Gold standard of data protection methods goes through sea of change

Not too long ago, the gold standard for protecting organizational data involved using a disk-to-disk-to-tape process. First, a copy of production data went to secondary disk to expedite rapid recovery if needed, and then the data went to tape for long-term retention. Previously, some organizations used only tape, and a few moved to using only … Read more

Enterprise data protection strategy requires evolution

Most organizations supplement traditional backup with some combination of snapshots, replication and archiving to achieve more comprehensive data protection. They are using what we at ESG refer to as the Spectrum of Data Protection. Innovative data protection vendors, meanwhile, are constantly reacting to the changing IT landscape in their attempts to give their customers and … Read more