How Do You Shift to People-Centric Computing?

first_img“It’s all about the people,” argued Peter Drucker, the most influential management thinker of the past century. (Read a Wall Street Journal article on Peter Drucker’s legacy.)It’s a philosophy that we hold dear to our hearts at Mozy — and one the analysts at Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) appear to champion as well. The latest report from these storage experts highlights the shift in emphasis needed to deliver comprehensive data protection for the modern workforce. And it really does boil down to the people.As the world of backup evolves, it’s becoming less about forcing people to use specific devices to back up to a specific destination — and more about protecting the data belonging to those people and intelligently selecting a backup destination that suits it best.“A hybrid architecture means that an organization does not need to make ‘either-or’ data protection decisions, but can instead use centralized and distributed backup approaches wherever each makes sense,” said Jason Buffington, Senior Data Protection Analyst at ESG.“For example, centralized data protection could provide the foundation for compliance, while distributed backup could add agility in dealing with remote data,” said Buffington. “The key to success is choosing the right data protection tools for each recovery goal — and, rather than the IT department trying to own every single piece of the infrastructure, making sure that they own the management for all of the organizations’ data backup, regardless of method.”EMC has a comprehensive portfolio of backup services that offers on-premise, private cloud, public cloud, and hybrid solutions. The new ESG-Mozy white paper, Multi-layered Protection for Multiple Backup Issues: Hybrid Backup Architectures, helps big companies better understand those different tools. It offers advice on building a hybrid, people-centric approach that meets all their needs.This kind of approach will meet their needs so long as the business makes sure that the ownership and control of backup management holds fast across the entire enterprise. Corporate office employees, remote office employees, and workers on the go all have different data backup and access requirements and need to be treated uniquely.Putting people at the heart of the backup strategy is core for Mozy. We talked about this in July when we made big changes to the foundation on which the Mozy service is built (see Mozy’s EMC Pulse post at the time). And we’ll continue to talk about it as we bring more features to market based on our new infrastructure.The ESG white paper’s list of “must-haves” for a successful hybrid backup architecture includes the following characteristics:Data protection and data access and the ability to recover that data are all providedIt’s manageable by the IT organizationRemote and branch office employees are equally supportedSecurity is as strong for the cloud piece as for the on-premise pieceProductivity is enhanced through the hybrid approachYou can find out more about implementing a hybrid backup solution by reading MozyEnterprise: Secure, Efficient Cloud-based Backup, the recently released ESG Lab Validation Report.last_img read more

Alin Edouard on January enrollment: ‘I wanted a fresh start’

first_img Published on September 8, 2014 at 6:38 pm Contact Jesse: [email protected] | @dougherty_jesse Alin Edouard will enroll at Syracuse in January, a decision he confirmed in a text message Monday afternoon. The news was first announced by SU head coach Scott Shafer in a video on, and Edouard said in a text conversation Monday night that the decision is a chance for him to have a “fresh start” in the winter. “I felt like it was best for me to do,” Edouard said in a text. “Instead of coming around this time, I wanted a fresh start.”Edouard, a three-star commit, was supposed to join freshman quarterback AJ Long — who enrolled at Syracuse last January — as the second quarterback in the Orange’s newest class, but undisclosed personal matters in Miami have kept him at home. Shafer also confirmed Monday that Edouard will have four years of eligibility upon matriculating. “I’m thankful for my struggles,” Edouard said in a text. “It just makes me more hungry when I get back in the classroom and on the field.”AdvertisementThis is placeholder textThroughout training camp, Shafer continually said that Edouard would join the team when Edouard was ready and that he wasn’t going to give up on the Hialeah (Florida) High School quarterback. Shafer and Edouard both said Monday that Edouard and his family decided that waiting until January was for the best. “But what Alin will get to do is practice in spring ball, summer ball and then get started,” Shafer said in the video of Edouard’s delayed start. “Create a little natural separation between he and the other freshmen that are on the team now and will be sophomores.”In the meantime, Edouard is compensating for lost time by working out every day and studying the Syracuse playbook, he said. Edouard recognizes that the process hasn’t been easy, but he is ready to jump into college football when the time comes. “It’s a bad gut feeling,” Edouard said in a text. “But I’m going to come in and pick up fast. I really don’t say much. I really let my actions speak.” Comments Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

