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SlideShare: Hitting Your Data Protection Sweet Spot

The data protection process sometimes has objectives that seem to be in opposition to one another. On one side, the organization needs rapid and frequent data captures so that RPOs and RTOs are met. On the other side, there is

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How to Implement Replication for Rapid Recovery

For organizations needing to protect mission-critical critical systems, software-based replication is an ideal way to meet and potentially exceed expectations. In fact, replication can be implemented so cost effectively that the scope of coverage can extend beyond mission-critical systems and

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StorageShort: Disaster Recovery – Secondary Site vs. Public Cloud

During a disaster everyone needs a place to go, including an organization’s applications and data. Ideally that “place” is prepared. For decades the only real decision for IT was just how prepared would the DR site be? Options ranged from

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Software vs. Hardware Replication

As discussed in our last entry, replication is an ideal way for most organizations to meet the data protection and data recovery demands of their mission critical applications. But there is a choice that IT needs to make when selecting

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How to Protect Mission Critical Applications

While they should only represent a small percentage of your environment, mission critical applications need the most attention when designing a protection process for them. Most of these applications can only be down for a few minutes and can only

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Covering Both Ends of DR

One of the lessons IT is learning from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma is there are some situations where the organization really does not need to meet, or even come close to meeting the strict recovery point and recovery times it

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Preparing for Recovery

Most of the time IT spends focusing on disaster recovery planning is actually spent on protection, making sure data is being copied to a secondary storage system and a secondary site either by backup or replication. Some advanced recovery planners

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Webinar: Hitting Your Data Protection Sweet Spot

The data protection process sometimes has objectives that seem to be in opposition to one another. On one side, the organization needs rapid and frequent data captures so that RPOs and RTOs are met. On the other side, there is

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How to Make DR Testing Less Painful

While every IT professional will admit that it is important, disaster recovery testing generally falls to the bottom of the IT to do list, right after root canal. But if testing is not a key component, the process of creating

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SlideShare: How to “Future Proof” Data Protection for Organizational Resilience

Users expectations of IT’s ability to return mission critical applications to production are higher than ever. These expectations are leading IT to abandon many of their backup and recovery solutions to try new, unproven solutions that may or may not

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