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What is Next in Backup and Recovery? – NAKIVO Briefing Note

Data protection has changed. Most data centers are heavily virtualized, and are using more than just VMware as their hypervisor. Organizations are also well down the path of moving workloads to the cloud, most notably into Amazon EC2. Expectations of

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2018 SMB Disaster Preparedness Guide

Small to medium-sized businesses face unique challenges when it comes to disaster recovery. They have to deal with a much tighter budget than a larger business, while at the same time having to meet very similar recovery expectations for users.

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How Are Backup Software Products Responding to Ransomware?

Backup software products are starting to adopt anti-ransomware features – and that’s a good thing. Ransomware has clearly expanded beyond consumers and is regularly attacking businesses and government entities. But not every backup company is convinced this is a problem

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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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Ransomware Protection Requires Different Protocols

The core server component of most modern backup applications run on Windows. Unfortunately, Windows is also the primary target of ransomware attacks. While there are incidents of attacks on Linux or Macs, ransomware creators are going to go for the

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How To Design a Hyper-V Disaster Recovery Plan

Server Failure, Storage System Failure and Data Center Failure are all forms of disaster that will impact the Hyper-V environment. Now IT planners should add ransomware to that list. How does the Hyper-V Administrator design a disaster recovery plan? Disaster

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Why is Operational Recovery Needed?

The reason backup strategies exist is to ensure operational continuity after someone makes a mistake, purposefully corrupts data, or hardware or software component runs afoul. Operational recovery is the day-to-day reason you backup data. It is the recovery of specific

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