Backing up Big Data
Solving backup challenges in an era of Big Data
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The recent interest in harvesting value from big data is now rearing its head in the traditional data center operation, specifically, within the backup and recovery environment. This is a logical conclusion, as backup is the one location in every major organization’s data center where at least one copy of what is considered important is stored and cataloged for future protection and use.
IT is not only being asked to “protect everything forever” (many IT organizations have been dealing with this issue for decades), but now there is a mandate to “protect everything from everywhere,” as we move into the era of big data management and the adoption of BYOD.