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How social media platforms mine personal data for profit

It’s almost impossible not to rely on social networks in some way, whether for personal reasons or business. Sites such as LinkedIn continue to blur the line, increasing the amount of social function over time with features and services resembling less formal sites, such as Facebook. Can anyone imagine not relying on, of all things, Twitter to catch up on breaking coronavirus news around the world … [Read more...]

Druva Doc Portal – A Brand New Search Experience

When it’s easier for our customers to find our documentation, it’s easier for them to succeed. With precisely this thought, we have launched a brand new, AI-powered search experience on the Druva Doc Portal and this is just the beginning of the improved customer user experience in 2019. So what’s new? Let’s find out!A significantly better search experienceDruva has integrated Coveo’s advanced and … [Read more...]

Druva On-Demand: Delivering Features in Real Time in the Cloud

With spell checking, if your words aren’t in the dictionary, you click and add them — you continuously improve the app and it serves you better. Likewise, the tools you use to run your business processes, from backups to bookkeeping, serve you better when they’re continuously updated. And with cloud-native SaaS tools, you get new capabilities, enhanced features, and bug fixes quicker without ever … [Read more...]

What You Can Do to Protect Office 365 Data

Don’t Assume Your Data is Safe Microsoft Office 365 has become ubiquitous in business today, but it’s impressive, and ever expanding breadth and depth leaves  customers with increasing gaps in data protection for the mission critical application. While you may assume your data is safe because “it’s in the cloud,” without a proper backup solution, your  ability to meet business continuity, data … [Read more...]

451 Research: “Druva Turns Up the Heat”

451 Research recently published a close look at Druva’s ascendency in what it calls the “white-hot” disaster recovery-as-a-service (DRaaS) market …The global research and advisory firm 451 Research recently published a close look at Druva’s ascendency in what it calls the “white-hot” disaster recovery-as-a-service (DRaaS) market. Citing the growing obsolescence of legacy hardware and the … [Read more...]

End Ransomware Threats With Good Backups

When the best offense is a good defense Modern enterprise cybersecurity always takes a layered approach. For example, only people with the right passes can enter a building. Firewall hardware protects network perimeters. Security software guards on-premise enterprise applications. This layered, “defense-in-depth” approach, when done right, reduces vulnerability to the onslaught of new and … [Read more...]

Data Management Essentials: Backing up Office 365

Do you need to backup Office 365? Microsoft might have some native protection capabilities, but it does not provide essential data protection and it is important to realize there are things it doesn’t protect you from, like rouge administrator or hackers doing something bad to your environment.Ransomware and Rogue AdminsA perfect example of the importance of backing up Office 365 is a ransomware … [Read more...]

Data Management Essentials: RPO and RTO

In this ongoing video series, W. Curtis Preston, aka Mr. Backup, and Chief Technologist at Druva will walk through some of the key principles and terminology of data management, such as RPO/RTO, endpoints, object storage vs. block storage and how to protect corporate data. You can always leave us questions in the comments or find us @druvainc.When talking about data protection, two of the most … [Read more...]

Understanding RPO and RTO

Originally published March, 2008, updated January 2019 Recovery Point Objective (RPO) and Recovery Time Objective (RTO) are two of the most important parameters of a disaster recovery or data protection plan. These are objectives which can guide enterprises to choose an optimal data backup plan.The RPO/RTO, along with a business impact analysis, provides the basis for identifying and analyzing … [Read more...]