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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 […]

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