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Lauren Whitehouse, Contributor Published: 18 Oct 2012

Satellite offices and workers are changing the look of companies of all sizes, and backup technology is changing to keep pace. Learn which strategy is best for your remote office, and whether remote copies and tape are necessary or not. Due to the wide distribution of corporate data across sites, organizations with remote offices/branch offices (ROBOs) are often challenged by the demands associated with backup and recovery. Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) recently surveyed more than 450 IT professionals regarding people, process and technology at ROBO locations (“2011 Remote Office and Branch Office Technology Trends,” June 2011) and found that 59% of firms with fewer than 10 employees at ROBOs function without any local IT staff, even though 71% indicated that on-site storage is leveraged at some point in the backup processes at these locations. Both disk and tape storage systems remain the go-to components of most ROBO data protection strategies, but newer wide-area/remote backup technologies are garnering more serious consideration as a primary means of ... Access >>>

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