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Running Kubernetes on VMware vSphere

If you work in the IT industry, you’ve probably heard the term “Kubernetes,” which is typically used in association with containers technology. Containers may be really beneficial when it comes to developing apps. Kubernetes was intended to address many of the issues that come with deploying applications, most notably by automating and orchestrating deployments and availability. In this article, we will take a closer look at how Kubernetes works with VMware.

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Intro to the virtualization: types, benefits, and disadvantages you should consider

Virtual machines stormed the IT world, bringing new ways of running IT environments. In a world where the amount of data gathered, transformed, and stored skyrocketed, there sprouted a need for more powerful hardware or optimization of usage of the existing one. And there the VMs are a great solution. In this article, we will discuss the types of virtualization. We will also take a closer look at the benefits and downsides of virtualization and virtualizing your infrastructure. 

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How does granular recovery work and what do you need to know about it

In the modern office environment, every person working on projects generates huge amounts of data. Emails, datasheets, presentations, databases, documents, and many many more. Protecting this information is very important from the business standpoint, so usually, organizations tend to use backups as the mean of protecting their data. But backup is only one part of the equation. What would you do if somehow you lose that data? Well, you probably want to quickly and easily recover it. Then you should think about setting up a granular recovery (alt. granular restore) plan which is also the main topic of this article. 

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How to recover deleted emails in Office 365

While working in the office environment there is a need for employees to communicate with each other, and the most common way to communicate is via email. When users want to send each other important information via email it’s stored in their mailboxes, but there is always a possibility that an email gets lost, or gets deleted. But if you have a proper backup of your Office 365 emails that Xopero Software provides, you will have no problem if you want to recover deleted emails in Office 365. In this article, we will take a look at how to do it with Xopero ONE 

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Backup vs. data archive – what’s the difference?

Data backup and data archive are two terms that come with the topic of protection of business data. On the surface, it might seem that they are similar, but in fact, nothing could be further from the truth. They are used for very different purposes, and you must understand the differences between them. In this article, we will take a closer look at where the data archive shines, when is a time for backup, and what are the differences between them.

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Microsoft Office 365 backup best practices

Microsoft is a global software giant. It provides the software many companies use daily. Their main priority is to keep the continuity of the provided services. But despite that, there is still a possibility of data loss, due to countless reasons. That’s one of the causes you might consider protecting your data in Office 365, and one of the best ways to make sure your data is secure is to perform an Office 365 backup. In this article, we will talk about a few of the best practices when it comes to it.

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How to recover deleted items from OneDrive

If you store files in OneDrive, you probably found that some of those files went missing,  from time to time. There are many factors that could lead to your files being deleted. The most common one is human error. Usually, a user accidentally deletes the file, while working on them. Other common examples include malware, intentional deletion, or even service downtime. As you can see it’s quite easy to delete files from your cloud storage. But have you ever tried to recover deleted files from Microsoft OneDrive? In this article, we will talk about how you can do it with the use of tools provided by Microsoft itself. 

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AES encryption 101 – why you should use encrypted backup

For many, encryption is a golden standard in data protection and the best way to ensure a high level of security in professional backup solutions. Could encryption be used as a mitigation mechanism against data breach events too? Yes. AES encryption is truly one of the most effective tools in the security professional’s arsenal. In this article, we will touch upon a variety of fundamental topics in data encryption. And if you prefer a more practical approach there is also an in-depth presentation of how Xopero ONE allows to encrypt [and protect] backed up data.

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Privacy Management in Microsoft 365

In the modern work environment, many companies switch from traditional in-office work to hybrid or even a fully remote working model. This is a cause for concern because in these situations people tend to more frequently switch between work and personal activities. This results in the increased amount of personal data roaming around multiple devices and clouds, and in effect making this data a perfect target for various attacks. That is one of the reasons why companies need to have a proper privacy policy in place, in order to protect personal data. And this is why Microsoft decided to introduce the Privacy Management tool into Microsoft 365 suite. In this article, we will take a closer look at Privacy Management in Microsoft 365, and how it can influence the way you think about privacy policies.

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