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Future-Proofed Backup for a Virtualized World

Future-Proofed Backup for a Virtualized World

George Crump, Storage Switzerland, February 2014

Understanding and selecting the right disk backup architecture is critical to designing a solution that meets business needs both today and into the future. Both the architecture of the disk backup system and how it integrates data deduplication can directly impact backup and recovery windows. George Crump, Storage Switzerland provides what to consider when selecting a backup solution.

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Gartner Report 2014: Addressing the Broken State of Backup

Gartner Report 2014:  Addressing the Broken State of Backup

ExaGrid Report Featuring Gartner Research, February 2014

New technology advancements are addressing the challenges needed for an improved data protection infrastructure. This updated Gartner Research report discusses a new category of disk-based backup solutions with deduplication.

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Optimizing Approaches to Enterprise Backup and Recovery

Optimizing Approaches to Enterprise Backup and Recovery

IDC Technology Spotlight, February 2014

Companies are demanding faster backup, restore and recovery to meet shorter backup windows and recovery time objectives. This report discusses how the use of disk in the data protection process has accelerated in recent years to relieve many of the bottlenecks associated with using traditional storage methodologies including tape.

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How Data Deduplication Impacts Recovery

How Data Deduplication Impacts Recovery

George Crump, Storage Switzerland, January 2014

Learn the benefits a disk staging landing area can provide as well as when to use a separate disk zone for storing deduplicated backup images. In this report, Storage Switzerland compares data deduplication approaches and identifies considerations to ensure deduplication does not adversely impact recovery windows and application RTO.

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How Backup Disk Architecture Impacts the Backup Window

How Backup Disk Architecture Impacts the Backup Window

George Crump, Storage Switzerland, January 2014

Scale-out disk backup systems introduce an architectural paradigm that is different from traditional scale-up disk platforms. Learn how a scale-out GRID backup architecture provides a reduced backup window, deduplication for storage efficiency, instant recovery from a landing zone, and flexibility to scale as needs arise.

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ExaGrid Ranked #1 Product by Info-Tech

ExaGrid Ranked #1 Product by Info-Tech The Info-Tech Research Group recently evaluated and scored the top 10 competitors in the disk backup market and rated Exagrid #1 in the product category.

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Gartner Report 2012: Addressing the Broken State of Backup

Gartner Report 2012: Addressing the Broken State of Backup

How disk backup with deduplication is changing data protection

Find out how to get faster, more reliable backup and disaster recovery by modernizing your backup systems. This Gartner Research report discusses a new category of disk-based backup solutions with deduplication.

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The Essential Guide to Legacy-Free Disaster Recovery

The Essential Guide to Legacy-Free Disaster Recovery

Drop the baggage and simplify your Disaster Recovery strategy

Learn how VMware enables new strategies while also introducing new challenges and shows how you can proceed confidently on the journey to a legacy-free DR solution by adopting the latest VMware vSphere platforms along with Veeam vPower and ExaGrid's disk-based backup with deduplication appliance.

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Five Key Steps for Moving away from Tape Backup

Five Key Steps for Moving away from Tape Backup An increasing number of IT directors and managers are discovering that new disk and data deduplication technologies have converged to make disk-based backup available at about the same price of tape backup systems. This document is a 5-step guide for making the move from tape to disk backup with deduplication.

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Backup Pain to Gain: 7 Ways Disk Backup Benefits Businesses

Backup Pain to Gain: 7 Ways Disk Backup Benefits Businesses As data increases and more data resides on servers, executing successful daily backups is becoming more difficult. This whitepaper uses a dozen real customer stories to summarize the business imperatives behind the need for disk backup with deduplication and explain the seven ways disk backup can benefit your business operations.

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Using Veeam with ExaGrid

Using Veeam with ExaGrid

Disk-Based Backup Coupled with Advanced Deduplication and Data Replication Provides the Ultimate Data Protection Solution

Using an ExaGrid disk backup appliance as a target for Veeam backup jobs allows greater flexibility in job creation and greater deduplication benefits. This whitepaper shows how Veeam Backup & Replication along with the ExaGrid series of disk backup appliances delivers a solid data protection solution for VMware environments.

