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Three Steps to Moving Legacy Backups to the Cloud

One of the significant challenges regarding data protection is managing its data set. Secondary storage tiers store five to ten times as much data as production data stores and can overwhelm the data center. IT planners are looking to cloud

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The State of Disaster Recovery Planning

Disaster Recovery Plans (DRP) are supposed to be an organization’s playbook if they need to recover critical data center operations after a disaster. The issue is that in most organizations, the DRP is outdated if it exists at all. Disaster

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Live Webinar: How to Create a Great Disaster Recovery Plan

Many studies indicate that organizations have a shallow confidence level in their ability to recover from a disaster. The disaster recovery plan is often an ad-hoc plan that requires IT to scramble when disaster strikes. If the recovery effort succeeds,

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Dealing with the AI and Analytics Data Explosion – MapR Briefing Note

Accuracy and response time defines the success or failure of an AI or analytics project. The faster and more accurate the response the more trusted the system is. The more data provided to the project the more accurate it becomes.

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ChalkTalk Video: How to Make DR Testing So Easy You’ll Actually Do It!

Testing the organization’s ability to recover from a disaster is almost as bad as having to go through an actual disaster. As a result, most organization’s don’t have disaster recovery testing as part of its standard workflow. The lack of

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Why Protect Data in the Cloud? – Cloud Daddy Briefing Note

The motivation to protect cloud-based applications is different from on-premises applications. Cloud providers like Amazon do a good job of providing a basic level of data protection, including resilience from media failure, snapshots, and multi-cloud replication. The most common cause

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What is a Recovery Capabilities Assessment?

Disaster recovery planning (DRP) is a long and arduous process. The process of creating and even updating a disaster recovery plan is the primary reason that most plans, if they exist, are woefully out of date. In the event of

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