Business continuity & disaster recovery News
February 11, 2016
The ExaGrid EX32000E version 4.9 backup hardware appliance and its deduplication software offer capacity for 25 appliances and support 15 data centers for cross-site DR.
January 08, 2016
Finalists in the data backup and recovery software category for Products of the Year include traditional backup software and point products that address data protection challenges.
December 16, 2015
Carbonite finds a way to move up into midsize market by purchasing Seagate EVault cloud backup and disaster recovery as a service business for $14 million.
September 30, 2015
Philadelphia Mixing Solutions ditched four isolated SANs to deploy two hybrid NexGen arrays, with 32 TB of capacity apiece for primary storage and DR, avoiding storage silos.
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Storing important data in the cloud is a non-starter for many organizations. There are number of reasons for this, including legislation, risk and compliance. Oh, and of course, cost. For those organizations, an on-premises cloud could be a promising alternative. In other words, building a storage system that offers the key attributes of cloud storage while avoiding all that scary stuff. In our cover story, you'll find out what it takes to build an on-premises cloud system, the technologies required and what an on-prem cloud offers that traditional storage does not.
Backup is no longer simply copying data in case something goes wrong. Nowadays, the bleeding edge of backup is about meeting the demands of the "always-on" data center. It wasn't too long ago that meeting these types of demands seemed impossible, but that is changing. You'll find out about the new technologies and approaches that are addressing modern data protection challenges.
Building an effective disaster recovery (DR) plan requires a detailed analysis of the types of risks it will need to protect against and the impact those risks represent. With our step-by-step roadmap, learn where to focus DR resources and how much to invest in building and maintaining those resources.Continue Reading
Cloud computing can help healthcare organizations save money, expand research projects and improve technology offerings. Yet, for some, the age-old question remains: Can cloud services be trusted to protect sensitive healthcare data, such as EHRs?
This three-part guide explores how healthcare organizations are venturing into the cloud. First, expert Trevor Strome analyzes the benefits and most significant barriers to cloud adoption in healthcare. Next, SearchHealthIT's Kristen Lee looks at how Amazon Web Services has helped Nationwide Children's Hospital and a technology vendor perform genomic studies. Finally, healthcare IT consultant Reda Chouffani provides a list of things to consider when purchasing cloud services. Continue Reading
Projecting total costs and confirming a product meets governing regulations are two steps to take before committing to a cloud product. Continue Reading
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Cloud-based disaster recovery can be a cost-effective, practical means of DR. Discover how well you know this method compared to a more conventional DR approach with physical sites. Continue Reading
If you plan on implementing a mass notification system, this technology overview, vendor chart and handy planning checklist should answer any outstanding questions. Continue Reading
The virtual contact center has become increasingly compelling. Why? Continue Reading
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A cyberattack on the nation's electrical grid could cripple the nation. The public and private sectors need to cooperate on efforts to recoup. Continue Reading
Disk, tape and the cloud all help ensure rapid recovery, reliable retention and data agility. Each should be part of your data protection strategy. Continue Reading
Expert Paul Kirvan details data loss prevention best practices that can thwart a potentially devastating disruption to BC and DR operations in any organization. Continue Reading
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Technology is coming to the rescue for organizations looking to lower their disaster recovery costs. Learn how these steps can help decrease your DR expenses. Continue Reading
Jon Toigo discusses the importance of ensuring that your cloud provider has tape recovery capabilities in this Storage Decisions presentation. Continue Reading
Paul Kirvan explains why your business continuity program must mesh with your information security and corporate cybersecurity strategies. Continue Reading