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Seismic Shift in Backup and Recovery?

Underneath the surface, there has always been (by my view) a tension between IT Industry Research Analysts and vendors. Some of this tension is based upon revenue as companies like Gartner, Forrester, and IDC offer independent research but also offer paid engagements/paid research for the very same vendors that are targets of the independent research.…
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Advanced Data Center Solutions: Mitigating Cybersecurity & Disaster Threats

Adaptability is key for survival. As Charles Darwin noted, “It is not the strongest species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the ones most responsive to change.” The same could be said about business. Today, businesses depend on technology, and technology is changing fast. The world we live in today is vastly different than…
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5 Effective Ways to Increase Data Security

Hackers show no signs of abating their attacks on businesses. The data that businesses generate is just too valuable for cybercriminals to ignore. Although the risks are numerous and the landscape complex, there are a number of things organizations can do to increase their data security. In this article, we will discuss data security management…
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Insider vs. Outsider Data Security Threats: Are you taking risks?

Whether insiders or outsiders pose a greater threat to security is a matter of ongoing debate. According to Verizon’s 2018 Data Breach Investigations Report, 73% of cyberattacks were executed by outsiders and 28% of attacks involved insiders.  While it’s informative to look at the issue from a statistical perspective, numbers don’t tell the entire story. When…
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How Backup and Recovery Is Evolving with Cloud Computing

Cloud computing has gone through a total evolution since the first web-based services were launched in the early 2000s. From the very beginning, cloud computing solved a tough business problem: how to use IT infrastructure capacity efficiently. Before the cloud computing infrastructure model was developed, many businesses used only 10% of their capacity.  Now businesses can…
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Security Management: Security Awareness & Best Practices

Security management is the development, implementation, and documentation of procedures and policies for protecting an organization’s assets, such as information, equipment, systems, property, and personnel. In the earliest days of security management, protecting data assets was as simple as building a firewall around your network. Now technology is woven into the fabric of our everyday…
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