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The Value of NAS Integrated Backup in a Virtualized Environment

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Network Attached Storage (NAS) servers are widely used for storing virtual machine backups. What’s been lacking is a method to integrate the two workload types that many consider mutually exclusive: backup software and backup storage. The Advantage of On-Appliance Backup

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It’s Important to get Hyper-V Backups Right

It’s Important to get Hyper-V Backups Right

It’s very easy to find yourself far down the path of virtualization and forget something so trivial as backup. This is not a problem new to virtualization, as backup has often been on the sidelines in many people’s eyes. But

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The Importance of Application Aware Snapshots


An application aware snapshot is one that is taken with the knowledge of an application that is storing its data on the volume. If you need a primer on snapshots, please see our previous blog on the subject. The taking

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Should I put a Backup Agent in my VM?

Should I put a Backup Agent in my VM?

Few people would disagree with the statement that the best way to backup virtual machines is some type of agentless method. And yet, years after this practice became common we still find some people putting backup agents in their VM.

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Overcome the Data Protection Dilemma – Vembu Briefing Note

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Virtualization through hypervisors like VMware and Hyper-V have simplified the data protection and application recovery processes but they have not made it less expensive. Additionally most of these virtualization-specific data protection solutions are almost too myopic, ignoring physical machines all

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Is Google Cloud easier?

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Google cloud may be easier to use and understand than the 800 pound gorilla it is taking on. Amazon Web services (AWS) and Amazon’s object storage (S3) are easily the most well used cloud computing and storage platform at this

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StorageShort: How do you get Data to Google Coldline?


Have you ever wondered what it was like to transfer data to Google Coldline? It can be super easy or quite difficult, depending on the method you may use. George Simons of Sureline and Storage Switzerland’s Curtis Preston talk about

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