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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 control means you have to probe, with minimal or no doubt at all, that you can restore the []

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 your most important applications? Probably the answer is “yes”. Are you using tape as the only option []

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 solution as PaaS based on SAP Landscape Virtualization Management First Openstack foundation member in LATAM First IT []

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. And this carry a lot of responsibilities, like to be in touch with any team in the []

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 important if you really want it. My personal opinion of these dates are not about the quality []

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 data analytics personal widget? … Well, I am! I have to admit, if your target is staying []