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March 03, 2020
Retrospect version 17 makes deploying its backup software easier. The new onboarding feature focuses on simplicity, which is demanded regardless of customer size.
January 23, 2020
Backup vendors Druva and Commvault say the multi-billion-dollar Veeam acquisition validates the strategies they've been executing and proves the importance of the backup market.
November 25, 2019
Following an acquisition of Time Inc., Meredith Corp. dumped most of its traditional IT gear and added newer technology developed around virtualization, convergence and the cloud.
November 13, 2019
To prepare for the 2010 Winter Olympics, the Vancouver Canucks used Veeam to protect against point-of-sale system failures -- a major upgrade over its previous tape backup.
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Cloud backup, also known as online backup or remote backup, is a strategy for backing up data that involves sending a copy of the data over a proprietary or public network to an off-site server and storage system. Continue Reading
Organizations have a choice in backup appliances: physical or virtual. Explore what both types of appliances require and where a virtual backup appliance has an edge. Continue Reading
It's essential that you regularly back up vCenter Server to avoid losing any important data in the event of a failure. Learn how to automate that backup process in this tip. Continue Reading
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Learn how Commvault Complete Backup & Recovery and Veeam Availability Suite features and functionality compare as well as what sets these data protection tools apart. Continue Reading
Admins who rely on VMware and Hyper-V workloads might have trouble choosing the right backup tool for their VMs. Admins can use this article to better inform their purchasing decisions. Continue Reading
Providers of SaaS apps offer only basic data recovery protection. Learn which SaaS backup services and cloud-to-cloud data protection products fill this void. Continue Reading
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NetApp storage appliances and VMware's vSphere platform provide widely used data center resources. Combine their capabilities by using NetApp's SnapCenter to back up vSphere. Continue Reading
The architecture and operation of a virtual environment is different than a traditional backup environment and demands specific techniques. Learn top tips for backing up vSphere. Continue Reading
A virtual backup is not effective if it's not secure. Encryption, agentless backup and testing can all help. Explore the details of how to secure your backups. Continue Reading
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When a Windows Server workload starts to falter, what's the best way to proceed before it keels over? Once upon a time, you would try to fix it, but times have changed. Continue Reading
Creating backups in virtual environments has its own challenges. Avoid some of the typical errors involving snapshots, quiescing and scheduling, and generate solid VM backups. Continue Reading
Include disaster recovery and avoidance requirements as design goals when creating storage and production environments to ensure business continuity during weather events. Continue Reading