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April 06, 2016
Data backup options that call for protecting data created by 21st century apps with 20th century tools just won't work.
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Cloud backup has evolved to protect data enterprise-wide -- on servers, laptops, desktops, smartphones and tablets. But it has limitations.
January 09, 2015
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Cloud-to-cloud backup -- copying data stored on one cloud backup service to another cloud -- has gained popularity with small offices and home users because of its convenience. It takes the management and maintenance of hardware out of the equation for the customer. Initial capital expenditures for additional hardware are not required and overall initial costs are much lower. Backups can be run dark, which means they can be run automatically without manual intervention.
Most users assume that because data is in the cloud, it is also protected. Cloud-based data is backed up, but only to protect the cloud provider, not the organization. If, for example, an employee deletes files, there is little that can be done to recover them without paying restore fees. Cloud-to-cloud backup protects against this type of data loss.
Cloud-to-cloud backup provides users with a convenient way to have data stored in many locations. However, it also multiplies the possibility of sensitive information being compromised, in particular as compared to offline hard backups.
And although cloud has generally proved to be a more reliable backup method than local efforts tend to be, any system can fail. Multiple locations are advised for backups for added data security. With this Drill Down, learn best practices for the emerging cloud-to-cloud backup process.Continue Reading
How does VMware Changed Block Tracking affect virtual machines and data protection? Continue Reading
VMware Changed Block Tracking is an incremental backup technology for virtual machines (VMs), comparable to snapshot differential or backup delta block. Continue Reading
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Looking for the best way to back up Amazon EBS? Expert Chris Moyer clarifies how incremental backups work. Continue Reading
Most users want their critical applications to have faster recovery time objectives, but IT departments preach a more realistic expectation. Continue Reading
The term "backup," which has become synonymous with data protection, may be accomplished via several methods. Here's how to choose the best way to safeguard your data. Continue Reading
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Repeated dings from my production PC let me know something weird was up USB-wise, and quickly led to a volsnap error in Event Viewer. Time for a new drive! Continue Reading
Backup expert George Crump explains how to use disk to get the most out of your backup tape rotation strategy. Continue Reading
Independent backup expert Brien Posey discusses rdiff-backup in this Expert Answer. Continue Reading