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  • Gareth Tudor, CEO of Altonet. (Image source: Altonet)

    Backup, archiving and records management – different solutions for different challenges

    February 11, 2014 • Opinion, Southern AfricaComments Off on Backup, archiving and records management – different solutions for different challenges

    There is no doubt that data management and preservation are critically important to business. However, there may be misconceptions when it comes to the process around the differences between backup, archiving and records management. While all three are...

  • Warren Olivier, Territory Manager at Veeam Software. (Image source: Veeam Software)

    Replication, backup or both?

    November 5, 2013 • OpinionComments Off on Replication, backup or both?

    Virtualisation has brought the cost of data centre- or machine-level replication down to the point where more organisations can afford it – but, it’s important not to assume replication can replace backups. Replication and backup achieve two different...

  • Ten reasons to move your backup to the cloud

    January 17, 2013 • OpinionComments (1)

    The data explosion is increasing demand for data storage, driving up costs, amplifying the risk of data loss or exposure and complicating disaster recovery plans and strategies. Furthermore, organisations are increasingly moving away from cumbersome,...

  • Backup is critical for SMEs too

    December 6, 2012 • OpinionComments Off on Backup is critical for SMEs too

    As the business world becomes increasingly digitised and more and more critical business information is stored on computers, a backup and recovery strategy is a critical element of business continuity and sustainability. This is not only important in large...

  • Opinion: Security is not just about preventing malware

    April 20, 2011 • OpinionComments Off on Opinion: Security is not just about preventing malware

    As the world becomes more connected via the Internet and the sheer number of threats increase, from viruses to trojans, spyware to phishing attacks, people are becoming increasingly aware of the need to secure their computers, servers and important data...

  • New markets open for BuRA (backup, recovery and archiving)

    January 16, 2009 • SoftwareComments Off on New markets open for BuRA (backup, recovery and archiving)

    Sophisticated backup, recovery and archiving (BuRA) solutions have, up to now, been limited to larger organisations because of cost, complexity and security issues. However, thanks to new developments in this field, the efficient, tiered data storage and...