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06/18/18

Backup Retention Policy

Can someone share your backup retention policy? We are a medium privately held manufacturing company. Today our retention policy is 3 weeks for non-prod system … read more ›

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06/15/18

Offline backup hardware and software recommendations

Please poll the membership to see what others are using for offline backup hardware and software. … read more ›

1 Comments
06/04/18

Using Microsoft OneDrive for Business as a home directory

We’re considering using Microsoft OneDrive for Business as a home directory replacement for Windows 10 users. Is anyone doing this and would be willing to … read more ›

6 Comments
06/04/18

Model for determining costs to spin up a virtual server?

Can anyone share a cost model for determining costs to spin up a virtual server? An example would be: Quantity / Component / Cost 4 … read more ›

1 Comments
05/22/18

Anyone using Nutanix AFS (Acropolis File Services)?

A member is asking if anyone else is using Acropolis File Services. What are you using AFS for, and have you had any issues with … read more ›

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04/13/18

Barracuda for e-mail archiving

I am looking for someone to share their experience in using Barracuda to archive their email from Exchange. Can you see if any of your … read more ›

2 Comments
04/11/18

International Business between the U.S. and Canada

We are currently bidding on business in Canada. (This is the first time we will be going outside of the U.S.) We are interested in … read more ›

2 Comments
04/20/18

Website and Social Media Archiving

Who has experience with web archiving services for website and social media archiving and which companies are you using? Background: In 2013, to meet our … read more ›

1 Comments
04/11/18

Datrium

Curious if any members have implemented Datrium solution and if they have any feedback or reviews. Datrium is an open convergence platform. … read more ›

1 Comments
02/06/18

Costs for a Technology Assessment

We are a transit agency and are evaluating our business technology systems for overlap or gaps and currently looking for examples of cost proposals from … read more ›

1 Comments
10/02/17

AutoDesk Vault Backup Strategy?

Is anyone here using AutoDesk Vault and if so, how are you backing up your Vault instance(s)? I am told that AutoDesk only recommends a … read more ›

2 Comments
11/14/17

Storage Solution for Editing Video

I am wondering what other companies are using to store and edit large video files. Today we have a single employee that stores and edits … read more ›

4 Comments
11/22/17

SMB with Windows 10

We are having issues having windows 10 PCs map a drive to an AIX server using SAMBA. Our SAMBA server is running version 3.5.1 We … read more ›

0 Comments
09/15/17

Questions regarding backup of O365 Exchange Online

Who is backing up data in Office 365 Exchange Online? What third-party solution would you recommend? What were reasons for adoption and use? Is encryption … read more ›

3 Comments
09/26/17

Supplemental Microsoft Offices 365 Backups

Our company has about 1400-1500 employees all with O365 accounts, OneDrive, and a dozen or so Sharepoint sites. We are ending a trial on a … read more ›

4 Comments
02/16/18

Differing Data Retention Requirements and Tape Backup

We are working on a data retention strategy for our company, and one of the challenges we are running into is data saved on backup … read more ›

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03/09/18

Virtualization of Microsoft SCCM Servers

We currently have physical SCCM (System Center Configuration Manager) servers and are considering virtualization. I am trying to determine the outcome of virtualizing SCCM. Has … read more ›

5 Comments
Closed Topic
02/02/18

Outlook 2016 calendar and tools organization help

I’m looking for assistance from someone at a large company with lots of shared calendars and other resources in Outlook to give me some direction … read more ›

2 Comments
Closed Topic
01/10/18

Adding an item to shared calendars in Outlook 2016

We use Outlook 2016 (not office 365) at our organization. Our boss would like to find out if there is a way to add an … read more ›

2 Comments
Closed Topic
01/11/18

3rd Party Support for NetApp in Disaster Recovery

A member is considering using 3rd Party Support (TERiX) for their NetApp FAS 3220 system at their Disaster Recovery site. Have any members used 3rd … read more ›

1 Comments
Closed Topic
12/04/17

On-line Backup Solutions for Mid-Sized (60 Server Range) Company

A member is just starting to look into on-line backup solutions. They are asking what other mid-size (60 server range) companies are using. They would … read more ›

3 Comments
Closed Topic
12/01/17

Video Streaming Vendor Recommendations

Member looking for vendors that provide Video Streaming Solutions and Services. Must provide both 24/7 live streaming and archive capabilities. … read more ›

5 Comments
Closed Topic
11/27/17

Hyper-converged vs. traditional infrastructure

A member will be moving out of their existing on premise datacenter at the corporate office and moving the virtual server infrastructure to a colo … read more ›

3 Comments
Closed Topic
11/27/17

Data transfer from one SAN to a new SAN

I’m preparing for a lease refresh of one of our SAN. The old SAN is an Dell Equalogic PS4100, the new SAN will be a … read more ›

2 Comments
Closed Topic
11/20/17

Recommendations for Off-Site Storage other than Iron Mountain

Can anyone share recommendations for off-site storage other than Iron Mountain? … read more ›

3 Comments
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