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Can Data Management be Done Better in the Cloud?

Backup, archive and managing secondary storage capacities are a constant thorn in IT’s side. Backup is often a disaggregated mess, and IT doesn’t have time to implement archiving. Secondary storage capacities, thanks to initiatives like IoT and next-generation applications, threaten

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White Paper: How to Reduce Secondary Storage Infrastructure Size and Cost

Secondary storage does more than just store backups. It also serves as storage for archive data, IoT data and support copy data use cases like test development and reporting. As a result, the infrastructure requirements for secondary data have grown

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What Type of Cloud Provider Do You Need?

IT’s impression of the cloud has evolved over the past few years. Most IT professionals see the cloud not as a competitor but as another tool in the IT toolbox. Like any other tool, when used in the right circumstances

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SlideShare: 3 Steps to Controlling the Secondary Storage Deluge

Primary storage is no longer the most expensive tier of storage. Secondary storage, storage that stores copies, backups and archives, is now far more expensive than primary storage. The growth of this tier threatens to bury the data center under

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Can the Cloud Save IT From the Secondary Storage Deluge?

Primary storage is no longer the most expensive tier of storage. Secondary storage, storage that stores copies, backups and archives, is now far more expensive than primary storage. The growth of this tier threatens to bury the data center under

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Why IT Needs a New Data Protection Strategy for Unstructured Data

Unstructured data has always been a sore spot for the data protection process. The growth in the number of files that make up unstructured data sets and the capacity that they consume now threatens to break the data protection model

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News Analysis: Datto buys Backupify for complete Cloud Protection

Acquisitions are a common occurrence in the IT market. Most are predictable, but every so often one takes us off-guard. Datto’s acquisition of Backupify falls into that category. But even more rare is this acquisition actually makes sense. Datto is

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SlideShare – Designing Cloud Backup to reduce DR downtime for IT Professionals

IT professionals know that the ultimate test of the data protection process is performing a recovery; whether a single server recovery or recovering an entire data center. That said, we are all guilty of focusing too much on the backup

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Cloud Integrated Backup and DR

The best way to ensure data and application recoverability is to conduct frequent DR testing. The problem is that many organizations rarely, if ever, perform DR testing because it is time consuming, expensive and often it has limited value because

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What is the cost of Application Downtime?

During a recent Storage Swiss webinar, “Designing Cloud Backup To Reduce DR Downtime”, we asked the audience, “If Your Computer Room Was Flooded, How Long Would You Be Down?” Nearly half the respondents stated that they didn’t know how long

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