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Published: 19 Oct 2012

When it comes to protecting your data, there truly is no silver bullet. "We get asked a lot 'What is the best data protection method--backup, snapshot, mirroring, etc.?'" says Kevin Liebl, VP of marketing at StoreAge. "The truth is that they all protect against different things, and a mix based on user objectives is the right answer. It depends on what you're trying to protect against." According to StoreAge, these data protection mechanisms can help withstand the following kinds of failures: Access >>>

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