Backup to tape News
April 09, 2015
Rubrik takes a shot at managing and protecting data locally and in the cloud with integrated appliance and Amazon Web Services replication.
December 12, 2014
This week, N-able by SolarWinds unveiled a new backup offering for managed services providers; CompTIA added IT Fundamentals to its CertMaster portfolio; more news.
October 22, 2014
Overland Storage releases 60- and 80-slot automated tape libraries in 6U rack and scales tape storage into petabyte range.
May 28, 2014
Zetta.net DataProtect cloud backup makes it easy for Aero Law Group to protect and restore data after it outgrew its tape backup system.
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Today, data protection remains a pain point for many organizations. A big part of that can be attributed to the fact that people and machines are creating massive amounts of data. Also, many businesses have very little tolerance for downtime. So, fast restores are more important than ever. The good news is backup software vendors are responding to their customers' needs, taking steps to address these challenges and streamlining data protection processes beyond just backup. This Drill Down takes a look at how data protection is changing today. You'll learn how and why backup is converging with other IT technologies and how copy data management differs from traditional backup. If you are struggling with traditional backup and ready to make a change, this Drill Down is a good place to start. Continue Reading
In this segment of his Storage Decisions presentation, George Crump of Storage Switzerland discusses using disk for archive storage. Continue Reading
Independent backup expert Brien Posey discusses using removable disk for small office backups and suggests some possible alternatives. Continue Reading
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Find out why primary cloud providers such as Google and Amazon are shifting to tape -- and what that means for you. Continue Reading
Jason Buffington of Enterprise Strategy Group explains why the rumors of tape's demise, which is unlikely to happen soon, are greatly exaggerated. Continue Reading
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The cloud can have major limitations when it comes to long-term retention. Learn why tape and disk should remain part of your data protection plan. Continue Reading
SearchDataBackup managing editor Ed Hannan and ESG analyst Mark Peters discuss tape use for archiving in this Q&A. Continue Reading
Jon Toigo discusses why tape is important for data protection and how archiving can dramatically improve backup processes in his recent Storage Decisions presentation. Continue Reading
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Jon Toigo discusses the importance of ensuring that your cloud provider has tape recovery capabilities in this Storage Decisions presentation. Continue Reading
Which archive type is best for small offices: tape, disk or the cloud? There are many factors you must consider before answering this question. Continue Reading
What's the best choice: tape-based, disk-based or cloud-based archiving? Continue Reading