Intelligent Data Centres Issue 1 - Page 47

Dell EMC expands data protection capabilities The enhancements also provide mid- sized organisations and remote offices of larger organisations with more choice and options in obtaining enterprise-level data protection. www.intelligentdatacentres.com According to IDC, 92% of organisations have adopted a cloud environment with 64% adopting a multi-cloud approach. With a mix of different clouds, protecting data across workloads while meeting compliance and security requirements is a critical challenge for many organisations. In fact, according to a study conducted by IDC for Dell EMC, cross-cloud support was the highest recognised data protection deficiency for IT transformation. Dell EMC recognises this challenge and continues to enhance its data protection appliances to help customers mitigate risk and protect their most valuable asset – their data – in multi-cloud environments. Multi-cloud capabilities Data Domain OS 6.2 and IDPA 2.3 software now provide customers with even more choice to extend their data protection to public clouds with expanded Cloud Tier support to Google Cloud Platform and Alibaba Cloud, thereby enabling more flexibility for long-term retention. This is in addition Issue 01 47 D ell EMC has announced new and enhanced capabilities to the Dell EMC Data Domain and Integrated Data Protection Appliance (IDPA) portfolio of backup storage appliances designed to offer organisations real-world flexibility and value with expanded multi-cloud capabilities and improved performance.