Monthly Archives: August 2013

VMworld 2013 – a view from the expo floor

So I just spent four days manning the Actifio stand in the expo hall at VMworld 2013.   I wish I could tell you about all the amazing sessions I attended, but that wasn’t why I was there (although I … Continue reading

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Actifio Mobile App hits the Apple Store

Actifio has released a new universal App into the Apple App store that can be used to manage Actifio Copy Data Storage.  Check out the details here. The Actifio Mobile App works on both iPhone and iPad and frankly looks … Continue reading

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When confidence hits the road – or the runway

So I had a great lesson in confidence last Sunday morning  while waiting for the Emirates 2:30am flight from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur at 1am.  Feeling slightly blurry, I could see what looked like a red light party out at the … Continue reading

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Is auto VM-protection a good idea?

VMware snapshot backups rock. They are fast, easy and frankly quite popular.  The ability of a data protection product to leverage changed block tracking is proof positive of the power of the hypervisor. One topic we frequently debate at Actifio … Continue reading

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XIV Mobile Dashboard on Android!

Much as I have been a bit of an Apple FanBoy for some time, its becoming apparent as I look around at all the smart phones that seemingly surround me, that more and more of them are Android.   So I … Continue reading

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