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by Jon Ferraez, on Feb 3, 2015 12:21:16 PM

This article is designed to walk you through VMware VM backup best practices using the Virtual Dashboard available within NovaBACKUP software. Using the native "Change Block Tracking" (CBT) feature available …

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Categories:Best PracticesTips and TricksVirtual Environments

by Jon Ferraez, on Feb 3, 2015 8:20:16 AM

A bare metal restore refers to a technique used to restore an entire system (applications, OS, files) to a blank or "bare metal" hard drive that is free of any …

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Categories:Storage TechnologyTips and TricksDisaster Recovery

by Bridget.Giacinto, on Jan 22, 2015 8:37:30 AM

I recently discovered a new Windows tool called PSR.exe (Problem Step Recorder) that makes error reporting so much easier. This tools was first introduced with Windows 7 and Windows Server …

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Categories:ApplicationsTips and TricksIndustry News

by Bridget.Giacinto, on Jan 14, 2015 5:58:47 PM

If you have ever wanted to restore a file from a backup, but forgot which backup device you saved it to, or if you have ever wanted to restore a …

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by Bridget.Giacinto, on Dec 4, 2014 1:36:18 PM

Data is growing at an astronomical rate and if it's not properly managed, it can cost your company a hefty price tag in terms of storage fees. Understanding what type …

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Categories:Best Practices

by Bridget.Giacinto, on Dec 3, 2014 4:06:48 PM

With the advent of cloud backup and the introduction of file sharing in the cloud, there has been a lot of confusion in terms of what is and is not …

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Categories:Security Threats / RansomwareCloud Backup

by Oscar Pineda, on Oct 17, 2014 11:30:53 AM

Databases contain a lot of critical data that is important to the ongoing operations of your business, which is why SQL server maintenance should be high on your list of …

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Categories:ApplicationsTips and Tricks

by Nathan.Fouarge, on Oct 16, 2014 9:31:57 AM

Let's take a deep dive into one of the facets of virtual machine protection called virtual machine replication and what it can do for a business. The first question that …

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Categories:ApplicationsTips and TricksVirtual Environments

by Nathan.Fouarge, on Oct 15, 2014 8:21:57 AM

As I stated in my previous article about why virtualization can make sense in the small business world, not everyone can virtualize all of their data, especially since it still …

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Categories:Pre-Sales QuestionsVirtual Environments

by Bridget.Giacinto, on Oct 13, 2014 5:02:17 PM

With data growth at a record high, businesses face a significant challenge to find ways to keep their backup window in check. As data sizes increase, companies will require peak …

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Categories:Pre-Sales QuestionsIndustry News


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