RTO and RPO Key Terms

RTO and RPO

Businesses persistently struggle to determine and quantify an acceptable level of risk for their organization, and disaster recovery is no exception; RTO and RPO help reduce the ambiguity at an operational level, so IT teams have a pragmatic framework against which they can plan and execute. Typically, organizations spend much of their time planning the "hows" of recovery: the technologies they'll leverage, the features that technology includes, and the extent to which they can recover…
Boaz Michaely
July 12, 2018
Multi-Tenant Key Terms

Multi-Tenant

Multi-tenant clouds are environments in which multiple users, or "tenants," can reside on one or multiple applications, running on the same cloud, with data isolation that ensures the privacy of each tenant's data. Tenants share a common access with specific privileges to the software or application, and can be a single individual, an entire department, or a customer. Gartner points out that, though these tenant environments are completely isolated at a software level, the degree of…
Tips to Performing a GDPR Impact Assessment on Your Cloud Expert Article

Tips to Performing a GDPR Impact Assessment on Your Cloud

A GDPR Impact Assessment, also known as a Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA), can be a great way to gauge and measure your company's data handling and preparedness for a breach of this new and important regulation. You can use DPIAs to identify compliance gaps, assess the severity of those gaps, and address them before they become a serious risk. Although many companies have undertaken GDPR Impact Assessments as they prepare for GDPR, they should really be…
GDPR Training Program Expert Article

Starting a GDPR Training Program

As the EU's latest privacy regulation rolls into effect, many businesses haven't even broached the topic of GDPR training. While it's not always top-of-mind as you scramble to achieve compliance, ensuring that your organization understands the regulation and what it takes to achieve and maintain compliance is critical to meeting this new regulatory requirement on an on-going basis. As you likely already know, the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a sweeping change to…
Trilio Content Team
June 27, 2018
Executive Buy-in for GDPR Compliance Expert Article

Getting Executive Buy-in for GDPR Compliance

GDPR compliance presents considerable challenges for the tens of thousands of companies worldwide that have chosen to build an OpenStack private cloud (or utilize an OpenStack public cloud) for added resilience, agility, and control. The sweeping change driven by this new regulation will prove to dramatically impact the way that organizations handle and process data, and will likely require Herculean effort in order to achieve compliance efficiently. While we are currently past the enforcement deadline – which…
Trilio Content Team
June 25, 2018
GDPR Requirements and How They Affect Your Company Expert Article

GDPR Requirements and How They Affect Your Company

The enforcement deadline has come and gone, but there are many organizations around the world that are still grappling with the GDPR requirements for compliance. Consider a recent survey by Crowd Research Partners, which revealed that 60% of businesses would not make the May 2018 compliance deadline. The reasons? Lack of budget and staff with the knowledge necessary to make the changes required to meet GDPR mandates. This is going to cause most organizations increased angst over…
Trilio Content Team
June 21, 2018
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Best OpenStack Conferences

As you start your OpenStack journey or simply want to learn about how an open source framework can enhance your business, attending OpenStack conferences is one of the best places for you to start. Not only will resources be readily accessible, but you can also network with avid OpenStack users who have extensive experience in the space. What you will quickly realize is that the OpenStack Foundation has fostered an extremely unique community that is…
How to Start Your Journey to OpenStack Deployment Expert Article

How to Start Your Journey to OpenStack Deployment

For enterprise users, the journey to OpenStack deployment is fueled by the business opportunity of what lies ahead. IT systems were previously misunderstood as a crutch of sorts — something that plays a backseat role to the overlying business activities. However, with today's emphasis on the cloud and particularly the opportunity with OpenStack, IT's role has shifted into a driver of business outcomes — largely due to its ability to expedite business processes with an efficient foundation…
Upcoming OpenStack Events Blog

Upcoming OpenStack Events: Attending Red Hat Summit or OpenStack Vancouver?

We’re packing our bags for a full month of events returning just in time to kickoff Memorial Day weekend back in Boston. Our first stop is San Francisco for the Red Hat Summit from Tuesday, May 8th through Thursday, May 10th. We’re excited to be exhibiting this year and have an awesome booth designed to show attendees how TrilioVault gives tenants and administrators the ability to restore entire workloads in just one click. Our CEO,…
Expert Article

The Cloud Computing Trends We See for OpenStack in 2018

With each new roundup of cloud computing trends, it's become increasingly clear that 2018 will be THE year of OpenStack. Why? Well, the OpenStack community has strengthened, the complexities of adopting the platform have been reduced, and more enterprises are attracted by the flexibility, cost savings, and customization capabilities. Organizations that are coping with cost containment and swelling customer demands are actively evaluating new cloud computing trends and strategies that will help them stay competitive. Cloud-based…
Trilio Content Team
March 19, 2018
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Why OpenStack is Taking Off in the Enterprise

Companies investigating whether to make a shift to private cloud often wonder why OpenStack is increasingly mentioned as a strong alternative to remote-only options like Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Engine, and Microsoft Azure – and whether it's matured enough to be a viable option as an enterprise cloud. While there are many hurdles for companies making "the switch," OpenStack has grown and matured in the past eight years to offer a solid, customizable, and risk-reducing platform…
Trilio Content Team
March 2, 2018
Video

OpenStack Trends 2018

This year, at the OpenStack Summit Sydney, we asked attendees what they saw as the biggest OpenStack trends going into 2018. Unsurprisingly, a lot of the talk was around containerization and bringing deployments into production... but some of the answers might surprise you. See for yourself in this short video compilation.
Trilio Content Team
January 2, 2018
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Reflections from OpenStack Summit Sydney

