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Where Is The Copy of Record in a File Sync & Share Service? – CTERA Product Spotlight

When assessing Enterprise File Sync and Share services (EFSS), it’s essential to understand the concept of the copy of record. What is the “copy of record?” The term is borrowed from the legal world, and it refers to the original

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Why is Unstructured Data So Important?

A lot of the advancements happening in storage seem to be for unstructured data. Why is that? Have all of the problems for databases been solved? It’s not like databases are no longer important. But what does seem to be

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Speed is Critical For Ransomware Recovery

Speed of recovery from any disaster is always important, but it is most critical in terms of recovering from a ransomware attack. Most ransomware fees are typically a few thousand dollars, and are rarely more than $20,000. For the organization,

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Data Preservation vs. Data Archive

Eighty percent of an organization’s data is active and 15% of it really matters. Archiving is the management of the 80%. Data preservation is the management 15%. While organizations often need help identifying the 80% of data that is not

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Refining The Virtualized Backup Process – NAKIVO Briefing Note

The backup software market is very mature. Even virtualization specific backup software solutions have been available for over 10 years. But there is still work to do. In some cases, new releases are taking advantage of new technologies elsewhere in

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New White Paper – Can You Use The Cloud for Long Term Data Preservation?

Most organizations have a subset of data they need to preserve. Preservation is different than archiving. Preservation means that the data can’t be changed, must always be readable and the organization needs to know who is accessing it. Often there

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Is it Time to Retire Your NAS?

It’s time to retire Network Attached Storage (NAS) – at least as we know it. These systems, glorified file servers, are over two decades old. In that time, users have become more mobile, and organizations more diverse. What seemed like

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