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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Top 10 storage and backup stories of 2017

Computer Weekly

In Computer Weekly’s top 10 storage stories of 2017, we tracked key trends such as the continued rise of hyper-converged infrastructure, the emergence of NVMe flash and object storage

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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

Biggest pain in backup is lack of storage capacity, survey finds

Computer Weekly

Ever-growing need for more storage is the biggest problem for backup, followed by administration overheads, poor performance, scalability and multi-supplier complexity

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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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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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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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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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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

How to reduce backup costs with energy-smart storage

Data Center Knowledge

With such a big boom in data and storage - learn some best practices around controlling the data, making it much more resilient, and deploying it on disks capable of good energy utilization and high-capacity. Read More. White Papers Imation

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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. Disaster Recovery Storage Virtualization Read More.

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The Data Storage Explosion

Cloud Musings

Cloud growth is also driving a rapid rise in the storage market, exacerbating the enterprise challenge around storage cost and complexity. In meeting this storage challenge , enterprises are increasing their use of hybrid IT solution models.

The Hybrid Approach: Rewriting the Rules for Backup Storage

Data Center Knowledge

Learn how new data types drive requirements around every IT infrastructure, and the ability to support SAN & NAS in a single unified hybrid backup solution! Read More. White Papers Imation Nexsan

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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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If You Love Backup, Don’t Hate Object Storage

Data Center Knowledge

Today, though, object storage gives enterprises the desired cost savings and scale-out architecture needed to add more capacity. It used to be that tape, disk, then deduplication solutions best fit your customers. Read More. Industry Perspectives

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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.

Preparing For World Backup Day 2017 Are You Prepared

Storage IO Blog

Preparing For World Backup Day 2017 Are You Prepared In case you have forgotten, or were not aware, this coming Friday March 31 is World Backup (and recovery day). While the […] The post Preparing For World Backup Day 2017 Are You Prepared appeared first on StorageIOblog. The annual day is a to remember to make sure you are protecting your applications, data, information, configuration settings as well as data infrastructures.

EMC and Iron Mountain Take Data Backup Underground

Data Center Knowledge

Joint solution will include off-site backup in a former Pennsylvania limestone mine Read More. Data Bunkers Disaster Recovery Iron Mountain Storage

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NetApp Acquires Riverbed’s Backup Appliance Line for $80M

Data Center Knowledge

NetApp says appliance will help enterprises leverage cloud for backup and recovery Read More. Storage netapp riverbed

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Storage the favourite use case for public cloud customers

Computer Weekly

Despite lingering trust issues, storage and backup are key use cases in the public cloud, says Barracuda survey. Meanwhile, Microsoft Azure is Europe’s favourite cloud provider

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Data Protection Recovery Life Post World Backup Day Pre GDPR

Storage IO Blog

Data Protection Recovery Life Post World Backup Day Pre GDPR It’s time for Data Protection Recovery Life Post World Backup Day Pre GDPR Start Date. The annual March 31 world backup day focus has come and gone once again. However, that does not mean data protection including backup as well as recovery along with security […] The post Data Protection Recovery Life Post World Backup Day Pre GDPR appeared first on StorageIOblog.

Who Will Be At Top Of Storage World Next Decade?

Storage IO Blog

Data storage regardless of if hardware, legacy, new, emerging, cloud service or various software defined storage (SDS) approaches are all fundamental resource components of data infrastructures along with compute server, I/O networking as well as management tools, techniques, processes and procedures. The post Who Will Be At Top Of Storage World Next Decade?

HP Refreshes 3PAR Storage Line

Data Center Knowledge

Gives users ability to mix flash and hard disk drives in one array, improves management and backup software Read More. Hewlett-Packard Storage

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Azure Basics: Utilizing Locally Redundant Storage for Backup

CanITPro

Several weeks ago, I was working with a Microsoft Partner to plan an Azure Backup solution and I discovered a change that could impact your Azure billing. To do this, simply access the Configure tab of your backup vault and change the replication from the default of GRS to LRS.

Disaster Recovery & Backup Are Part of Cloud Storage, Not Stand-alone Apps

Data Center Knowledge

It’s time to give up on incrementally improving a broken backup system, and instead move forward toward a new model for data protection. The cloud holds much more potential than a cheap dumping ground for backup and archive data, writes Andres Rodriguez of Nasuni. Industry Perspectives

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.

Ten tips to reduce your cloud compute storage costs #blogtobertech

Storage IO Blog

Ten tips to reduce your cloud compute storage costs #blogtobertech The following are Ten tips to reduce your cloud compute storage costs. For example, paying the same yet upgrading to fewer, faster servers, […] The post Ten tips to reduce your cloud compute storage costs #blogtobertech appeared first on StorageIOblog. In some cases, reducing your cloud costs means spending the same yet getting more value and resources that provide a business benefit.

Gaining Server Storage I/O Insight into Microsoft Windows Server 2016

Storage IO Blog

The post Gaining Server Storage I/O Insight into Microsoft Windows Server 2016 appeared first on StorageIOblog. While Microsoft Windows Server recently celebrated its 20th birthday (or anniversary), a lot has changed as well as evolved.

Cloud File Data Storage Consolidation and Economic Comparison Model #blogtobertech

Storage IO Blog

Cloud File Data Storage Consolidation and Economic Comparison Model #blogtobertech The following is a new Industry Trends Perspective White Paper Report titled Cloud File Data Storage Consolidation and Economic Comparison Model.

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

Storage IO Blog

Data Protection Diaries: Are your restores ready for World Backup Day 2015?

Storage IO Blog

In case you forgot or did not know, World Backup Day is March 31 2015 (@worldbackupday) so now is a good time to be ready. The only challenge that I have with the World Backup Day (view their site here) that has gone on for a few years know is that it is a good way to call out the importance of backing up or protecting data. However its time to also put more emphasis and focus on being able to make sure those backups or protection copies actually work.

Cloud backup: Don't rely on your provider alone

David Linthicum

Stay up on best practices and news with InfoWorld's Storage newsletter. ]. You've moved data to the cloud. Now it's time to talk about disaster recovery -- how to build a resilient system that can recover from catastrophic failure. Amazon Web Services, for example, says its S3 service "is designed to deliver flexibility, agility, geo-redundancy, and robust data protection." To IT, that means the system is fault-tolerant, managing the resiliency needs for you. ("Geo-redundancy"

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CIOs Start To Deal With The Problem Of Big Data Backup

The Accidental Successful CIO

Back in the old days, when the size of the data that your CIO job required you to manage was still something that could be dealt with, whenever the IT department received new data it just got added to your existing backup plan. Solutions To Your Big Data Backup Problem.

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IT firm gets Scality object storage to boost S3-based offerings

Computer Weekly

Blue Chip deploys Scality Ring object storage on commodity hardware with S3 connectivity to enable new cloud, backup and archiving product offerings at “a few pence a gigabyte

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Part II Revisting AWS S3 Storage Gateway (Test Drive Deployment)

Storage IO Blog

AWS and S3 storage gateway access alternatives include those from various third-party (including that are in the AWS marketplace), as well as via data protection tools (e.g. backup/restore, archive, snapshot, replication) and more commonly storage systems. The post Part II Revisting AWS S3 Storage Gateway (Test Drive Deployment) appeared first on StorageIOblog.