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A Real-World Disaster Recovery Plan – Step 1 – DR Gap Analysis

Disaster Recovery Planning (DRP) doesn’t need to be the lengthy complicated ordeal many make it out to be. In fact, DRP needs to become a more nimble process that is completed quickly, easily updated and frequently tested. The first step

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Ransomware: The Problem with Paying the Ransom

When ransomware hits an organization, it is very tempting simply to pay the ransom instead of going through the time and effort to replace the encrypted data by recovering from a backup. After paying the ransom, the hackers give a

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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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What’s Next in Enterprise Backup Appliances? INFINIDAT Backup Appliance Briefing Note

Backup Appliances come in two forms. Integrated appliances that have the backup software pre-installed on them and appliances that act as stand-alone systems so they can accept input from a variety of backup sources. The second type is probably more

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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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Protecting MongoDB, Cassandra, Hadoop – Datos IO Briefing Note

Data center modernization usually includes the organization moving to modern cloud applications like MongoDB, Cassandra and Hadoop. Like most new initiatives a forgotten element is data protection. These environments are particularly challenging to protect because they are designed to run

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Hyperconverged for the Enterprise and the Cloud – Datrium Amazon Product Briefing

Converging compute, storage and networking into a single tier sounds good at first but as the architecture scales and tries to extend into the cloud, problems arise. Most hyperconverged infrastructures are “over-converged.” In most cases, the lowest common denominator is

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