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May 11, 2015
Cloud-based disaster recovery services are a hot trend among SMB customers who lack the money to build their own DR configurations.
April 30, 2015
When time-sensitive businesses such as Bloomberg experience an outage, there are lessons IT managers learn that can improve data center resiliency.
April 16, 2015
Crossroads StrongBox archiving appliance ingests writes to disk and copies data to up two tape libraries for disaster recovery.
December 29, 2014
Cloud disaster recovery became the overarching theme for DR in 2014, dominating products and services from new and established vendors.
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The cloud has made disaster recovery more affordable for small businesses, opening opportunities for channel partners offering DRaaS Continue Reading
Experts agree that testing is one of the most important aspects of disaster recovery planning. It is the only way to ensure that you are able to bring systems back online to meet recovery time objectives and recovery point objectives.
But, historically, IT teams have struggled with DR testing because it can be disruptive to employees that need access to essential applications. That is changing. Advancements in server virtualization, cloud computing and DR software have made DR testing more practical and much more affordable. This Drill Down on DR testing offers in-depth information on these technologies, DR testing best practices and advice on how to create DR test scenarios for your environment. If you are planning a DR test -- or you haven't run a DR test in a while -- you need to read this guide.Continue Reading
Designing a server virtualization infrastructure requires a lot of attention. Provisioning resources, planning for failure and looking at private clouds are just three starting points. Continue Reading
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Jon Toigo discusses why, despite their benefits, high-availability features are not a full replacement for a good disaster recovery plan. Continue Reading
Expert Brien Posey reveals the most important factors to consider when evaluating a data center generator for disaster preparedness. Continue Reading
The managed services business model has been around for years. So why can't some IT services firms break their reliance on break/fix work? Continue Reading
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Business continuity planning can round out a corporate governance plan by identifying potential areas of failure and how to survive them. Continue Reading
Converting authentication modes is a rare thing admins need to address, but it must be fixed right away when it happens -- and Microsoft's documentation on it is incorrect. Continue Reading
Two independent physicians in North Carolina experienced IT failures so severe that they reconsidered their solo status. Continue Reading
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Disaster recovery planning and infrastructure builds vex IT managers. Cloud services offer lower costs and more flexibility, but not without risk. Continue Reading
How do you test a DR plan if you're using a cloud-based disaster recovery service? How do you know it's going to work for you? Continue Reading
The cloud makes it possible for any business to have a strong VDI disaster recovery plan. You can choose to back up data by file, or you can back up the whole image. Continue Reading