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October 31, 2014

7 Q&As On Whether Cloud Backup Is Right For You

IT managers can choose to manage their offsite backups themselves through traditional removable media and replication technologies, or to outsource through a cloud backup provider. Here are seven questions to help you determine if cloud backup is right for you. What’s your job title? If your title is anything besides “backup admin,” you probably have…
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October 29, 2014

Downtime Kills Business. Sometimes Literally.

Losing access to data when you’re trying to use it is annoying for anyone. For businesses, though, the damage goes beyond just inconvenience. The downtime can turn into an even bigger disaster than whatever caused it in the first place. A CA Technologies study published in InformationWeek found that companies in North America and Europe…
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October 24, 2014

Cloud Growth Spurs Call for Global Privacy & Security Standards

There’s no doubt companies are feeling more at ease with the cloud, whether that means escalating their use of SaaS-based applications or leveraging the cloud as the de facto environment for data storage and backup. But data security and privacy in the cloud is still a lingering concern. That’s not surprising given the rash of…
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October 21, 2014

Faster Cloud Backup: How It’s Done

One of the main concerns we hear from customers is around the ability to transmit large amounts of data over their available bandwidth. This concern spans the full spectrum of customers from small offices managing 500GB of aggregate data and sub-5Mbps upload speeds to large, multi-office organizations with multiple TBs of data and 50Mbps+ upload…
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October 15, 2014

Another Box Bites the Dust: Symantec Shuts the Door on Backup Exec Appliance

Mixed in with news about software updates, Symantec dropped a significant piece of info last week – as of January 5, 2015, they’re discontinuing the Backup Exec appliance line. Partners like Fujitsu may produce new integrated Backup Exec appliances, and Symantec will continue to sell its separate NetBackup appliance, but the first-party Backup Exec appliance…
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