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How To Cut Your DR Expenses

One of the reasons why disaster recovery attempts often fail is DR process planning and operation is so expensive. The expenses associated with the DR process leads organizations to try to cut corners in an effort to reduce costs. That

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ChalkTalk Video: Are You Fragmenting Your Cloud?

Most data centers today have multiple primary storage systems. Often, each one supports a specific platform or environment and each of these systems are either backed up or archived. The problem is most data centers’ cloud architectures are at least

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ChalkTalk Video: Best Next Steps for Hybrid Cloud

The first step to the cloud, for most organizations, is backup. They use the cloud as either the primary or secondary backup target, essentially leverage cloud storage as a giant data dumping ground. But this use case totally ignores something

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ChalkTalk Video: When Should You Use High Availability instead of Backup?

Most data centers have some sort of backup strategy where it copies data on a periodic basis, typically once per night, to a secondary storage device and then either replicated or transported to a disaster recovery site. They count on

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What’s Wrong with DRaas?

Many people feel DRaaS is the next wave in data protection. Just like flash solves so many problems in the primary storage world, DRaaS solves a ton of problems in the backup and DR worlds. And it does all that

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What is Hybrid DRaaS

Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) outsources the typical DR process to a cloud provider so when a data center loss event occurs an organization can re-start their critical applications in the provider’s cloud. DRaaS saves an organization the cost

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Can You Eliminate Downtime? – New White Paper

Achieving a zero or near-zero recovery point and recovery time objective requires planning. From a data perspective, IT needs to position the data in a ready state on the recovery system. The positioning or copying of data needs to happen either as,

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