Gartner Research

Explore Alternatives to Branch Office Tape Backup

Published: 13 February 2014

ID: G00261544

Analyst(s): Pushan Rinnen , Dave Russell


We present common options, as well as emerging alternatives, to replace branch office tape backup. This research helps IT operation managers to explore ideas when it comes to modernizing branch office backup.

Table Of Contents


  • Alternative Solutions to ROBO Tape Backup
    • Use Existing Backup Software's Disk Backup Capabilities
    • Change to Newer Backup Software Designed for Disk Backup
    • Adopt Cloud Backup for a Hybrid Deployment
    • Eliminate Branch Office Backup With Remote Replication
    • Consider Other Emerging Alternatives
  • Critical Factors to Consider

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