Top 5 Reasons to Use OpenDedup for Data Backup

OpenDedup Backup Data Deduplication

Data deduplication compresses all your redundant data so you can minimize your backup requirements and maximize your storage utilization. So, why backup the same file several times? Here’s how it works-  we backup the first bit of unique data and anytime we come across that same piece of data we reference it in a table […]

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Data Breach – Let’s not have another Ashley Madison Scenario

Data Breaches are on the rise, at a rate of over 20% increase in annual breaches and their direct consequences have always dominated the news headlines. Large companies such as Ashley Madison, Sony Entertainment and Target know firsthand, the consequences of a data breach. According to an annual report by Ponemon & IBM in 2015, […]

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The Re-evolution of Centralized Data

Cloud Computing

Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old Boss As I reflect upon trends within the IT industry, I am left feeling that, what was old, is now new again. In this case, I’m speaking about the centralized data model.  I spent a significant portion of my career selling IBM mainframes and large UNIX systems.  […]

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Enterprise Vault Is Dead And Office 365 Killed It?

Enterprise Vault in the cloud

What? Really? No! Ever since Microsoft first introduced archiving in Exchange 2010, I’ve been hearing comments that Enterprise Vault is obsolete now. Typically this idea comes from an enterprise environment that had on-premise Exchange and usually archived it with Enterprise Vault. In this case, one of the incorrect assumptions with Office 365 is that having […]

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Where to spend your IT dollars

After kicking around this industry for more years than I care to admit, I’ve often wondered why corporations don’t spend more of their IT dollars on the most valuable data in their infrastructure. Let me explain If your company relies on its data warehouse for its most critical business operations, but is spending more IT […]

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