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How Do You Stop WannaCry?

Preventing the WannaCry attack is simple. Update Windows. Stopping the next ransomware attack may take more prevention steps. WannaCry leverages exploits that were made public when hackers revealed on April 14 a list of exploits that were allegedly developed by

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Is it Time to De-Tape Your Archive?

Enterprises want more value from their archived data assets but tape doesn’t really enable the real-time archive that organizations need. The challenges is that any enterprise in existence for 10 years or longer more than likely has terabytes, even petabytes,

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Does Disk Based Backup Require Deduplication Anymore?

Hardware-based deduplication legitimized the concept of backing up to disk. But deduplication alone is no longer as important as it used to be. The problem with hardware-based duplication is the data must be transferred to the backup appliance prior to

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What’s the Best Way to Store Unstructured Data? – Nodeum Briefing Note

The data storage world changes every day as do the demands of your organization. That means the best place to store your data today might not be the best place to store your data tomorrow. There are high performance options,

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Is There a Better Way to Backup Unstructured Data? – Igneous Briefing Note

It’s no secret that unstructured data is consuming data center tiles across the world. Structured data may have been king at one point, but the vast amount of storage in today’s data centers is being consumed by unstructured data. This

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What Should you Expect from Disk Backup in 2017?

You need more than a network share and deduplication to stand out among the disk backup crowd in 2017. Things have come a long way since disk backup targets started appearing 17 years ago. The table stakes may still be

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