Industry Perspectives: NetMagic, FalconStor

This week's Industry Perspectives columns examine how cloud-based disaster recovery can be a service option and how you can redesign your data backup plan.

Colleen Miller

October 30, 2011

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The Industry Perspectives channel at Data Center Knowledge highlights thought leadership in the data center arena, providing industry professionals with the opportunity to share their insight and expertise. Here’s a recap of this week’s Perspectives:

Cloud-based Disaster Recovery as a Service Options - An increasingly popular option is to put both primary production and disaster recovery instances into the cloud and have both handled by a managed service provider. By doing this enterprises can get all the benefits of cloud computing – from usage-based cost to eliminating on-premises infrastructure.

Redesigning the Data Backup Plan - Backup is now required to do more than just “back up.” A data backup plan must provide reliability, recoverability and value like never before, especially in light of new e-discovery requirements, server virtualization and tighter budgets. Backup is no longer just an IT function; it involves every department and should be a corporate-wide effort.

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