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StorageShort: The Changing Face of Disasters

When it comes to disaster recovery planning, we tend to focus on grand scale events that impact entire regions of a country. The reality is though that most disasters are smaller in scale. These smaller disasters have a similar severity

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Keeping Office 365 Data Safe with Veeam and KeepItSafe

Beyond Microsoft’s clear position on data, “it’s your data”, it makes more sense to protect Microsoft Office 365 than potentially any other SaaS platform. Office 365 has on-premises versions, so when IT recovers data on-premises the organization can actually operate

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Understanding the Cost of Data Protection Infrastructure

Protecting primary storage is significantly more expensive than the actual cost of primary storage. While, in most cases, data protection storage doesn’t need to perform at the same level as primary storage, it does need to provide acceptable performance, and

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What is Consumption Based Data Protection?

The data protection process has three key costs; the software that protects data; the hardware that drives that software and stores protected copies of data and the administration time required to manage the process. The upfront costs are a challenge

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Live Webinar: Consumption Based Data Management Providing Peace of Mind

Consumption based IT is a curated set of IT solutions that focus on business outcomes. As the name implies it is purchased on a pay-as-you-go model. The goal of consumption based IT is to simplify establishing IT infrastructure that incorporates

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The Changing Scope of Disaster Recovery

Disaster Recovery, for most organizations, used to mean making sure that a handful of mission-critical applications were protected and able to be brought back online in the event of a data center failure. The data center of today has changed

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Webinar: Holistic Disaster Recovery; from Data Center to Endpoint

Most disaster recovery strategies focus exclusively on the data center but most users use laptops and other endpoints to get their work done. And those endpoints often have unique, business critical data on them. Data center servers and storage as

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Office 365 Delete Items Folder – Isn’t 24,855 days enough?

A question that came up on our on demand webinar “Next Question: How to protect Office 365” was “Can’t I just use the Deleted Items Folder?” The deleted items folder does help prevent some data loss. Microsoft Office 365 allows

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Decisions the Enterprise Must Make When Considering Cloud Backup

In our first column we discussed what cloud providers needed to provide to make the enterprise more comfortable with using the cloud for backup. In this entry we discuss how to choose the right cloud provider and give an example

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The First Step in Cloud DR is Cloud Backup

“It’s not about backup, it’s about recovery” is a common statement from the marketing departments of backup software suppliers. A recovery can’t be performed without a quality copy of the data. Cloud storage’s low cost and automatic off-site capabilities as

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