Storage: Backup & Recovery


Outlook and QuickBooks: Data Recovery Should Not Come Down to a Coin Toss

Data backup should be as important to your business as an insurance policy. It is crucial to find a method that protects every level of your data.

Top 3 Trends in Enterprise and Big Data Backup: A Look Back, The Year Ahead

Scalability is a must-have for 2013 as data growth fueled by Cloud, Big Data push backup technology to the breaking point.

Best Practices for Creating an Effective Business Continuity Plan

Your business continuity plan must focus on three elements: people, infrastructure, and processes.

Birth of a Tape Library Behemoth

EMC's DLm 8000 is its brawniest ever mainframe (virtual) tape library.

Want a Better Backup Plan? Then Forget Backup

The key to protecting enterprise assets is to start with the right objective. We explore five steps you can take to shift your focus and tackle a new backup/recovery reality.

Tape's Diamond Jubilee

In the 1990s, tape fell out of favor, but on the 60th anniversary of this technology, it's finding a reversal of fortune.

5 Projects for Purging Data and Managing Long-Term Liability

These steps will help you begin building and executing a defensible deletion strategy.

How To Whip Your Enterprise Archive into Shape for E-discovery

Follow these steps and you'll better understand the current state of your enterprise archive.

Q&A: How to Handle IT’s Cloud Backup Issues

Cloud storage is taking off, but when it comes to online backups, IT still has concerns.

Q&A: Moving to a Legal Storage Cloud

Can a law firm make a smooth transition to a storage cloud while meeting security and resource requirements?

Reducing the Risk from Data that Lives Forever

These three rules of thumb will help you avoid the risk of keeping corporate data forever (and ever).

Q&A: Taming Document Storage

Tech advances are changing how physical documents are securely stored and recalled. We explore the latest trends and issues affecting document storage, including compliance, natural disasters, and data recovery.

Backup Software is Broken but Doesn't Need to be Fixed

Why backup software, as we know it, is dead and how virtualization is a game-changer.

Q&A: Extracting the Mystery Out of Backup Tapes

Over the years, IT has built up a collection of tapes, especially for backup. The problem is -- what's on all those tapes?

Lost in Space: Virtualized Backup Appliances

Confusion about the trends and changes in virtualized backup poses a real threat to IT managers. Fortunately, the future is less hazy than it seems.

Get Smart about Archiving Backup Data

Backing up everything isn't just wasteful and expensive -- data that "lives forever" exposes your enterprise to additional risks. We explain a smarter, safer, and less expensive approach to disaster recovery.

Over- or Under-size Your Backup Appliance on Purpose

When you're shopping for backup appliances, keep these four scalability parameters in mind.

How to Select a Backup Appliance

Not all backup appliances -- enterprise or small office -- are the same. Use these parameters to help decide which one best meets the needs of your enterprise.

EMC Supercharges Mainframe Tape

How serious is EMC about competing in the mainframe tape space? Take a look at the latest release of its Disk Library for mainframe to see how the company is upping the ante.

Are You Ready for "iTape"?

Tape is currently enjoying a renaissance in data storage. Speakers at the third Global IT Executive Summit shed light on what's ahead.