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What really matters when comparing software during your hardware refresh?

What really matters when comparing software during your hardware refresh?

These days, every company has a data protection solution in place, and will need to explore numerous software options each hardware refresh cycle. To help make your refresh decisions go more smoothly, we have some points to consider. These basic features should be relatively equal across the industry leaders: The efficacy of data protection The…

Integrate your backup solution with IBM Cloud and STORServer

Integrate your backup solution with IBM Cloud and STORServer

Why Switching to the IBM Cloud Helps Save Time, Reduce Costs and Improve Flexibility in Your Data Protection Environment STORServer seamlessly facilitates customer’s migration to the IBM Cloud for every type of data storage need. The integration of the cloud with our award-winning data backup appliances simplifies this transition and brings the IBM Cloud’s secure…

Four reasons government agencies should use cloud backup

Four reasons government agencies should use cloud backup

For today’s government agencies, the days of relying on traditional tape storage may be numbered. Many federal, local and state government organizations have been transitioning to the cloud for a more responsive and convenient backup solution. Here are four important reasons government agencies should move their data backup to the cloud. Eliminate the inconvenience of…

Troubleshooting 101 with the Windows Event Viewer

Troubleshooting 101 with the Windows Event Viewer

As part of my role as a technical writer and user advocate at STORServer, I need to understand and document changes in behavior between different versions of our software. While doing that recently, with STORServer Console (SSC), I decided to uninstall the latest test software from engineering and install an earlier, released version of SSC…

Disaster Recovery Using the TSM Disaster Recovery Plan File

Disaster Recovery Using the TSM Disaster Recovery Plan File

Disaster struck! What do I do now? Don’t worry! STORServer has your back. Each day, your STORServer backup appliance runs an administrative schedule that creates the components that you will need to restore your data in the event of a disaster. These include: A backup copy of your primary storage pools A backup copy of…

Dell + EMC = Consolidation Madness

Dell + EMC = Consolidation Madness

The biggest news in the tech world recently was the Dell buyout of EMC. Any time there is a merger between two major corporations one area of repercussion is where product overlap exists between them. When two companies attempt to combine the same or similar sets of products and services, customers may suffer. This makes…

Is the Backup Appliance Extinct?

Is the Backup Appliance Extinct?

As Mark Twain once famously wrote: “This report of my death was an exaggeration.” Similarly many companies have begun to tout the extinction of the backup appliance. The idea of having cloud based Backup as a Service (BaaS) is quite appealing. The ability to move all data protection to the cloud and eliminate the need…