You've requested...

Share this with your colleagues:

Essential Guide to Virtual Data Protection

If a new window did not open, click here to view this asset.

Download this next:

Discover a suite of high availability backup, DR, and migration products

The real challenge for data protection isn’t just in ensuring your information is kept safe, but simultaneously being able to access that information easily.

Inside, read about a suite of software from Carbonite that provides high availability coupled with non-disruptive migrations to the cloud, and active backup. Click inside to find out how to:

  • How to ensure that all your workloads are secured uniformly
  • How to deliver always-on availability
  • Take system snapshots daily during off-peak hours
  • And more 

These are also closely related to: ""

  • Why the threats in Mr. Robot remain in the realm of fiction

    In the USA Network television show “Mr. Robot”, the main organization, Evil Corp, are at one point infected with ransomware, and held hostage by the titular Mr. Robot for $5.9 million.

    Thankfully, this is just fiction, and it will stay that way thanks to services that provide data recovery using point-in-time copying techniques like:

    • Backups using split-mirrors
    • Backups using snapshots

    Click inside this white paper to discover a program that uses both of these backup systems to keep ransomware threats like those of Mr. Robot in television and not in reality. 

  • 10 ransomware backup tips

    The WannaCry ransomware attack of May 2017 was just the tip of the iceberg. But that doesn’t need to spell doom for your organization.

    Inside, learn how you can optimize your backup system to help defend against the ransomware threat, like:

    1. Keep current with operating system and application updates
    2. Perform regular backups
    3. Adopt this system which automatically restores damaged files

    And 7 more.

Find more content like what you just read:

  • Continuous data protection confronts ransomware: Here's how

    Read this interview with Craig Hurwitz, the director of IT for Barnstable Police Department in Massachusetts, where he explains how he was able to get his system back online in just 35 minutes after being hit by a ransomware attack, and offers advice to other pros planning their next backup system.

    Download

  • How to separate file data from hardware dependencies

    In this white paper, discover the requirements of today's cloud-based file systems, and how Nasuni's Unified File Share is providing permanent writes to the cloud, local and global data locking, and more.

    Download

  • The importance of cloud storage without security compromises

    In this white paper learn how you can remove these challenges by adopting this enterprise file system, which provides a security model that combines strong encryption and local authentication with the native capabilities of top-tier cloud storage providers.

    Download

  • Answers to your most FAQ's about VM back ups

    Explore virtual backup best practices and get answers to frequently asked questions in this expert e-guide. Gain tips and strategies for optimizing your backup processes for virtualized environments to ensure comprehensive data protection and disaster recovery.

    Download

  • Don't be duped by dedupe - Modern Data Deduplication with Arcserve UDP

    This white paper discusses technology advances that can combat the exponential growth of virtual machines and data, such as data deduplication. Read on to learn how data deduplication can help simplify and improve your enterprise's backup infrastructure.

    Download

  • Ransomware protection: The 3-2-1 strategy

    In this white paper, learn about the 3-2-1 principle of backup, as well as a system which is built around this strategy to deliver comprehensive ransomware protection by providing tight integration with industry leading storage vendors, WAN acceleration and encryption, and more.

    Download

  • 5 ways to improve your virtual machine backup performance

    70% of enterprises that use VM-specific data protection tools want their entire global data protection consolidated into a single unified data protection platform. Hyper-V and VMware both aim to be that platform, but they need a little boost. Access this white paper to learn 5 ways that one platform is making the most of your backup platform.

    Download

  • Ransomware strikes: How to protect your company PCs

    After a ransomware strike on a PC, your company data is at a serious risk. Read this white paper to learn how to safely protect your company's PCs after a ransomware strike.

    Download

  • Proactive SDS outage detection: Virtual backup nudges out legacy procedures

    When your business is running on a real-time virtual environment, why are you still relying on legacy backup systems that can take hours or even days to get your system back online? In this solution brief learn how you can consolidate resources to respond faster to business needs, forecast and avoid outages before they happen, and more.

    Download

  • VM backup strategies for optimal business continuity

    This expert E-Guide provides insight into how to optimize your virtual machine and server backup strategies for optimal business continuity.

    Download

  • Backup vs. DR: What's the difference?

    Inside, explore the differences between backup and DR, and find some key questions to ask your vendors to ensure you're getting the protection you deserve. Then, delve into the partnership between Veeam's data protection suite and the iland cloud.

    Download

  • Virtual server vs. traditional data backup: Comparing differences

    Discover the benefits of virtual server backup vs. traditional data backup methods and learn how you can combine the two approaches for a complete (and free) VM backup strategy.

    Download

  • Your guide to DR for VMware & Hyper-V environments

    This technical brief provides an overview of Veeam's disaster and data recovery solutions for VMware and Hyper-V environments. Look inside to learn what it has to offer, like 2 minute recovery windows, support for over 18 file systems, and more.

