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ChalkTalk Video: Protecting Mission Critical Applications With Recovery In Place Backups

When it comes to mission critical applications, most organizations count on high availability products to protect their mission critical applications. It looks like this; the mission critical application is mirrored or clustered. It is then backed up and in some

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Can You Move Workloads Between VMware and AWS?

vMotion is a fantastic capability provided by VMware to VMware environments, but what if you’re not using VMware? Or what if you’re using VMware on-site, but would like to rehost the workload into a public cloud provider such as Amazon

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How to Avoid DRaaS Lock-in with Hybrid Cloud

Open or software defined solutions promise flexibility and prevent organizations from falling into vendor lock-in. That is until it comes to disaster recovery (DR); especially DRaaS (disaster recovery as a service). Many DRaaS solutions lock the organization into a single

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How Hybrid Cloud Helps DR

Given the increased threats facing organizations today, a single DR site is no longer good enough. Instead organizations need to apply a hybrid cloud mentality to their disaster recovery strategies. What Will You Fail? The most important data after a

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The Art of Eliminating Downtime to Achieve High Availability

Downtime, no matter what the cause, is becoming less acceptable to organizations of all sizes. Clearly, technology exists that can eliminate it. But with the reduction or elimination of downtime, the associated costs – when compared to once-per-night backups –

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SlideShare: You Bought All-Flash, Now What?

Have you made the jump to all-flash storage? Are you planning to? If so this webinar is for you. We will look at what’s next after (or before) the jump to all-flash. An all-flash array brings many benefits to the

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How to Stop Ransomware Before The Damage Is Done

NTP Software Defendex™ Product Analysis Ransomware is, for good reason, top of mind right now. Most strategies under discussion now are actually responses, not analysis and elimination. And, because ransomware is such a profitable “business,” new versions will continue to

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ChalkTalk Video: WannaCry, Snowden, Wikileaks… Is Your Data Next?

When IT defenses are compromised, the organization faces one of two challenges. Either the data is encrypted by a ransomware attack or it is copied to the attacker’s servers. In the first case, assuming data protection is in place and

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What if Archive Storage Cost More Than Primary?

Even if archive storage was the same price as primary storage, you’d still want to archive. While most in IT look at archiving as a way to reduce the cost of primary storage there is a lot more to it

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Best Next Steps for the Hybrid Cloud

Companies that are deciding to leverage a hybrid cloud infrastructure have a number of options available to them that others do not. But since the concept of hybrid cloud is still so new, it’s not always obvious what the choices

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