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Do you need to Backup your Sync/Share Service? - Sync and share services need backup for all the same reasons that you need to backup everything else. A lot of people think this isn’t the case, but the short version of the answer to the question is yes, you
The Impact of Big Backup on Disk Backup Appliances with Data Deduplication - Thanks to data efficiency, disk is the primary backup target in most data centers. However, with backup, weeks, months and years of retention are kept and therefore the cost of straight disk is untenable. However, with data deduplication, which compares
Adding File Services to Hyperconverged Architectures - Hyperconverged architectures are gaining interest in organizations of all sizes. They collapse the compute, network and storage tiers into a single tier that promises an easier to use and more cost effective solution for virtualized data centers. The problem is
Backing up MongoDB and Apache Cassandra - Datos IO is the first product designed specifically to meet the cloud-scale backup and recovery needs of modern, scalable, non-relational databases such as MongoDB and Apache Cassandra (DataStax), and cloud-native databases such as Amazon DynamoDB, Microsoft DocumentDB and others. These
How and Why to Protect Against Ransomware - Ransomware is the latest and greatest threat from those wishing to profit from doing harm to data. While it started as a threat to consumer data, it is clearly expanding into a full-on assault against corporate data, which costs companies
Do you Always Need to Backup? - Typically backup is the copying of data from one type of storage system (e.g. primary storage) into another type of storage system (e.g. backup system) for the purposes of recovery in case the first copy becomes unavailable. This definition works
Challenges of Using The Cloud for Primary Data and How to Fix Them - Storing primary data in the cloud flies in the face of logic. Data is typically stored where the user would create it and there is one reason for that: physics. There was a time, of course, when storage and compute
Build your DRaaS - DRaaS is the future of disaster recovery, but leveraging cloud backup may be an expensive way to implement it. Cloud replication, because it is operating on the working set, keeps cloud storage costs contained. The cloud replication software also enables organizations with an IT ready secondary site to leverage that site and create their own DRaaS. In either case, the organization is in control of when and how recovery happens. DRaaS built on replication also enables organizations to use the replication software to enable other cloud initiatives like bursting and test/dev. In this article Storage Switzerland explores the various methods to go about creating and implementing a DRaaS solution.
Solving the Ransomware Problem – Backup or Cloud Storage? - Given the “success” of its initial wave, the ransomware problem is getting worse. Backups seem to be the “go to” solution but really they should represent the last line of defense. The problem with backups are that they are not
Reverse your Cloud Strategy - Organizations of all sizes are trying to develop a cloud strategy, both in terms of applications and storage. Most of these organizations are finding that the promised cost savings of the cloud are not as great as they had hoped,

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