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Enterprise Data Services Community Blog
Enterprise Data Services Community Blog is the perfect place to share short, timely insights including product tips, news and other information relevant to the community.

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Details on our upcoming VMWorld SuperSession

Symantec Super Session at VMworld 2009: Wednesday, September 2 at 10:00 AM Of course I may be a little biased because I will be presenting, but there are a lot of reasons why you should make Symantec’...


Is it Time to Upgrade Your Backup Software?

Efficiency. That seems to be on the minds of many business leaders. Lately I have been thinking about how organizations can improve efficiency. So many businesses are brainstorming how to keep their b...


Do you know where your data is?

“Makes you think!” I’ve heard some pretty horrendous numbers relating to data growth including: data is growing at upwards of 100% year on year - at the current rate we will create upwards of 600 Exab...


Disaster Recovery - Just Tick The Box And Move On?

Symantec recently carried out a survey on DR habits and discovered that, on the whole, DR is possibly not as successful as it should be. Seems a bit weird when the same organisations surveyed said tha...


Symantec Back Up Exec A Great Application

Backup Exec is a great application, my personal favorite. Recently I had issues with a backup, as you can see in one of my previous posts… the backup works fine, although compression will not turn on....


Server migration story with BESRO 8.5.2 SRD

Yesterday night, while doing server hardware migration using Symantec Backup Exec System Recovery 8.5.2 System Recovery Disk I learnt few things: This is using cold backup method: 1. During the Backup...


Virtualisation is Causing Re-Evaluation of Backup Plans

Symantec recently carried out its annual IT Disaster Recovery survey of 1,000 or so IT managers across 15 countries. Now, there are a bunch of really interesting facts and it’s well worth a read, but ...