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Modern backup seems to be such a hot term at the moment, and everyone is jumping on the bandwagon

"It reminds me of those shopping network commercials late at night (well I guess they're 24 hours a day now ... I'm showing my age!) where the host is screaming about the product and how it will change your life. There is a lot of that going around, so how do you weed out what is good and what is not? Let's take a look at ways you can approach this exact task.

The need for modern backup

First let's start with, 'why?' Why now, and why do you need to change? Well most of the time it's a disruption that is causing the need to change. Something like 'do more with less' is one of my favorite lines which ultimately is a nice way of saying you have less budget, but need more 'X.' But the one I see the most is the disruption of change..."

The cloud adoption is inevitable, but there are some new considerations to make on this journey

"We've been warning our customers to not just blindly copy their existing data protection strategies when switching platforms, and instead, use the opportunity to challenge the status quo and embrace new practices. Today, I wanted to bring my own perspective into Microsoft Azure data protection challenges and talk about Azure Backup, a native IaaS backup offering, as well as show when its capabilities might need to be extended using solutions like Veeam Backup for Azure..."

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