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Can The Storage Channel Solve The Cloud Storage Latency Problem

While cloud storage has plenty of benefits, its biggest weakness, latency, keeps it from receiving full adoption. The solution may be found in a group of businesses that many think cloud storage replaces, storage resellers. If they can solve the

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StorageShort: What Services Should MSPs Add To Their Portfolios?

Managed Service Providers (MSP) are under pressure to add more services to their portfolios. Most started with backup and now are looking to add services like application hosting and virtual desktop as a service. Not only are these services complicated

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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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How To Design a Hyper-V Disaster Recovery Plan

Server Failure, Storage System Failure and Data Center Failure are all forms of disaster that will impact the Hyper-V environment. Now IT planners should add ransomware to that list. How does the Hyper-V Administrator design a disaster recovery plan? Disaster

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How SMBs Can Have Enterprise Class DP without Breaking the Bank? – BackupAssist 10 Briefing Note

Small to medium sized businesses (SMBs) often lack a good backup and recovery strategy, and often do not realize the difference between archive and disaster recovery. They find quality data protection (DP), data retention and disaster recovery difficult to obtain

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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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How to Make DR Testing Less Painful

While every IT professional will admit that it is important, disaster recovery testing generally falls to the bottom of the IT to do list, right after root canal. But if testing is not a key component, the process of creating

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