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Independent backup expert Brien Posey discusses using removable disk for small office backups and suggests some possible alternatives. Continue Reading
A virtual tape library (VTL) is a storage system consisting of hard disk drives (HDDs) that looks and acts like a physical tape library. Continue Reading
While many companies have embraced backup data deduplication as a key component of their backup operations, others are still evaluating the technology to determine where it will fit within their data protection infrastructures. Initially available ... Continue Reading
Dell EMC NetWorker is a backup software platform for the enterprise. Continue Reading
A backup utility is a program that is designed to create a copy of data in a secondary location for safekeeping. Continue Reading
There are many backup target options available with a wide range of price points. They include everything from tape drives and tape libraries to virtual tape libraries, deduplication arrays, integrated backup appliances and cloud backups.
Data backups have evolved to the point that they are hardly recognizable. For many organizations, the days of producing a nightly backup to tape are over. Exponential data growth and the need for near real-time data protection have driven ...Continue Reading
Independent backup expert Brien Posey compares the various methods for creating a data snapshot in this Expert Answer.Continue Reading
Ben Woo, founder of Neuralytix, discusses whether cloud storage is being preferred to tape for long-term data retention in this Expert Answer.Continue Reading
Ben Woo of Neuralytix discusses how and why backup tape libraries have grown in reliability and durability in this Expert Answer.Continue Reading
Ben Woo of Neuralytix discusses factors driving backup tape library adoption today in this Expert Answer.Continue Reading
IT pros face the daunting task of EFS-encrypted data, but Brien Posey offers EFS recovery tricks in this tip.Continue Reading
Microsoft expert Brien Posey explains what the Windows 8 File History feature is designed to do and why it is not a comprehensive backup product.Continue Reading
Remote backup of data on endpoint devices like laptops and smart phones is a challenge for IT staffs. Because these devices are often disconnected from an organization's network, data created and stored on these devices can go unprotected for ...Continue Reading
In this video from a recent Storage Decisions conference, independent backup expert W. Curtis Preston discusses how data growth affects RTO and RPO.Continue Reading