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Advancing the State of Cloud Data Protection – Actifio 10c

Most data protection solutions use the public cloud as a digital dumping ground to lower the cost of on-premises data protection infrastructure. To save costs, vendors often store the backup data set in a low-cost object store like Amazon’s Simple

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Creating Flow for Successful Disaster Recovery – NAKIVO Briefing Note

Nakivo 8 – Disaster Recovery Workflow Many backup and replication software solutions claim to help organizations recover from a disaster but just as backups are more than copying data from point A to point B, disaster recovery is more than

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How does Data Loss Happen and How can it be Stopped?

A recent blog by B&L Associates brought to light the problem of data loss. The entry cites surveys from Kroll Ontrack and EMC, which indicated that organizations see data loss as their single most significant risk and that the cost

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Analyst Blog: The Data Protection Network Gap

Storage Switzerland has been tracking an interesting trend, or maybe lack of a trend, in data protection over the last 10 months; the decay in the quality of the data protection network as compared to the continual improvement of the

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Storage Q&A: “The New Requirements of Backup Hardware” with Drobo and StorageSwiss

Backup, backup, backup: it’s what everyone’s talking about these days. You have to save all those files, for one reason or the other, and probably because someone is telling you that you have to save those files. I recently sat

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Webinar – The Four NEW Requirements of Backup Disk For Veeam Success

Veeam and other virtualization specific backup solutions change the game when it comes to data protection. They provide the capability to backup virtual machines rapidly and repeatedly, thanks to change block backups. Second, they provide the ability to recover virtual

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What Does Software-Defined Mean For Data Protection?

What is the role of data protection in today’s increasingly virtualized world? Should organizations look towards specialized backup technologies that integrate at the hypervisor or application layer or should they continue utilizing traditional backup solutions to safeguard business data? Or

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