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CD and DVD Backup Warning
Backing up your critical data on compact disc (CD) or digital versatile disc (DVD) is risky business. Disks can be easily damaged by routine use or natural

disaster backup  routine use or natural disaster, lost, or stolen. CD and DVD backups are rarely taken offsite, and are not secure, automated, or full featured. Discover 10 reasons why you need to find a better data backup solution for your business, and avoid the endless expense of backing up on CD and DVD.

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Outsourcing, IT Infrastructure

The IT Infrastructure Outsourcing knowledge base focuses on the selection of companies who provide outsource services in the areas of information technology (IT) infrastructure. The typical types of activities that these providers perform include data center operations; network operations; backup/recovery services, data storage management services; system administration services; end user support of desktop PCs, laptops, and handheld devices; web site, or application hosting, etc.  

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Using Virtualization to Achieve Affordable Disaster Recovery


Traditional disaster planning and recovery solutions, including tape backup, image capture, and clustering, fail to deliver the necessary combination of recovery speed and integrity within reasonable budgetary constraints. That’s why organizations are increasingly leveraging virtualization to achieve superior disaster planning and recovery operations. Find out how to make it work for you.

disaster backup  Virtualization to Achieve Affordable Disaster Recovery Traditional disaster planning and recovery solutions, including tape backup, image capture, and clustering, fail to deliver the necessary combination of recovery speed and integrity within reasonable budgetary constraints. That’s why organizations are increasingly leveraging virtualization to achieve superior disaster planning and recovery operations. Find out how to make it work for you. Read More

Symantec 2011 SMB Disaster Preparedness Survey: Global Results


For the second year, Symantec’s SMB Disaster Preparedness Survey revealed that small to medium businesses (SMBs) are not taking disaster preparedness for their computer and networking systems as seriously as they should. Most SMBs don’t take action to prepare for disasters until after they have experienced loss from downtime, and this lack of preparation has a significant impact on their customers and their business.

disaster backup  2011 SMB Disaster Preparedness Survey: Global Results For the second year, Symantec’s SMB Disaster Preparedness Survey revealed that small to medium businesses (SMBs) are not taking disaster preparedness for their computer and networking systems as seriously as they should. Most SMBs don’t take action to prepare for disasters until after they have experienced loss from downtime, and this lack of preparation has a significant impact on their customers and their business. Read More

New Generation of De-dupe for Green Storage Data Protection


IT managers face explosive data growth, which drives up costs for primary storage and storage for backup and disaster recovery. To help reduce costs and footprint while maximizing return on investment (ROI), a single-instance repository de-duplication tool, when integrated with a virtual tape library, could be the answer. Learn about how using this green, flexible, and scalable solution can help with your backup needs.

disaster backup  storage for backup and disaster recovery. To help reduce costs and footprint while maximizing return on investment (ROI), a single-instance repository de-duplication tool, when integrated with a virtual tape library, could be the answer. Learn about how using this green, flexible, and scalable solution can help with your backup needs. Read More

HIPAA Compliance and the eSureIT Online Backup Service


The US Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) of 1996 applies to health care providers, health plans, and clearing houses that electronically maintain or transmit health information. Among other things, these entities are required to have data backup plans, disaster recovery plans, and emergency mode operation plans. Fortunately, there is a way to meet these security and contingency requirements.

disaster backup  have data backup plans, disaster recovery plans, and emergency mode operation plans. Fortunately, there is a way to meet these security and contingency requirements. Read More

How to Protect Your Virtual Infrastructures


You wouldn’t be entirely wrong in assuming that the security practices and policies you apply to your physical infrastructure can be transferred to your virtual. But you need to be aware of the complications of virtual infrastructure security. Learn about a solution that can help overcome the challenges of virtual networks, to back up for disaster recovery, better consolidate your servers, and reduce energy requirements.

disaster backup  to back up for disaster recovery, better consolidate your servers, and reduce energy requirements. Read More

The Agentless Backup/Recovery Architecture: How It Works to Reduce Costs, Bolster Security, and Simplify Scaling in Remote Office Environments


IT managers today face plenty of problems when it comes to protecting remote office data—problems that agentless architecture could eliminate. Many organizations outsource their data protection, which can be costly. But an agentless architecture disk-to-disk (D2D) software solution can offer your business bottom-line benefits that range from lower administrative costs to pay-as-you-grow scalability and increased security.

