Backup Without Borders

Posted by R1Soft on May 31, 2013 9:00:00 AM



Much like the world in the novel and film 1984, there was a time when computing was neatly broken into three distinct monolithic empires— Microsoft, Apple and Linux. Yes, there were distinctions among different flavors of Linux, and even some old Unix variants. There were different versions of Windows to contend with. But between the three there was not much interaction. What worked in one empire, usually did not work in the others. Backup solutions reflected this reality.

Beyond breaking into distinct OS camps, the backup market was even more fragmented. There were backup solutions for databases, backup solutions for applications, backup for just data, configuration backup and on and on. How many different backup solutions could you manage? How many did you want to manage? Let’s not, for now, even discuss the cost of all of these backup solutions.

The good news is that much like that iconic hammer in Apple’s 1984 commercial, R1Soft's server backup solutions have smashed through these monoliths, breaking down the borders and bringing freedom to backup solutions.

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Topics: Continuous Data Protection, windows, Backups, data protection, virtual backup, linux, disaster recovery, virtualization, recovery point, Disk Safe, server backup, restore, recovery

What Are Your Server Backup Plans for 2013?

Posted by R1Soft on Dec 13, 2012 5:30:00 PM

Well it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! That means the New Year is just around the corner. Besides the gifts, family and good times, it’s also a time to reflect on the past year and make plans for the next. So, how about it? How did your server backup plans for this year work out? Tell the truth, did you even have a server backup plan?

Hopefully you did. You probably didn’t back up every one of your servers, but if your organization is like most you may have

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Topics: windows, Backups, data protection, linux, data recovery, virtualization, server backup, recovery

Hurricane Sandy Reminds Us of the Importance of Backup and Recovery

Posted by R1Soft on Nov 5, 2012 4:00:00 PM

Here in Florida, Houston, New Orleans or anywhere in the Southern US, we know how devastating a Hurricane can be. So our hearts and best wishes go out to all of those in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic who have been caught in the web of destruction that Sandy brought to that area. We know from experience the long and arduous task ahead of the folks there.

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Topics: Backups, data protection, server backup, recovery

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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