Every organization uses disk as a backup target. That is a given in organizations of all sizes. However, using a “dumb” or “slow” disk array as a backup target no longer aligns well with current organizational requirements. Ransomware places new demands on disk backup targets for analytics, instant recoveries, and data immutability. In response, current disk backup targets offer more scalability, security, density, and performance features than ever before. Ransomware Driving Changes to Disk Backup Targets Ransomware’s threat represents the single biggest force changes to disk backup targets. When first released, high-capacity disk backup targets met most organizations’ initial expectations.…
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