Server Backup - If It Ain't Easy, It's Too Hard

Posted by R1Soft on May 21, 2013 12:00:00 PM

Recently we released version 5.2 of our Server Backup product. For a point release, it’s chocked full of new features and improvements. There was one overriding theme for this release, however, that inspired us in just about everything we added: Ease of use for the customer.

In speaking with literally hundreds of our customers we came to recognize that whether they are backing up to their own servers, to off-premises backup, or using one of our partners for backup-as-a-service, they take for granted that the storage capacity and ability to copy data from one location to another is pretty much a given in today’s backup products. How fast they can perform a restore is a great way to differentiate one backup product from the next. But ease of use was their single biggest concern.

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Topics: Continuous Data Protection, windows, Backups, Idera, data protection, Bare-Metal Restore, disaster recovery, R1Soft, Disk Safe, server backup

Backup in a Mixed Bag World

Posted by R1Soft on Mar 8, 2013 9:30:00 AM

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There has been quite a bit written recently about the usually static world of backup undergoing sweeping changes. The post-PC era—with the cloud, app-centric strategies, virtualization and diverse operating systems—has put more pressure and higher performance demands on backup solutions than ever before.

In a recent article in Channelnomics, Rethinking Data in a Multifaceted World, the author makes the case that the old one-to-one paradigm of backup to server is gone. Virtualization imposes not only new opportunities for backing up physical servers, but also new responsibilities for backing up virtual servers. In another article on Channelnomics, author Stefanie Hoffman makes the case for the new priorities in backup. 

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Topics: Continuous Data Protection, windows, mysql, Backups, MS SQL Server, Idera, data protection, virtual backup, linux, disaster recovery, virtualization, recovery point, xen, Disk Safe, Hyper-V, server backup, restore

A Chicken In Every Pot, A Car In Every Garage and Every Server Backed Up

Posted by R1Soft on Dec 4, 2012 11:30:00 AM

There has been a lot of press coverage and buzz about the release of the new Idera Server Backup product. With the release of Server Backup 5.0

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Topics: windows, Backups, Idera, virtual backup, linux, virtualization, server backup, physical backup

Server Backup Market Spotlighted in Carbonite Acquisition of Zmanda

Posted by R1Soft on Nov 1, 2012 11:00:00 AM

Carbonite, a leader in personal computer and consumer backup and recovery services has recognized the important and growing market of commercial Server and Database backup and recovery. In order to move up the ladder into this market they have acquired Zmanda, who sells both open source and commercial backup solutions to the SMB market.

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Topics: Backups, Idera, R1Soft, recovery

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