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Should Backup Software Companies Build an Appliance? - A little over 15 years ago we started to see the creation of the backup appliance market with the creation of the deduplication backup target appliance. Since that time, we’ve gone from having no backup appliances to having so many
Ransomware – How To Create a Proactive Protection File Strategy - IT needs a proactive way to stop ransomware. It’s here to stay. Most ransomware countermeasures are reactive. The damage is done before IT can deploy their reactive countermeasures. When ransomware gets through an organization’s defenses, it starts to encrypt data,
What Storage Product Should You Use in the Cisco UCS Storage Server? - Customers of Cisco’s UCS 3260 Storage Server can run any software defined storage product that is available as a software-only product. The question is how does one pick amongst the many that are available? Understanding the performance and functionality needs
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

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