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How to Improve Recovery Confidence

Almost every recent survey done on the state of backup indicates a very low level of confidence in an organization’s ability to recover in the event of a disaster. There are three reasons for this result. First, the management may

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Six Things Your Boss Needs To Know About DRaaS

Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS), the ability to outsource an organization’s recovery site, typically to the cloud, is rapidly gaining in popularity. The executive team may assume the solution can do no wrong and encourage IT professionals to pursue

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Why Don’t Cloud Backup Solutions Leverage Cloud Compute?

The first iterations of cloud backup solutions were designed primarily to protect individual consumer laptops. Those solutions evolved and eventually were scaled to protect an organization’s laptops. The next logical step was to use the cloud for server and virtual

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What is True Cloud-Based VMware Backup?

VMware specific backup solutions have been around for years, and most of them have added some form of cloud connectivity to their feature set. But, most of these options simply use the cloud as a digital dumping ground and don’t

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Using DRaaS For Test-Dev

Almost every data center needs to test operating system updates and new code releases. A DRaaS solution can meet the need. The problem is these testing needs require a copy of the server being tested with a most recent copy

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Why Do Primary Storage Providers Resist the Public Cloud?

Public cloud storage is highly scalable and very cost effective. It also happens to be located next to an almost infinite supply of compute. Why then do most primary storage vendors pretend the resource doesn’t exist? The answer is quite

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No Room in the Data Center – Secondary Storage Needs Cloud Integration – Cohesity Briefing Note

Most data growth in the enterprise is happening because of secondary storage use cases like backup, archive, and data re-use for test/dev or analytics (also known as copy data). In most cases, the capacity of secondary data is 10 to

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