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Using ExaGrid with IBM® Tivoli Storage Manager® (TSM)

Using ExaGrid with IBM® Tivoli Storage Manager® (TSM) ExaGrid complements IBM® Tivoli Storage Manager® (TSM) deployments by offering the only disk-based backup appliance with data deduplication purpose-built for backup that leverages a unique architecture optimized for performance, scalability and price.

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Sorting Through the Confusion for Federal Agencies

Sorting Through the Confusion for Federal Agencies

Guidance for Replacing Tape with Disk for Backups

This white paper discusses the factors for Federal agencies to consider when evaluating tape backup alternatives, including a framework for assessing the value to IT for each approach.

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Sorting Through the Confusion of 5 Alternative Approaches

Sorting Through the Confusion of 5 Alternative Approaches This white paper discusses the factors to consider when evaluating the tape backup alternatives, including a framework for assessing the value to IT for each approach.

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Eight Considerations for Evaluating Disk Backup Solutions

Eight Considerations for Evaluating Disk Backup Solutions One cannot assume that all disk-based backup approaches are created equally. This white paper examines eight key considerations when evaluating various disk-based backup systems.

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Five Keys to Scalability and Disk-Based Backup Systems

Five Keys to Scalability and Disk-Based Backup Systems This paper outlines the five key questions you should ask when evaluating the scalability of any disk-based backup solution.

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VMware Backup: Best Practices for Using Veeam with ExaGrid

VMware Backup: Best Practices for Using Veeam with ExaGrid

Disk-based backup coupled with advanced deduplication and data replication provides the ultimate data protection solution

For many environments, a disk-based system is the medium of choice for data protection. Read on to learn why a disk-based backup system for virtual machines needs to have a winning combination of the most efficient backup solution and a disk system optimized to receive its backups.

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Data Deduplication Methodologies

Data Deduplication Methodologies

Comparing ExaGrid's Byte-Level Data Deduplication to Block Level Data Deduplication

There is a renewed focus on data deduplication technologies recently as they are being utilized by products in the disk-based backup market. This paper discusses how data deduplication enables disk to be a feasible long-term retention backup media -- making it the same or lower cost than tape-based systems.

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Disk-Based Backup with Data Deduplication

Disk-Based Backup with Data Deduplication

First Generation versus Second Generation Technology

Over the past couple years, first generation disk-based backup systems with data deduplication technology have alleviated some of the challenges associated with backing up to disk, but these systems have their challenges as well. This white paper discusses how newer, second-generation systems eliminate the shortcomings of first-generation systems.

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Achieving Cost Savings in Backup with Deduplication

Achieving Cost Savings in Backup with Deduplication While many IT projects will be reduced along with budgets, one truism remains: the amount of data an organization creates and must retain continues to grow. This whitepaper discusses this paradox and offers a way to eliminate it with real-world examples of cost savings and results related to disk backup with deduplication.

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Optimizing Backup and Data Protection in Virtualized Environments

Optimizing Backup and Data Protection in Virtualized Environments The rapid adoption of server virtualization has brought with it a variety of challenges in backup and data protection. This white paper examines the return on investment of server virtualization and its impact on backups and overall data protection.

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Free Gartner Report: Learn about the newest backup solutions

Addressing the Broken State of Backup with New Category of Disk-Based Backup Solutions

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Customer Stories

Mokena School District 159 Prepares for Data Growth, Chooses ExaGrid’s Purpose-Built Appliance for Backup and Data Dedupe

Some of the software products claimed superior flexibility, but after doing some research, it became apparent that we’d still need a hardware platform capable of handling the load now and into the future. We liked the quality of ExaGrid’s hardware platform, and it was designed to be a backup appliance that could easily scale up in the future.

Steve Hastings, Director of Technology

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