Hyper-convergence + backup software = scale-out backup nodes

Computer Weekly

Hyper-converged infrastructure with built-in backup software brings scale-out capabilities to provide data protection nodes via pre-configured appliances that can build into clusters

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Cloud backup is not the same as standard datacenter backup

David Linthicum

Backup is just good policy. We have whole industries that provide backup sites and backup technology. You need the ability to back up data and applications someplace, so they can be restored somehow, to keep the business running in case of some natural or manmade disaster that takes the primary business-critical systems down. They can be passive, meaning that you can restore the site in a short period of time and get back to operations.

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Backup 101: Incremental vs differential vs synthetic full backup

Computer Weekly

Backup methods pros and cons: Full, incremental, differential, synthetic full, incremental forever, and reverse incremental. We set out the advantages and drawbacks of each

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Backup Email OneDrive SharePoint Data with Veeam Backup O365

Anoop

Veeam has an application to Backup Email OneDrive SharePoint Data. We will discuss the installation, configuration, and features of Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 2.0 Office 365(O365) is a SaaS solution by Microsoft. Many organization uses office 365 all around the globe.

Hyper-V VM Restore and Boot from Backup

Anoop

I have recently written about Hyper-V backup using Altaro VM backup. You can Install, Configure, and Backup Hyper-V VMs with an Altaro VM backup using my step by step guide mentioned above. How to Boot a Hyper-V VM from Backup using Altaro VM backup. […].

Firms urged to automate security certificate backup after Globalsign blackout

Computer Weekly

Online firms are being urged to reduce their dependency on single certificate authorities by automating backup processes

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How to Install Configure Backup Hyper-V VMs with Altaro VM Backup

Anoop

I use Altaro VM Backup to the backup SCCM lab environment. In this post, I will go through the steps to install, Configure, and Backup Hyper-V VMs with AltaroVM backup. Altaro HyperV Altaro VM Backup Backup Hyper-V VMs featured

Furniture maker scraps legacy backup for Arcserve appliances

Computer Weekly

Lancashire-based JJO dumps separate backup apps for servers and PCs to deploy Arcserve UDP backup appliances, and gains 100% protection of 68TB non-virtualised estate

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Cloud-to-cloud backup: What it is and why you need it

Computer Weekly

For full protection of data generated by cloud-based apps you need cloud-to-cloud backupApplications that run in the cloud are protected, but only so much.

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iomart Acquires Cloud Backup Provider Backup Technology for $37M

Data Center Knowledge

iomart Group acquired cloud backup and disaster recovery services provider Backup Technology for $37 million. Shared

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Cloud backup saves data after fire destroys school

Computer Weekly

Data from The Academy secondary school in the seaside town of Selsey was restored just hours after a fire destroyed most of the premises, thanks to a cloud backup agreement set up a year earlier

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Ransomware: Protect yourself with good backup and cloud policies

Computer Weekly

The best way to protect against them is to have up-to-date in-house backups and to ensure cloud backups are adequately protected and availableMore ransomware attacks are likely.

Bupa Dental saves £350k by insourcing and Veeam backup

Computer Weekly

Healthcare organisation sweeps away chaotic backup situation and standardises on Veeam Backup & Replication to save £350,000 a year in management and maintenance costs

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Backup product survey: Cloud and VM integration now table stakes

Computer Weekly

For enterprise backup, cloud integration and the ability to backup and be deployed in virtual machines as well as be controlled from the hypervisor are table stakes, along with data reduction and app-specific backup

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New Hyper-V Forum New WAN-Optimized Replication & Backup O365

Anoop

There is a new Office 365 backup and restore solution in the town. And one latest version of VM backup solution called Altaro VM backup 8.0. The post New Hyper-V Forum New WAN-Optimized Replication & Backup O365 appeared first on SCCM Intune Real World Enterprise Experience Blog by Anoop C Nair. Altaro Dojo Community Forum featured New Altaro Office 365 Backup Office 365 Backup RestoreThere is three breaking news from Altaro last week.

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The End of Backup

Data Center Knowledge

As many IT professionals have discovered too late, backups are also unreliable, a situation made even worse by the fact that bad backups typically aren’t discovered until there’s a need to restore. Read More. Industry Perspectives

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Is Data Backup Really That Important

IT Toolbox

So, we have technology and access to affordable, yet best backup software, but should we really use it? s see if the following information can help you answer this question

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Backup product survey: Cloud and VM integration now table stakes

Computer Weekly

For enterprise backup, cloud integration and the ability to backup and be deployed in virtual machines as well as be controlled from the hypervisor are table stakes, along with data reduction and app-specific backup

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Backup To The Future?

