Category: Data Protection | Backup to Cloud

How to Backup VMs to Azure – Part 2

In the first post of this series on how to backup VMs to Microsoft Azure, we looked at using an Azure VM running the transporter service and then provisioning a remote repository. The second method to achieve offsite backups to Microsoft Azure uses the SMB protocol to copy our NAKIVO backups to an Azure file […]

Posted on June 19, 2017 by

The Importance and How to Offsite Backup | Disaster Recovery Scenarios

When thinking about disaster recovery and protecting backup data, we always want to have more than one source of being able to restore our production systems. There is an industry suggested standard of the 3-2-1 rule that says we ideally have three copies of our data on two different mediums, and one offsite copy of […]

Posted on June 12, 2017 by

VMware Backup: Why Choose a Public Cloud for Offsite Data Storage

The famous 3-2-1 backup rule suggests one must have 3 copies of data, on 2 different media, 1 of which is offsite. While backing up VMs to two different media is a piece of cake, offsite data storage is more challenging. Unless you already have a second site where you can put a server for […]

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