The Internet of Things (IoT) is at the top of the hype cycle right now and people are still wondering, what is it and how do I buy some? During a recent interview on theCUBE at Dell EMC World, Andy Rhodes, who serves as Vice President and General Manager of IoT at Dell, dives into both the transformative and disruptive use cases that are helping customers develop entirely new business models. Furthermore, Andy identifies the role IT companies play in helping to “connect the unconnected” and develop solutions to satisfy the business use case.
On April 2, 2019 Dell EMC presented in an external webinar its powerful data protection enhancements with Dell EMC Data Protection appliances, Data Domain and Integrated Data Protection Appliances (IDPA). The announcement of these enhancements that extended to multi-cloud environments was made in February 2019. In this webinar, IDC presented its views and thoughts on the PBBA market and Dell EMC’s leadership position in this market. One of Dell EMC’s customers, GEI Consultants, Inc, expressed their experience and benefits achieved by deploying Dell EMC’s Data Protection solutions.According to IDC, 92% of organizations have adopted a cloud environment with 64% adopting a multi-cloud approach. With a mix of different clouds, protecting data while meeting compliance and security requirements is a critical challenge for many organizations.Key highlights of the Dell EMC Data Protection appliances announcementExpansion of leading cloud capabilitiesEnhanced support for ever-tighter SLAsMore choice for mid-size organizations with Data Domain DD3300 and IDPA.GEI Consultants, Inc., is currently using Data Domain as a target in their backup strategy. Before they implemented Data Domain from Dell EMC, they were seeing backup windows upwards of 48 hours. Once they made the switch to Data Domain, their backup windows decreased to 4 hours! They are now deploying Dell EMC Cloud Disaster Recovery (DR) in their AWS environment. By utilizing Dell EMC Cloud DR, they eliminated the need for a physical disaster recovery site saving them $250,000 annually.“Cloud DR’s efficient orchestration of resources is magnificent. It automatically chooses the lowest-cost resource option for restores in Amazon EC2.” – Adam Schmitt – Network Operations Supervisor, GEI Consultants, Inc.It’s okay if you missed the live webinar, you can find the recording here.Further resources that support our data protection appliance launch can be found below.Dell EMC data protection appliances launch blogVideo: IDC and Dell EMC backup appliancesDell EMC data protection appliances infographicTo learn more about Dell EMC Data Protection Appliances, check out the Dell EMC Data Domain home page, Dell EMC IDPA homepage, read Data Protection blogs, and follow @DellEMCProtect on Twitter for our latest announcements and content.
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Central African Republic soldiers killed at least 44 rebel fighters in an offensive against the rebel coalition that has been launching attacks in efforts to overtake the newly reelected president, the government said. The offensive was launched in the village of Boyali, about 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Bangui, the capital, Prime Minister Firmin Ngrebada said. The army also regained control of Boda in the southern part of the country, with the support of Rwandan and Russian soldiers.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump has named two lawyers to his impeachment defense team, one day after it was revealed that the former president had parted ways with an earlier set of attorneys. The two lawyers representing him will be an Alabama attorney, David Schoen, and a former prosecutor in Pennsylvania, Bruce Castor. Several South Carolina lawyers who were set to represent Trump at the trial starting next week have left the team. Trump is the first president in American history to be impeached twice. He is set to stand trial in the Senate on a charge that he incited his supporters to storm Congress on Jan. 6