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Beginners Guide to Data Corruption and How to Avoid It

Evgenii Ivanov, Team Leader, Customer Technical Support

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Published: January, 2019

When choosing a backup solution, one of the most important decision factors is reliability. Understandably, when it comes to restores, backup administrators expect not only flexibility from the software, but also a guarantee that data can be restored.
Given how multifaceted and nuanced the topic of data corruption is, it is safe to say that if a vendor guarantees 100% reliability of backups they are not telling the whole truth.

For existing customers, this white paper will help to understand the potential risks and review your Veeam Backup & Replication setups to make sure you are using the product to its maximum potential.

For administrators thinking of buying Veeam Backup & Replication and testing out the trial, this white paper will help to achieve two goals:

  • Set the expectations straight on what Veeam offers and what we cannot promise, if we want to be honest
  • Show that Veeam Backup & Replication has all the tools that, if used right, can make data loss a very unlikely event

When choosing a backup solution, one of the most important decision factors is reliability. Understandably, when it comes to restores, backup administrators expect not only flexibility from the software, but also a guarantee that data can be restored.
Given how multifaceted and nuanced the topic of data corruption is, it is safe to say that if a vendor guarantees 100% reliability of backups they are not telling the whole truth.

For existing customers, this white paper will help to understand the potential risks and review your Veeam Backup & Replication setups to make sure you are using the product to its maximum potential.

For administrators thinking of buying Veeam Backup & Replication and testing out the trial, this white paper will help to achieve two goals:

  • Set the expectations straight on what Veeam offers and what we cannot promise, if we want to be honest
  • Show that Veeam Backup & Replication has all the tools that, if used right, can make data loss a very unlikely event
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