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Published: 18 Oct 2012

The problem of properly backing up remote site servers and mobile computing devices has been with us a long time. But with a workforce that's getting more mobile, it's time to get a handle on remote backups. Remote data centers and mobile users represent the last frontier of backup and recovery. And that frontier spirit is often reflected in the way many companies rein in backup and recovery of remote and mobile data. Remote data centers, as well as users of laptops or other mobile devices, are often left on their own to make do with inferior methods (or none at all), while the "big" data center enjoys a modern day backup and recovery environment. But with so much data being created and carried around outside the main data center, it's time for a change. The root of the problem Remote data centers often use standalone backup systems with limited connections to the corporate backup system. And because they typically deal with smaller data sets, remote centers often use less-expensive software and hardware. So, while the central data center may be running an ... Access >>>

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    • NetApp tops enterprise array field again by Rich Castagna

      If it hasn't done so already, NetApp is shaking off that "only NAS" label with yet another big win in the Quality Awards for Enterprise Arrays.

    • Backup for remote and mobile devices

      The problem of properly backing up remote site servers and mobile computing devices has been with us a long time. But with a workforce that's getting more mobile, it's time to get a handle on remote backups.

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