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How to Protect a Global VMware Environment

Most enterprises have not virtualized their data center; they have virtualized their data centers (plural). The software most organizations choose as their virtual foundation is VMware. Protecting a multi-site VMware environment has unique challenges that IT needs to address. Three

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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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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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Webinar: The Best VMware Public Cloud Backup & DR Options

5 Requirements for True Cloud Based VMware Backup & Disaster Recovery Managing data center infrastructure can be costly and complex. VMware continues to push the envelope of infrastructure efficiency through virtualization that enables customers to deploy infrastructure when needed in

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What’s the Role of Object Storage in Backup?

Object storage systems are typically software-based solutions that run on commodity servers, which are clustered to create a single pool of storage. As a result, object storage solutions tend to be very cost-effective from a-price-per-GB perspective. These systems also have

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Cloud Backup? Yes, No or Sometimes

Cloud backup has several advantages over traditional on-site backup and one big negative; the data is no longer stored within the familiar confines of the data center. Even if the cloud backup solution provides robust encryption, many organizations have some

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How do MSPs Stay Relevant in the Cloud Era? – Datto Briefing Note

The SaaS backup market went from almost non-existent to very crowded in a few short years. Managed Service Providers (MSPs) quickly tried to reposition themselves from selling on-premises solutions to the cloud-based solutions their customers were demanding. Several companies emerged

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