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Snapshot-based backup snaps back against cyberattacks

By Jim O'Reilly 15 Nov 2017

A flat backup approach could help your organization recover easier if it's hit by ransomware. There are snapshot-based options available from system and backup software providers. Read More

Focus: backup, replication and snapshots

27 Jun 2017

Data protection is vital to all organisations. But there are many ways to approach it. From traditional and agent-based to approaches tailored to virtual environments to replication and snapshots. We walk you from ... Read More

Monitor and consolidate VMware snapshots to avoid waste

By Vladan Seget 28 Sep 2017

Snapshots are useful because they restore VMs to a particular state, but snapshot buildup can cause performance issues. Use vSphere Web Client to consolidate VMware snapshots. Read More

Implement cloud storage snapshots to protect critical data

By Jim O'Reilly 11 Sep 2017

Storage snapshots act almost like a rewind feature for admins, enabling them to roll back to uncorrupted versions of data. Unfortunately, they aren't as simple as hitting a button. Read More

What are VMware vSphere snapshots, and what's the best way to use them?

By Vladan Seget 12 Jul 2017

VSphere snapshots help restore a VM to a given point in time but can eat up data store resources. How should you use, monitor and manage snapshots in a virtual environment? Read More

Remove snapshots without issue by being prepared

By Rob Bastiaansen 22 Mar 2017

Data center admins often run into problems when it comes to snapshot removal. The best way to avoid these issues is to prevent them in the first place. Read More

Three ways for admins to use a VM snapshot

By Stephen J. Bigelow 07 Mar 2017

An effective virtualization backup strategy is crucial for IT. Snapshots offer admins the opportunity to roll back VM settings to those used before an outage or unintended change. Read More

Everything you need to know about snapshotting

By Jason Buffington 04 Nov 2016

Though backups are a core element of a basic data protection strategy, Jason Buffington explains why storage snapshots and replication are must-haves as well. Read More

2017 MIT CIO Symposium in photos: A SearchCIO snapshot

By Brian Holak 31 May 2017

SearchCIO's Instagram snapshot of the 2017 MIT CIO Symposium explores the major sessions and themes of the event. Read More

Everything you need to know about storage snapshots

04 Nov 2016

The role of storage snapshots in data protection is growing. Essentially, groups of disk blocks -- physical in an array or virtualized within a software-defined storage or virtual appliance -- storage snapshots ... Read More