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Backup for virtual servers News
April 17, 2017
Rubrik CEO Bipul Sinha says cloud and virtualization were key pieces of his company's converged data protection platform from the start, but customers also want physical protection.
February 15, 2017
The Komprise data plane sits out of band to return adaptive file analytics on data and metadata. The update supports unlimited linear scaling of Komprise VMs across a unified grid.
February 13, 2017
Rubrik plans a first-quarter software update to enable its Cloud Data Management platform to support physical Windows servers, software-based encryption and customized reports.
April 05, 2016
EMC unveils the virtual edition of its Data Domain disk library, DD VE, allowing the Data Domain operating system to run inside a VMware hypervisor and back up to any hardware.
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Dell EMC Avamar is a hardware and software data backup product. Continue Reading
Serverless data backup removes backup procedures from production servers so that the time usually spent on backup functions can be used for other server tasks. Continue Reading
Cloud or online backup is a backup strategy that utilizes the cloud to send a copy of data off-site. It is sold on a subscription basis and typically priced based on usage. Continue Reading
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Agentless data backups offer some major advantages over agent-based backups. The technology should be used wherever possible, and it can be especially beneficial for VM backups. Continue Reading
Both Cohesity and Rubrik have jumped on the converged storage trend by releasing data protection platforms. See the similarities and differences laid out. Continue Reading
If Hyper-V replication is meeting your needs, there is probably no reason to use Storage Replica, but if you need a feature that offers scalability, you should make the switch. Continue Reading
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VSphere snapshots help restore a VM to a given point in time but can eat up data store resources. How should you use, monitor and manage snapshots in a virtual environment? Continue Reading
Synchronous and asynchronous remote replication provide different options for IT. Understand the differences, and the potential effects on your network, to keep enterprise data safe. Continue Reading
Explore how virtual machine recovery works, but be careful with the process, as running a VM from backup data storage indefinitely can cause difficulties. Continue Reading
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Backing up virtual servers was a serious challenge for a number of years. Even today, many shops use traditional, agent-based backup to protect virtual servers. But it's a classic example of something working well until it doesn't. Virtual server ... Continue Reading
Virtual machine backups are widely available, but many shops are ignoring the technology until their application performance suffers. Continue Reading
Instant recovery allows users to run a virtual machine from a backup copy. We list the top five fallacies around the technology. Continue Reading