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Do AWS VMs Need to be Backed Up?

I’m amazed at how often the question of backing up virtual machines running within the Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure comes up. The short answer is, “absolutely!” Thinking that your VMs in AWS do not need backups is a surefire

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Why do Hyper-V Backups Waste Space?

There are too many traditional backup products trying to tackle a nontraditional backup problem. As a result, they continue to use some of the old world backup techniques in the very new world of IT. These techniques waste storage space,

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Why you Should Back Up Hyper-V to the Cloud

If data in your Hyper-V system is worth backing up, it’s worth copying and storing off-site. Too many things can go wrong to a data center that can damage both the servers and backups – if those backups are stored

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The Value of NAS Integrated Backup in a Virtualized Environment

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 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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Nakivo Delivers Recovery in Place

Backup solutions that focus on protecting the virtual environment are becoming increasingly popular. Companies participating in this market include Veeam and PHD Virtual (acquired by Unitrends). But there is another company that is sometimes left out of the conversation that

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A Virtualization Backup Alternative – Nakivo Backup and Replication 3.9

When it comes to virtualization specific backup applications, many IT professionals only think of one name, Veeam. But there are several alternatives that those professionals should consider. One of those alternatives, Nakivo, just made its case stronger with the recent

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