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December 06, 2017
Ransomware made international headlines in backup 2017 news, and vendors looked to mitigate its effects. Vendors were also busy with acquisitions and hyper-converged backup.
September 27, 2017
Dell EMC today enhanced its Nutanix-powered XC hyper-converged platform by adding data protection features for Microsoft Windows Hyper-V. The news, made during Microsoft Ignite, shows Dell EMC is ...
September 11, 2017
Backup appliance maker Rubrik plans to add analytics to its products, including in the cloud. Talking to ComputerWeekly.com this week CEO Bipul Sinha would not give details, but did say the company ...
May 08, 2017
The Dell EMC Integrated Data Protection Appliance is the vendor's first integrated enterprise backup target. What does this mean for physical Data Domain appliances?
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Most organizations realize the need to back up enterprise mobile data, but they don't all do it. Implementing a mobile backup strategy is the first step. Continue Reading
Server-side solid-state storage is more ubiquitous than ever due to growing capacities and rapidly dropping flash technology prices. There are a many ways to install flash technology in a server, though there are decisions to make before you buy. We examine flash technology form factors, interfaces, protocols and capacities, as well as use cases, advantages and limitations.
Disk-based backups revolutionized data protection. While far more expensive to deploy and maintain than tape, a growing list of vendors are consolidating backup with other secondary storage requirements into appliances that make disk-based backup more cost-effective.
Although tape may no longer be the storage medium of choice for backup and disaster recovery, it still has a solid place in enterprises as an archive tier and as a transportation and sharing format for certain industries. In this issue of Storage magazine, we explore the state of the art of tape and its potential use cases today.Continue Reading
This backup and recovery tutorial, excerpted from the book 'Implementing SAP Business Suite on SAP HANA' by Michael Pytel, walks you through backup and recovery scenarios. Continue Reading
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There are four approaches to an integrated data protection plan. Choosing among these and the many individual integrated data products available is a challenge for IT pros. Continue Reading
Veritas NetBackup software comes with many backup capabilities for the enterprise, like backup to tape, VM recovery and cloud integration. Continue Reading
Explore whether backup software for the whole enterprise or environment-specific data protection is the better bet for your organization. The cloud can be an option, as well. Continue Reading
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Data backups are not invincible to threats, and ransomware is no exception to that rule. Backups may help to reverse the damage done by an attack, but that's not their only use. Continue Reading
There are many components involved when backing up and restoring vRealize Automation. Choose your method based on business goals and the degree of protection desired. Continue Reading
If an SAP Advanced Planning and Optimization upgrade is in your company's future, you'll want to make sure you incorporate these key elements of project success. Continue Reading
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A ransomware attack is not your typical data loss event. Some data protection vendors get the picture and are incorporating ransomware-specific features in their products. Continue Reading
Most enterprises now use four backup products for business data protection even though a unified product would do a better job of meeting their needs. Continue Reading
Historically, remote office/branch office (ROBO) backup has been a challenge. The cost to send large amounts of data over the wire to a central data center was too expensive for most organizations. So, most ROBO backup happened on-site if at all. But today, data reduction technologies make that kind of transfer possible. This allows shops to centrally manage remote site backup from the main data center. It also enables cloud backup of remote data.
Endpoint data protection, particularly for laptops and mobile devices, has also been fraught with issues. Today those problems have largely been addressed, but, half of all organizations still don't use endpoint backup products, despite the increasingly prevalent use of personal mobile devices to access corporate data. This handbook gives an overview of challenges associated with remote data protection and the products available today to address them.Continue Reading