By Dr. Marc M. Batschkus 1. Storage Grows Even More More data, larger files, more media production result in more demand for storage. With a possible shortage of some chips and components, this means that the storage setup of most
By David Fox When it comes to assessing whether your current backup strategy is fit for purpose, a solid guideline is the time-honoured 3-2-1 backup rule. The 3-2-1 Backup Rule It states that three copies of your primary data should
What is the best way to archive video footage and media files? By Dr. Marc M. Batschkus 1. What Is a Media Archive System? A media archive system (MAS) is a collection of software and hardware designed to store and
In our June 2022 Spotlight article, titled “Comparison of LTO and Cloud storage costs for media archive“, we provided a comprehensive comparison of media archive storage costs, and uncovered some interesting and perhaps alarming differences in cost and convenience. In
In July 2021, Archiware GmbH, expert in data backup and archiving, released the latest version 7.0 of its P5 Data Management Platform. There’s plenty of new functionality between versions 6 and 7, so let’s take a look at all that’s
By Dr. Marc M. Batschkus According to the dictionary, a vault is “a secure room in a bank in which valuables are stored”. You might consider bringing your media to an actual bank, but there are other alternatives that might
By Dr. Marc Batschkus It is easy to forget how many codecs become obsolete over time. Even once popular codecs become outdated. Some cameras used their own codecs and thus became part of the workflow. How many of your files
By Dr. Marc M. Batschkus As much as networked computers give us the benefit of accessing almost anything anytime, they are also vulnerable to online threats and ransomware. Including this notion in the planning for Backup and data security helps
By Marc M. Batschkus Preserving media assets is the main reason for archiving. Since archiving is a data migration it frees up space on production storage. Archiving video footage, photos and other media requires specific features to simplify browsing, searching,
By Marc M. Batschkus The post-production workflow is responsible for precious files that might have cost millions to create. Therefore, having solid protection and maximum security for this data is necessary. Since there are many options and technologies available, a
By Marc M. Batschkus Small businesses—or SMBs—need to keep their business running. For most of them, customer contacts, stock keeping, and orders are their core data. This is why SMBs especially need a data protection strategy. If this sounds too
by Marc M. Batschkus Why archive data in the first place? Since archiving is a migration process, it moves files from production storage to archive storage. Saving space on production storage saves investment and keeps the number of files on
By David Fox Introduction In this article, we’ll explore the risks posed by ransomware and how to mitigate them by planning and implementing a thorough backup strategy that is resistant to the threats posed by malicious software. Large-scale ransomware attacks are
by Dr.Marc M. Batschkus Disk storage is everywhere, can be combined to fast RAIDs and large SAN systems to cover almost any need for speed and capacity. There are more disk storage products on the market than anyone can possibly
– Click here for the English version of this article – von Josef Doods Die Anforderungen: Datensicherheit und Zugriff auf ältere Datei-Versionen sowie Hochverfügbarkeit. Die Antwort: P5 Synchronize.
– Hier finden Sie die deutsche Version dieses Artikels – By Josef Doods The requirement: Data security and access to older file versions in combination with high availability. The answer: P5 Synchronize.
by Archiware Staff Ransomware attacks impact organizations of all sizes and sectors. Out of 540 organizations in North America, Canada, the U.K. and Germany, nearly half have experienced ransomware attacks in 2016 (Osterman Research Survey).
by Julia Friedrich & Ibrahim Tannir When planning a data management strategy, there are a number of questions that need to be considered: Do I need an immediate failover solution? What is an acceptable backup frequency?
by André Kühnemund When data security is key, a simple backup may not be enough to ensure data is available at all times, while a data sync does not offer long retention times and safe offsite storage.