4 days agoMan Utd warned against signing Leicester ace James Maddison

first_imgTagsTransfersAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say Man Utd warned against signing Leicester ace James Maddisonby Paul Vegas4 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveManchester United have been urged to avoid signing Leicester City ace James Maddison.That’s on the advice of former United midfielder Kleberson.”I don’t think it would be great for Maddison to join United,” the World Cup winner told”They [Leicester] have had a good start to the season but when you do a big jump from a smaller club to United, it is mentally tough for these players.”They have to be able to learn to adapt to play at a big club. It will be interesting to see if they can, but I don’t know if he will be a good enough signing for United.” last_img read more

No, College Basketball Reporter, It Did Not Seem Like Kentucky Had 7 Players On The Floor vs. Auburn

first_imgA screenshot of a press conference transcript.Kentucky’s men’s basketball team made easy work of Auburn in this afternoon’s SEC Tournament semifinal game, blowing out the Tigers, 91-67. John Calipari’s squad held Bruce Pearl’s team to 33 percent shooting from the field, while making 56 percent of their own shots. It was a dominating performance in basically every facet of the game. Following the contest, a reporter asked Auburn’s K.T. Harrell if it felt like Kentucky had seven players on the floor. It did not. #math— Adam Kilgore (@AdamKilgoreWP) March 14, 2015Math can be hard sometimes. Kentucky will play in the SEC Tournament championship game Sunday.last_img

Video: Leonard Fournette Can Squat 400 Pounds Pretty Easily

first_imgLeonard Fournette squats during workouts.Leonard Fournette SquatWe’ve already covered here how much of a beast LSU running back Leonard Fournette is. He’s an incredible talent on the field and by the looks of things, a hard worker off of it.Today, Fournette posted a video on Twitter showing him squatting 400 pounds with ease. I had to take a lost so I could cherish this ish @1future 400 easy @LSUfball— 7⃣ (@_fournette) February 16, 2016That weight is nothing for him. SEC defenders beware.last_img

23 Retired Educators Honoured

first_img Twenty-three retired educators from the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information, Region Two, who have served between 18 and 43 years, were honoured during a Recognition Ceremony held on September 19 at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in Kingston. Story Highlights esident of the Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA), Georgia Waugh-Richards, who brought greetings, encouraged the retirees to continue to contribute to education by sharing the wisdom that has been garnered over decades with the younger generation of teachers. last_img


first_img Twitter Ever wonder where editors, influencers and buyers hang out during Toronto Fashion Week? This season, the city’s most stylish mingled in the RE\SET 003 showroom, watched presentations in the studio stage, heard panelists on Fashion Talks, and sat front row in the runway room—all in Yorkville Village.Between shows, guests stayed hydrated with Fiji water and sipped Grey Goose designer cocktails at Sip Bar. Check out our slideshow of all the chic spots that make up Toronto Fashion Week. Login/Register With: Advertisement Advertisement Facebook LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment last_img

Grande Prairie RCMP lay charges following investigation

first_imgForcible confinementSexual assaultAdminister noxious substanceAssault with a weaponUttering threats against person  x 2Unauthorized possession of a firearm x 2Possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm with ammunitionTrafficking Cocaine27-year-old Matthew Robert Best of Grande Prairie is facing the following charges:Forcible confinementSexual assaultAdminister noxious substanceAssault with a weaponUttering threats against person  x 2Unauthorized possession of a firearm x 2Trafficking CocaineFail to comply with recognizance x 5Possession of Prohibited or Restricted Firearm with Ammunition31-year-old Robert Wade Stewart of Grande Prairie is facing the following charges:Unauthorized possession of a firearm x 2Possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm with ammunitionTrafficking cocaineFail to comply with recognizance x 4Possession of cocaineBest and Forrest remain in custody and are scheduled to appear at Grande Prairie Provincial Court on April 15, 2019.Stewart has been released on his own recognizance and is scheduled to appear in Grande Prairie Provincial Court on April 24, 2019.The matter is before the courts, and no further information will be released. GRANDE PRAIRIE, A.B. – The Grande Prairie RCMP General Investigation Section, along with the assistance of ALERT, RCMP Police Dog Services, and Grande Prairie General Duty members made arrests on three males, on March 22, in relation to a sexual assault and forcible confinement investigation.According to Police, drugs and a firearm were located during the arrests.30-year-old Garrett Kenneth Forrest of Grande Prairie is facing the following charges:last_img read more