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Reducing Backup Costs Requires Invincible Primary Storage

The cost of the backup infrastructure consumes a large portion of the IT budget. Reducing backup costs requires invincible primary storage that can protect itself. An invincible primary storage system also needs to provide all the services that IT typically

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Lightboard Video: Reimagining Data Recovery

In a recent Lightboard Video, Storage Switzerland’s George Crump and StorageCraft’s Sean Derrington discussed combining the protection of application data and unstructured data. We explained how OneXafe brought some unique methods to the table to enable IT to reimagine backup.

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Lightboard Video: Reimagining How to Protect Unstructured Data

In this Lightboard Video, Sean Derrington, Senior Director of Product Management at StorageCraft, joins George Crump, Lead Analyst at Storage Switzerland, to discuss the challenges of protecting unstructured data. The problem is particularly tricky in virtual environments where unstructured data

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Lightboard Video: Data Protection and Mobility for HCI and the Public Cloud

Organizations are evolving their data centers to be more cloud-like. A significant component of these initiatives is to invest in hyperconverged infrastructures (HCI). Organizations are implementing HCI at multiple locations and, at the same time, are moving some workloads to

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Take “Create DR Plan” OFF of Your 2020 Project Goals

If disaster strikes, the purpose of a disaster recovery plan (DRP) is to guide the available IT personnel through the process of recovering the data center, either at an alternate site owned by the company or a facility owned by

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Amazon EC2 Workloads Need Availability and Backup

There is a difference between availability and backup. Providing a workload with high availability means that if a component of the infrastructure fails, adequate measures are in place to ensure that the use of the workload continues with little or

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Meeting the Storage Challenges of Azure Stack Edge Deployments

The public cloud is typically looked on as the great consolidator. Organizations, small and large, use the cloud as a hub for data storage and distribution. Recently, however, there has been a proliferation of edge use cases, and the major

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Solving the Unstructured Data Protection Problem by Creating A Cloud Foundation

When organizations try to establish a cloud strategy, one of the challenges they face is where to begin. The problem is the cloud can do so much, like run applications, and provide advanced services and store data, to name just

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Does Cloud-Native Mean Cloud Protected?

As organizations migrate applications to the cloud, they sometimes assume that data protection is built-in to the service. However, what cloud service providers offer is high availability and durability, not backup. But organizations, whether their applications are in the cloud

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New eBook: The Value of DR Orchestration

Given the pace of the modern data center, creating a disaster recovery (DR) plan is a significant challenge. Keeping that plan up to date after it’s created is almost impossible because of how quickly the data center changes. If a

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