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Lightboard Video: Reimagining Data Recovery

In a recent Lightboard Video, Storage Switzerland’s George Crump and StorageCraft’s Sean Derrington discussed combining the protection of application data and unstructured data. We explained how OneXafe brought some unique methods to the table to enable IT to reimagine backup.

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Lightboard Video: Reimagining How to Protect Unstructured Data

In this Lightboard Video, Sean Derrington, Senior Director of Product Management at StorageCraft, joins George Crump, Lead Analyst at Storage Switzerland, to discuss the challenges of protecting unstructured data. The problem is particularly tricky in virtual environments where unstructured data

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Creating a Ransomware Recovery Plan in 2020

Recently, Storage Switzerland participated in a 2020 predictions webinar with iland and Veeam, which is now available on demand. Unlike other predictions webinars, our webinar gave IT-specific ways to overcome whatever the problem the prediction pinpointed One of those predictions

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Amazon EC2 Workloads Need Availability and Backup

There is a difference between availability and backup. Providing a workload with high availability means that if a component of the infrastructure fails, adequate measures are in place to ensure that the use of the workload continues with little or

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File Servers; Is It Time to Say Goodbye?

Unstructured data is the fastest-growing segment of data in the data center. A significant portion of data within unstructured data is the data that users create though office productivity and other specialized applications. User data also often represents the bulk

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New eBook: The Value of DR Orchestration

Given the pace of the modern data center, creating a disaster recovery (DR) plan is a significant challenge. Keeping that plan up to date after it’s created is almost impossible because of how quickly the data center changes. If a

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Learn How To Solve Your DR Nightmare in Less Than 30 Minutes!

What is your disaster recovery (DR) plan? Most organizations today do not have a formalized process. When disaster strikes, IT scrambles, hoping to pluck victory from the jaws of defeat. A DR plan prioritizes recovery efforts so that personnel can

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Product Spotlight: Veeam Availability Orchestrator Version 2

Organizations can no longer count on a “best efforts” disaster recovery strategy. They also can’t afford to take a “recover everything instantly” strategy. IT must balance the recovery requirements of the organization with the realities of the budget to make

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Disaster Recovery Workshop: Dealing with New Requirements, Expectations, and Threats

Disaster Recovery (DR) is changing, and DR plans need to change with it. Legislative bodies want companies to not only prove their ability to recover from a disaster, but they have specific guidelines as to how long that effort can

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Solving DR’s Two Biggest Failures – Documentation and Testing with Orchestration

During a disaster, there is a lot that can go wrong, and IT needs to expect the unexpected. In most cases though, it is not the unexpected that causes a disaster recovery (DR) effort to fail. The primary reasons that

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