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Backup and Recovery Tip: Choose the Right Backup Vendor

Posted by Kristine Buyers on Jun 25, 2015 11:25:00 AM

iStock_000026736004_LargeEvery company or organization has its own set of backup and recovery requirements. That is why, when considering a backup vendor or appliance, you should pursue an option that suits your company’s needs rather than the most popular one on the market. The wide range of backup techniques and appliances available today may make the decision process more overwhelming than it actually needs to be. The key is to analyze the requirements of your organization and always keep them at the forefront. Once you know what you need, it is easier to narrow down the list of specific solutions.

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Backup Appliances for Disaster Recovery

Posted by Kristine Buyers on Jun 2, 2015 4:10:56 PM

The days of in-house data recovery could be numbered thanks to the growing adaptation of backup appliances and the cloud. Companies are coming to depend on the remote backup of data, applications and operating systems, and they’re finding backup appliances let them accomplish this task almost seamlessly. Remote backup appliances are integrated, purpose-built hardware with built in software and they offer expandable storage space that can run into terabytes. They provide a simple way to backup files in case disaster recovery is needed, and you can link desktop computers and software to them, as well as laptops and notebooks.

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Backup and Recovery Tip: Run Application Aware Virtual Machine Backups

Posted by Kristine Buyers on May 8, 2015 1:57:00 PM

iStock_000044368660_MediumWith businesses and organizations generating massive amounts of information these days, they have no choice but to turn to complex, virtualized applications and security solutions to accommodate their growing volumes of data. This means that traditional backup and recovery solutions, are falling behind. Organizations need to perform application-aware data backups to maintain an unpredictable and ever-changing backup and recovery environment.

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