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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.
Why DR Orchestration is a Must Have - Disasters rarely strike at a convenient time, like when recovery polices are all up to date, and when there are plenty of IT staff on hand to deal with any issues that may come up. In most cases, the opposite
Backup Retention vs. Data Retention - A recent blog “Healthcare overspends on long term backup retention” by Veeam’s Jonathan Butz discussed how healthcare organizations are creating overly complex and expensive backup infrastructure because they are considering backup as part of their records retention policy. Butz is
Why Aren’t You Tiering Backup Data to the Cloud? - Organizations tend to treat all backup data the same. Generally, IT stores backup data on a relatively low performing, high capacity disk backup system. The problem is that this type of device doesn’t fit the restore requests that most IT
Is it Time for All-Flash Backups? - Businesses today are all about “agile.” For storage professionals, this means delivering ultra-low latency alongside high throughput and high input/output (I/O) operations per second (IOPS) to accelerate mission-critical application performance as much as possible. All-flash storage arrays have solidified their
What’s Changing in Backup Software? - Today’s business environment is always-on and can tolerate no delays, and data is at the heart of these requirements. Data must be accessible the moment it is needed. At the same time, business analytics and regulations such as the California
How to Make One Thousand Snapshots Useful - Almost every modern storage system claims to support “thousands” of snapshots of production data without impacting performance. While some of the lack of performance impact claims have proven to be suspect, there is little doubt that today’s storage solutions support
Worried About Meeting Disaster Recovery SLAs? Consider These Capabilities - Data protection infrastructures face tremendous pressure. Copy data is growing even faster than production data as businesses create copies to support analytics, test and development, and other important initiatives. Copy data also needs to be retained for longer periods of

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