5 Key Steps for Moving Away From Tape Backup
Most organizations still utilize tape at some point in their backup processes, but managing tape backups is no easy job. Aside from the tedious traditional methods, tape backups also lead to capacity constraints and may hinder the full modernization of backups or virtualization of your data protection operations.
And though many companies front tape libraries with disk, the acquisition cost of disk for backup is so exorbitant that it's unattainable at the levels needed for complete disk-based backup. Luckily, some disk and deduplication technologies have merged and are now a more viable option for disk-based backups.
This resource is a five-step guide for making the transition from tape to disk backup with dedupe. Read on to learn about the drawbacks of tape backup and to uncover the fundamental criteria for disk backup with dedupe.