Published By: DataCore
Published Date: Jun 06, 2019
With so many moving pieces involved in business continuity and disaster recovery planning, anticipating the downstream impact of new SAN arrays, hyperconverged systems, and disaster recovery site relocation is increasingly more difficult. Learn how DataCore™ SDS services help you adapt your safeguards accordingly in the face of these common initiatives and business challenges:
- Storage Array Replacement
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Cloud Replication
- Hyperconverged Infrastructure
- Multi-Site Metro Cluster
"Confused about RTOs and RPOs? Fuzzy about failover and failback? Wondering about the advantages of continuous replication over snapshots? Well, you’re in the right place. The Disaster Recovery 101 eBook will help you learn about DR from the ground up and assist you in making informed decisions when implementing your DR strategy, enabling you to build a resilient IT infrastructure.
This 101 guide will educate you on topics like:
How to evaluate replication technologies
Measuring the cost of downtime
How to test your Disaster Recovery plan
Reasons why backup isn’t Disaster Recovery
Tips for leveraging the cloud
Mitigating IT threats like ransomware
Get your business prepared for any interruption, download the Disaster Recovery 101 eBook now!"
Published By: Veeam '18
Published Date: Mar 13, 2018
Disaster recovery (DR) planning has a reputation for being difficult and time consuming. Setting up alternate processing sites, procuring hardware, establishing data replication, and failover testing have been incredibly expensive undertakings. To top it all off, the need for 24x7x365 business application availability threatens to make disaster recovery planning an exercise in futility.
Disaster Recovery Plan Roadmap
Learn how automatic backup delivers guaranteed business data
protection and recovery—no matter the threat.
When ransomware hits, the average small business experiences two full days of downtime. One-third of businesses lose revenue and all experience brand and loyalty damage that’s harder to quantify. To stop the bleeding, most small businesses end up paying at least $2,500 to get their data back. But paying the ransom doesn’t guarantee anything. Plenty of businesses have fully complied with the ransom demands, only to have the ransomer increase the ransom request—or simply take off with the ransom and the data.
Published By: Carbonite
Published Date: Oct 12, 2017
There are five essential pieces to a sound backup and disaster recovery (BDR) plan, and IT pros who follow these steps are able to feel confident in their long-term organizational plan. Read this expert guide from Ben Maas, an independent consultant and system architect who has guided many companies through BDR deployments, to learn these five fundamentals. Understand how to size your environment, evaluate your BDR capabilities, and test your system for any surprises.
Most businesses have experienced an IT or technology outage in the past five years. Outages and disruptions result in business and IT challenges. Business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) plans ensure a company's ability to continue business uninterrupted and survive unforeseen disruptions. By adopting network diversity, IT pros expect to experience a variety of business and IT benefits, including protection against unexpected disruptions. Check out this easy-to-absorb infographic, based on Forrester survey data, to learn how your peers view the importance and structure of BCDR strategies.
Regardless of the industry, your customers are digital and always on; your business should be, too. As such, today's forward-thinking business has increased its use of digital channels and ecosystems to engage with and serve its customers. To do so, a well-crafted business continuity / disaster recovery (BCDR) plan can ensure a company's ability to keep its business uninterrupted and maintain its survival, despite unforeseen disruptions. Read this Forrester technology adoption profile to learn the mission-critical nature of and how to maintain an always-on business presence.
Published By: Carbonite
Published Date: Jul 12, 2017
With IT departments stretched thin, it’s no wonder more businesses are looking to outsource their backup and disaster recovery (BDR) plan. The rise of disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) is a big win for businesses that want their IT staff focusing on strategic business goals but still require a dependable, provable BDR deployment. Find out more by reading our white paper, 5 reasons to choose DRaaS.
Carbonite DoubleTakeTM is now delivering leading DRaaS solutions for complex and mixed environments. Contact us to learn more.
DDoS attacks increase by over 100% year over year. What’s scarier is that 82% of enterprises described DDoS attacks as crippling to their business. In order to have a secure disaster recovery plan and overcome these increasingly sophisticated threats you need a highly resilient and scalable DNS infrastructure.
Download this quick guide and learn:
Common types of DDoS attacks and which layers of your infrastructure are most at risk
How to geographically isolate attacks and mitigate latency when you have multiple endpoints
How to get the best before, during and after attack protection
Get the guide!
