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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...]

Perspective on S3 Glacier Deep Archive: AWS’ Latest, Lowest Cost Storage Tier

After unveiling AWS S3 Glacier Deep Archive at re:Invent 2018 in November, last week AWS announced general availability of its newest cloud storage tier. Through our close partnership with AWS, our team had the opportunity to take part in beta testing, and we are incredibly excited by the results so far. The new storage tier is designed to offer long-term retention at the lowest cost in the cloud … [Read more...]

Next Gen DR In The Cloud – The Power of SaaS with Druva

In a world of multiple site failures and data outages, organizations struggle to find the right disaster recovery (DR) solution that fits their needs. There are many solutions in the marketplace to choose from, but how do you know what’s best for your organization? If you have extra budget (lucky you) to spare, you can get a ‘managed service’ to replicate production data and have a DR solution but … [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...]

Doing Oracle Backup Right

“We have absolutely no backups of Paris whatsoever?” were the words I heard that would change the trajectory of my career in backups. It was 1993, and we had lost a disk drive containing part of an Oracle database that was the purchasing database for a $35 billion company. And we had absolutely no backups – whatsoever. It was my first job in backups and I’d been there just long … [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...]

Future Proofing with Cloud Backup

Data backup and recovery has been around almost as long as the data center. For the last 30 years, the idea of backing up data to a box has been the status quo, but does that logic still apply in the age of cloud and distributed databases? As enterprise data moves to the cloud, it only makes sense that cloud backup solutions should also be a top consideration to ensure alignment with the business. … [Read more...]

Filesystems vs. Databases

Originally written January 2009, updated February 2019 It’s interesting to see how databases have come a long way and have clearly out-shadowed file-systems for storing structured or unstructured information.Technically, both of them support the basic features necessary for data access. For example, both of them: Ensure data is managed to ensure its integrity and quality Allow shared access … [Read more...]