Network disaster recovery
- January 10, 2012
Big data growth is expected for 2012. This IT trend will create some new challenges for the wide area network (WAN).
- August 03, 2011
Many WAN pros learn the hard way that bigger pipes don't always ensure that overnight backups finish on time, which a high-capacity WAN emulator could help eliminate.
- June 15, 2011
WAN optimization vendors are launching multigigabit appliances to address the sheer volume and high-availability requirements of WAN replication and DR traffic.
- June 03, 2011
Even with a dedicated link for backup, one credit union's nightly WAN replication never kept up with the data load. WAN optimization shaved that cycle down from day to hours.
- March 30, 2011
One wide area network (WAN) manager shrunk the window for his weekly 300 gigabit backup over WAN links for disaster recovery from seven days to one with WAN optimization.
- February 09, 2011
Egypt's recent Internet shutdown highlights the need for some WAN managers to develop a wide area network disaster recovery plan for branches in areas at risk of civil unrest.
- November 30, 2010
Virtual WAN optimization appliances today handle lightweight tasks in branches, but vendors are releasing products they claim can handle data replication and disaster recovery.
- June 30, 2010
A WAN disaster recovery plan is a vital component of an organization's overall disaster recovery plan, but possibly an overlooked one. Bringing remote users back online, along with the data centers they connect to, should be high on a WAN engineer's...
- October 28, 2009
Wide area network (WAN) managers need to think less like techies and more like business strategists when deciding whether to power the WAN with one or multiple service providers. Enterprises have to decide how much risk they can tolerate and weigh ...
- October 07, 2009
In a flu pandemic emergency, millions of people could be stuck at home for weeks at a time. Companies must prepare their wide-area networks to support increases in remote workers. When doing this, network engineers mustn't overlook security. And ...
- July 14, 2009
Healthcare information services provider PH Tech relies on an Ecessa WAN link controller to provide members access to patient eligibility status, authorizations, claims payments and other information that is the lifeblood of every hospital's ...
- May 05, 2009
Remote access contingency planning is on the rise as networking teams prepare for an expected increase in work-at-home telecommuters to counter the spread of the H1N1 swine flu.
- January 15, 2009
Version control and disaster recovery projects prompted a manufacturer of industrial equipment to adopt WAN optimization technology. As the company consolidated its data in one location, network managers found that they needed to optimize the WAN.
- June 07, 2007
Network disaster recovery planning tips for business continuity from Verizon Business highlight what needs to be done to weather the storm.
- April 12, 2007
Disaster recovery plans are now a necessity for enterprises, and WAN optimization can improve the way DR policies work on the network and reduce costs.