Strategies for Cloud, Flash Array, and Backup & Recovery Data Storage


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How to Prevent Data Loss with a Data Backup and Recovery Strategy

Prevent a data disaster with CDW’s data backup and recovery best practices, which draw on virtualization technologies and emerging data backup software.

Understand the difference between backup and replication. Replication is a “hot copy” of production data, allowing for a shorter recovery point objective (RPO) and a shorter recovery time objective (RTO). A backup is a separate “cold copy” that is protected if the source is corrupted.

Automate everything. Some backup software allows for automatic backup operations that create backup policies to groups automatically. Backup software also automates recovery tests to confirm the integrity of your backup jobs.

Follow the 3-2-1 Rule. Have at least three copies of your data: your primary and two backup copies. Store those copies on at least two different media: your primary data repository and a secondary repository (a backup disk device or tape). Keep at least one backup (cold) copy offsite.

Secure with Data at Rest Encryption (DaRE). Encryption should be a standard practice for sensitive data on backup devices used for primary data storage to protect data from being stolen.

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How Hybrid Flash Arrays Optimize Data Centers

Data center managers seeking to reduce complexity while increasing efficiency need to consider why replacing mechanical disks with a flash array creates a more modern, optimized data center.

Lightning fast. Flash drives conduct input-output operations per second (20k IOPS) much more quickly than hard disk-based storage (200 IOPS), making boot times and writing data significantly faster.

CDW can help. As flash storage adoption increases, a third-party provider such as CDW can help organizations deploy these solutions to optimize data center operations

Unparalleled efficiency. Flash arrays are smaller than hard drives and use less power, enabling them to deliver greater value at a lower cost by using significantly less energy.

Reduced costs. Lower prices have made SSD and flash arrays a more common choice for added workloads.

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Better understand how solid state drives and flash storage arrays can increase efficiency for your company:

The Role of Storage in Digital Transformation


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The Benefits of Hybrid Cloud Storage for Business

Data center managers face the challenge of needing a budget-friendly storage capacity with flexibility for future workloads as well as analytics, security, compliance and business continuity. A hybrid cloud solution provides an innovative approach to meet these demands.

Structured and unstructured data solutions. Hybrid cloud storage is ideal for organizations with frequently accessed structured data and those requiring backups and long-term archives of both structured and unstructured data.

Flexibility and scalability. Cloud storage offers quick and easy scaling, so organizations can handle sudden surges in data traffic.

Strategy. By leveraging both cloud and on-premises storage solutions, data centers can take a more strategic approach to high-volume data management. Innovative storage management solutions can automatically store data in a chosen location on a designated medium.

Always-on availability. Hybrid cloud storage is unaffected by outage problems such as local natural disasters and hardware failures.


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