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Will DRaaS Solve the Cloud Backup Storage Problem? - When looking at the cloud as a backup alternative, IT professionals need to consider if DRaaS solves the cloud backup problem of recovering from a disaster or ransomware attack. Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) enables you to instantiate your
Three Reasons You Need Standby Storage - There are three reasons you need standby storage. First, it provides the best way to recover from a ransomware attack. Second, it enables you to recover from a hard failure of your production storage systems. Third, it provides you with
Take “Create DR Plan” OFF of Your 2020 Project Goals - If disaster strikes, the purpose of a disaster recovery plan (DRP) is to guide the available IT personnel through the process of recovering the data center, either at an alternate site owned by the company or a facility owned by
Purpose-Built Backup is Not Just About Look and Feel - Purpose-built backup is backup software designed to protect a specific application, environment, or data set. An example of a purpose-built backup solution is HYCU Software’s Backup and Recovery, which initially focused on protecting Nutanix Acropolis, expanded to cover VMware ESX,
Purpose-Built versus Consolidated Backup - The number of data protection applications designed to back up a specific application or environment is increasing dramatically. These purpose-built backup applications have an almost unfair advantage over legacy solutions and customers seem more than willing to deal with the
New eBook: The Value of DR Orchestration - Given the pace of the modern data center, creating a disaster recovery (DR) plan is a significant challenge. Keeping that plan up to date after it’s created is almost impossible because of how quickly the data center changes. If a
Solving DR’s Two Biggest Failures – Documentation and Testing with Orchestration - During a disaster, there is a lot that can go wrong, and IT needs to expect the unexpected. In most cases though, it is not the unexpected that causes a disaster recovery (DR) effort to fail. The primary reasons that
MSP Agent or Provider – What Do Customers Want? - In the Lightboard Video below, Eran Farajun, Executive Vice President at Asigra, and I discuss the business of being a managed service provider (MSP). In the video, we discuss how MSPs can build value into their businesses by investing in
How DR Orchestration Can Improve Success while Lowering Costs - To the organization, all applications are essential, but not all apps are critical. There is a pecking order in terms of what applications need to be back online first. Recovery prioritization is especially crucial during a full-scale disaster where the
Commvault Buys Hedvig – Insights and Ramifications - The data protection market is at a crossroads. Traditional software vendors like Commvault, EMC-Dell, Veeam and Veritas provide data protection software that resellers or end-users install on servers and storage they acquire separately. The approach tends to be services heavy.

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