Windows Server 2012 (R2) Deduplication and you

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When someone mentions deduplication with regards to storage many people get blinded by dollar signs, very few people that I talk with know that they might have a perfectly good deduplication solution just sitting in their already provisioned server and not even know it.  Starting with Windows Server 2012, and …

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Microsoft Exchange DAG

Microsoft Exchange

Lately NovaStor’s sales department has been getting asked a lot more about Exchange DAG support and if our backup software is able to backup and restore the Exchange in this configuration. That’s why I thought, I tell you a little bit about Exchange DAG itself, what it does and how …

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NovaStor’s line of products – A technical overview

Which NovaStor backup software covers your backup scenario? During the Webinar recording ” NovaStor’s line of products – a technical overview ” Jonathan Calmes, Head of Enterprise Sales and Nathan Fouarge, Director of Products are explaining: NovaStor’s backup solutions NovaBACKUP Business Essentials, NAS, and DataCenter The best backup and restore …

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Tape is dead! Long live the tape! – Part II

Tape is dead! Long live the tape!

If you have read part I of Tape is dead! Long live the tape! you already know more about the differences between speed and performance regarding tape and disk devices. Section 3 ‘Tape is expensive’ started with a calculation to figure out whether or not this myth is true. 3) …

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Tape is dead! Long live the tape! – Part I

Tape is dead! Long live the tape!

It feels like there is a movement in some IT circles that say backup to tape is obsolete since ‘the cloud’ found its way into the datacenters of the world. Even in the times of private cloud services, SAN snapshots, SSD’s, and cheap public cloud storage we should take our …

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Backup Alarm Reminder on World Backup Day

Backup Alarm Reminder on World Backup Day

The Fire Department was able to make us check our Smoke Alarms twice a year (‘Check your smoke alarms, when you change the clock!’), so let’s try to start a new tradition and use tomorrows World Backup Day as our once a year Backup Alarm Reminder. Make tomorrow ‘the day’ …

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NovaBACKUP DataCenter 5.3.1 – Key Features and Live Walkthrough

Webinar recording introducing NovaBACKUP DataCenter 5.3.1 The following YouTube video explains the key features and benefits of NovaStor’s network backup solution NovaBACKUP DataCenter. Jonathan Calmes, Head of Enterprise Sales and Nathan Fouarge, Director of Products are talking about: Backup & Restore for physical and virtual environments Scalable software architecture for …

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