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How to Improve Recovery Confidence

Almost every recent survey done on the state of backup indicates a very low level of confidence in an organization’s ability to recover in the event of a disaster. There are three reasons for this result. First, the management may

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White Paper: Is Your DR Plan Ready for 2018?

When was the last time you looked at your disaster recovery plan? The beginning of a new year is an excellent time to review it and make sure it is ready for changes within your data center, and changes to

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Why Don’t Cloud Backup Solutions Leverage Cloud Compute?

The first iterations of cloud backup solutions were designed primarily to protect individual consumer laptops. Those solutions evolved and eventually were scaled to protect an organization’s laptops. The next logical step was to use the cloud for server and virtual

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Creating Enterprise Ready Global File Collaboration – Nasuni Briefing Note

There are several global file collaboration vendors on the market today. These solutions are designed to replace legacy network attached storage (NAS) systems. As the global file collaboration moniker implies, these systems allow the widespread distribution of files. The solutions

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An Alternative Approach to HCI

Hyperconverged Infrastructures claim to be a simpler alternative to a traditional architecture with a dedicated compute and a dedicated storage tier. The primary source of the simplification is the elimination of a dedicated storage tier. Instead, HCI integrates storage into

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Data Protection Considerations for Hyperconverged Infrastructure

Implementing a Hyperconverged Infrastructure (HCI) seems easy, buy the basic three-node configuration, plug it into the network and start creating virtual machines. To a large extent, the initial setup and first days of use are just that, easy. The simple

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What is True Cloud-Based VMware Backup?

VMware specific backup solutions have been around for years, and most of them have added some form of cloud connectivity to their feature set. But, most of these options simply use the cloud as a digital dumping ground and don’t

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