Deduplication

Deduplication

Why is Unstructured Data So Important? - A lot of the advancements happening in storage seem to be for unstructured data. Why is that? Have all of the problems for databases been solved? It’s not like databases are no longer important. But what does seem to be
Speed is Critical For Ransomware Recovery - Speed of recovery from any disaster is always important, but it is most critical in terms of recovering from a ransomware attack. Most ransomware fees are typically a few thousand dollars, and are rarely more than $20,000. For the organization,
The State of Storage Architectures - Storage architectures evolved from the legacy scale-up architectures to scale-out architectures. Scale-out architectures evolved into hyperconverged architectures. The data center is also evolving, of course, but at an even faster pace. The problem is all this storage evolution has not
Is it Time to Retire Your NAS? - It’s time to retire Network Attached Storage (NAS) – at least as we know it. These systems, glorified file servers, are over two decades old. In that time, users have become more mobile, and organizations more diverse. What seemed like
How To Design a Hyper-V Disaster Recovery Plan - Server Failure, Storage System Failure and Data Center Failure are all forms of disaster that will impact the Hyper-V environment. Now IT planners should add ransomware to that list. How does the Hyper-V Administrator design a disaster recovery plan? Disaster
Why is Operational Recovery Needed? - The reason backup strategies exist is to ensure operational continuity after someone makes a mistake, purposefully corrupts data, or hardware or software component runs afoul. Operational recovery is the day-to-day reason you backup data. It is the recovery of specific
How to Prepare for the Next WannaCry - WannaCry was a wakeup call. New ransomware strains are now appearing every week because ransomware is a profitable “business.” There will be another attack and the chances of your organization being infected are high. The time is now to take
What is the Data Protection Problem? - Users demand a seamless digital experience. When something goes wrong they expect their data and applications to quickly return, preferably without them ever knowing something went wrong in the first place. For IT this seamless expectation means data has to
Does Object Storage Make Sense for Backups? - Object storage is not only perfect for backups – it seems designed for it. It’s safe, economical, and scalable – everything backup storage needs to be. Specific features in object storage make it perfectly suitable for the task of holding
Where Should Copy Data Reside? - Copy data is getting a lot of attention and solutions to manage it are flooding to market. But a question few of these solutions let you ask is, “WHERE should that copy data reside?” For the most part, they assume

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