Cloud backup is rapidly becoming a highly attractive option for organizations ranging in size from small businesses to large enterprises. The technology promises improved data protection at a lower cost and with fewer hardware management headaches. At the same time, IT departments are proceeding with caution to ensure adherence to security, compliance, and availability policies. This IT Project Center has been designed to help IT storage professionals determine whether cloud backup is the right fit for their businesses, identify the major vendors, and evaluate the specific solutions that are available in the marketplace today.
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2. Identify Vendors
1. Business Case
Business Justification: Opportunity & Adoption
How and why IT managers are implementing cloud backup solutions.
A Snapshot into Cloud Storage Adoption
Did you know that more IT professionals have implemented or plan to implement cloud storage than any other cloud computing initiative, including software as a …more service? Get the latest cloud storage insight from TwinStrata’s June 2012 survey of IT managers. …less
Cloud Backup Basics
Whether you are considering storing your organization’s data online in a public cloud (a service provider’s offering), a private cloud (your own virtual, distributed environment), …more or a combination of the two (known as a hybrid cloud), cloud storage offers many benefits? including strong protection for data backup, archival, and disaster recovery purposes. …less
IT Plans for Cloud Backup
Get the results of our survey asking IT managers about their experiences and plans in using public clouds to protect data and host applications. Our …more survey explores topics such as public cloud usage rates, cloud storage concerns, data protection for cloud-based applications, data protection methods, and more. …less
Why Cloud Backup: Top 10 Reasons
Concerned about data loss and disaster recovery? You should be. Recent studies show that 93 per cent of organizations that lose data because of a disaster …more go out of business within two years. Read the top 10 reasons why companies of all sizes are considering cloud backup to safeguard their data. …less
A high-level overview of leading cloud backup vendors.
Buying Guide to Cloud Backup
Download our exclusive buying guide to cloud backup offerings from vendors such as Mozy, Carbonite, Jungle Disk, Symantec, Zetta, Asigra, Box, Egnyte, Ftopia, and more. …more This buying guide also covers evaluation criteria to consider? such as the vendor’s data availability, ability to scale, integration requirements, security, and ROI. …less
Enterprise Cloud Backup: Product Comparison Matrix
Looking for an Enterprise-grade cloud backup solution? Download InfoStor’s exclusive comparison matrix to easily compare features, pricing, and technical specifications. …more This buying guide also covers evaluation criteria to consider? such as the vendor’s data availability, ability to scale, integration requirements, security, and ROI. …less
SMB Cloud Backup: Product Comparison Matrix
Not sure which cloud backup solution is right for your small business? Download InfoStor’s exclusive comparison matrix to easily compare features, pricing, and technical specifications. …more This buying guide also covers evaluation criteria to consider? such as the vendor’s data availability, ability to scale, integration requirements, security, and ROI. …less
Vendor Landscape: Cloud Backup
The Cloud Backup vendor landscape is characterized by innovative startups, as well as a smaller number of best-in-class solutions. If you’re an IT leader and/or …more storage manager tasked with selecting an offsite, or cloud-based, backup solution, be sure to download this invaluable guide to the top cloud backup vendors and products. …less
In-depth information on cloud backup products and technologies.
Cloud Backup Product Roundup
Take a deep dive with us into the features and specifications of cloud backup products from vendors including Symform, Egnyte, Zetta, Quantum, and SOS Online …more Backup. …less
Oracle: Cloud-Stored Offsite Database Backups
The ability to back up Oracle Database to the cloud is a key part of Oracle’s cloud offering. It allows customers to use storage clouds …more such as Amazon’s Simple Storage Service (S3) as their next-generation offsite backup storage destination. Compared to traditional tape-based offsite storage, cloud backups are more accessible, faster to restore under most circumstances, and more reliable. Cloud backups are also the right protection for databases running within the compute cloud. …less
Symantec Backup Exec.cloud: Hassle-Free Backup
Incomplete backups can expose businesses to risks such as lost data, lost employee productivity, and lost business? yet many small businesses have incomplete data …more protection plans. For some businesses, the costs and complexities of backup are just too overwhelming; others lack the time and resources to consistently manage backup-related software and hardware. Find out how an online backup and recovery service can help. …less
Why Cloud Backup & Recovery Will Be Your Data Protection
Data protection is a crucial operation required for both regulatory and corporate compliance. The ongoing paradigm shifts to virtualized servers combined with escalating data protection …more requirements has made it exceedingly difficult for many IT organizations to keep up. Cloud backup is quickly becoming a very appealing data protection option for many IT organizations. Many have already made the move or are carefully considering moving data protection to a private, public, or hybrid cloud. A successful move to cloud backup requires ensuring data protection requirements are met while overcoming or mitigating the issues associated with traditional data protection methodologies. …less