The Trilio team just returned from the OpenStack Summit in Sydney, the industry’s biggest conference. This was the third and the best Summit I’ve attended. There were more than 2,000 attendees, with 500 companies and 50 countries represented. While turnout was slightly smaller than previous Summits, the quality of conversations and engagement with attendees was high. Nearly half of the attendees were there for the first time, which underscores the ever-growing interest in OpenStack, and…
Trilio Content Team
December 8, 2017
Blog

Highlights from SUSECON 2017

Fall event season is in full swing, and the Trilio team just returned from SUSECON 2017. This annual partner conference is one of our favorites to attend, especially this year. The team spent almost a week exhibiting, networking with fellow SUSE partners, and attending the content-rich keynotes and sessions in Prague. On day one, Michael Miller, SUSE President of Strategy, Alliances and Marketing, kicked off the conference by exploring what it really means to be…
David Safaii
October 20, 2017
Blog

Happy 7th Birthday OpenStack! You’ve Exited the Trough and Entered Slope of Enlightenment…

OpenStack recently celebrated it’s seventh birthday party in Santa Clara (check out videos here). It was a high energy event with lots of technical tracks, and complete with cupcakes. Who doesn’t love a good party? Seven is a great year for children as they can go on long bike rides, read books cover to cover, diets expand beyond chicken nuggets, and you don’t even need a car seat. OpenStack development is similar; performance and integration…
Tom Lahive
August 1, 2017
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Interview with Michael Miller, President of Strategy, Alliances & Marketing for Open Source Software Pioneer, SUSE

Welcome to Trilio’s Q&A series, where a member of our executive team interviews a senior executive with a key partner, customer or industry analyst firm. We want to get their thoughts on the state of OpenStack, virtualization, cloud, data protection, or business assurance and continuity. SUSE is a pioneer in open source software, providing reliable, interoperable Linux, cloud infrastructure and storage solutions that give enterprises greater control and flexibility. Earlier this year, SUSE completed the…
David Safaii
April 10, 2017
Expert Article

Is your Business Prepared for a Cloud Outage?

Nobody ever expects the unexpected, in life or in business. But just because you don’t expect the unexpected to happen, that does not mean that you shouldn’t prepare for it. When you are talking about data storage, backup, or recovery, preparation is mission critical. (Side note: don’t get me started on the importance of testing your backups for recoverability. That is a topic for another post!) The recent Amazon Web Services (AWS) outage is a…
David Safaii
March 6, 2017
Blog

Highlights from OpenStack Summit Barcelona

The Trilio team recently attended the OpenStack Summit in Barcelona, where we had the opportunity to meet with innovators and leaders from around the globe and explore the future of cloud computing. While the Barcelona Summit was smaller in attendance than Openstack’s Summit held in Austin earlier this year, the content shared was much richer, as was the dialogue that took place throughout the week. Following are some of the key takeaways from the team.…
David Safaii
November 16, 2016
talligent Blog

Q&A with Talligent, the Leader in Cost and Capacity Management Solutions for OpenStack

Welcome to Trilio's Q&A series, where a member of our executive team interviews a senior executive with a key partner, customer or industry analyst firm. We want to get their thoughts on the state of Big Data, OpenStack, virtualization, data protection, or business assurance and continuity. Earlier this year, Trilio partnered with Talligent to provide joint customers with data protection and advanced cloud management. I recently chatted with Talligent’s CEO, Sanjay Mishra.David: Can you please talk about…
David Safaii
October 13, 2016
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OpenStack Summit Austin 2016 Key Takeaways

Now that our team has returned from Austin and had a chance to think about everything we heard, saw, and experienced at the OpenStack Summit in Austin, we’ve pulled together our key takeaways from the conference. Before we share our thoughts, though, there’s some interesting information to be gleaned from the attendee metrics from the show. According to the conference organizers, more than 7,800 people attended the OpenStack Summit as a participant, speaker, sponsor, industry…
David Safaii
May 12, 2016
News Feature

From DevOps.com: Top 5 Reasons to Backup your OpenStack Environment

David Safaii, Trilio Data's CEO, recently published a blog post on DevOps.com, outlining why backup and recovery should be a vital component of every OpenStack environment. In "Top 5 Reasons to Backup your OpenStack Environment," David details how backup and recovery facilitate compliance, devops, disaster recovery plans, time savings and security and forensics.   Read the full blog post here.
Trilio Content Team
March 11, 2016
Blog

Five Questions for OpenStack Object Storage Innovator SwiftStack

Welcome to Trilio’s Q&A series, where a member of our executive team interviews a senior executive with a key partner, customer or industry analyst firm. We want to get their thoughts on the state of Big Data, OpenStack, data protection, or business assurance and continuity. As some of you may know, Trilio entered into a partnership with SwiftStack, the leader in a new breed of object storage for Enterprises, in June 2015. This technical partnership pairs…
Murali Balcha
February 7, 2016
Expert Article

What Industry Analysts are Saying about OpenStack

Did you know that "Let's get outta here!" is the most common scripted line in all Hollywood productions? Whether it’s Ariel, Han Solo, or a group of star-studded kids shouting in unison, it was used at least once 84% of the time, from the late 30s to the mid-70s!?!? If you are like me, you enjoy quoting movies, politicians or famous people. It’s not for the lack of originality but perhaps it’s the humor or levity…
David Safaii
January 6, 2016