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.
As IBM's big data evangelist, James Kobielus is senior program director for product marketing for big data analytics solutions. He is an industry veteran, a popular speaker and social media participant, and a thought leader in big data, Hadoop, enterprise data warehousing, advanced analytics, business intelligence, data management, and next-best-action technologies. The views expressed here are not necessarily those of IBM. Follow him on