    Download

  • A Computer Weekly buyer's guide to VM backup & disaster recovery

    Computer Weekly looks at the products traditional and new suppliers have brought to market; how to mitigate some of the problems of virtual server backup; and asks whether cloud should the standard backup platform of the future?

    Download

  • How to gain incremental backups, point-in-time restores, and more

    Read on to learn how you can break the cycle of tape-to-tape backu modernization, by adopting virtualized application-centric and infrastructure-agnostic backup system.

    Download

  • Backing up your VM: Assesing the drawbacks and benifits

    This expert briefing offers information on how physical and virtual backups differ and offers advice for integrating these two essential processes. Download now to assess the drawbacks and benefits of backing up your VM, as well as key criteria for evaluating your market options.

    Download

  • Boost backup security to protect against ransomware

    As technology evolves and become more complex, your security stance should too. Explore this white paper to gain insight into how you can boost your security backup strategy to protect against ransomware, stop data loss, and improve compliance and validity of your recovery.

    Download

  • Backup 101: Data protection and disaster recovery made easy

    This e-book provides a comprehensive guide for putting data protection and disaster recovery systems in place for use cases ranging from simple file recovery to the most complex systems. Read on to learn how to manage your enterprise's data with ten tips for easier backup and recovery.

    Download

  • SQL Server DB management + Actifio

    In this high-level overview, learn how to use Actifio concepts and procedures to capture and access Microsoft SQL Server databases. Uncover how to capture Microsoft SQL Server data, SQL Server DB logs, and more.

    Download

  • E-Guide: Backup and dedupe trends and use cases

    This E-Guide provides insight into the new ways that organizations are dealing with data proliferation and the technology advancements that have prompted interest in them.

    Download

  • 10 backup techniques that can handle the scale of VM data

    Virtual workloads deserve backup and data protection designed to handle the speed and scale at which they run. Download this white paper to discover the 10 benefits of adopting a DR program designed with VM performance in mind.

    Download

  • Slow restore speed kills: Restore over 5GB per minute

    Download this white paper tolearn how you can minimize backup time without compromising your customer's data security with this online backup solution—to not only keep your data protected, but ensure speedy recovery in the event of a disruption.

    Download

  • How data virtualization enables agility, resiliency, and hybrid cloud mobility

    Hybrid cloud is enabling businesses to do more than ever with less capital expenditure through data virtualization. This white paper dives into some of the most difficult questions surrounding these innovative business models.

    Download

  • Storage Europe: December 2011

    Object-based storage dispenses with the hierarchical file system, so there are no nested subfolders. Instead, it uses an indexed flatfile structure in which each object is given a unique ID. This issue of IT in Europe includes case studies of how object-based storage products are being implemented in Europe.

    Download

  • HCI's role in data protection

    Data protection is critical for disaster recovery and business continuity, and is one of the key evaluation markers for organizations purchasing IT infrastructure. This paper discusses HCI's impact on data protection, key factors to consider, data protection best practices and recommendations on when and how to use them for various use cases.

    Download

  • 5 reasons you may need to reevaluate your backup approach

    By downloading this resource, you'll discover 5 reasons you may need to reevaluate your current backup approach. Read on to see a platform that enables instant recovery from ransomware, supports all major hypervisors, and more.

    Download

  • Moving beyond backup for modern data protection

    This exclusive e-book takes a look at how data protection is changing today. Download now to learn how and why backup is converging with other IT technologies and how copy data management differs from traditional backup.

    Download

  • An essential guide to cloud storage

    Cloud backup and disaster recovery services have matured and are now viable alternatives for enterprise data protection environments. Hybrid approaches can effectively integrate on-premises systems with cloud storage services.

    Download

  • SearchStorage e-book: Which tools are enhancing backup?

    Access this expert e-book to discover the tools backup software platforms are adding to enhance enterprise data protection – including their pros and cons. You'll also learn how technologies like copy data management can benefit your business.

    Download

  • Reduce the cost of legacy replication with always-on virtual backup

    In order to combat data growth and VM sprawl, you need to rethink backup. In this white paper, learn about a virtual-based backup program that can enable future-proofing with easy scalability, lower ongoing backup costs, and more.

    Download

  • Instant recovery of multiple TB databases: How it's possible in AWS

    Inside, learn how the partnership between a radically simple copy data virtualization software and AWS is giving customers the modern virtual backup they need.

    Download

  • Evaluating backup: Determine if you need cloud, NoSQL, or other

    In this e-guide, learn about a cloud-based backup system that strikes a balance between protecting older applications, and paving the way for new innovation. Afterwards, read on to explore a myriad of data backup software options, from NoSQL to the cloud, and discover which platform is right for your organization.

    Download

  • Solving today's top 3 availability challenges of virtualized environments

    This white paper discusses the challenges of meeting the availability, recoverability and performance requirements of highly virtualized environments. In addition, learn a new innovative approach that can dramatically improve backup and recovery times while maintaining virtual machine performance.

    Download

  • Inside the world of flat backup

    Whether it's called flat backup or direct backup, the snapshot-based technology has become increasingly popular. Find out when it's right...and wrong...for your environment.

