Expert Article

The Next Phase in the Evolution of Hybrid Cloud Data Protection: Backups That Actually Do Something for You

By and large, backups are an age-old, traditional IT function that haven’t evolved. This is likely because backups have long been perceived as a necessary evil for compliance or business continuity — and nothing more. By contrast, if mobile computing followed this same slow evolutionary trajectory, then we would still be using bulky backlit mobiles with unwieldy telephone keypads. This failure to evolve has grown problematic as new technologies take hold. The advent of cloud computing and enterprise…
Murali Balcha
January 28, 2019
Key Terms

Agentless Backup

The industry is in the midst of a shift from physical data center to virtualization — a transition that favors lightweight, agentless backup solutions over difficult-to-manage agent-based solutions. While there are several technology-driven reasons behind this movement toward agentless backup, there are equally as many cost- and efficiency-driven factors that are pushing the industry toward this innovation. Agent-Based Backup Legacy agent-based backup systems rely on software running on the production machine alongside the production application. These agents…
Trilio Content Team
August 10, 2018
Workload Agility Expert Article

It’s All About Workload Agility

At Trilio, we refer to workloads as a set of virtual machines that run application sets. And today more than ever, workload agility is critically important. The legacy approach to workloads is bogged down by inherent challenges. With workloads directly tied to the hardware that they sit on, end-users are impeded from becoming agnostic by logistics alone. Add to that the many hard and soft costs associated with the legacy approach -- things like servers,…
Billy Field
February 21, 2017