The time for virtual machine (VM)-only backup solutions is passing. Enterprise workloads and mission critical applications demand comprehensive tools to back up the mixed virtualized and non-virtualized infrastructures that have become the norm.
Matt Prigge is an InfoWorld contributing editor, "Information Overload" columnist, and 15-year veteran of enterprise internetworking and infrastructure. If there's a technology in use in enterprise today, chances are he's designed it, built it, fixed it, and supported it -- sometimes all in the same day. Recently, his focus has been centered around efficiently leveraging enterprise virtualization and storage technologies. Matt is the Systems Architect for the SymQuest Group, a consulting group based in Burlington, Vt.