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Data Backup News
April 28, 2017
Many organizations face the danger of falling through data protection gaps, according to a recent survey. Eighty-two percent of organizations agreed or strongly agreed that they have an ...
April 24, 2017
Dell EMC has sold off another asset after its mega-merger. Dell EMC last week spun out Spanning Cloud Apps to Insight Venture Partners, less than three years after EMC acquired Spanning for its ...
March 13, 2017
All-flash vendor Pure Storage is teaming with converged data protection startup Cohesity to enable tiered storage of array-based snapshots. Customers can replicate primary storage snapshots between ...
February 08, 2017
Acronis has added cloud-to-cloud backup for Microsoft Office 365 in the latest version of Acronis Backup. Acronis Backup 12 protects Microsoft Office 365 and 15 other platforms, all under one ...
Data Backup Get Started
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Cold backups are ideal for disaster recovery because they protect important data. But the process requires downtime, so it should be conducted during quiet periods. Continue Reading
A data storage device for backup makes copies of data actively in use. Should the storage medium fail, the original data is recovered from copies on the backup hardware. Continue Reading
Tape can help fix an unstructured data backup issue and is a good archiving medium. Explore tape's strengths and weaknesses, plus important tips for protecting tape backups. Continue Reading
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Tape gets less respect than Rodney Dangerfield among the IT crowd. But tape still has its staunch defenders who say the medium remains technologically sound and continues to improve. A major ... Continue Reading
Tape-based backup received a bad rap, but the technology is coming back strong. Explore three reasons why tape could be a good data backup option for your organization. Continue Reading
DR may be dying. The term DR, that is, not the actual process of disaster recovery. There is a move in the industry to replace the phrase with "IT resilience." At last week's ZertoCON business ... Continue Reading
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With the portability of tapes and the ability to store terabytes of data on a single cartridge, appropriate security of tape backup storage is imperative. Continue Reading
Your cloud data may not be as secure as you think. No matter where your data lives, you should put the same level of thought and care into its protection, according to Sam Gutmann, CEO of ... Continue Reading
While the number of enterprises that store data in the cloud continues to rise, the amount of data that they store there is still low. Today, public cloud storage is still predominantly used for cold data, archiving or object storage. IT managers ... Continue Reading
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While it may seem that you should never switch off the deduplication process, there are two instances where that may be the best solution for your organization. Continue Reading
Shopping for virtual tape library solutions can be a challenge thanks to the sheer number of choices available. Learn why in this Brien Posey tip. Continue Reading