The Four Enemies of Availability

It wasn’t all that long ago that data protection was pretty straightforward. You had 12+ hour backup windows to adhere to, nonexistent or “best effort” SLAs and agents galore to support your limited number of applications and operating systems. Those days are over.

IT is changing at an exponential rate. Availability 24.7.365 is now a key requirement in industries that are becoming more competitive by the day. A transformation is occurring that will require your enterprise to adopt recent technologies such as modern storage, virtualization and the cloud in order to modernize your data center – just as you’ve modernized your IT business processes. IT cost reduction is also more important than ever. Sounds easy enough, right?

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