Kardem is a Turkish garment manufacturer with a global supply chain that relies as much on data as on designs and dyes. Recently, the company moved to an integrated on-premises and cloud backup solution using Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 data protection manager and Microsoft Azure backup. With this solution, Kardem gains more reliable, scalable and cost-effective data backup this translates into a stable foundation for business expansion. Kardem uses data protection manager to back up its servers to disk continuously with incremental block-level updates. The data is then transferred to tape.