine you are the IT professional. You keep your organization’s machines running. Every bite and bit of data, every key element depends on you. Sure to the inexpert eye you might just fix the...

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Five Stages of Security for Incident Response

Contact REQUESTDEMO Five Stages of Security for Incident Response 3 FEBUARY, 2017 How many of you have a really strong security program where you have security incident response and things like that going? How many of you are still using the help desk to let you know...

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Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) at a Glance

Contact REQUESTDEMO Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) at a Glance 30 JANUARY, 2017 You have production datacenters, you have a number of servers that are direct or network attached as primary storage.  You need to have disaster recovery plan. You would do this...

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Ceph Storage for Object Storage Workloads

Contact REQUESTDEMO Ceph Storage for Object Storage Workloads 20 JANUARY, 2017 This is the story of data. It takes place in a mobile world that is growing every day. Where the demands for larger file sizes and greater file quantity are constantly increasing....

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Containers Made Easy

Contact REQUESTDEMO Containers Made Easy 27 December, 2016 About a decade ago and it’s still true for many applications being deployed today, Apps were usually monolithic, they were contained in one large blob of binaries and libraries, they were usually built...

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