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February 07, 2013
Backup and recovery SaaS provider Backupify announced a set of APIs for third-party vendors to include in their applications.
September 26, 2012
Silver Peak Systems' Velocity lets storage and backup admins connect replication optimization software to storage filers, bypassing IP network.
February 24, 2012
Axxana Phoenix System RP offers data protection for animal health products distributor
November 04, 2011
TechTarget's Storage Media Group reports on product releases from Spectra Logic, Bocada and from a Storage Decisions conference for intelligence community professionals.
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Independent backup expert Brien Posey outlines the reasons why mobile data protection and security are increasingly important and whether organizations are on top of the issue today. Continue Reading
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George Crump discusses data protection challenges caused by mobile devices as well as file sync and share in his Storage Decisions presentation. Continue Reading
Independent backup expert Brien Posey discusses whether server SSL certificates should be backed up separately in this Expert Answer. Continue Reading
The idea of supplementing your physical servers with cloud backups is an appealing one. But there are issues you’ll need to consider. Continue Reading
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Brien Posey looks at the inherent problems with backup media disposal. Because it contains sensitive data, you must dispose of it safely. Continue Reading
Independent backup expert Brien Posey says that encrypting data is not a substitute for strong physical security and proper account usage. Continue Reading
Effective use of data sanitization techniques lessens the chance that valuable data could be stolen or compromised. Continue Reading