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  • Tape storage finding new life in the enterprise and beyond

    Long considered slow and outdated, tape is holding on in many enterprises that need cost-effective, long-term storage, and it's even finding new applications in the virtualised and increasingly video-centric world of IT.

  • Desktop virtualisation: How to succeed

    If you've already virtualised the servers in your data centre, desktop virtualisation may seem like the next logical step. But businesses are finding that the benefits of hosted virtual desktop technologies are more nuanced. The advantages may be harder to quantify and harder to justify based purely on traditional ROI calculations.

  • Pairing disk with tape for enterprise backup

    Enterprises today have many more backup choices than they used to have, and they?re taking advantage by pairing legacy technologies such as tape backups with newer disk-based data protection options.

  • Private cloud builders need to prepare for problems

    When cloud computing became a topic of discussion a few years ago, public clouds received the bulk of the attention, mostly due to the high profile nature of public cloud announcements from some of the industry's biggest names, including Google and Amazon. But now that the talk has turned into implementation, some IT shops have begun steering away from public clouds because of the security risks. Data is outside the corporate firewall and is basically out of their control.

  • Riverbed CEO talks WAN optimisation and cloud

    In an interview, Kennelly discusses the future of Riverbed and how WAN optimisation is like building a private cloud.

  • Ten tips for faster Microsoft SharePoint sites

    SharePoint, the fastest growing product in Microsoft's history, is used to store reams of documents, meaning application performance is a key component for successful SharePoint deployment and adoption. Here are 10 steps to improve the performance of your SharePoint Servers.

  • Enterprises warm to online backup

    Large businesses are looking more closely at online backup options as a way to ease systems administration headaches and avoid security concerns linked to physical backup procedures - is this the way forward?

  • Hulk and Maui - a recap

    Within the next five months EMC will announce its cloud computing storage products, code-named Hulk and Maui. What do we know so far about them?

  • What's happening with ECM?

    Enterprise Content Management (ECM) seems to be a hot topic and we've been given the views of CYA's CEO, Wayne Crandall, on the current ECM situation.

  • Acer marches into VTLs

    Acer is entering the virtual tape library market using FalconStor's VTL software with de-duplication.





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15 minute guide to smarter backup

Backup and recovery has become a fundamental part of business and an essential elements of information management. Information is useless if customers, employees or business partner's cannot access it when it is needed. Availability and integrity of information, or the lack thereof, can directly impact revenues and profits - as well as company reputations.
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Quest vRanger 5.3 brings enterprise-class VMware protection to SMB

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