Data Protection

Data Protection

Why “Mostly” isn’t Enough in Backup – and what to do about it - Part time insurance is a dangerous thing. You need to be covered all the time in all situations. The IT professionals in charge of backup live this. Comprehensive backup is good insurance but a backup solution that leaves even one
How does Data Loss Happen and How can it be Stopped? - A recent blog by B&L Associates brought to light the problem of data loss. The entry cites surveys from Kroll Ontrack and EMC, which indicated that organizations see data loss as their single most significant risk and that the cost
Bacula Enterprise is changing the definition of Open-source Backup Software - For many in IT, the term “open source software” conjures images of inexpensive but powerful programs that require a lot attention to keep running. They’re often a better fit for organizations with more time than money; unfortunately, most organizations don’t
Backup is a Fractured Mess and DR is worse – Can the Cloud Save us? - Cloud backup solution provider Zetta.net recently surveyed over 400 IT professionals from a wide range of industries, asking questions like what types of backups were being done, what operating systems were being protected, how virtualized the environment was, and how
How Software-defined Storage is Enabling Snapshot-based Data Protection - Snapshots are powerful tools for creating a primary storage data protection system, one that offers faster recovery and can even replace traditional backup altogether. But protecting against primary storage system failure, which would render the snapshots useless, requires a second
How to Beat Dropbox - Almost every laptop I see has Dropbox installed on it. It’s easy to use, relatively inexpensive, and works 99% of the time. Users love it, but Dropbox does have its problems. First, it removes data out from under the control
Why all Companies will soon need a different kind of “Cloud Backup” - Gartner recently predicted we’ll reach a tipping point in 2018 when traditional data centers won’t be able to keep up with the growing demands of “digital business”. They’re also predicting a continuing price war among the largest cloud providers –

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