Protect your data better, gain higher availability, and stay within your budget with this practical guide that covers data centers of all sizes. Focusing on Windows server environments, it explores a range of "good, better, best" options and presents best practices for backup, availability, disaster recovery, and business continuity.
Learn how to build a plan based on how you want to recover data—instead of how you want to protect it—and discover a wide range of technologies that you may already have to help you achieve your protection, availability, and recovery goals.
Review all types of data protection, and weigh RPO/RTO versus ROI/TCO
Explore availability technologies—application, clustering, and file replication—and protection technologies—disk-based, tape-based, and cloud-based
Learn best practices per workload, and across your environment as a whole
Find out what System Center Data Protection Manager 2010 brings to the table for protecting everything from Windows Clients to Hyper-V
Make advanced topics simple and achievable, including Windows file services and failover clustering, Exchange 2007/2010 replication, SQL database mirroring, and systems management and monitoring
Discover how data protection and virtualization can be better together, from host-based backups to Hyper-V LiveMigration
Understand the impact of regulations like SOX, HIPAA, and CO-OP on your data protection and availability requirements