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Dell EMC Integrate DRaaS to Data Protection Portfolio

Organizations that count on EMC’s data protection software that also want DRaaS don’t have to consider switching to another solution. At Dell EMC World 2017, the company announced Data Domain Cloud DR. Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) leverages the

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Virtual Machine Hybrid Cloud data protection

There are two converging forces taking place in the world of enterprise IT environments today. First, there is a need to efficiently and non-disruptively backup and protect data in virtualized application infrastructure and secondly, there is an increasing interest amongst

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Data Protection In The Cloud Age

What does the record turntable and a mainframe computer have in common? Plenty, according to Guy Churchward, President of EMC’s Data Protection and Availability Division. During EMC World 2014, Guy made an interesting comparison about how both the music industry

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Avamar’s Virtualization Journey Continues

As we headed down the back stretch of our full day of EMC briefings, we sat down with the Avamar folks to discuss the latest developments on that front. As our readers know, EMC’s Data Protection and Availability division has

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A Decade of Data Domain

A decade has passed since Data Domain began selling its first appliance and started evangelizing the virtues of data deduplication as an enabling technology to reduce the torrents of backup data in data center environments. The term “deduplication” was not

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VM Recovery In Place vs. Changed Block Recovery

One of the benefits of virtualization has been the ability to recover applications and servers more rapidly. Recently some backup software vendors have added the ability to recover a virtual machine directly from the backup image. A technique commonly called

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