Blog Archives

The US Version of GDPR Will Be a Nightmare

In a few years, U.S. based IT professionals may look back at the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and wish they had something as easy for their data governance regulation. California’s Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is part of

Tagged with: , , , , , , ,
Posted in Blog

StorageSwiss Live PodCast – Talking GDPR and CCPA with Aparavi

Join Storage Switzerland and Aparavi for our live PodCast dealing with data privacy regulations like the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and California’s Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). The regulations potentially force organizations of all sizes to rethink how

Tagged with: , , , , , , ,
Posted in Podcast

What’s Your Backup Retention Policy?

What is the default retention policy for your backups? If you are like most organizations we speak to, the answer is typically three or more years. The next question is why, as in why is your backup retention so long?

Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in Blog

SlideShare: Data Management vs. GDPR and Data Privacy – How to Solve the Right to Be Forgotten Problem

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) makes specific demands on organizations based in and doing business in the European Union (EU). Now several US states are considering similar legislation and California has already passed a GDPR-like law. Clearly this is

Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in Slideshare

The ROI of a Flash and Object Storage Architecture

The flash+object storage architecture creates a cost effective, two tier storage architecture in the data center. It enables IT to better meet performance demands of applications and the retention demands of unstructured data. Ideally the organization can reduce the size

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Blog

eBook: Developing a Holistic Storage Security Strategy

The target of most cyber-attacks, like ransomware, is eventually the primary storage system that stores the organization’s most valuable data. If an attacker compromises the organization’s data, they either attempt to restore the data from backups or pay a ransom

Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Blog

Understanding the AWS Data Protection Market – Cloud Daddy Briefing Note

Organizations should keep a backup of applications running on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Unlike on-premises applications where the primary concern is disaster recovery, the primary motivation for protecting cloud-native applications is recovery from cyber-attacks, rogue users or application faults. Each

Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Briefing Note

Archive is Better than Backup

For decades data center best practices were to isolate backup and archive. “Backup is not archive” was the mantra. The reality is most data centers ignored the mantra and used their backup process for all of their data retention. Today,

Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in Blog

How Aparavi Delivers GDPR Compliant Data Management, Privacy, and Protection

Data Privacy regulations like GDPR require that data be protected and managed differently than it has been in the past. Organizations need to prove they are protecting data, securing it, retaining it, and they need to, if a user requests

Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in Blog

Creating a Data Privacy Protection Architecture

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) forces organizations to evolve from a data protection mindset to a data management mindset. IT can no longer let backups store data on secondary storage as giant blobs of ones and zeros. The process

Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in Blog