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Overcome Key Obstacles to Building A Hybrid Cloud

Hybrid cloud can be the ideal cloud model for many businesses. The combination of private and public cloud provides the capacity on demand needed for disaster recovery or cloud bursting. As many […]

Making the Right Choices for Disaster Recovery in the Cloud

Moving your disaster recovery (DR) to the cloud is a big decision. Making that decision is just the start; there are lots of other decisions you need to make now.

New Year's Resolution: Update Your Disaster Recovery Plan for 2019

It's drawing close to the end of the year. Time is running out to get your disaster recovery (DR) strategy updated to keep you safe in 2019. Here's what you need to do:

8 Ways Disaster Recovery as a Service Reduces the Impact of Downtime

Making disaster recovery processes reliable and repeatable is critical to business survival. The dependence of business operations on data means the financial costs of downtime are significant. […]

How Will You Minimize Your IT Downtime?

The costs of downtime continue to rise. One statistic claims that for nearly a quarter of survey respondents, the cost of server downtime was more than $300,000. That's per hour, not per incident.

Build a Resilient Architecture That Handles Cloud Outages

The cloud offers high resiliency, but it isn't perfect: read the service level agreement closely and you'll see the guaranteed uptime isn't 100%. Even big cloud providers like Amazon Web Services […]

Complex Environments Shouldn't Mean Complex Disaster Recovery

The technical infrastructure used by most businesses today is both more complex and more critical than ever. Environments are a mix of physical servers, virtual machines, and public, private, and […]

Planning to Test Your Disaster Recovery Plan

Since most businesses don't even write a disaster recovery (DR) plan, you're definitely ahead of the game if you've gone ahead and created written documentation. Problem is, there's a good chance […]

Do You Need a New Backup Strategy?

No matter how effective a technology is, there comes a time when it no longer meets the business' needs and needs to be replaced by a newer, better technology. Is your backup strategy reaching its […]

7 Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Disaster Recovery as a Service Provider

Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) can make it easier for your organization to recover after a disaster. By using a cloud-based recovery service, you have accessible backups plus support that […]

Choose the Right Approach to Meeting Recovery Objectives

Satisfying business needs for minimal downtime is a challenge for most IT teams. Despite tight recovery point and recovery time objectives (RPOs and RTOs), restoring operations often takes longer […]

Update Your Disaster Recovery Plan to Match Your Changing Needs

Is your disaster recovery plan as up to date as your technology? With the rapid pace of change in both business and technology, the hardware in your data center, the applications running on that […]

Disaster Recovery as a Service Is The Most Important Cloud Service

There are all kinds of cloud services that benefit your business: storage, email, databases, and many more specialized application services that your business can leverage to reduce costs and […]

Avoid Disaster with Disaster Recovery as a Service

In today's era of digital transformation, online data and online applications don't just support a business: they are the business. That means that calling a computer outage or data loss a […]

Get the Benefits of Disaster Recovery As A Service

Do you have a solid backup process? Many companies haven't verified that their backup process is complete or tested how they can restore from their backup storage. But even companies that are sure […]

10 Steps for Coping With An IT Disaster

Having a disaster recovery (DR) plan is critical to guide your actions when disaster strikes, but recovering takes more than simply grabbing the nearest copy of the DR document and executing its […]

3 Reasons You Still Need Data Protection Software in the Cloud

While many businesses turn to the cloud as a destination for their backups and to provide disaster recovery (DR) capability, using the cloud doesn't mean companies don't need their own data […]

dcVAST Exhibiting at Disaster Recovery Journal Spring World 2017

dcVAST will be at Disaster Recovery Journal Spring World 2017 on March 26 – 29, 2017. Disaster Recovery Journal Spring World is the world's largest gathering of business continuity professionals. […]

3 Reasons You Still Need Data Protection Software in the Cloud

While many businesses turn to the cloud as a destination for their backups and to provide disaster recovery (DR) capability, using the cloud doesn’t mean companies don’t need their own data […]

Pushbutton DR Isn't Here Yet—You Still Need to Document Your Disaster Recovery Plan

Despite automation, scripts, and Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS), it still takes more than pushing a button to get your business back up and running in an emergency. Make sure your […]

Hyperconverged Infrastructure Still Requires Backups

Hyperconverged and web scale infrastructures are inherently robust. Built-in redundancies and replication mean component failures are almost transparent; processing and storage simply shifts to […]

Do Multiple Hypervisors Need Multiple Backup Strategies?

It's inevitable that the more complex your infrastructure is, the more challenging it is to manage. Despite that, there are good reasons not to settle on a single data processing solution. […]

Is Your Data Protection Plan Behind the Times?

The start of a new year is a good time to look back at what you accomplished this past year. When it comes to data protection, keeping up with the challenges is tough. Veritas identified eight […]

4 Steps to Cost-Effective Disaster Recovery

It's tough to justify budget requests for a function you hope will never be used. That's why no one wants to spend on disaster recovery. Yet the reality is that disaster isn't that rare. In one […]

Disaster Recovery as a Service Helps Businesses Respond to Opportunities, Not Just Disasters

Creating backups is one of those tasks that sounds simple in theory but becomes much more complicated once you get started. Identifying everything that needs to be backed up is one thing; […]

The Veritas NetBackup 5240 Appliance is now Generally Available!

Integrated backup appliances help businesses reduce the management complexity of their backup processes while increasing reliability at the same time. NetBackup appliances from Veritas make backup […]

Reduce the Irony of Backup Downtime

Backups are critical to keeping your business going. In case of a crisis, complete, consistent backups let you recover your business data and resume operations. The importance of these backups grows […]

Disaster Recovery as a Service Solves Challenges for Management and Tech Staff

Business managers know that disaster recovery is crucial for business survivability, but it's expensive and there's little apparent return on the investment. For technical staff, disaster recovery is […]

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