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Backup for virtual servers News
April 02, 2018
The Compton, Calif., school district reduces its data center server and storage footprint with Nutanix hyper-convergence and simplifies data backup with Nakivo software.
March 26, 2018
Hospitals' IT team liked Nutanix hyper-converged infrastructure for primary storage so much, it went with converged backup vendor Rubrik for data protection.
March 22, 2018
Tintri hybrid flash enables Life-Science Innovations to complete replication every night for all of its servers. The system can provide a server restoration in seconds.
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.
Backup for virtual servers Get Started
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Cloud backup, also known as online 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. 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
Dell EMC Avamar is a hardware and software data backup product. Continue Reading
Evaluate Backup for virtual servers Vendors & Products
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Public cloud backup offers a low-cost solution to data protection challenges in hyper-converged infrastructure shops, but disaster recovery poses a new set of issues. Continue Reading
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
Manage Backup for virtual servers
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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
Vendors are offering storage systems that "know" more about the data within them than ever before. Powered by multiple CPU/cores, fast flash/memory, nimble software-defined storage and lessons learned from big data, these intelligent storage systems... Continue Reading
Problem Solve Backup for virtual servers Issues
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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