IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - 14

Insider

Insights from
the industry

A Business-Savvy Approach

By Ed Ahl and Jon Toigo

n response to the current economy, many companies have
cut staff and increased their dependence on IT to make
fewer employees more productive. As a result, even short
interruptions to data access are intolerable. Most business
decision makers and nearly all IT managers understand the
need to protect data and ensure its availability. However,
confusion is growing over the best approach to data protection.

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Vendors tout their own approach
as best and the “new normal” in data
protection. Disk array vendors tend
to promote disk-to-disk mirroring
(between two or more arrays on the
same raised floor) or WAN-based
replication (copying data between disk
arrays in two geographically separate
locations across a telecommunications
facility). Tape technology vendors
note that as much as 87 percent of the
world’s data is protected using their
magnetic media. Not surprisingly,

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most vendor-guided discussions of
data protection quickly devolve into an
either-or debate over tape versus disk.
The fact is all data is not the same.
Sure, it’s all anonymous ones and
zeroes, but data derives its importance,
its criticality to the business and
its priority for access following an
interruption event from the business
process it supports. That’s why
intelligent and business-savvy data
protection planning must be preceded
by the due diligence of business

ILLUSTRATION BY MICHAEL AUSTIN / THEISPOT.COM

Reimagining data
protection requires
due diligence and
defense in depth

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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013
Table of Contents
Editor's Desk: See Beyond the Silos
IBM Perspective: Keys to Successful Software Development
Dashboard: It's a Smarter World After All; Encouraging Exercise; Facebook Fatigue?
Insider: Reimagining Data Protection Requires Due Diligence and Defense in Depth
Case Study: Financing the Future: BNY Mellon increases workload and cuts costs by investing in a standardized mainframe environment
Feature: Making DevOps Real for System z: Linking development and operations for the continuous delivery of software innovation
Feature: Building a DevOps Pipeline: Automated testing to support application development reaps many rewards
Tech Corner: Software-Defined IT Infrastructure: The Next Chapter in Virtualization Benefits
Administrator: Single System Image Feature Delivers Greater Flexibility and Resilience
Solutions: CA Mainframe Application Tuner; Ivory Hub; Genius Project; CICS JS/Server; CA Workload Automation; QWS3270 Tablet
Advertisers Index
Stop Run: Un-Comfort Zone
Reference Point - Global Events, Education, Resources for Mainframe
Services Blueprint Issue 1 2013
2013 Mainframe Buyer's Guide Index
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - Intro
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - Cover2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - 1
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - Table of Contents
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - 3
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - 4
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - 5
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - Editor's Desk: See Beyond the Silos
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - CT1
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - CT2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - 7
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - IBM Perspective: Keys to Successful Software Development
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - 9
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - 10
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - 11
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - Dashboard: It's a Smarter World After All; Encouraging Exercise; Facebook Fatigue?
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - 13
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - Insider: Reimagining Data Protection Requires Due Diligence and Defense in Depth
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - 15
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - 16
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - 17
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - Case Study: Financing the Future: BNY Mellon increases workload and cuts costs by investing in a standardized mainframe environment
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - 19
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - 20
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - 21
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - 22
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - 23
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - 24
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - 25
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - Feature: Making DevOps Real for System z: Linking development and operations for the continuous delivery of software innovation
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - 27
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - 28
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - 29
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - 30
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - 31
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - Feature: Building a DevOps Pipeline: Automated testing to support application development reaps many rewards
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - 33
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - 34
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - 35
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - 36
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - 37
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - Tech Corner: Software-Defined IT Infrastructure: The Next Chapter in Virtualization Benefits
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - 39
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - 40
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - 41
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - Administrator: Single System Image Feature Delivers Greater Flexibility and Resilience
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - 43
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - 44
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - 45
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - Solutions: CA Mainframe Application Tuner; Ivory Hub; Genius Project; CICS JS/Server; CA Workload Automation; QWS3270 Tablet
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - Advertisers Index
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - Stop Run: Un-Comfort Zone
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - Cover3
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - Cover4
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - Reference Point - Global Events, Education, Resources for Mainframe
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - RF2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - Services Blueprint Issue 1 2013
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - SBCover2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - SB1
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - SB2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - SB3
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IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - SB15
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - SB16
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - SBCover3
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - SBCover4
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - 2013 Mainframe Buyer's Guide Index
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - BG2
IBM Systems Magazine, Mainframe Edition - May/June 2013 - BG3
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