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The True Cost of Data Protection Infrastructure

Data protection is essential but expensive. The primary source of data protection expense is the required significant investment in the physical infrastructure. However, the cost of the physical infrastructure is much more than how much the organization spends on storage

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SlideShare: How to Create an Infrastructure-less Backup Strategy

Designing architectures to backup primary storage as well as provide rapid recoveries is a challenging task that most IT professionals need to face. It is even more challenging in the face of a rapidly growing data set, increasing demand for

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The Impact of Changing Data Protection Requirements on Your Infrastructure

The new state of data protection, whereby enterprises must protect copy data quantities that are growing exponentially on a global basis with instant, up-to-the-minute recovery, places new demands on the secondary storage infrastructure. The key problem lies in the fact

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The Increasing Importance of Data Management in the Modern Data Center

Storage Switzerland recently wrote about the need for enterprises to move away from using backup processes for long-term data retention use cases. Backup implementations add value in providing high availability and fast (or instant) recovery of the enterprise’s most critical

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The Changing Role of Data Protection in the Modern Data Center

For decades, data centers have tried to use the data protection process to not only provide the organization with rapid recovery capabilities but also long-term data retention. Many organizations go so far as to use the backup process as an

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Webinar: How to Create an Infrastructure-less Backup Strategy

Designing architectures to backup primary storage as well as provide rapid recoveries is a challenging task that most IT professionals need to face. It is even more challenging in the face of a rapidly growing data set, increasing demand for

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Tape is Dead Throw Everything into the Cloud

The cloud is a valuable tool that almost every data center should leverage. It is, however, just that, a tool. The cloud is not the be all end all answer to all of IT’s problems. It can solve many of

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Enhancing the Hybrid Cloud Data Fabric for Mission-Critical Applications – Rubrik Briefing Note

Businesses are working with a fragmented application landscape today. They are leaning on tried-and-true, traditional mainstays such as Oracle databases as well as on newer, modern workloads such as NoSQL databases and cloud-based productivity suites. The number and variety of

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The Role of Tape Storage in a Tiered Backup Strategy

The rise of big data, business analytics and stricter compliance regulations necessitate that enterprises retain far more data than ever before. Against this backdrop, disk and cloud-based backup implementations are scaling quickly. In fact, many enterprises are dealing with secondary

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An Alternative to a Keep It All Data Management Strategy – Index Engines Briefing Note

As organizations come to grips with new regulations like the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and California’s Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), their need to develop a more robust data management strategy is obvious. Organizations can no longer keep

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