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Data protection management (DPM) is the administration of backup processes to ensure that tasks run on schedule, and that data is securely backed up and recoverable. Good data protection management means having effective processes and methodologies ... Continue Reading
Near-continuous data protection, sometimes called near-continuous protection, is a general term for backup and recovery products that take snapshots at set intervals. The term evolved from a need to differentiate products that take snapshots on a ... Continue Reading
Tower of Hanoi is a complex tape backup strategy that's useful for archiving data for an extended period of time in an economical manner by using a cycle of exponential retention periods instead of a large number of tapes. Continue Reading
Data deduplication is currently one of the hottest areas of backup. But there are still some areas where data deduplication has some growing to do. Continue Reading
Naturally with any kind of outsourced function you're putting more dependency and trust on external services. So in this case, you're looking at handing over the backup and restore function to an external service provider. Continue Reading
The most recent addition is a tape level or device level encryption. We've heard of STK and LTO-4, there are a number of devices available for LTO-4 and device level encryption at the hardware level.Continue Reading