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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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SlideShare: The Showdown for Data Preservation: Iron Mountain vs. The Cloud

Join Storage Switzerland and CloudLanes for our on demand webinar as we compare Iron Mountain to the cloud and provide ways to solve the gaps in public cloud storage’s ability to be a viable data preservation service. Every organization needs

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StorageShort: Active Archives Need Rapid Recalls

The problem with the term “data archiving” is it implies a method to store data that hasn’t been accessed in a while and likely will never be accessed again. The of goal of archiving is to reduce costs by moving

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NAS 2.0 Must Preserve Data

About 85% of the data most organizations store has not been accessed in 90 days and most of it hasn’t been accessed in years. The reality is data managers really don’t know what’s in that data or if it is

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Leveraging the Cloud For Data Distribution

For organizations with multiple offices where employees need access to the same data at the same time, leveraging the cloud for unstructured data storage make sense. Not only does it help with data distribution, it also helps ease data management

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ChalkTalk Video: Can Disk Backups Have An “Air Gap?”

Ransomware is changing everyone’s thoughts about how backups should work. Put another way, many of the old ideas about backups are now back in vogue. One of those ideas is the 3-2-1 rule. It says enterprises should have three copies

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Will NVMe Over Fabrics Kill DAS?

Many advanced application architectures use Direct Attached Storage (DAS) instead of centralized shared storage for two reasons. First, in most cases sever drives are less expensive than drives found in shared storage systems. Second, storage that is internally accessed has

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