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Backup fundamentals in the age of cloud

In backup many things are pretty much as they have always been. But many things have also changed, with the latest being the advent of the cloud. This brings the possibility of the cloud as a backup target but also the need to backup applications that run in the cloud.

In this e-guide we look at backup fundamentals like choosing incremental or differential backup as well as using snapshots to replace traditional backup. We also provide an overview of strategic considerations for backup in the age of the cloud as well as surveys of the key backup products for SMEs and enterprise deployment.

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  • Modern Data Protection Is More Than Backup

    Today, data protection remains a pain point for many organizations. A big part of that can be attributed to the fact that people and machines are creating massive amounts of data. Also, many businesses have very little tolerance for downtime, meaning fast restoration is more important than ever.

    The good news is backup software vendors are responding to their customers' needs, taking steps to address these challenges, and are streamlining data protection processes beyond just backup.

    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.

  • Disaster recovery has never been so easy or important

    Disaster recovery has never been more important because at the same time that digital transformation has made most modern enterprises entirely dependent on their IT systems to function, cyber attackers have stepped up their capabilities to go after sensitive data wherever it is found, with most IT leaders reporting major systems outages.

    Fortunately, due to the same digital transformation, cloud-based disaster recovery options and services are proliferating and maturing, making it easier and cheaper than ever before for organisations to ensure that if their IT systems are affected by cyber attack or natural disaster, they are either able to keep critical systems running or recover their systems and data quickly after any disruption.

     Disaster recovery, therefore, is a key element of business resilience, which is increasingly being recognised as the main goal of cyber defence. But every business is different, so each needs to identify the best route to disaster recovery, starting with a disaster recovery strategy and plan.

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