The purpose of IT backup and recovery systems is to avoid data loss and recover
quickly, thereby minimizing downtime costs. Traditional storage-centric data protection
architectures such as Purpose Built Backup Appliances (PBBAs), and the conventional
backup and restore processing supporting them, are prone to failure on recovery. This
is because the processes, both automated and manual, are too numerous, too complex,
and too difficult to test adequately. In turn this leads to unacceptable levels of failure for
today’s mission critical applications, and a poor foundation for digital transformation
Governments are taking notice. Heightened regulatory compliance requirements have
implications for data recovery processes and are an unwelcome but timely catalyst for
companies to get their recovery houses in order. Onerous malware, such as
ransomware and other cyber attacks increase the imperative for organizations to have
highly granular recovery mechanisms in place that allow
At no other time has data played such a crucial role in the success of our commercial sector, and no more so than in financial services. We can see this powerfully illustrated when we pause to consider the growth of data driven ‘technologies’ such as Artificial Intelligence and their prevalence in driving innovation in areas such as risk management, multi-channel customer experience and fraud detection.
So keen is the sector to use data to deliver advantage, that PwC says startups with a strong AI-based offer attract some of the most lucrative funding – to the tune of $1 billion over the past two years.1
With this as our landscape, and the continued drive to deliver data-driven innovation the prospect of disruption and downtime is something that cannot be countenanced. This being the main reason why the senior management of most organisations continue to buy into tried-and-tested Disaster Recovery (DR) strategies. We all feel assured that if we ‘double up’ our investments in – as f
Achieving effective and efficient high availability protection for larger IBM i environments requires careful thought and clear understanding of the technology options. This white paper describes what you need to know in order to make an informed decision about IBM i high availability strategies so that your business requirements for Recovery Time Objective (RTO) and Recovery Point Objective (RPO) are not compromised
For mission-critical IT, service outages and data loss pose serious consequences. This white paper examines how availability management, disaster recovery and business continuity support one another and offers insight to find success at all of them.
Surprisingly, 50% of small to medium sized businesses that have invested in a data availability and recovery solution may still be vulnerable to downtime. Download this free white paper to learn what you can do to avoid the same risk. You'll also learn what your options are for reliable IBM iSeries data protection and recovery that make sense for your size business.
This new case study explores how HiDef CorporateT from Citrix Online Audio enables the American Cancer Society to cut audio conferencing costs by nearly 50% - savings that bolster the organization's core mission.
VMware Virtual Infrastructure and CA Recovery Management (CA ARCserve Backup and CA Xosoft products) team up to deliver higher availability and risk-resistance for business-critical information and applications, while lowering management and operational costs and complexity.
Oracle's Zero Data Loss Recovery Appliance is a ground-breaking data protection solution that’s completely integrated with Oracle Database, eliminating data-loss exposure for all databases without impacting production environments.
Download this infographic to learn about the impact that Oracle's Zero Data Loss Recovery Appliance makes on enterprises.
Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) is giving organizations the agility to respond quickly to demand for new products, services and applications. Many organisations begin their HCI journey by targeting specific use cases such as virtual desktop infrastructure, disaster recovery and remote office-branch office environments. But HCI continues to evolve far beyond these use cases.
In this case study, we look at real world deployments to identify how HCI is helping businesses to reduce TCO, improve scalability and rapidly adopt new technologies.
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Published By: LogMeIn
Published Date: Mar 19, 2015
In today’s competitive market, you understand the importance of delivering outstanding customer experience while improving service desk productivity and keeping costs low. Remote support solutions enable you to meet these objectives by allowing agents to connect to remote devices and computers, pull system diagnostics and push configurations to deliver personalized hands-on support. With these solutions, you no longer have to walk novice users through detailed recovery procedures or complex settings.
This white paper details how remote support solutions enable your organization to increase customer satisfaction, reduce costs by improving productivity, improve support metrics, and solve complex problems in a highly secure environment.
In this whitepaper, we will explore:
• The reasons behind changing traditional desktop computing strategies
• Why cloud-hosted virtual desktops are a compelling solution for many businesses
• How to leverage cloud-hosted desktops for Windows 7 migrations, mobile and departmental workers, and disaster recovery scenarios.
Published By: NaviSite
Published Date: Sep 02, 2014
This whitepaper explores the reasons behind changing traditional desktop computing strategies, why cloud-hosted virtual desktops are a compelling solution for many businesses and how to leverage cliud-hosted desktops for windows 7 migrations, mobile and departmental workers, and disaster recovery scenarios.
In today’s environment, business continuity is a necessity. As organizations embrace digital transformation and turn to IT for almost all most critical operations, downtime can be crippling. Those that are able to tolerate technology failures transparently—so the business remains up and running— can drive dramatic gains in competitive advantage, customer engagement and business innovation.
However, achieving the highest levels of business continuity, with zero recovery point objectives (RPOs) and recovery time objectives (RTOs), has been possible only for the largest companies and their most business-critical applications. The associated costs and complexity have simply been too much for most organizations to achieve those levels.
That is no longer the case.
This white paper discusses a new active/active stretched cluster technology that allows companies of all sizes to achieve the highest levels of business continuity without the costs and complexities that have typically marked thi
Published By: Riverbed
Published Date: Apr 27, 2011
This paper examines the trends towards server consolidation and virtualization, and how WAN optimization can help IT organizations address the challenges of application performance and information availability within these environments.
A recent MarketingSherpa Webinar on the topic of high-conversion content uncovered five burning questions from participants about specific types of content. This brief explores these questions and offers advice and strategies for content creation and distribution.
Few companies can afford operational disruption, yet IT budgets remain flat and can’t encompass the growing need for additional
resiliency measures to protect critical-business applications. The recovery-as-a-service offering from VMware, VMware vCloud® Air™ Disaster Recovery, helps you fulfill the need to implement or supplement your organization’s continuity plans while addressing
budget, time, and resources constraints. It provides simplified replication and recovery based on the VMware vSphere® platform.
For a successful setup of your disaster recovery service, keep in mind the following tips when getting started.
With more and more homes and commercial buildings popping up all over North America, it’s clear that the construction industry is picking up. Collectively, this is good news, because expansion means prosperity. However, if everyone else is growing, then your lumber and building materials (LBM) business needs to as well. During this era of recovery and growth, it’s imperative for LBM dealers to keep asking themselves three questions:
1. Is my business’ growth keeping pace with my local market and my competitors?
2. Is my company able to do more with less during this era of growth?
3. Do I understand why my customers buy from me, and am I outperforming my competitors in those areas?
For years, Epicor has helped LBM businesses reach their full potential by providing them with the tools they need to compete and grow. You want to outperform the competition. Read this white paper to learn how Epicor solutions can help.
The cost of downtime and/or lost data can be devastating. For this reason, business continuity and disaster recovery (BC/DR) is becoming a critical mandate. Virtualization can keep your business running through many types of planned and unplanned IT outages. Download this white paper to learn more.
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