Chuck's Blog - EMC

  It seems there''s never enough performance: no one wants to wait for a backup, let alone an urgent recovery.    The core technologies are changing: witness the emergence of PBBAs (purpose built backup appliances) as well as various forms of snaps and replication. 

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Dubai-based logistics company automates backup through cloud

Computer Weekly

Cloud backup and storage automation are key to supporting expansion at Middle East logistics company, CWT-SML

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News UK dumps tape for backup with Zadara cloud storage

Computer Weekly

News publishing corporation saves up to 40% on hardware and software costs by switching in-house hardware for a cloud-first policy, using Zadara cloud storage as a backup target

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Cloud backup could have prevented Delta's meltdown

David Linthicum

However, Delta could not recover or switch to backup systems. I hope you weren't flying Delta this week. If you were, you know that Delta's systems experienced an outage, and of course passengers bore the brunt of it in hundreds of canceled and delayed flights. When Delta performs a postmortem on this outage, it will likely find that the outage was caused by a common occurrence: network failure. As my InfoWorld colleague Andrew C.

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Commvault joins the hyper-converged backup wave with Hyperscale

Computer Weekly

Hyperscale Software and Hyperscale Appliance bring Commvault backup software in a reference architecture/software product or as a pre-configured server/storage box

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New Tools Are Simplifying Backup and Replication

Data Center Knowledge

Featured backup Cloud Computing Disaster Recovery replication Storage Virtualization Creating a truly distributed environment isn’t always easy. Fortunately, increased hardware performance and more bandwidth availability make creating such an environment a clear possibility.

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Laing O’Rourke unifies on-site and cloud backup on Commvault

Computer Weekly

Construction firm sweeps away tape and multiple backup products for single Commvault environment to cut admin time, slash backup windows and boost legal and regulatory compliance

Iceland IT firm gets Cohesity hyper-converged backup boxes

Computer Weekly

Thekking scraps ageing IBM and HPE iron for Cohesity hyper-converged nodes with hybrid flash capacity to power deduplication for Veeam backups

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Windows Backup & Restore Tool – Veeam Agent for Windows

Anoop

The Veeam Agent for Microsoft Windows will help you to backup and restore Windows workstations and servers. This tool can be used for Free Windows 10 Backup Tool and Restore. The post Windows Backup & Restore Tool – Veeam Agent for Windows appeared first on SCCM Intune Real World Enterprise Experience Blog by Anoop C Nair. Windows 10 featured Free Windows 10 Backup Tool How to Recover Windows 10 Files Windows 10 Backup and Restore Tools

Plastics maker dumps tape for Arcserve backup appliance and cloud

Computer Weekly

PW Hall faced backup windows of 13 hours but reduced this to about 90 minutes a day spread across a number of incrementals with jobs copied to cloud backup

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Rubrik Alta adds Hyper-V and Nutanix AHV to backup appliance

Computer Weekly

Rubrik backup appliance now support all major physical and virtual server platforms in flash-equipped boxes that range from a few tens of TB to the hundreds

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Backup testing: What to test, when to test, how often to test

Computer Weekly

We run the rule over what’s involved in backup testing in virtual and physical server environments, how often you should test and the key pitfalls to avoid

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Law firm rolls out 54TB of NEC Hydrastor NAS as backup target

Computer Weekly

Quislex has cut backup windows by a third and will roll out 700TB of NEC Hydrastor to Hyderabad datacentre to provide a grid of deduplicated storage for backup and archive

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Backup and Recovery Startup Rubrik Raises Funds at $1.3B Valuation

Data Center Knowledge

Newly minted unicorn hopes new-gen cloud-compatible backup/recovery software will replace legacy tech by Dell, Veritas Read More. Investing Storage

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Why SMBs Should Consider Hybrid Cloud Backup

Data Center Knowledge

Almost any size of business can take advantage of a hybrid backup solution. How it’s implemented may differ between them, but both ends of the scale can achieve an efficient, secure, highly available and scalable solution. Read More. Industry Perspectives

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Cisco, NetApp Invest in Business Cloud Backup Startup Datos IO

Data Center Knowledge

Company claims its tech simplifies backup across clouds and on-prem data centers Read More. Business Cisco Cloud Startups

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Tape backup: Often old and confused, but quite cheap

Computer Weekly

Survey results show those with tape are likely to have old tapes, multiple formats, including defunct ones, and no way of knowing what is on them. But tape is still quite cheap for most

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