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ChalkTalk Video: When Should You Use High Availability instead of Backup?

Most data centers have some sort of backup strategy where it copies data on a periodic basis, typically once per night, to a secondary storage device and then either replicated or transported to a disaster recovery site. They count on

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Are Instant Recovery and Inline Deduplication Compatible? – Altaro Briefing Note

Is instant recovery compatible with inline deduplication? That’s the question I found myself asking after listening to the briefing for Altaro VM Backup 7, since Altaro announced the addition of both features in this version. I’m a fan of instant

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Can You Eliminate Downtime? – New White Paper

Achieving a zero or near-zero recovery point and recovery time objective requires planning. From a data perspective, IT needs to position the data in a ready state on the recovery system. The positioning or copying of data needs to happen either as,

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How IT can Leverage its Own Big Data for Operational Efficiency

OpsDataStore Briefing Note One of the most practical use cases of big data analytics is the analysis of data that the organization is already generating, typically in the form of log file examination, which yields impressive results (most notably in

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Can You “Future Proof” Data Protection?

The data protection process always seems like it is playing catch up to the recovery expectations of production data. Part of the problem is that data protection is often considered after an application has rolled-out in production. The other part

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Live Webinar: How to “Future Proof” Data Protection for Organizational Resilience

Users expectations of IT’s ability to return mission critical applications to production are higher than ever. These expectations are leading IT to abandon many of their backup and recovery solutions to try new, unproven solutions that may or may not

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Enterprise Backup vs Point Backup

For two decades IT has had two choices when selecting a data protection solution. They can choose a holistic solution that covers the majority of the applications, operating systems and data protection goals or they can select a point data

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