Solving the Data Mobility Problem at Long Last
Some technology challenges loom large for a period of time, and then get resolved and fade away. Internet access, for example, and mobile payments. Other problems hang around for years, sometimes even longer. The one that has irked me in my own career for over five years now is data mobility.
Since the earliest days of the cloud, one of the major questions about cloud adoption has been, “How do I get my data out of my data center and into the cloud? And what if I want to bring it back or move it somewhere else?” As Laz and I often discuss, data has gravity and when you’re talking about tens of terabytes for a workload – or worse, petabytes – the problems with moving data around appear to have no quick fix. Even my last company, which provided an “easy button” to the cloud, was limited by an enterprise’s bandwidth and network configurations.
Fast forward a few years and the options are not much better. Frequently, a move to the cloud involves a professional…
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via the fine folks at ClearSky Data.