The 100 Year Archive Storage Dilemma: An Exploratory Essay

Originally Published on September 20, 2020 – https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/100-year-archive-storage-dilemma-exploratory-essay-david-morris/ by David Morris, VP of Product and Global Marketing – FalconStor  The harbingers of the future of archival storage are ensconced in the emerging digitalization of information and the ever-expanding compliance, regulatory, eDiscovery, privacy, and historical data retention mandates. On the media side, the National Association ofContinue reading “The 100 Year Archive Storage Dilemma: An Exploratory Essay”

VMblog Expert Interview: David Morris of FalconStor Answers Five Questions on the Retention and Reinstatement Archive – The New Storage Subsegment

Originally published on VMBLog August 03, 2020 https://vmblog.com/archive/2020/08/03/vmblog-expert-interview-david-morris-of-falconstor-answers-five-questions-on-the-retention-and-reinstatement-archive-the-new-storage-subsegment.aspx A couple of weeks ago, VMblog spoke with industry expert David Morris, VP of Product and Global Marketing at FalconStor, where we found out more about the company and its technology, persistent containers and the storage industry in 2020.  As a follow on to that conversation, weContinue reading “VMblog Expert Interview: David Morris of FalconStor Answers Five Questions on the Retention and Reinstatement Archive – The New Storage Subsegment”

VMBLOG EXPERT INTERVIEW: TEN QUESTIONS WITH FALCONSTOR’S DAVID MORRIS, VP OF PRODUCT AND GLOBAL MARKETING

Originally published By David Marshall, VMblog – July 24, 2020 https://vmblog.com/archive/2020/07/24/vmblog-expert-interview-ten-questions-with-falconstor-s-david-morris-vp-of-product-and-global-marketing.aspx VMblog recently caught up with industry expert David Morris, VP of Product and Global Marketing at FalconStor, to find out more about the company and its technology, the storage industry in 2020, persistent containers and more.  VMblog:  What do you think about the storageContinue reading “VMBLOG EXPERT INTERVIEW: TEN QUESTIONS WITH FALCONSTOR’S DAVID MORRIS, VP OF PRODUCT AND GLOBAL MARKETING”

Meeting backup windows without breaking the bank

In Blog Originally Posted July 19, 2019 – http://www.falconstor.com/blog AN INTERVIEW WITH DAVID MORRIS, VP OF PRODUCT FOR FALCONSTOR David, can you give us a brief overview of what FalconStor’s Virtual Tape Library (VTL)? Certainly! FalconStor’s Virtual Tape Library (VTL) is our innovative, robust backup and archive orchestration solution. It enables disk backup with tape-likeContinue reading “Meeting backup windows without breaking the bank”

Fog Computing And Enterprise Storage Challenges

by David Morris In Blog originally Posted September 21, 2020 – http://www.falconstor.com/blog This article describes the challenges associated with the use of an edge computing architecture (fog computing) and the techniques to overcome these challenges. Let’s start with the first challenge for cloud computing: cloud storage. How will data processing be revolutionized, and then weContinue reading “Fog Computing And Enterprise Storage Challenges”

Ransomware Attacks Growing In 2020

by David Morris, Originally Posted September 8, 2020 – http://www.falconstor.com/blog Ransomware attacks have increased dramatically in the US in the first half of 2020, but malware incidents worldwide have declined significantly due to the threat posed by SonicWall. IoT attacks and ransomware have also increased, with the US recording a staggering 109% increase in ransomware.Continue reading “Ransomware Attacks Growing In 2020”

Are There Sufficient Security Mechanisms In Place For IoT

by David Morris, Originally Posted August 31, 2020 – http://www.falconstor.com/blog Applications of the Internet of Things (IoT) and the wireless devices they use should consider a new proposal by the Trump administration aimed at reducing cyber-security threats from botnets and other automated, distributed attacks, lawyers said this week. In August 2017, Congress introduced the IoTContinue reading “Are There Sufficient Security Mechanisms In Place For IoT”

The 100-year Archive and the Data Preservation Explosion Part Four: Redundant Array of Independent Clouds (RAIC) for Data Resiliency

By David Morris – In Blog Originally Posted March 14, 2020 – http://www.FalconStor.com/Blog A Redundant Array of Independent (interchangeable with Inexpensive) Disks (RAID) was groundbreaking. It combines multiple hard drives to improve the mean time between failure (MTBF) versus the MTBF of a single drive. The RAID configuration delivers data redundancy and data survivability. WithContinue reading “The 100-year Archive and the Data Preservation Explosion Part Four: Redundant Array of Independent Clouds (RAIC) for Data Resiliency”

The 100-year Archive and the Data Preservation Explosion—Part Three: The Impending “Data-Centric” Storage Revolution

In Blog Originally Posted March 3, 2020 – http://www.FalconStor.com/Blog If we revisit the Von Neumann architecture from Part One, it has compute, network, and storage. A compute engine and its more complex brother, the application, execute its instructions, and delivers the answers (simplistically). Once finished with the calculation, the compute engine resets to zero and preparesContinue reading “The 100-year Archive and the Data Preservation Explosion—Part Three: The Impending “Data-Centric” Storage Revolution”

The 100-year Archive and the Data Preservation Explosion—Part Two: Containers, containers everywhere, Nor any bit to store

In Blog Originally Posted March 3, 2020 – FalconStor.com/Blog Containers are amazing tools. Anyone in product development, quality assurance, software development, sing the praises of containers, and the continuous development and continuous deployment (CICD) cycle that it has enabled. So, what is the big deal? Similar to how VMware and Citrix virtualized the application andContinue reading “The 100-year Archive and the Data Preservation Explosion—Part Two: Containers, containers everywhere, Nor any bit to store”