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Backup Decisions Need to Consider the Recovery Process

When everything works right, your backup process is invisible. Jobs automatically run to successful completion. The restore process is never as invisible as backups, because the restore process is […]

Solve the IT Challenge in Remote Offices With Hyperconverged Infrastructure

A big business can have lots of small offices, each needing information technology services. Providing the IT support they need effectively without maintaining an on-site presence in each location […]

Questions You Should Ask Before Choosing Cloud Backup

Cloud-based backup solutions are a good choice for many organizations, but making the process easy, efficient, and secure requires careful planning. These are some questions you should think […]

Build a Resilient Architecture That Handles Cloud Outages

The cloud offers high resiliency, but it isn't perfect: read the service level agreement closely and you'll see the guaranteed uptime isn't 100%. Even big cloud providers like Amazon Web Services […]

Ask These Questions Before You Migrate Your Database to the Cloud

The conversation about migrating databases to the cloud tends to focus on the mechanics of getting your data to the cloud. That's jumping the gun. Before talking about how to move the data, you […]

5 Key Questions That Should Determine Your Big Data Storage Strategy

Big data is no longer optional for business. Forbes reported that 79 percent of executives think that companies that don't pursue big data will face tough challenges, possibly even being driven […]

Don't Be Limited By A Traditional Backup Solution

Data centers are being remade with new technology. Virtualization and the cloud have fundamentally changed the way servers and data are managed, while the 24x7 internet and analytics have […]

Should You Choose Platform as a Service?

You need to make many decisions when you decide to move to cloud, starting with the question of what kind of cloud you want to use. KPMG predicts Platform as a Service (PaaS) will be the fastest […]

Seven Key Qualities to Design Into Your Private Cloud

For companies that want the flexibility a cloud environment offers without exposing data and applications outside the corporate network, building a private cloud is a good alternative—if you're […]

Does Your Data Protection Strategy Provide These Vital Functions?

Comprehensive data protection requires more than just backups. Take a look at your data protection strategy and check whether it's providing these vital functions:

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