November 20, 2014

Symantec and HP Partner on Disaster Recovery for HP Helion OpenStack

As I covered yesterday, IDG Enterprise is out with results from a new survey it did involving 1,672 IT decision-makers who report that they are very focused on cloud computing, including open cloud platforms such as OpenStack. The same survey, though, showed that security and protection from disaster were among their chief concerns in implementing cloud deployments.

We're likely to see more security and disaster recovery solutions for OpenStack arrive, and Symantec and HP have just announced a notable one. The new Disaster Recovery as-a-Service (DRaaS) solution is based on HP Helion OpenStack, and purportedly "will help enterprise and SMB customers to minimize recovery times, data loss, and associated downtime costs."




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