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Breaking Backup with SaaS

Backup is the one process that almost everyone in IT would opt out of if given the choice. In addition to the IT management burden there is often the burden of the infrastructure itself, a never ending need for more

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How to Prepare for Site-Wide Disasters

It used to be that natural disasters, such as major hurricanes, were arguably the worst thing that could happen to the enterprise from an IT continuity perspective. Practically speaking, nothing else could really result in a site-wide data center failure.

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How to Avoid Cloud Pitfalls to Obtain an Infrastructure-Less Backup Strategy

Meeting requirements for infinite data retention and always-on business continuity is, practically speaking, not possible without using cloud resources in some way. On-premises backup and disaster recovery infrastructures are fraught with unpredictable costs and heavy operational overhead. At the same

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Actifio Multi-cloud Mobility and DR Automation

Cutting Vendor Lock-in – as well as costs – from the DRaaS Equation Disaster recovery (DR) is too expensive and too cumbersome to meet the near-zero recovery point objectives (RPOs) and recovery time objectives (RTOs) required by today’s business environment.

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Key Security Features to Evaluate in Your Cloud Provider

Cloud storage services have evolved significantly in terms of their ability to provide data security, as well as their ability to comply with data privacy regulations such as the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer

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How to Make One Thousand Snapshots Useful

Almost every modern storage system claims to support “thousands” of snapshots of production data without impacting performance. While some of the lack of performance impact claims have proven to be suspect, there is little doubt that today’s storage solutions support

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Worried About Meeting Disaster Recovery SLAs? Consider These Capabilities

Data protection infrastructures face tremendous pressure. Copy data is growing even faster than production data as businesses create copies to support analytics, test and development, and other important initiatives. Copy data also needs to be retained for longer periods of

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What the Enterprise Needs in SaaS Data Protection

Secondary storage is quickly consuming the data center and becoming too complex to manage. The copy data stored on those secondary systems is distributed across multiple enterprise and cloud storage locations. The secondary data set is being used for a

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Is Enterprise File Sync and Share the Same as Data Protection?

Enterprise file sync and share (EFSS) services enable files that are stored either in an on-premises storage array or a cloud service, to be shared among multiple users and accessed by remote endpoint devices or desktops. Enterprise-grade EFSS services designed

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What is Next-Generation Copy Data Management?

Copy data management (CDM) stands to save enterprises significant time and money and at the same time enhance disaster recovery. CDM software works by capturing a “golden master” copy of production data, and then creating and orchestrating the presentation of

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