"DDoS attacks increase by over 100% year over year. What’s scarier is that 82% of enterprises described DDoS attacks as crippling to their business. In order to have a secure disaster recovery plan and overcome these increasingly sophisticated threats you need a highly resilient and scalable DNS infrastructure.
Download this quick guide and learn:
• Common types of DDoS attacks and which layers of your infrastructure are most at risk
• How to geographically isolate attacks and mitigate latency when you have multiple endpoints
• How to get the best before, during and after attack protection
Get the guide!
Organizations considering moving enterprise applications to the public cloud should ensure that they also move the application delivery services their applications rely on in the data center. In addition, cloud migration presents an opportunity to organize and rationalize security and access, gain visibility into cloud-based application traffic, and architect a strong disaster recovery plan. Download to read the 5 rules to follow when lifting and shifting apps to the the cloud.
Businesses need to plan for unforeseen events that can disrupt productivity, impair the customer experience, and possibly even threaten a business’s existence. A disruption every business needs to plan for is any event that destroys valuable data, inhibits access to data, or causes downtime of core applications.
Consider the staggering amount of information your company stores electronically. What if an unforeseen event destroyed all financial records, client contacts, and application data? You wouldn’t be able to send customers accurate invoices. Your marketing efforts might be undermined. You would lack key metrics for measuring quality, profitability, and more. The losses could be staggering.
In every aspect of life, it’s smart to plan for unexpected events. That’s especially true for two plans every business must have: a disaster recovery plan and a business continuity plan.
While a public cloud provides an easy and scalable way to manage and deploy your app or website, you also need to have a contingency plan for business continuity and disaster recovery. Often overlooked on Amazon Web Services (AWS), an extremely effective cloud disaster recovery (DR) strategy is to spread the application stack across regions versus availability zones. This eBook provides a guide for planning and implementing a robust cross-region cloud disaster recovery (CDR) plan for business continuity and critical application uptime on AWS-based applications.
When was the last time you thought about your disaster recovery plan? Natural disasters, such as earthquakes, tsunamis, hurricanes, fires, or floods can occur anytime and disable your data center, with little to no warning. Hacker activities like a denial of service attack can also take down your systems unexpectedly. Then you have the more mundane risks such as human error and hardware or software failures. The only predictable thing to say about these risks is that at some point, on some scale, you’ll have to recover your data center from downtime. When it comes to disaster readiness, proactive planning is the key to success. Every business, regardless of size, needs to have a well-tested disaster recovery plan in place. Every minute your systems are down, the financial implications grow.
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No business is immune to the threat of IT downtime caused by natural and manmade disasters. Natural disasters—such as earthquakes, tsunamis, hurricanes, fires, and floods—can happen with little to no advanced warning. But the bigger risk is often human-induced events—from simple IT configuration errors to significant data center problems. If you lack a rock-solid disaster recovery (DR) plan, any of these unpredictable events—natural or manmade—could bring your business and its revenue streams to a halt. Yet many organizations are not well prepared for the unknown. The randomness of such events lulls people into a sense of false security—“That’s not likely to happen here.” While you can hope to avoid events that threaten the continuity of your business, the reality remains unchanged: Disasters happen—so you need to prepare for them.
Are you prepared? Please download this eBook to find out!
This paper will help you to understand the importance of creating a DRP for your company. This is a critical step in preparing for disaster, improving employee response, reducing downtime, and quickly returning to normalcy.
Traditional disaster recovery solutions are expensive and complex. That’s making disaster recovery in the cloud a compelling alternative for many small-to-mid sized companies. Cloud solutions are more affordable, require less commitment, and offer more capacity—an ideal combination for resource-strapped organizations.
VMware vCloud® Air™ Disaster Recovery is easy to deploy and offers flexible terms and scalable resource options. It enables you to improve upon your existing disaster recovery plans—or put a new plan into operation—with minimal cost and resources.
Here are three great reasons to get started now with vCloud Air Disaster Recovery.
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.
The terms disaster recovery and business continuity planning are often used interchangeably but, when you think about it, one is much preferable to the other. While disaster recovery makes clear that the organization will rise again, it does not let the world (and your patient population) know that the business of care will go on during the recovery process. In this important on-demand webinar, you’ll hear from one CIO who has given a lot of thought to keeping operations up and running no matter what gets thrown the organization’s way. With so many varieties of disaster lurking in wait, this is one webinar you can’t afford to miss.
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