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Tape is Dead Throw Everything into the Cloud

The cloud is a valuable tool that almost every data center should leverage. It is, however, just that, a tool. The cloud is not the be all end all answer to all of IT’s problems. It can solve many of

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Solving the Right to be Forgotten Problem with Intelligent Unstructured Data Management

The European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has contributed to an overall greater awareness among both consumers and enterprises of the value of data. As discussed in a previous Storage Switzerland blog, the value of and requirement for

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Keeping Up With the Data Center, Modernizing Data Protection – Veeam 9.5 Update 4 Briefing Note

The data center continues to evolve, and data protection has to keep pace. Organizations want to intelligently leverage cloud resources to augment their on-premises data protection capabilities, and they need to respond to increased scrutiny of protected copies from regulations

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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

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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

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