It’s called a cloud, not a lockbox. It’s your data, so you should have the ability to back it up how you’d like. This week, we answer this question from the vCloud community: “Other than using the Data Protection Service, how are people backing up their workloads in vCloud Air?”

There are actually several options, as David Hill, Senior Technical Marketing Architect, explains in this week’s vTech Talk video. Here, he identifies the best ways to navigate your choices, whether you’re looking to move workloads to local vCloud block storage, object storage destinations, on-premises facilities, or even other 3rd party cloud.There’s certainly a lot to consider, but David breaks things down intuitively. That’s useful if you’re undecided or confused about various options like Acronis, CommVault, and Cloudberry Backup. Of course, anytime you’ve got to find solutions, it’s important to define what to look for (hint: it’s agent-based solutions for this issue). For more, check out the vTech Talk video here:

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