Backup Windows … Getting Unacceptably Long

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CTO BLOG – Jacques Swanepoel


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Backup is all about recovery. As a CTO or IT Manager your eye is always on Backup Window. When it comes to the clock the hours between 6pm and 6am are the holy grail.

The old standard with tape was to do full backups on the weekend. Now with Cloud backup we simulate full backups overnight, every night. But massive data growth is getting in the way of this ideal situation.

How confident am I in Attix5 V8 Peregrine?

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CTO BLOG – Jacques Swanepoel
Attix 5 Peregrine Launch
The other day a CTO I highly respect asked me “How confident are you recommending the new Attix5 V8 Peregrine?” and I replied, “For large file servers, this is a game changing solution.

Backup Speeds like you’ve never seen

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CTO BLOG – Jacques Swanepoel
Attix 5 Peregrine Launch
Unrelenting data growth is a worldwide concern that hits close to home. You have witnessed data growth that shows no sign of slowing down in your own environments. Talk in the industry continually centers on stressed and growing file servers.

Like everyone else, you’ve calculated backup times and projected data growth in your company. You can see a time when overnight backups will no longer be a possibility. You need more backup speed.

The Dilemma of Growing Data

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CTO BLOG – Jacques Swanepoel
Attix 5 Peregrine Launch

The number of files you are responsible for backing up grows almost daily. What used to be a manageable number of files is quickly becoming a mountain. If your company is like the rest, that mountain gets higher every day.

Worldwide studies confirm that unrelenting data growth continues to be a number one concern of CTOs and IT Managers. Gartner identified this serious issue years ago and from all indicators, the trend of massive data growth shows no sign of slowing down.