Virtualization as a disaster recovery strategy?

Many midmarket CIOs are leveraging virtualization technology to meet their disaster recovery needs. In this podcast Mike Karp, a senior analyst at Enterprise Management Associates, offers advice on using a virtual environment for backup.

Beyond server consolidation, how can virtualization support a CIO's disaster recovery strategy? In this podcast, industry expert Mike Karp addresses how virtualization is increasingly being used within midmarket organizations and discuss the major pros and cons of relying on a virtual environment for backup.

BIOGRAPHY: Karp is a senior analyst at Enterprise Management Associates Inc. (EMA) in Boulder, Colo. He has spent more than 20 years in storage, systems management and telecommunications. Having worked for both Fortune 500 and startup companies, Karp has extensive tactical and strategic experience in business development, strategic alliance and channel programs, marketing and industry research and analysis. His focus at EMA is storage, storage management and the methodology that brings these technologies into the marketplace. Prior to joining EMA, Mike served as the director of storage management services at Hurwitz Group.

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This was first published in October 2008

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