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Backup school: Lesson two

Backup School: Lesson 2

"Which backup media is right for you?"

The storage industry offers many different options when it comes to backup media. Lesson two of "Backup school" explores which of these media is right for your own specific backup environment.

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LTO, DLT, AIT, ATA, SATA. There is an alphabet soup of backup media available today. In lesson two of's "Backup school" we clear up the jumble of terms and examine which type of media is best for your backup needs. This lesson also offers a concise breakdown of how much you'll be spending to implement each of these options.

What you'll walk away with:
** What the different backup media are
** Easy to understand explanations of:
-- Tape formats
-- Disk options
** Prices of these media
** Which method may be right for you, and why
** The ability to ask Dorian your specific backup media questions

Please join Dorian Cougias for this webcast right now. Also, follow along with class with this worksheet.

About Dorian Cougias:
Dorian Cougias is the founder and CEO of Network Frontiers, a company that focuses on disaster recovery, security, and IT infrastructure consulting, training, and books. His latest work is "The Backup Book: Disaster Recovery from Desktop to Data Center 3rd Ed."

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This was first published in February 2004

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