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StorageShort: The Changing Face of Disasters

When it comes to disaster recovery planning, we tend to focus on grand scale events that impact entire regions of a country. The reality is though that most disasters are smaller in scale. These smaller disasters have a similar severity

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Keeping Office 365 Data Safe with Veeam and KeepItSafe

Beyond Microsoft’s clear position on data, “it’s your data”, it makes more sense to protect Microsoft Office 365 than potentially any other SaaS platform. Office 365 has on-premises versions, so when IT recovers data on-premises the organization can actually operate

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How to Backup Office 365

The case for protecting Office 365 is undeniable. First, Microsoft’s license agreement makes it very clear that the data stored on its service is the user’s and it is the user’s responsibility to protect it. Second, it makes sense to

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The State of Enterprise Cloud Storage

Cloud storage is typically known for its seemingly infinite capacity and low upfront costs. It also is operationally more economical since the organization does not need to house all the gear in its data center. The outsourcing of the hardware

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Have We Reached VMware Backup Parity?

There was a time not too long ago where the state of VMware backups was bad. It was so bad in fact that entirely new companies emerged to address the problem. These companies took the approach of ignoring the then

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SlideShare – Ransomware: Strategies for Protecting Your Weakest Link – Endpoints

Ransomware, when it infiltrates an organization, causes most of its damage to user endpoints (laptops, tablets, and smartphones). Endpoints typically make up more than 60% of impacted data. The problem is those endpoints are often the most exposed because they

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Bored with Ransomware? Good it is Not the Primary Problem

There has been a lot, too much maybe, discussion about ransomware and its impact on business. Ransomware is a threat but it is only one of the reasons organizations should protect user endpoints and servers. In a recent Storage Switzerland

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Object Storage Vs. The Public Cloud – Friend or Foe

In today’s webinar, “2019 Storage Strategies Series – What’s Your Plan for Object Storage?” one of the key points of discussion will be about the cloud. Most cloud providers have a tier of storage built from object storage so is

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An Endpoint Strategy is More Than a Backup Strategy

Endpoints are a growing concern for enterprises, more employees have them (most have two or three), users store more data on them than ever (30% of that data is unique) and the data on these endpoints are within the scope

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Is File Sync and Share OK for Endpoint Backup?

A surprising number of organizations and users consider their file sync and share (FSS) solution to be a suitable replacement for backup. With an FSS solution if a user accidentally deletes a file the FSS service can provide the user

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