Using the Cloud for Backup and Data Protection Modernization

One of the problems created by the modern insights economy and era of strict data privacy regulations is the fact that backup data is growing even faster than production data, and that it also must be retained for longer periods of time. Stephen Aldous, Principal Product Manager for Carbonite, recently discussed this challenge with George Crump, Storage Switzerland’s Founder and Lead Analyst.

The cloud presents an alluring solution, in the form of a low-cost data repository that can be scaled both easily and seamlessly as capacity requirements grow. However, storage managers should be careful to ensure that enterprise-class capabilities such as simple set up and fast restores are available. For additional thoughts, access Storage Switzerland’s webinar with Carbonite, “Five Critical Enterprise Cloud Backup Capabilities,” on demand.

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Senior Analyst, Krista Macomber produces analyst commentary and contributes to a range of client deliverables including white papers, webinars and videos for Storage Switzerland. She has a decade of experience covering all things storage, data center and cloud infrastructure, including: technology and vendor portfolio developments; customer buying behavior trends; and vendor ecosystems, go-to-market positioning, and business models. Her previous experience includes leading the IT infrastructure practice of analyst firm Technology Business Research, and leading market intelligence initiatives for media company TechTarget.

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