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Developing a Practical Cloud Strategy for Traditional Data Centers

Many organizations want to develop a cloud strategy, but most don’t know where to begin. As a result, the organization stumbles into the cloud, often starting with using the cloud as a secondary backup storage area, with the hope that

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Protecting the VMware Only Data Center – Unitrends Briefing Note

Today, companies that make up the “M” part of small to medium sized businesses (SMB) as well as small enterprises, have data centers that are 100% or close to 100% virtualized, leveraging VMware as their hypervisor. There are no “teams”

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How to Increase Backup and Recovery? – Rubrik Briefing Note

For most organizations, backup and recovery is their most fragile process. Any change in the environment can cause the entire data protection house of cards to come crashing down around the well-intentioned IT professionals that run it. The problem is

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Why Virtualization STILL Breaks Backup

With the broad adoption of server virtualization by data centers, it became apparent that protection of the new environment was very inadequate. Organizations faced in-guest protection or very fragile off-host architectures. As adoption continued, VMware and others made significant strides

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End-User Acceptance, Priority 1 for Enterprise Endpoint Backup

There are a lot of excellent reasons to deploy an enterprise-wide data protection strategy and at the top of the list is protecting users from Ransomware. One of the critical challenges, though, to successfully deploying an enterprise-wide endpoint backup strategy,

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Disaster Recovery Planning – How to Get from Good To Great

A “great” DR plan is one that addresses one of the biggest concerns that organizations have over the disaster recovery process. “Will it work?” Getting a copy of data to the cloud is the beginning of a great DR plan

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High Availability vs. Instant Recovery

All applications in a data center are critical to some degree, and while there are a few applications that are mission-critical, most applications can be down for at least a few minutes without seriously impacting the organization. The problem is

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