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Identify (and overcome) modern backup challenges

Data backups have evolved to the point that they are hardly recognizable. For many organizations, the days of producing a nightly backup to tape are over. Exponential data growth and the need for near real-time data protection have driven organizations to abandon legacy backups in favor of next generation disk-based solutions.

This E-Book is a primer on modern data protection techniques. Explore topics, like:

  • The types of backup targets available today, from tape libraries and VTLs to deduplicating disk arrays, integrated backup appliances and the cloud
  • The capabilities that backup software platforms offer today
  • Backup challenges IT teams face, including backing up large amounts of data, mobile device backup and BYOD, virtual server backup, and slow restore times

 

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