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Purpose-Built Backup for Unstructured Data

Unstructured data has grown dramatically in terms of total capacity, the number of files, and criticality to the organization. Home directories now represent the bulk of the organization’s creative output, and losing or not being able to find that data

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What’s the Hole in Your Ransomware Protection Strategy?

Over on the Aparavi Blog, Vicki Grey cited a recent study by The Herjavec Group, which indicated that ransomware attacks are on the rise. The report also states that ransomware attacks hit businesses every 14 seconds in 2019, and will

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Better Management of Multi-Cloud Data Access and Retention – Aparavi Briefing Note

Modern data privacy regulations and business requirements to utilize data for competitive advantage make it important for storage professionals to ensure that file data is managed in a way that controls the costs of underlying infrastructure while at the same

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Solving the Right to be Forgotten Problem with Intelligent Unstructured Data Management

The European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has contributed to an overall greater awareness among both consumers and enterprises of the value of data. As discussed in a previous Storage Switzerland blog, the value of and requirement for

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The US Version of GDPR Will Be a Nightmare

In a few years, U.S. based IT professionals may look back at the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and wish they had something as easy for their data governance regulation. California’s Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is part of

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StorageSwiss Live Podcast – Talking GDPR and CCPA with Aparavi

Join Storage Switzerland and Aparavi for our live PodCast dealing with data privacy regulations like the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and California’s Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). The regulations potentially force organizations of all sizes to rethink how

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What’s Your Backup Retention Policy?

What is the default retention policy for your backups? If you are like most organizations we speak to, the answer is typically three or more years. The next question is why, as in why is your backup retention so long?

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SlideShare: Data Management vs. GDPR and Data Privacy – How to Solve the Right to Be Forgotten Problem

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) makes specific demands on organizations based in and doing business in the European Union (EU). Now several US states are considering similar legislation and California has already passed a GDPR-like law. Clearly this is

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Archive is Better than Backup

For decades data center best practices were to isolate backup and archive. “Backup is not archive” was the mantra. The reality is most data centers ignored the mantra and used their backup process for all of their data retention. Today,

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How Aparavi Delivers GDPR Compliant Data Management, Privacy, and Protection

Data Privacy regulations like GDPR require that data be protected and managed differently than it has been in the past. Organizations need to prove they are protecting data, securing it, retaining it, and they need to, if a user requests

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