Build a Relevant Data Retention Policy

Tape Library

Do you have a well-thought-out policy for the retention of backup data and archiving? Does your current data-retention policy truly address your organization’s needs or was it more of an afterthought? Possibly your data retention was even a process inherited from whenever original backup jobs were created, a time when …

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Reaching Your Maximum Backup Speed

Full Speed Ahead

If I had a dime every time someone asked me why their backup jobs were slow; I’d be writing this essay with my toes in the sand on the beach of some remote island in the south pacific. I’d be a rich man. The movement of data, from a source …

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How to prevent Backup and Restore Disasters

How to prevent Backup & Restore Disasters

Being aware of potential threats within a backup environment is always the first step in getting your infrastructure prepared for a disaster. Today I’d like to outline a few of the possible threats and what options you have in order to keep your companies business critical data as safe as …

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Best Practices for your Backup Strategy

Everybody is talking about backup strategies and backup concepts, but barely anyone explains the recovery strategies and concepts. Let’s be honest, the backup is important, but a working restore is essential! Because: no data = no business Best Practices for your Backup Strategy – The Recovery That’s why today I’d …

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