Deciding when and how to implement DRaaS in the enterprise requires weighing various interlocking factors.
Data Backup & Recovery Section Index
Data storage administrators at a variety of companies talk about their approach to improving data storage efficiency.
The rise of cloud computing is changing disaster recovery, but most enterprises will keep some on-site storage.
Archival tape remains an essential storage option in a Big Data world with ever more data to backup.
Flash, “strategic flash,” and tape are among the expert recommendations. Plus: storage pros disagree about private clouds.
It’s true that EMC is made up of many disparate parts, yet these many elements create a valuable synergy.
Getting the most from high performance data storage requires making the best data architecture decisions.
Before you purchase a DR solution, you need to do some basic planning.
An overview of some of the major solutions in the data archiving market.
Those vendors that claim tape is no longer viable for data storage usually have a vested interest in other storage media.
When comparing Amazon Glacier and data storage tape for long term archiving, be aware of costs and logistics.
Hybrid data storage systems that combine LTFS tape and disk promise low cost storage that’s faster than the cloud and almost as scalable.
Cloud computing failure is far from a remote option, so businesses must have a plan to handle partial or complete cloud outages.
The best data protection plan requires planning, scheduling and documentation -- among other key features.
Cloud computing is changing disaster recovery, from pricing to methodology.
Data storage backup is easy to do inefficiently. Best practices require some careful thought.
While not the sexy topic it once was, data storage backup still sells a lot of software.
Open source storage software applications to help individuals and organizations prepare for and recover from disaster situations.
Hitachi’s recent launch focused on four key foundations for IT infrastructure.
More companies are adopting a hybrid cloud storage model as cloud storage plays an increasing role in the enterprise.
A vendor's assurance that your data is encrypted is not enough to protect yourself in all scenarios.
Even for storage admins well versed in data handling, virtual environments pose an array of challenges.
A data storage pundit questions a recent blog posting that provides analysis of the disk drive selection process.
From which technologies are favored to which vendors are leading the way, the data storage market is changing dramatically.
Hybrid cloud storage offers significant cost savings, but beware of over-hyped solutions that don’t offer all of this technology’s true benefits.