NovaStor® and Aparavi® Partner for Archive Data in the Cloud Solution

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NovaStor and Aparavi, have announced a partnership to expand NovaStor’s solution portfolio with Aparavi’s Active Archive™ technology. The result is NovaStor Active Archive™, a new archive solution that lets organizations securely bring their data to the cloud. Active Archive is designed to manage the massive growth of unstructured data.  It provides a modern …

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Backup Migration Considerations

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You’ve got a right to be worried. Your company’s data is at stake, and there’s few assets that are more important to a business. Usually organizations don’t opt to change backup solutions because they want to, rather it’s more likely that they’ve been forced into the situation due to a …

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Will the GDPR Affect My US Company?

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Yes. That’s the short answer. But let’s take a step back to explain. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you are probably already aware of Europe’s new GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), a legal framework to help secure user data and personalization information. As of May 2018 – it …

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Cloud Storage and Backup Data

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Flood, fire, natural disaster, malware, spyware, ransomware, hardware failure, theft, disgruntled employee and so on, there are a multitude of ways to lose critical data. But for the record, you can rest assured that the undisputed, heavyweight champion of data loss is, none other than “human error”, that’s right; you, …

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Atlanta Still Struggling Following Cyber Attack

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As of Monday morning Atlanta had still not fully regained control of their systems, a week and a half after experiencing a targeted cyber attack. Mayor Keisha Bottoms has described the ransomware attack as a “hostage situation”. With a large part of the network affected, a number of important systems …

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A Case for Encryption

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Does the security of your online cloud-stored data-at-rest keep you awake at night? If it does, you’re not paranoid and you’re not alone. The amount of data being stored online and in the cloud, will continue to grow exponentially. This means that more of our data, whether it is at …

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Own Your Backup Responsibility

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When it comes to a backup and recovery software solution, we all want the “all-inclusive”, “fully-automated”, “lights-out”, “set-it and forget-it”, “heterogeneous” software that makes our life easy, right? But after all the word buzzing has passed and the backup software has been implemented, we still will need to “do-our-job”. Something …

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Build a Relevant Data Retention Policy

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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

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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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