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Why Virtualization STILL Breaks Backup

With the broad adoption of server virtualization by data centers, it became apparent that protection of the new environment was very inadequate. Organizations faced in-guest protection or very fragile off-host architectures. As adoption continued, VMware and others made significant strides

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Why the Cloud Breaks Backup

For organizations that realize their backups are broken, the cloud appears to be an appealing way out of the mess. The problem is most legacy backup applications don’t have integrated cloud support, so leveraging the cloud either requires a bolt-on

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Webinar: 10 Reasons Why Backup Breaks and How to Fix It

IT professionals have been struggling to develop a consistent, reliable backup strategy since the beginning of the data center. Yet the more the data center has evolved, the more difficult the task of successfully protecting data has become. Now, for

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Why Backup Breaks and How to Fix it

For most organizations backup, the process of regularly and consistently protecting production data, is fundamentally broken. As a result, these organizations have very little confidence in IT’s ability to recover data at all, let alone promptly. To try to fix

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What to do When Taking Over a Data Protection Nightmare – One College’s Journey to Simplified Data Protection

Data protection is hard. The process has to, in someway, interact with almost every server, virtual machine, application, network interface and storage system. The problem is many data centers make the situation worse by buying multiple data protection software and

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Scaling Out Backup

Secondary storage, the storage that holds among other things backup data, will potentially store 10X the amount of capacity primary storage will. In addition, organizations are expecting more from their backup solutions; faster recoveries, data management and copy data management.

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ChalkTalk Video: Hyperscaling Data Protection

One of the data protection challenges IT professionals face is dealing with the growth of protected copies of data. Traditional systems simply scale up and eventually hit a wall that forces an upgrade or the purchase of additional systems. The

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ChalkTalk Video: The Keys to Hybrid IT Success

As data centers look to the cloud they are faced with the very real challenges of dealing with sprawl, managing growth and ever increasing complexity. Growth though is not bad, it means the business is growing. Growth, however, needs to

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SlideShare: 15 Minute Ransomware Survival Guide

Ransomware is a new threat, and new threats require new strategies. Within the first 15 minutes this webinar will provide you key strategies for surviving a ransomware attack. During the event Storage Switzerland and Commvault cover the three P’s of

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Testing is the Key to Ransomware Success

IT’s goal should be to never pay a ransom as a result of a ransomware attack. To achieve that goal requires prevention, preparation and practice. Unfortunately, practice is the element most overlooked but potentially the most critical. Why Ransomware Testing

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