DR Object Stores Evolve Beyond the “Cold Data Tier” The cost-efficient scalability of object storage makes it an ideal resource for data protection, especially when delivered through a cloud-based service. However, current approaches to data protection with object storage typically employ the object store as a “cold data tier” that is tightly coupled to the disaster recovery (DR) platform’s datastore in the recovery site. It’s essentially an archive layer for the DR platform, which continues to run with redundant compute, storage and network resources, waiting idly for a failover operation. A New Role for Object Storage in DR An alternative…
How to Defend Against Cyberattacks That Take Over Admin Accounts
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Healthcare Cybersecurity in the Age of COVID-19: A Once-in-a-Lifetime Level of Distraction
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Use DR Data Protection Pillars to Build a Next-gen DR Strategy
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The Advantages of Cloud Desktops in DR and Business Continuity
By BRAD PETERSON The combination of remote work and sudden outages doesn’t have to shut an organization down. Provider outages...
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