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Hyper-V Backup Guide for VMware Administrators

With Microsoft Hyper-V gaining more market share and coming of age, VMware administrators are finding themselves having to administer Hyper-V alongside vSphere in their environments. There are certain ...

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NAKIVO Backup & Replication Basic Edition: All You Need to Know

Missed on our 2017 Q4 promo? Don’t worry – we’re extending it through Q1 of this year! This means that you can still get up to 2 licenses of NAKIVO Backup & Replication Basic Edition at onl ...

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Thick and Thin Provisioning: What Is the Difference?

In this article, we are going to consider the storage pre-allocation aspect of virtual disk settings in detail and find out what thick and thin provisioning are, how they differ, and which of these st ...

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What is the Difference Between AWS Snapshot and Backup?

Ever-increasing amounts of business-critical data, particularly in virtualized environments and in the cloud, have shaped the need for reliable data protection technologies. Many of these technologies ...

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Choosing the Right Hyper-V Backup Strategy

Microsoft’s Hyper-V hypervisor has gained tremendous traction in enterprise datacenters lately, with many organizations now running their business-critical infrastructure on Hyper-V. With that being ...

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What Is Recovery Time Objective (RTO)?

The scope of downtime-related damage might seem hard to appreciate… until, that is, you measure it in cold hard cash. In a dedicated survey by ITIC (Information Technology Intelligence Consulting), ...

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Amazon EC2 Backup with NAKIVO Backup & Replication

This is the second blog post of the series on Amazon EBS snapshots vs. Amazon EC2 instance backup with NAKIVO Backup & Replication (in the first blog post, we explained what AWS snapshot is and d ...

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Hyper-V Replication Setup: Walkthrough

When trying to round out your disaster recovery plan, you will no doubt want to have a replicated copy of virtual machines located in a separate environment. Ideally, the environment would be geograph ...

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The Best Way to Back Up Hyper-V Virtual Machines Ready-to-use Checklist

Microsoft has made tremendous strides getting Hyper-V adopted by enterprise datacenters. Since its early days, Hyper-V has greatly matured into a fully-featured and robust hypervisor that is gaining m ...

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Download NAKIVO Backup & Replication v7.3: Now with Deduplication Appliance Support

Exciting news! NAKIVO Backup & Replication v7.3 is now out of beta and available for download. We have added support for deduplication appliances to ensure the smooth integration of NAKIVO Backup ...

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