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Creating a Ransomware Recovery Plan in 2020

In 2020, planning, preparing, and practicing for a Ransomware Recovery should be job #1. The Problem with Ransomware Recovery Predicting that ransomware is going to impact organizations during the coming decade is like predicting that it is going to be

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Purpose-Built Backup is Not Just About Look and Feel

Purpose-built backup is backup software designed to protect a specific application, environment, or data set. An example of a purpose-built backup solution is HYCU Software’s Backup and Recovery, which initially focused on protecting Nutanix Acropolis, expanded to cover VMware ESX,

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Backup as a Service Without Compromise

Protecting an organization’s digital assets is more challenging than ever. Users expect IT to backup all data, retain those backups indefinitely, and be able to recover data quickly with no loss or interruption. At the same time, IT has more

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Protecting the Other Door – Application Vulnerabilities

Ransomware gets a lot of attention from IT professionals and data protection vendors alike. Ransomware however, is only one door that bad actors can use to compromise the data center. Another door is application or operating system vulnerability. While several

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MSP Agent or Provider – What Do Customers Want?

In the Lightboard Video below, Eran Farajun, Executive Vice President at Asigra, and I discuss the business of being a managed service provider (MSP). In the video, we discuss how MSPs can build value into their businesses by investing in

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Lightboard Video: MSPs Need to Build Value

Managed Service Providers (MSP) are survivors of the reseller purge seen in the early 2000s, or their founders are trying to be careful to avoid the mistakes made in that era. These organizations prevent the sale of one-time solutions and

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White Paper: Protecting the Distributed Enterprise

Organizations, thanks to mergers and acquisitions, are becoming more global. The problem is that a global organization means distributed data centers. It is not uncommon for an organization to have multiple data centers, remote offices with applications and thousands of

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How to Avoid Cloud Backup Pitfalls

Data protection becomes more challenging as enterprises become more distributed. Data is distributed across core and edge data center environments, and on and off-premises applications and infrastructure resources. This data must be readily accessible by users regardless of their location

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Considering Adopting DRaaS? Look for a Comprehensive Software Tool

Disaster recovery is one of the most appealing use cases for the cloud. Disaster recovery-as-a-service (DRaaS) enables the business to avoid the investment of building and managing a separate data center that must perform up to par with production systems,

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The Questions You’re NOT Asking Your DRaaS Provider

Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) is an ideal cloud use case. DRaaS uses a cloud provider’s resources and allocates them on-demand to an organization in the midst of a disaster. With DRaaS, organizations no longer need to worry about

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