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ChalkTalk Video: Best Next Steps for Hybrid Cloud

The first step to the cloud, for most organizations, is backup. They use the cloud as either the primary or secondary backup target, essentially leverage cloud storage as a giant data dumping ground. But this use case totally ignores something

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How to Backup a cPanel Website to Google Cloud Storage

This blog post is part of a multi-part series. Before reading this blog post, make sure you take a look at my previous post, How to Backup a cPanel Website. You might also want to look at How to Backup

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ChalkTalk Video: When Should You Use High Availability instead of Backup?

Most data centers have some sort of backup strategy where it copies data on a periodic basis, typically once per night, to a secondary storage device and then either replicated or transported to a disaster recovery site. They count on

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What’s Wrong with DRaas?

Many people feel DRaaS is the next wave in data protection. Just like flash solves so many problems in the primary storage world, DRaaS solves a ton of problems in the backup and DR worlds. And it does all that

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ChalkTalk Video: Archive – It’s About More Than Saving Money

When most organizations consider an archiving project their primary goal is to save money. Basically they are looking to move data off of expensive storage valued at a couple dollars per GB to secondary storage valued at pennies a GB.

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Do AWS VMs Need to be Backed Up?

I’m amazed at how often the question of backing up virtual machines running within the Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure comes up. The short answer is, “absolutely!” Thinking that your VMs in AWS do not need backups is a surefire

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What are your Backup Storage Options?

When it came to selecting the storage target for an organization’s backups the choice was simple; tape. At the time, that is all there was. Now, though, there are an almost overwhelming number of options including fully integrated (including software)

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