Data Protection News
November 03, 2016
The latest Quorum onQ disaster recovery platform update features faster disk writes, increased capacity and a redesigned user interface. Quorum onQ 4.0 provides a suite of high availability, ...
September 23, 2016
StorageCraft will use its new analytics technology to tell its customers to stop backing up certain data. That’s right, the data protection vendor wants its customers to back up less. And ...
July 14, 2016
IDrive has opened its vault to offer a new hybrid backup appliance, touting the product as feature-rich but affordable data protection. The IDrive Vault, available now, provides 4 TB of local ...
June 30, 2016
Webscale Networks is well aware that its e-commerce customers can't tolerate much downtime. To that end, the website infrastructure provider recently expanded capabilities to build a multi-cloud ...
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An organization uses a disaster recovery (DR) site to recover and restore its technology infrastructure and operations when its primary facility becomes unavailable. In deciding the location and setup of a disaster recovery site, a business must ... Continue Reading
Point-in-time snapshots are a method of data protection that allows an administrator to make a full copy of a volume so that a restore can occur based on a specific time. Continue Reading
A load-sharing mirror or load-balancing mirror is a mirror image copy of a site or service that not only acts as a backup but actively shares in serving a portion of traffic. Continue Reading
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Through disk-based backup, continuous data protection enables backups to take place more often. Discover how to repair the technology's cost and capacity problem. 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
Mounting a virtual machine image can save time, but there's a penalty to pay for the convenience. We list the questions to ask when deciding which data protection method to employ. Continue Reading
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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
If you want to exercise some cost containment, forget the hardware for a moment and focus on data management. Continue Reading
By using these three methods to understand the type of protection your applications need, you'll achieve a more efficient data protection strategy. Continue Reading
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Network-attached storage devices can present a plethora of security issues to an enterprise. Expert Kevin Beaver explains how to detect and mitigate the risks. Continue Reading
Traditional RAID methods and their rebuild processes have some shops suffering long downtimes -- enter erasure codes and multi-copy mirroring. Continue Reading
Erasure coding can help reduce the data needed for backups and lower the cost of backup and recovery over the traditional approach, Wikibon CTO says. Continue Reading