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How Do Disk Backup Appliances Scale?

Eventually most organizations will run out of backup storage, so understanding how backup storage scales is critical to creating a long term data protection strategy. It is not as simple as just converting to a scale-out architecture because deduplication adds

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Does Disk Based Backup Require Deduplication Anymore?

Hardware-based deduplication legitimized the concept of backing up to disk. But deduplication alone is no longer as important as it used to be. The problem with hardware-based duplication is the data must be transferred to the backup appliance prior to

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How Next-gen HSM Solutions Complement Backup

Organizations need to backup their data, but if you view backup as a one-size-fits-all job, where all data is treated equally, you’re missing an opportunity for substantial cost savings. Ideally, you could tier storage and create an “active archive” that

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What Should you Expect from Disk Backup in 2017?

You need more than a network share and deduplication to stand out among the disk backup crowd in 2017. Things have come a long way since disk backup targets started appearing 17 years ago. The table stakes may still be

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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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SlideShare: Four Reasons Why Your Backup Hardware Will Break by 2020

While backup software vendors continue to innovate, hardware vendors have been resting on their deduplication laurels. In the meantime, the amount of data that organizations store continues to grow at an alarming pace and the backup and recovery expectations of

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