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Overcoming The Cloud Goldilocks Problem – iland Briefing Note

When an organization decides to begin its cloud journey, one of the biggest challenges is trying to find a cloud provider that is the right fit. Typically, the IT planner has to choose from the mega-cloud providers like Amazon AWS,

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How Has Ransomware Changed Data Protection?

The ransomware threat can have a significant monetary impact on the business. Not only are enterprises forced to pay the ransom fee to recover their data, but under various government regulations they also may be charged additional fines per impacted

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Is Innovation in VMware Backup Dead?

The opening chapter of a white paper, “Cloud-native Data Protection for VMware,” available from Druva is titled “The Current State of VMware Data Protection.” While IT has seen a lot of innovation over the past decade, it seems that the

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How to Modernize Data Protection and Live to Tell About it

There are several vendors on the market today that want customers to modernize their current data protection strategy by selecting their solution. The problem with most of the modern data protection solutions is they don’t support the current solution in

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Protecting the Multi-Cloud Data Center Without Losing Your Mind

Multi-cloud isn’t a future architecture, it is a reality right now. Organizations have on-premises clouds (virtualized infrastructures) and are hosting applications in multiple cloud providers. The problem is the multi-cloud situation these organizations find themselves in is ad-hoc, not part

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SlideShare: Ransomware, Rapid Restoration and Disasters – Recovering from Backup’s Three Biggest Challenges!

Organizations need to make sure their backup infrastructure can meet the recovery objectives of today’s biggest challenges: ransomware, rapid restoration and disasters. Businesses expect their IT teams to recover faster than ever and they need business performance to be the

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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 Prepare for Site-Wide Disasters

It used to be that natural disasters, such as major hurricanes, were arguably the worst thing that could happen to the enterprise from an IT continuity perspective. Practically speaking, nothing else could really result in a site-wide data center failure.

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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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How to Facilitate Rapid Recovery

It’s no secret that rapid recovery is a non-negotiable business requirement today. Very few applications can stand even moments of downtime, never mind hours. However, getting there requires multiple steps that are not always immediately clear. The first step to

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