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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Hot Backup Software

Galido

A hot backup, also called a dynamic backup, is a backup performed on data even though it is actively accessible to users and may currently be in a state of being updated. Here are some free and effective hot backup software that may be useful for your environment.

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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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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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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How to Choose a Data Backup Service

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - How to Choose a Data Backup Service - Information Technology Blog. In choosing the right data backup service to suit your business, there are a variety of things that come into play that you must consider. Backups Storage

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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AV-TEST reveals the best backup and data security software

Tech Republic Security

AV-TEST engineers don't think all data protection and backup software is quite ready for prime time. Find out which product received AV-TEST's Approved Backup & Data Security Software certificate

How automation and artificial intelligence could transform backup software

Tech Republic Data Center

HAL-like control of data backups may be science fiction, but some of the basic concepts are not so far removed from reality. The person in charge of strategy for Commvault is intrigued by these ideas

NHS trust gets Commvault to cut backup times and get set for GDPR

Computer Weekly

North Derbyshire hospital trust cuts 70 physical servers to 11 Nutanix hyper-converged nodes, with Commvault replacing multiple backup software products in three-year project

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Symantec Adds AWS Hybrid Storage Support to Backup Software

Data Center Knowledge

Latest update includes support for AWS Storage Gateway, latest vSphere Read More. Storage

World Backup Day 2018 Data Protection Readiness Reminder

Storage IO Blog

World Backup Day 2018 Data Protection Readiness Reminder It’s that time of year again, World Backup Day 2018 Data Protection Readiness Reminder. In case you have forgotten, or were not aware, this coming Saturday March 31 is World Backup (and recovery day). The annual day is a to remember to make sure you are protecting […] The post World Backup Day 2018 Data Protection Readiness Reminder appeared first on StorageIOblog.

Veeam Quietly Builds ‘$1B Unicorn’ in Backup and Recovery

Data Center Knowledge

Attention continues to flood the software-defined storage space, where backup is a latecomer to data center modernization. Read More. Disaster Recovery Storage Virtualization

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Phoenix NAP Partners with Veeam for Cloud Backup Service

Data Center Knowledge

Veeam Software and Phoenix NAP team up to release Phoenix NAP Cloud Backup for Veeam. Read More. Shared

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Data Migration Strategies: Retiring Non-Production Backup Platforms

Data Center Knowledge

Many companies must maintain a legacy backup software instance in order to continue to access aged content on tape, writes Jim McGann of Index Engines. Using the right backup data migration strategy enables intelligent management and access to relevant data for legal and compliance needs. Read More. Industry Perspectives

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Updated Software Defined Data Infrastructure Webinars and Fall 2016 events

Storage IO Blog

Here is the updated Server StorageIO fall 2016 webinar and event activities covering software defined data center, data infrastructure, virtual, cloud, containers, converged, hyper-converged server, storage, I/O network, performance and data protection among other topics. The post Updated Software Defined Data Infrastructure Webinars and Fall 2016 events appeared first on StorageIOblog.

Data Protection Fundamentals Recovery Points (Backup, Snapshots, Versions)

Storage IO Blog

Gartner's 2016 backup software report: Commvault and Veeam are standouts

Tech Republic Data Center

Findings from a Gartner 2016 Magic Quadrant report about backup software include Commvault is ranked on top, Veeam is gaining attention, and the market could be entirely different by 2020

Next Generation Hybrid Software Defined Data Infrastructures Are In Your Future #blogtober

Storage IO Blog

Next Generation Hybrid Software Defined Data Infrastructures Are In Your Future #blogtober A few weeks ago I was invited to present a keynote at the 1st annual Minnesota VMware User Group (VMUG) Super VMUG mega event in Minneapolis titled Next Generation Hybrid Software Defined Data Infrastructures Are In Your Future (download PDF presentation here).

NAKIVO Backup & Replication Beta Release v7.4 Features

Anoop

NAKIVO backup and replication v 7.4 I tried their production version of the software, and it was a pleasant experience to install and use for Hyper-V labs. More details – Video Walk Through of NAKIVO Hyper-V Backup. The post NAKIVO Backup & Replication Beta Release v7.4 HyperV backupbeta version released recently. All Beta program participants who fulfill the program requirements can receive an Amazon gift card. […].

Step-By-Step: Enabling Azure Backup To Protect Your Data

CanITPro

Proper backup planning will ensure seamless access to in the case of a disaster. While many solutions are available (tape, off premise, etc), Azure Backup provides a solution enabling backups to securely be stored in the cloud. Configuring Azure Backup is quite easy.

Step-By-Step: Enabling Automatic DHCP Server Backup

CanITPro

Like any database, Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server also at times may require actions such as backup and restore in the event of hardware failure, software failure, migration or in fault configuration change.

