The Real Cost of Free Windows Server Backup
Windows Server Backup may be free to use, but it comes with costs.
Cloud Backup & Disaster Recovery Predictions for 2014
2013 was a banner year for cloud backup and restore adoption. It was also a year of wake-up calls: simple cloud backup doesn’t constitute DR, transfer speeds are vital, and beware cloud as a commodity.
How Fast is the SSD Market Growing
Each year Intel, AMD and other chip manufacturers release new, faster CPUs with more cores and more cache. Disk-based storage can’t say the same.
Tape Backup in 2013: What's Working and What's Not
You probably have some audio cassettes or VHS tapes lying around in a box somewhere, but you’re not using them, instead accessing entertainment using cloud services (Spotify, Netflix), disk (DVR, DVD) or flash (smartphone) storage.
Yahoo Cloud Storage: How Does Giving 1TB Free Work?
Yahoo is giving away 1 terabyte of cloud storage to Flickr users for their photos. That’s a lot of storage! How can Yahoo give away 1TB of cloud storage for free?
Online Server Backup and The Importance of WAN Optimization
There are two things that companies never seem to have enough of: disk space and bandwidth. Both are consistently increasing and as capacity increase, so does demand. Compounding the problem for networks is that as links become congested, throughput drops, leading to further congestion.
The 3 Rs of Server Backup Reliability: RAID, RAIN and Replication
When it comes to server backup reliability, you can never have too many copies of your data. Although they have certainly gotten better over the years, disk drives do fail. So do controllers. So do data centers.
NetApp Backup: Amazon Web Services vs. Zetta
NetApp filers need backup – or rather, the critical data on them needs to be backed up.
But traditional NetApp backup are expensive, complicated, and offer limited functionality.
• Expensive: A 2nd NetApp appliance, to use as a backup target, is a requirement.