Choosing the right backup appliance – physical or virtual – does not have to be complicated so long as you know the right questions to ask and gather the appropriate information. However, as organizations are gathering this information, most conclude that a virtual backup appliance is NOT the right answer in most circumstances.
In this fifth and final installment of DCIG’s interview series with STORServer, I offer my insight about how to choose the most appropriate backup appliance for your environment and why a virtual backup appliance is probably not the choice you will be making:
Read the first four parts of the DCIG interview series here:
- Part I: Knowing – and Knowing that You Know – that You can Backup Your Environment
- Part II: A Backup Appliance Designed to Stand the Test of Time
- Part III: The Cloud, Deduplication and Replication are Must-Have Features on Backup Appliances
- Part IV: The Continuing Disconnect Between Backup and Recovery
For more information on backup appliance technology, download STORServer’s Backup Appliance Technology white paper here. If you’re looking for some guidance on what backup appliance solution best fits your backup environment and business goals, use our STORServer Appliance Wizard.