Asigra evolves backup/recovery to address security, compliance needs

Network World

As backup and recovery products and solutions evolve, they are beginning to intersect with security and compliance. Online backup and recovery software company Asigra has announced a new version of its software that addresses the risks posed by ransomware and non-compliance with Article 17 of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Software-Defined Storage -- Where Are We?

Chuck's Blog - EMC

If you''re involved with virtualization or any form of IT infrastructure, you''re probably paying attention to SDDC (software-defined data center) concepts, as well you should.    To date, we''ve heard much about software-defined storage from EMC, NetApp and HP. 

Catching Up With Summer 2018 IBM Cloudy Software Defined Storage Announcements

Storage IO Blog

Summer 2018 IBM Cloudy Software Defined Storage Announcements Time for some catching up with summer 2018 IBM cloudy software defined storage announcements that were made earlier this week. Thus, it is no surprise that it is time for catching up with summer 2018 […] The post Catching Up With Summer 2018 IBM Cloudy Software Defined Storage Announcements appeared first on StorageIOblog.

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VMware vSAN 6.6 hyper-converged (HCI) software defined data infrastructure

Storage IO Blog

hyper-converged (HCI) software defined data infrastructure In case you missed it, VMware announced vSAN v6.6 hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) software defined data infrastructure solution. hyper-converged (HCI) software defined data infrastructure appeared first on StorageIOblog. VMware vSAN 6.6 This is the first of a five-part series about VMware vSAN V6.6.

Image Backups: Does Time Travel Really Exist?

ITGCT

While time travel has been the stuff of science fiction for just about as long as science fiction has been around, there is (more or less) a form of time travel that is very much science fact – image backups. This is the power that image backups have to offer.

Cisco patches a critical patch on its software-license manager

Network World

Cisco this week said it patched a “ critical ” patch for its Prime License Manager (PLM) software that would let attackers execute random SQL queries. cop.sgn addressed the SQL vulnerability but caused backup, upgrade and restore problems, and should no longer be used Cisco said. The Cisco Prime License Manager offers enterprise-wide management of user-based licensing, including license fulfillment. RELATED: What IT admins love/hate about 8 top network monitoring tools.

Dell EMC VMware September 2017 Software Defined Data Infrastructure Updates

Storage IO Blog

September was a busy month including VMworld in Las Vegas that featured many Dell EMC VMware (among other) software defined data infrastructure updates and announcements. The post Dell EMC VMware September 2017 Software Defined Data Infrastructure Updates appeared first on StorageIOblog.

Did you want a side of SLBS (server less BS) with your software or hardware FUD?

Storage IO Blog

It turns out, serverless BS (SLBS) and hardware less are still trendy, and while some might view the cloud or software-defined data center (SDDC) virtualization, or IoT folks as the culprits, it is more widespread with plenty of bandwagon riders. The post Did you want a side of SLBS (server less BS) with your software or hardware FUD?

Microsoft Azure September 2017 Software Defined Data Infrastructure Updates

Storage IO Blog

The post Microsoft Azure September 2017 Software Defined Data Infrastructure Updates appeared first on StorageIOblog. September was a busy month for data infrastructure topics as well as Microsoft in terms of new and enhanced technologies. Wrapping up September was Microsoft Ignite where Azure, Azure Stack, Windows, O365, AI, IoT, development tools announcements occurred, along with others from earlier in the month.

Towards A Unified View Of "Software-Defined"

Chuck's Blog - EMC

In one corner of our industry, we have a familiar  discussion regarding hypervisors , or — more precisely — software-defined compute.   In another corner, we have a vigorous debate around software-defined networking. Each team is embracing software-defined concepts. 

Microsoft Azure Software Defined Data Infrastructure Reference Resources

Storage IO Blog

Need to learn more about Microsoft Azure Cloud Software Defined Data Infrastructure topics including reference architecture among other resources for various application workloads? The post Microsoft Azure Software Defined Data Infrastructure Reference Resources appeared first on StorageIOblog. Microsoft Azure has an architecture and resources page (here) that includes various application workload reference tools.

Software Defined Cloud Bulk Object Storage Trends News

Storage IO Blog

The post Software Defined Cloud Bulk Object Storage Trends News appeared first on StorageIOblog. Cloud products and services among others, along with associated data infrastructures including object storage, file systems, repositories and access methods are at the center of bulk, big data, big bandwidth and little data initiatives on a public, private, hybrid and community basis.

Announcing Software Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials Book by Greg Schulz

Storage IO Blog

Software-defined data infrastructures are where hardware, software, server, storage, I/O networking and related services converge inside data centers or clouds to protect, preserve, secure and serve applications and data. The post Announcing Software Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials Book by Greg Schulz appeared first on StorageIOblog.