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Outsourcing, IT Infrastructure


The IT Infrastructure Outsourcing knowledge base focuses on the selection of companies who provide outsource services in the areas of information technology (IT) infrastructure. The typical types of activities that these providers perform include data center operations; network operations; backup/recovery services, data storage management services; system administration services; end user support of desktop PCs, laptops, and handheld devices; web site, or application hosting, etc.

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Your Guide to Evaluating Data Protection Solutions


Chances are, if you’re backing up your data, you’re using backup tape as your solution. But advances in data management technologies are making disk-to-disk (D2D) backup a vital component of any sane data protection strategy. In fact, D2D backup provides answers to the challenges threatening traditional tape backup strategies. Find out how to evaluate the different advanced data protection solutions available on the market today.

disaster backup  Guide to Evaluating Data Protection Solutions Chances are, if you’re backing up your data, you’re using backup tape as your solution. But advances in data management technologies are making disk-to-disk (D2D) backup a vital component of any sane data protection strategy. In fact, D2D backup provides answers to the challenges threatening traditional tape backup strategies. Find out how to evaluate the different advanced data protection solutions available on the market today. Read More

SecureVTL: Solutions for Securing Vulnerabilities in Disk-based Backup


Enterprises are becoming increasingly aware of their fiduciary duty and legal obligation to protect confidential and personal information. As such their IT departments must find a way to effectively secure storage tiers from unauthorized access and viewing. Discover why today’s storage security technology with integrated encryption processing is the type of solution that many IT professionals are turning to.

disaster backup  Solutions for Securing Vulnerabilities in Disk-based Backup Enterprises are becoming increasingly aware of their fiduciary duty and legal obligation to protect confidential and personal information. As such their IT departments must find a way to effectively secure storage tiers from unauthorized access and viewing. Discover why today’s storage security technology with integrated encryption processing is the type of solution that many IT professionals are turning to. Read More

De-duplication Minimizes Replication Bandwidth and Storage Requirements


A data de-duplication application can be an integral part of your data protection and data replication software. De-duplication technology can dramatically reduce the cost of protecting your data. Find out how data de-duplication software can work in conjunction with storage software to minimize duplicate data for more efficient disaster recovery—and how this can save bandwidth, storage resources, and overhead.

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Program Testing Methodology Part Two: Running Tests and Getting Approval


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disaster backup  Testing Methodology Part Two: Running Tests and Getting Approval Introduction Before any system can be completely implemented on a production computer, analysts and programmers working on the system must be able to unequivocally state that the programs work exactly as they were designed to work and that any errors or mistakes found in data processed by the system will be handled properly. Programming testing methodology should accommodate any scheduling slippage that may result from the test Read More

Improving Backup Performance with Defragmentation


As organizational storage allocation requirements multiply, the time required to back up file-based data also continues to increase. While software vendors continue making advancements in technology to speed up the disk fragmentation process, it continues to remain an issue—one that needs to be addressed at the file system level. Defragmenting the hard drive volume prior to performing the backup may be the answer.

disaster backup  Backup Performance with Defragmentation As organizational storage allocation requirements multiply, the time required to back up file-based data also continues to increase. While software vendors continue making advancements in technology to speed up the disk fragmentation process, it continues to remain an issue—one that needs to be addressed at the file system level. Defragmenting the hard drive volume prior to performing the backup may be the answer. Read More

Taneja - Riverbed and EMC Deliver Capacity-Optimized Cloud Storage for Backup, Recovery, Archiving and DR


Many innovative enterprises are turning to cloud storage to meet their data protection demands. This white paper by Taneja Group explores the factors that are driving the move to cloud storage and then introduces a solution from Riverbed and EMC that enables organizations to perform cloud backup and replication at LAN-like performance that is as reliable and secure as local disk or tape at a lower cost. Read further.

disaster backup  - Riverbed and EMC Deliver Capacity-Optimized Cloud Storage for Backup, Recovery, Archiving and DR Many innovative enterprises are turning to cloud storage to meet their data protection demands. This white paper by Taneja Group explores the factors that are driving the move to cloud storage and then introduces a solution from Riverbed and EMC that enables organizations to perform cloud backup and replication at LAN-like performance that is as reliable and secure as local disk or tape at a lower Read More