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Cloud
Rackspace and Cohesity join forces on backup and recovery solution
Rackspace Technology has entered into a strategic partnership with Cohesity to deliver multi-cloud managed backup and recovery solutions.
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Ransomware
How to prevent ransomware devastation
The devastating effects of ransomware have grown over the past two decades from opportunistic to carefully orchestrated attacks.
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NCC Group
NCC Group saves businesses from third-party vendor fallout
With Replicate & Recover, organisations can protect their business-critical assets against third-party vendor disruption and ensure that they can get back up and running quickly.
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Backup and recovery
Cohesity named as Leader in Gartner Enterprise Backup and Recovery Software Solutions
Gartner’s recognition of Cohesity as a leader speaks to the company's strengths in delivering next-generation data management.
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Disaster Recovery
ConnectWise launches new BDR solution
The company says that with this new Backup and Disaster Recovery offering, NOC services can save up to 90% of partners’ time per month managing backups.
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Business Continuity
The business benefits of cloud-to-cloud backups
By taking the time to review how data is being stored and protected, organisations can take advantage of these tools while maintaining effective data security.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
Data backup and recovery software StorageCraft now supports Google, Amazon, Azure, and Wasabi
Data management company StorageCraft has released major updates to its flagship backup and recovery platforms.
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Backup
Cohesity rolls out Backup as a Service in A/NZ market
The BaaS platform allows users to back up their data on-premises or in the cloud, while Cohesity maintains and operates the underlying infrastructure.
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Cloud
Ransomware ravages Ireland's health service - experts comment
Ireland’s National Cyber Security Centre points to the ‘Conti’ ransomware variant, which caused the HSE's IT systems to shut down over the weekend.
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Hybrid Cloud
Dell Technologies unveils new data protection innovations for hybrid cloud workloads
The Dell EMC PowerProtect Backup Service, powered by Druva, is designed to deliver SaaS app protection without increasing IT complexity.
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Backup
Why your data backup strategy could be hindering business innovation
If an organisation has a hybrid IT strategy, a hybrid data protection strategy is required, writes Cohesity managing director for ANZ Brad Newton.
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Cloud
Veeam announces backup support for Google Cloud
“As we now expand public cloud support even further with the general availability of Veeam Backup for Google Cloud Platform, we have simultaneously expanded our partnership with Google Cloud, enabling Veeam to jointly engage customers through the Google Cloud Marketplace.”
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
Veeam AWS backup v3 adds support for RDS
Veeam Backup for AWS v3 now delivers AWS-native backup and recovery of Amazon RDS databases.
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Backup
City council in Queensland goes digital with Rubrik
“By using our data effectively, the possibilities are endless — we can improve internal efficiency, deliver strategic benefits, or drive greater economic, community, and environmental value."
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Backup
Q&A: StorageCraft director on how backup and recovery has changed in 2020
Techday spoke to StorageCraft international product marketing senior director Florian Malecki, who discusses the importance of backup and recovery, the products and solutions that StorageCraft offers in this field, and the revenue opportunities partners can capitalise on. 
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Data Protection
Dell updates data protection/management solutions
PowerProtect DP series is an integrated data protection appliance, offering a range of capabilities to protect and manage data.
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Cybersecurity
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is StorageCraft?
In this video, Techday speaks to StorageCraft international product marketing director Florian Malecki, who discusses the fundamentals of the company's solutions, some updates on its channel partner ecosystem, and the increasing importance of backup and recovery to organisations in 2020.
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IaaS / Serverless Infrastructure
Tech Data to launch IaaS platform with Dell, Macquarie
Cloud by Tech Data provides a variety of capabilities, including disaster recovery, data backup, data centre expansion and scale-out storage.
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Cloud
Acronis launches data centre in Auckland
It is the first of 111 planned new data centres globally, allowing for the benefits of data localisation, including regional data sovereignty.
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Cyber attacks
Index Engines enhances ransomware detection and recovery software
CyberSense helps organisations win the war against cyberattacks.
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Ransomware
IDC survey: Nearly 1/3 of data-ransomed businesses pay up
A Rubrik-commissioned A/NZ survey by IDC finds that despite only 6% saying they would pay ransomware attackers, the reality is quite different.
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Ransomware
Backups as a last line of defence are under threat
Malware can incrementally overwrite and encrypt backups, rendering them inadequate as an insurance policy against ransomware.
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Business Continuity
How object storage turns data into an actual asset
Thanks to the lack of folders and hierarchy of data, object storage technology allows for faster data retrieval and storage cost savings, writes Hitachi Vantara Solutions consultant Aaron Baguley.
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Hybrid Cloud
Dell announces range of VMware integration upgrades
New HCI, cloud, storage and data protection integration with latest VMware releases for edge locations, data centres and hybrid clouds.