Although modern backup solutions can offer significant recovery agility, backup as an IT process is generally less than “enough” for the data protection goals that IT is being asked to deliver. As IT is embracing snapshots, replication, archiving, and availability mechanisms to enhance business continuity/disaster recovery (BC/DR) preparedness, it is important to realize that there is a better way than piecemealing each component, and then wondering why CapEx and OpEx are so out of line.
This video from Enterprise Strategy Group discusses findings of research they did with HP customers on how backup, recovery, and archiving solutions from HP, including the HP StoreOnce Backup product family, have helped them save time and money.
Published By: Riverbed
Published Date: Sep 05, 2014
This white paper demonstrates how to increase profitability by reducing the operating costs of backup and archiving using Riverbed Whitewater and Amazon Glacier cloud storage, instead of traditional tape backup methods. A convenient checklist summarizes operational cost categories used to calculate this
ROI. These include ongoing monthly costs for media, labor, and offsite storage of backup data, and monthly costs for cloud storage of backup and archival data.
The need for protecting data is universal – whether a small to mid-size business, the largest enterprise data center, or an individual. The recognition of the value of information and the impact of data loss has reached the point where repeating it is no longer required. The issue now has turned to how to protect the data.
This white paper covers the need for backup and the unique challenges faced by small and medium sized businesses when addressing storage needs. He then highlights different backup options and selection criteria for choosing the best backup solution.
After a decade and a half optical technologies in the enterprise storage market account for only a fraction of 1% of enterprise storage hardware spending. For a traditional optical-based enterprise storage supplier, these are tough facts to acknowledge. Yet there will be a dramatically different future.
Published By: Caminosoft
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
This paper details CaminoSoft's vision for a disaster recovery solution that provides electronic protection of critical data at a remote location. The solution that provides this remote data protection is CaminoSoft's OFFSite Archive for NetWare.
Research giant Forrester estimates that on average, data repositories for large applications grow by fifty percent annually. However, up to half of all that data can be duplicate or otherwise unnecessary. With no end in sight for the increase of raw data (both structured and unstructured), organizations must be ever more strategic about where and how to store enterprise information. Meanwhile, a tightening economy is putting pressure on costs, just as compliance mandates call for greater visibility into processes and data. What to do? Register for this Web Seminar to learn the four pillars of strategic storage, and how they can be used to simultaneously reduce costs, while improving speed, accuracy and accountability. The four pillars will be discussed in detail, with real-world examples of each: deep compression, database archiving,de-duplication thin provisioning.
Published By: Solidcore
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
This white paper outlines the issues faced by IT managers in meeting their compliance requirements and explains how Solidcore can be a core component of a sustainable and cost-effective SOX compliance program.
Published By: Symantec
Published Date: Feb 09, 2007
Imagine being able to eliminate your backup windows and recovery individual Exchange messages, folders, and mailboxes - without mailbox backups. Read this document to find out how Backup Exec 11d for Windows Servers provides the gold standard in continuous, cost-effective, high-performance disk-to-disk-to-tape backup and recovery.
Published By: Symantec
Published Date: Jun 12, 2008
An effective email management solution is essential for organizations in today's litigious environment. Learn more from Gartner research about the market and top vendors providing active archive solutions today. Download this research study to learn more.
Published By: Xiotech
Published Date: Mar 01, 2007
Many organizations have no policies in place for retaining, managing, and purging documents. This paper looks at some of the basic components of a document strategy—retention, management, and destruction—and highlights some of the current compliance drivers that make it all necessary.
Published By: ColdSpark
Published Date: Feb 23, 2007
Though legacy open-source email network applications like sendmail and postfix are widely used, the escalating demands of today's enterprise environments have outpaced their capabilities. Large organizations must now look to implement a true enterprise mail transport platform to support the standards of their current and growing business. Learn how to modernize your email system now.
As the need to retain corporate data has increased to meet regulatory requirements-- and best practice may dictate email meeting certain internal policies-- the very existence of PSTs is putting email more and more "at risk. So what can you do about PSTs?
This paper considers the use of email archives for compliance. It will also review how archives are trusted and look at what has to be done to ensure that integrity is maintained throughout the chain of events that take place within an email archive environment.
Compliance, capacity management and e-policy enforcement. Which factors are driving email archiving at your organization? And how do you pick a solution that solves your specific problems without breaking the bank? There are many internal and external forces driving the need to archive.
Once a business clears the financial hurdle and begins to plan their data protection strategy the choices can appear daunting. Do they select tape or disk? Apply differential or incremental backups? How much will a new system cost and how much time will it take to implement? What data should be included in the backup? This article attempts to address these concerns.
Email is a primary source of documentation for many organizations and it has taken on an increasingly critical role in corporate litigation and court cases. The need to archive all email correspondence is growing in importance because companies are realizing that being in a position to retrieve an old email could save them thousands of dollars (euros) in legal fees and fines as well as their credibility.
This white paper shall cover the following topics: What archiving is and how it integrates with Microsoft Exchange or a messaging solution, What stubbing is and why Microsoft does not recommend the use of stubbing, How Journaling in Exchange can allow efficient email archiving.
Published By: ProofSpace
Published Date: Jul 31, 2007
This paper details the processes by which ProofMark tags electronic records with a self-validating cryptographic seal that acts as a "tamper indicator" based on a true and provable time-reference datum. With this it is able to provide instantaneous and irrefutable proof of authenticity, no matter where the data resides or who has controlled it.