Tammy Batey

Tammy Batey


Recent posts by Tammy Batey

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3 Questions to Ask to Decide What to Tier to Microsoft Azure

By Tammy Batey on September 12, 2017

Microsoft Ignite, which will offer more than 700 sessions and deep dives into Microsoft products, is designed to educate new customers about the Microsoft platform, including Azure, and provide technical content to existing customers.

Topics: Partner Solutions Igneous News Igneous Solutions Cloud
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3 Data Facts About the 2017 Solar Eclipse

By Tammy Batey on August 22, 2017

Gazing at the slowly disappearing sun through my protective eclipse glasses, I was filled with wonder during the total solar eclipse on August 21. The Great American Eclipse was a scientific marvel and an awe-inspiring sight.

Topics: Industry Trends
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SearchDataBackup: Disk Rules the Enterprise Backup Roost

By Tammy Batey on August 15, 2017

Capacity, scalability and ease of implementation top enterprises’ list of critical features they look for when investing in a backup hardware purchase, according to a just released TechTarget research survey.

Topics: Industry Trends Backup and Archive
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Scale-Out Architecture: What Scales, What Doesn’t & How to Tell the Difference

By Tammy Batey on August 8, 2017

Bottleneck elimination. Seamless horizontal scalability. Cost predictability. Capacity without logical limits. Forklift upgrade avoidance. IT professionals offer different takes on the benefits of scale-out architecture.

Topics: Industry Trends Igneous Technology Scale-out Architecture
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The Data Challenge of Body Cameras

By Tammy Batey on August 2, 2017

More body cameras for law enforcement officers? Or data storage for previously collected cam footage? Body cameras and dash cameras increasingly play a vital role in law enforcement but agencies face tough choices as a result.

Topics: Industry Trends Igneous Solutions
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Evolution of Data Backup

By Tammy Batey on July 26, 2017

“Technology has come a long way.” That’s what I wrote in an Igneous blog post celebrating World Backup Day on March 31. But how’s that apply to data backup in particular?

Topics: Backup and Archive Igneous Solutions Cloud
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3 Questions to Ask to Decide What to Tier to Cloud

By Tammy Batey on July 18, 2017

Amazon Web Services (AWS) launched in 2006, and the outlook has been “cloudy” and profitable ever since, with numerous household names realizing the financial and agility benefits of moving data to cloud.

Topics: Partner Solutions Igneous Solutions Cloud
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High-frequency Trading Firm Yields High-flying Results with Igneous Solutions

By Tammy Batey on July 11, 2017

One less thing to worry about. That’s one of the most satisfying gifts you can give a busy IT manager, says Igneous Systems Field Product Engineer Andy Pernsteiner.

It’s a gift he’s been excited to offer one of our most longstanding customers – a New York City-based high-frequency trading company. While most of our customers make the Fortune 500, some smaller companies face similar infrastructure challenges and can benefit from an Igneous secondary storage solution.

Topics: Backup and Archive Case Study Igneous Solutions
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Data Storage and Public Cloud

By Tammy Batey on June 20, 2017

Public cloud adoption is growing, as is the number of enterprises with a hybrid cloud strategy, with the percentage of enterprises adopting one increasing from 55 percent in 2016 to 58 percent in 2017, according to RightScale’s 2017 “State of the Cloud Report.”

Topics: Industry Trends Cloud
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5 Reasons to Visit Igneous at Bio-IT World

By Tammy Batey on May 19, 2017

Genomics research. Cardiovascular simulations. Antibody discovery. At Bio-IT World Conference and Expo, researchers and clinical practitioners meet at the intersection of medicine and computer science.

This year’s Bio-IT World, which is May 23-25 in Boston, will draw more than 3,000 attendees eager to discuss exciting and eclectic research. One consistent struggle? All of the data produced by that research, according to Allison Proffitt, Editorial Director of Bio-IT World & Clinical Informatics News.

Topics: Backup and Archive Igneous News Igneous Solutions Bio-IT World
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Are Data Backups Broken?

By Tammy Batey on April 27, 2017


Multimedia data. Electronic health records. Cryo-electron microscope data. Machine images. Sensor data. Participants in the April 12 “Overcoming Backup Challenges” CrowdChat conversation say they deal with many different types of unstructured data. 

Topics: Industry Trends Backup and Archive CrowdChat
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7 Reasons to Connect with Igneous at NAB Show

By Tammy Batey on April 17, 2017

Hot trends. Cool tools. Compelling celebrities. Those are the big draws for the 100,000 people expected to attend the NAB Show April 22-27 in Las Vegas. Igneous Systems will be among the more than 1,800 exhibitors showcasing products and solutions for four days of the conference.

Topics: Igneous News NAB Show
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Join 4/12 CrowdChat on “Overcoming Backup Challenges”

By Tammy Batey on April 11, 2017

What are the biggest challenges you face with data backup? What are your strategies for solving these challenges? Our CrowdChat on "Overcoming Backup Challenges" — the fourth in a series of online conversations about data storage — will be at 9 a.m. PST on April 12.

Topics: Backup and Archive CrowdChat
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World Backup Day: How It Began and How to Celebrate It

By Tammy Batey on March 31, 2017


What does Leeds, England resident Adam Jefferson have in common with California-based Pixar Animation Studios? A shared appreciation for that panic-inducing moment when you lose data. For Adam, that moment led to the creation of World Backup Day, which is March 31. 

Topics: Industry Trends Backup and Archive
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From Cave Walls to Billions of Files: The History of Data

By Tammy Batey on March 30, 2017

Remember that old philosophical question: If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound? A modern version of that question might be: If data exists but no one is able to find it again or make sense of it, does it have value?

Topics: Industry Trends Backup and Archive Igneous Solutions Machine Learning AI
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3 Challenges of Storing Billions of Files Beyond Big Data

By Tammy Batey on March 6, 2017

Big data? Make that massive data. 

Topics: Industry Trends Backup and Archive

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