• Virtual server backup using traditional techniques and specialized tools

    Ideally, server virtualization provides a reliable means of increasing hardware utilization. But as more "logical" servers are consolidated onto fewer "physical" computer systems, it's important to protect each virtual machine's data against failure or loss. Virtual server backups are the key to...

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  • Backing up virtual servers: Traditional apps and new tools

    Most IT shops rely on traditional backup apps with their server clients to back up virtual servers, but that tactic has limitations. There are alternatives for VM backup.

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  • Update: Virtual server backup

    Virtual machine (VM) backup is more sophisticated now, but finding the perfect VM app for your environment means weighing the importance of many new capabilities.

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  • Why not perform physical and virtual server backups with one tool?

    Since legacy backup software products have added VM backup capabilities, why do so many shops stick with a VM-specific solution instead of simply performing all virtual server backups with one tool? Wouldn't that be more efficient?

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  • Tech Talk: W. Curtis Preston on tape use, virtual server backups

    Curtis Preston of TruthinIT.com and SearchDataBackup's Todd Erickson talk tape use, virtual server backups in part two of this three-part Tech Talk.

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  • Address virtual server backups and BYOD

    This section of our primer on data protection discusses some of the data protection options that deal with virtual server backups and BYOD.

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  • CommVault, Arkeia sharpen focus on virtual server backup

    CommVault's Simpana 8 adds granular guest virtual machine restores and block-level data deduplication; Arkeia's backup server is now available as a virtual appliance.

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  • The state of virtual server backups

    Backing up virtual servers was once a kludgy and network-choking process, but backup apps have evolved to handle the needs of virtualized servers.

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  • Virtual server backup vendor Quest buys BakBone, looks to combine features

    The combination of Quest's virtual server backup and BakBone's physical backup could solve the problem of having to use separate backup products; will others follow down this path?

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  • How to configure virtual server backup

    Virtual server backup is not a one-size-fits-all solution. Follow these steps to configure virtual server backup for your specific needs.

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