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Why Not Have your Backup System Provide CDM? – Unitrends Briefing Note

If the updates coming out of the various backup software companies are any indication, copy data management (CDM) and instant recovery are mainstream features. In addition, some backup software products are finally starting to recognize the importance of creating and

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Dell EMC Integrate DRaaS to Data Protection Portfolio

Organizations that count on EMC’s data protection software that also want DRaaS don’t have to consider switching to another solution. At Dell EMC World 2017, the company announced Data Domain Cloud DR. Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) leverages the

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Is Mutual Mystification Part of your Disaster Recovery Plan?

It is impossible for all applications to be recovered instantly with no data loss after a disaster. But that is exactly what users expect. We find in some organizations IT avoids having the necessary conversation that brings users and application

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How to Beat Your RPO and RTO without Recovery – Quest Briefing Note

Meeting strict RPOs and RTOs requires that data protection solutions provide IT administrators better monitoring and analytics, in addition to more frequent copies. Backup, snapshot and replication are reactive solutions, that IT rightly counts on to make sure they can

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How Does Your DRaaS Get Data to the Cloud?

A DRaaS solution can use several methods to get data to the provider, each method directly impacts RPO and RTO. IT needs to be very careful to select the right method to meet the organization’s objectives and budget. The primary

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Tintri Storage is DR Ready

In a recent article, my colleague George Crump discussed the need to simplify data protection (DP) and disaster recovery (DR) operations, with primary storage that is DR ready. DR ready primary storage would aid in DP and DR processes without

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Do You Understand Your Disaster Recovery Buckets?

Disaster Recovery is a complex and fragile process. That is why it is important for IT to simplify that process as much as possible. An area where we are seeing success is how you group applications. While each application will

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