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Managed Desktop Devices at Scale—SolarWinds TechPod 29

July 21, 2020

 What do IT managers and managed service providers (MSPs) have in common? They both manage a sea of desktop devices. Join the SolarWinds MSP™ Head Nerds while they discuss the challenges and successes of deploying, managing and securing the multitude of desktop devices in various environments.  Related Links SolarWinds N-central SolarWinds RMM Episode Host Eric Anthony …






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Frankenbackup—SolarWinds TechPod 010

April 11, 2019

Old backup technologies never really die. In fact, they tend to grow, patching on new products and types of media until a company’s backup solution becomes a cobbled together “frankenbackup” (neck bolts not included). So how can tech and IT pros navigate this backup …


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Don’t Get Bitten by Schrödinger’s Backup

November 1, 2018

There are two sayings you can find in virtually every article about data protection: “If your data doesn’t exist in at least two places, then it doesn’t exist,” and “If you can’t restore your data, then it doesn’t exist.” This is for good reason. …


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Do You Need an On-Prem Storage Vault?

October 15, 2018

Data protection has traditionally involved an on-prem storage vault, but as data protection solutions evolve, this requirement is becoming increasingly optional. On-prem storage vaults exist because if you do away with them, you eliminate cost and complexity while creating risk. Understanding how “cloud-first” data …


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The Problem of Complexity in Modern Backup Software

October 2, 2018

Data protection is a complicated endeavor. This is largely because IT is a complicated endeavor, and data protection involves backing up all the data from existing IT deployments while maintaining the ability to bring some or all of that IT back online in case …


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The Hidden Costs of Backup Software

August 31, 2018

The focus of data protection has changed. Backups and data recovery used to exist primarily to protect against human error or natural disaster. The focus was on recovering from an accidental deletion or salvaging company data after a data center burned down. Today, data …


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