Getting backup jobs done are not a warranty you are fully protected

Would you go home to sleep confident without knowing that your data is backed up? Would you go home to sleep confident without knowing that your data is fully restorable? You wouldn’t, because you can’t know if your data will be fully restored until you have already tested it. You might have an evidence of your backup, but this is not warranty you can already restore it 100% to the most updated version. Evidence of … Continue reading Getting backup jobs done are not a warranty you are fully protected

Snapshots are breaking bad into data protection strategies

Let’s stop writing about cloud for a moment and let’s go to the basic. As I’ve mentioned before, we can say Backup is the most challenged operation in any organization but then let me ask you: How is your current backup process? Are you happy with it? Probably you aren’t, or at least you are not full satisfied due to there is a permanent feeling that this process could be better. Are you using tape to back-up to … Continue reading Snapshots are breaking bad into data protection strategies

Is LATAM already prepared to face Hybrid Cloud Solutions?

Is there any doubt to take your IT stuff into the cloud? Of course THERE IS, nobody argues it, but it doesn’t mean that you are not thinking of doing it anyway, at least taking some part of your IT Services. What applications/processes are really prepared to do that? Or maybe the right question would be: What applications/processes do you feel sure to move out … Continue reading Is LATAM already prepared to face Hybrid Cloud Solutions?

SAP Cloud (PaaS): SAP hosting evolution to speed your business

This note is aimed at mid-size segment with processes for procurement, customer services, expenses management and so on that needs to be migrated or were migrated to a couple of SAP systems. The most common system is the SAP ECC that needs to work with traditional databases like Oracle, SQL or DB2. There are cases when you need to add other systems such CRM or BW to meet additional … Continue reading SAP Cloud (PaaS): SAP hosting evolution to speed your business

KIO Networks Infographic: A company plenty of innovation in 2013

2013 was a year full of innovative actions at KIO. Now that if see it, we are happy for all achievements! Here you have the list: Being the first IT Provider to offer HANA OnDemand solutions in the Market Implementing the first IXP in Mexico in our Datacenters We’ve released our Datacenter in Container Solution called KIO ATOM (movil data center) The first SAP hosting provider to offer Cloud … Continue reading KIO Networks Infographic: A company plenty of innovation in 2013

CTO plays as transformation ambassador at IT providers

Based on Daniel Burrus’s Post “Today’s CTO: The Chief Transformation Officer”. I would say I’ve felt fully identified. Business is changing fast. Any company that wants to stay competitive needs to be in continuous transformation, this is the reason of my blog site’s name. I would say that a CTO’s standard role is to guarantee that most technology decisions must be align to company’s business goals. … Continue reading CTO plays as transformation ambassador at IT providers

Special Christmas: Treat people the way you would want to be treated

I am not a God or Jesus believer, I do believe in good people bringing good things to the rest of the world. These thoughts go further about to be a God believer or not.  This is not a note to discuss about the existence of God, I fully respect who believes in him. All these good feelings coming from Christmas could leave you something … Continue reading Special Christmas: Treat people the way you would want to be treated

Assess your current state of innovation

In a world with so many information to read and process, it’s hard to find the time/energy to analyze all the tweets or blog/linkedin posts, there are so many nice notes that I would really like to check all of them, but they make me feel overwhelmed and wondering how younger people stay in and enjoy it. Are you thinking to develop your own big … Continue reading Assess your current state of innovation

SAP HANA On-Demand: A more affordable and faster way to start using real-time analytics

There is a lot of material explaining how important SAP HANA is for your company: It’s important to increase your revenue growth, reduce churn, lower stock costs dramatically, or detect fraud activities on time, and so on. However, this note is not intended to sell more benefits to justify the use of HANA (I think is clear, anyway we are opened to bring more information … Continue reading SAP HANA On-Demand: A more affordable and faster way to start using real-time analytics

Automated DataCenter Core Switching: VxLAN Tunnel End Point (VTEP)

A couple months ago I was in a Briefing with Kenneth DuDa, CTO at Arista Networks, And I just brought to the table a short simple question: What is next in datacenter core switching design? And he started to whiteboard a little diagram with three layers of switches. In the middle we found the spine boxes which are in charge of supporting the core of … Continue reading Automated DataCenter Core Switching: VxLAN Tunnel End Point (VTEP)