yourfanat wrote: I am using another tool for Oracle developers - dbForge Studio for Oracle. This IDE has lots of usefull features, among them: oracle designer, code competion and formatter, query builder, debugger, profiler, erxport/import, reports and many others. The latest version supports Oracle 12C. More information here.

2008 West
Data Direct
SOA, WOA and Cloud Computing: The New Frontier for Data Services
Red Hat
The Opening of Virtualization
User Environment Management – The Third Layer of the Desktop
Cloud Computing for Business Agility
CMIS: A Multi-Vendor Proposal for a Service-Based Content Management Interoperability Standard
Freedom OSS
Practical SOA” Max Yankelevich
Architecting an Enterprise Service Router (ESR) – A Cost-Effective Way to Scale SOA Across the Enterprise
Return on Assests: Bringing Visibility to your SOA Strategy
Managing Hybrid Endpoint Environments
Game-Changing Technology for Enterprise Clouds and Applications
Click For 2008 West
Event Webcasts

2008 West
Get ‘Rich’ Quick: Rapid Prototyping for RIA with ZERO Server Code
Keynote Systems
Designing for and Managing Performance in the New Frontier of Rich Internet Applications
How Can AJAX Improve Homeland Security?
Beyond Widgets: What a RIA Platform Should Offer
REAs: Rich Enterprise Applications
Click For 2008 Event Webcasts
Today's Top SOA Links

Quorum Reveals Predictions for the 2013 Disaster Recovery Market
M&A Activity and Increase in Weather-Related Disasters Among Top Five Influencers

SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 12/18/12 -- Quorum®, the leading provider of one-click backup, recovery and continuity for small to mid-sized businesses, today announced five predictions for the disaster recovery market next year. From mergers and acquisitions to climate change to the explosion of hybrid cloud solutions, these predictions serve as a reliable roadmap as we anticipate what 2013 holds for disaster recovery.

Prediction 1: Small to mid-sized businesses will pioneer the use of hybrid cloud disaster recovery.
Now hailed by industry research behemoths like Gartner, the hybrid cloud is moving from buzz to business, as small to mid-sized businesses have found great benefit in applying it to disaster recovery. Crippled by the inherent drawbacks of tape and disk backup solutions, small to mid-sized businesses will in the coming year increasingly embrace hybrid cloud disaster recovery, which blends on-site with cloud-based recovery. Using this approach, these businesses will eliminate the need for a secondary disaster recovery site, as well as the costs and complexities associated with maintaining and managing it.

Prediction 2: M&A activity will mean consolidation of disaster recovery solutions.
The disaster recovery market in 2012 has seen an uptick in M&As, with larger brands intent on expanding their disaster recovery offerings via acquisition. For example, this year, Carbonite acquired Zmanda and Microsoft acquired StorSimple. This trend will continue next year, with companies like eVault and Symantec, which have struggled to maintain leadership positions in the market, purchasing smaller providers in order to expand their portfolios and offer increasingly popular hybrid cloud disaster recovery solutions.

Prediction 3: More emphasis will be placed on recovery, as opposed to backup.
For small to mid-sized businesses, the disaster recovery issue is not necessarily about backup; rather, it's about how fast they're back up. Certainly, the ability to quickly recover data, applications and systems after downtime is a major indicator of whether a company can bounce back unscathed from a disaster. We were reminded of this yet again after Superstorm Sandy, when downtime forced thousands of businesses to close their doors. Whether these businesses will reopen anytime soon remains to be seen, but one thing is certain: For those that relied only on solutions focusing on backup rather than recovery, the financial toll will be significant.

Prediction 4: An increase in the number of weather-related disasters will necessitate hybrid cloud disaster recovery.
The only thing predictable about Mother Nature is her unpredictability, and it seems as though we'll see a lot more of it in the years to come. Indeed, thanks to climate change, the number of so-called "hundred-year storms" will occur with much more frequency, leaving in their wake destruction and chaos. (Before labeling climate change as a political issue, consider this: Even non-partisan insurance companies recognize its impact, raising their rates to reflect the increase in weather-related disasters caused by global warming.) With this in mind, small to mid-sized businesses will turn to simple and cost-effective hybrid cloud disaster recovery to make business continuity a reality.

Prediction 5: Availability of automated disaster recovery testing will spur a shift in focus from machines to people.
With the virtualization and automation of disaster recovery testing tasks, IT professionals will be able to reduce the time they spend performing technical procedures like tape restoration, and instead focus on involving end users themselves in disaster drills. Indeed, small to mid-sized businesses currently automating these tasks have found that involving end users in disaster drills translates to successful recovery when the real thing strikes.

"Whether economic, technological or environmental, several elements have combined to ensure 2013 is the year of recovery and the hybrid cloud," said Larry Lang, CEO, Quorum. "With its one-click backup, recovery and continuity solution, Quorum will continue to figure prominently in the disaster recovery discussion next year and in the years to come."

About Quorum
Quorum® provides assured, one-click backup, recovery and continuity, helping businesses safeguard their revenue, customers and reputation. The award-winning Quorum series of appliance and hybrid cloud solutions makes continuity a reality for small to mid-sized companies, letting them recover from any type of disaster within minutes. Most importantly, Quorum is simple and cost-effective. If your company avoids just 30 minutes of downtime, the Quorum solution pays for itself. The company is headquartered in San Jose, Calif. To learn more, please follow us on Twitter@quorumlabs, check out our Facebook page or visit

Quorum, One-Click Recovery and the Quorum logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Quorum, Inc. in the United States and other countries.

Sammy Totah
BOCA Communications

About Marketwired .
Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Web 2.0 Latest News
Recently announced Azure Data Lake addresses the big data 3V challenges; volume, velocity and variety. It is one more storage feature in addition to blobs and SQL Azure database. Azure Data Lake (should have been Azure Data Ocean IMHO) is really omnipotent. Just look at the key capabi...
Azure IoT Suite became Generally Available starting September 29. This suite consist of technologies to monitor and manage devices that come under Internet of Things. Microsoft according to Scott Guthrie provides advanced capabilites like stream processing and predictive analytics. En...
Scott Guthrie's keynote presentation "Journey to the intelligent cloud" is a must view video. This is from AzureCon 2015, September 29, 2015 I have reproduced some screen shots in case you are unable to view this long video for one reason or another. One of the highlights is 3 data...
Are you a winner? Are you someone who always gets what they want? Are you one of those people who do what they set their eyes on no matter what the circumstances? If you answered yes to all of these questions then you are among the highly successful people in the world that have a prov...
DevOps Summit at Cloud Expo 2014 Silicon Valley was a terrific event for us. The Qubell booth was crowded on all three days. We ran demos every 30 minutes with folks lining up to get a seat and usually standing around. It was great to meet and talk to over 500 people! My keynote was we...
Subscribe to the World's Most Powerful Newsletters
Subscribe to Our Rss Feeds & Get Your SYS-CON News Live!
Click to Add our RSS Feeds to the Service of Your Choice:
Google Reader or Homepage Add to My Yahoo! Subscribe with Bloglines Subscribe in NewsGator Online
myFeedster Add to My AOL Subscribe in Rojo Add 'Hugg' to Newsburst from CNET Kinja Digest View Additional SYS-CON Feeds
Publish Your Article! Please send it to editorial(at)!

Advertise on this site! Contact advertising(at)! 201 802-3021

SYS-CON Featured Whitepapers