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Four Critical Components of a Microsoft 365 Backup Solution

More enterprises than ever anticipate adopting Microsoft 365 online now and in the years to come. However, moving the burden of hosting Microsoft Exchange, OneDrive, SharePoint, and Teams to the Microsoft cloud can be deceiving. Microsoft still leaves the responsibility of protecting Microsoft 365 data with enterprises. In a new Competitive Intelligence report, DCIG examines four critical components a Microsoft 365 enterprise backup solution should possess. It then discusses how well the Afi SaaS Platform and Backupify deliver on them.

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Three New Evaluation Criteria for VMware vSphere Backup Software

In the last 20 years, VMware vSphere has expanded from a nascent technology to a staple of data centers worldwide. Right alongside it, backup software that protects applications and data hosted on vSphere virtual machines (VMs) has experienced similar growth. Now as vSphere backup software enters its third decade of existence, new criteria exist for evaluating and selecting these solutions.

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TOP 5 Questions to Ask a VMware vSphere Backup Solution Provider

Selecting the best solution for any project, regardless of what it is, starts with asking the right questions. To select the best VMware vSphere backup solution, the process is the same. Begin with a list of questions to ask the provider. These represent the TOP 5 questions organizations should ask to identify the best vSphere backup solution for their environment.

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Kubernetes Environment Maturity Influences Backup Choice

One can almost feel the buzz around Kubernetes. Most enterprises plan to implement cloud-native architectures in the coming years using Kubernetes as a foundational technology to do so. As enterprises move down this path, they must protect both their Kubernetes environment and the applications and data in it. Selecting the right backup solution to perform these tasks may well hinge upon the maturity of one’s Kubernetes environment.

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New Benchmark for Data Protection Created by StorageCraft Arcserve Merger

Two companies merging in the technology sector occurs with some regularity. However, a merger that makes sense for both providers with everyone coming out a winner occurs less frequently. Today’s announced merger between StorageCraft Technology Corporation and Arcserve illustrates this rarer occurrence. Each company’s technologies address different organizational needs that, once merged, will create a new benchmark for data protection.

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The Two Categories of Office 365 Backup Software

Organizations looking to protect data stored in Microsoft Office 365 should follow new rules to select the best solution. In so doing, organizations should also recognize two broad categories of Office 365 backup software exist from which to choose. One category consists of subscription, cloud-based SaaS offerings. The other category encompasses enterprise backup software solutions that offer Office 365 backup as an add-on option.

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DCIG TOP 5 AWS and Azure Cloud Backup Webinar

DCIG President and Founder, Jerome Wendt, will share the results of DCIG’s research into AWS and Azure cloud backup solutions. Beginning at 1 pm ET on October 21, 2020, TruthinIT will present this DCIG TOP 5 webinar. Based on DCIG’s analysis into over 30 cloud backup providers, it will reveal the TOP 5 AWS and Azure solutions.

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Acronis True Image Provides Peace of Mind Even in 2020

The year 2020 has been unsettling in many ways, including disruptions due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, some bad actors have used the sudden work-from-home transition to launch a wave of cyberattacks. Happily, the good guys are also hard at work. With ongoing enhancements to the product, Acronis True Image provides peace of mind even in 2020.

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New Methods to Stop Ransomware Attacks

Ransomware represents one of the primary threats every size organization currently faces. The latest surveys reveal the percentage of businesses experiencing ransomware attacks may be higher than anyone initially thought. These statistics suggest it is only matter of when, not if, an organization experiences a ransomware attack.

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