    Download

  • Overcoming modern backup challenges

    This white paper explains some of the toughest backup challenges facing IT professionals today including data growth and virtual servers. It goes over the ins and outs of backing up large volumes of data and talks about the importance backing up data for mobile devices due to the rise of popularity in BYOD.

    Download

  • How to extend your availability strategy to the cloud

    Backup and availability are the key to ensuring your business can survive and thrive. This white paper explains how IT administrators can build cloud backup services to serve internal customers, such as different subsidiaries or departments. This paper will also simulate the onboarding of a subsidiary, and demonstrate how to test your service.

    Download

  • 5 factors to finalize before bridging the backup availability gap

    In this white paper learn how backup appliances can ensure your data and documents can be recovered in case of loss and drive huge improvements in backup performance and recovery times. Also discover 5 common backup problems and their solutions, as well as 6 things to look for when choosing the right solution to bridge the availability gap.

    Download

  • How has GDPR prep changed the way we think about backup?

    In this e-guide, read an interview with Commvault CEO Bob Hammer, and learn what this industry expert thinks about how factors like ransomware and GDPR prep are changing the backup market. Then, explore how Commvault's backup system combines innovation with tradition to provide 365 degree protection.

    Download

  • Get LAN speed recovery and cloud protection with hybrid backup

    In this white paper learn about a comprehensive backup system with flexible deployment options which offers you the ability to launch your system in a public or private cloud environment, hybrid options to gain cloud security and LAN speed recovery, and more.

    Download

  • Why virtual data is safe data

    Click into this white paper and learn about a cloud-based data virtualization system that dramatically reduces the requirements for storage capacity, energy, and floor space.

    Download

  • Overcome traditional data management with Actifio: Product overview

    In this product overview, learn how Actifio's Enterprise Data as a Service technology disrupts the traditional rules of data management, and how it can help you change how your data is captured, managed and used.

    Download

  • All you need to know about Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Virtualization

    In this comprehensive e-book you will find examples of how IT Professionals are leveraging Hyper-V PowerShell scripts in their own environments. Learn about the necessary tools to successfully test and manage a Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V environment.

    Download

  • Disk has evolved, but is it the best backup target?

    Disk-based backup targets have evolved to become far more than just cheap disk arrays. It is vital to understand the different capabilities these systems can offer. In this guide discover new features such as in-place recovery - that allows a virtual machine to instantiate its data store directly from an appliance.

    Download

  • 5 reasons to migrate backup to a cloud-native platform

    Download this resource to overcome legacy VM data protection complexity cloud-native backup and recovery. Discover why enterprises employ this method as a cost-effective alternative to traditional DR by learning 5 reasons for migrating backup and archiving to a single, cloud-native platform.

    Download

  • Your expert guide to data protection strategy: backup, replication, snapshots and virtualisation

    We walk you from the basics of backup methods to the pros and cons of different ways of protecting data and key issues in virtual machine backup.

    Download

  • How to balance cost vs. convenience during replication implementation

    Access this exclusive disaster recovery handbook about replication for insight from industry pros such as Brien Posey and Paul Kirvan, and learn about replication tools today, asynchronous vs. synchronous replication, and replication for virtual machines. Read on to arm yourself with the replication know-how needed to navigate this space in 2013.

    Download

  • E-Guide: Backup strategies for mission-critical data

    In this e-guide, learn strategies to determine what data is considered most important. Also, read about the different ways to select and establish an effective backup policy to ensure essential data is properly monitored.

    Download

  • Nixing Cloud Data Protection Pain Points 101

    This expert SearchStorage.com E-Guide covers the pain points of cloud data protection and evaluates one vendor's response to the challenges of cloud data protection.

    Download

  • 4 pillars of re-strategizing your virtual workloads backup

    As businesses move more workloads to virtual machines, backup requirements are changing dramatically. Read about just what effects this shift in backup requirements has caused in this ESG research report, which explains why flexibility and agility are the most important aspects of modern backup, the top 5 data recovery challenges, and more.

    Download

  • Virtualizing your Exchange Server: Fact vs. fiction

    Find out what's fact and what's fiction about virtualizing your Exchange Server. What steps should you take, and how can you ensure success? Explore all these questions and more in this e-book.

    Download

  • CW+: IDC Report - Enterprise disaster recovery for SMBs

    Data protection and recovery are mature technologies today, and businesses of all shapes and sizes are busy protecting their data in any way they can.

    Download

  • Expert guide: Backup target options

    Data backups have evolved dramatically from the days of producing a nightly backup to tape. Modern data protection techniques start with backup targets such as tape libraries and virtual tape libraries to deduplicating disk arrays, integrated backup appliances and the cloud.

    Download

  • Boost the efficiency of your backup and DR with a tapeless strategy

    A tapeless environment can enhance data backup, recovery, and disaster recovery and highlights the critical considerations and decisions that should be made to do so. Read on and access a 4 step outline for successful migration to a tapeless strategy.

    Download