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Managing Snapshots as part of the Data Protection Process

In our recent webinar, “Three Steps to Backup and Recovery Success”, we discussed service level objectives (SLOs) and how to reduce recovery time objectives (RTO) and recovery point objectives (RPO). Snapshots can play a key role in meeting tight RPOs

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Storage Q&A: The future of Data Protection Software

Recently I sat down with George Crump, founder of Storage Switzerland, and Scott Baker, Director of Enterprise Data Protection from HP’s Data Protection Division to discuss what the next generation data backup solutions might be. Data is growing not only

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Backup Service Level Agreements vs. Service Level Objectives

Backup vendors and integrators have long tried to get organizations to set and maintain service level agreements (SLA) for various processes in their data centers including data protection. Creating SLAs for any process is a painstaking process, for data protection

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Storage Short: The problem with Mutual Mystification and Backups

While many webinars focus on a specific technology, few focus on the process. If the data protection process is broken, a new backup or replication app will at best just be a band-aid that is destined to break the next

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Storage Q&A: Data Protection intelligence with HP and StorageSwiss

Backup and Recovery are vitally important to what we do in the Data Center. We can’t lose data and if something happens, we MUST get them back and you have to recover them fast. To help you have success in

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Backing up the Agile Data Center

The data center of the future will be agile. Applications, servers, networks and storage will all be dynamically configured through software. Lost somewhere in all the hype around that agile data center is the cold reality that its data protection

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Backup success needs a fresh approach

Data protection is something that seems so simple, all you have to do is copy data from primary storage to secondary storage. The process becomes complex, however, as you add requirements like backing up live data non-disruptively while also enabling

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Webinar – Three steps to Backup & Recovery Success

Let’s face it, data protection is more broken than ever. Data center initiatives like virtualization and big data analytics as well as the general expectation of users that everything be up all the time, have created an almost impossible set

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