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Breaking Backup with SaaS

Backup is the one process that almost everyone in IT would opt out of if given the choice. In addition to the IT management burden there is often the burden of the infrastructure itself, a never ending need for more

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How to Avoid Cloud Pitfalls to Obtain an Infrastructure-Less Backup Strategy

Meeting requirements for infinite data retention and always-on business continuity is, practically speaking, not possible without using cloud resources in some way. On-premises backup and disaster recovery infrastructures are fraught with unpredictable costs and heavy operational overhead. At the same

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What the Enterprise Needs in SaaS Data Protection

Secondary storage is quickly consuming the data center and becoming too complex to manage. The copy data stored on those secondary systems is distributed across multiple enterprise and cloud storage locations. The secondary data set is being used for a

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Overcoming Shortcomings of SaaS Based Data Protection

Most organizations don’t make money off their data protection process; instead they view it as an insurance policy in case something goes wrong. These organizations, however, do make sporadic investments in the data protection infrastructure and these investments consume a

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The Problem with Converged Data Protection

When determining the true cost of your data protection infrastructure, a key factor is that infrastructure must be purchased upfront and in bulk, and requires significant management overhead. These costs can quickly break the bank in a world where more

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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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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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Briefing Note: Panzura SkyBridge solves VDI Storage Challenge

In a recent article, Storage Switzerland discussed the storage challenges associated with Desktop as a Service (DaaS) and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI). But instead of focusing on the typical performance challenges associated with VDI, like boot storms and data efficiency,

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