3 Considerations for Your Company’s Disaster Recovery Plan

3 Considerations for Your Company’s Disaster Recovery Plan

As a followup to our previous post on choosing DR solutions I wanted to focus on cloud-based DR. Backing up data in the cloud has become a common theme for businesses who are striving to keep up with the changing times.  Cloud backup or storage, as a whole, has become technically simple and economically viable…



4 Key Qualities to Look For In a Cloud Service Provider

4 Key Qualities to Look For In a Cloud Service Provider

When it comes to selecting a cloud service provider, business owners are often confused by the features and plans they offer and often end up with the wrong provider and plan. Before selecting a cloud service partner for your business, carry out a thorough background check and ensure that your cloud service provider has these…



How to Make Backups from Virtual Machines a Seamless Experience

Data is important to any organization, and the volume of data continues to grow by the day. Many companies dealing with huge amounts of data opt for virtual machines to save space and improve efficiency. However, integrating the backup and disaster recovery system to these virtual machines remains a challenge. Managing a virtual environment in most backup…



What to Look for When Hiring System Administrators

What to Look for When Hiring System Administrators

The best of technology, automated technology included, will fail without skillful human intervention from time-to-time. Since it is humans who have to configure these systems in the first place, it is important to have the best talent to create and manage your data infrastructure, especially when it comes to data protection and security. System administrators and…



Why Backup Appliances are the Answer to Your Business’ Data Growth

Why Backup Appliances are the Answer to Your Business’ Data Growth

Companies that succeed in gathering relevant data, along with using it appropriately, now have a big competitive advantage over their competition. McKinsey estimates that a retailer using big data to its fullest capability could increase its operating margin by more than 60%. We know that data is growing at an exponential rate, but by how much? Google’s Eric…



It’s Time To Remove Complexity From Your Data Backup Process

It’s Time To Remove Complexity From Your Data Backup Process

Over time, any successful business will inevitably become more complex as it grows, with multiple and often overlapping processes being created and multiple systems operating at the same time. Generally, the complexity of a data backup system is directly proportional to the complexity of the system for which backup is required. Businesses, however, cannot afford complexity in their…



5 Reasons to Opt for an Integrated and Comprehensive Backup Solution

5 Reasons to Opt for an Integrated and Comprehensive Backup Solution

In our experience, some companies overlook backup appliances as a viable option because they think it will be more work in the long-run. But this is just one of the common misconceptions about backup appliances, and we’re here to show you how you can save time, money and your sanity by utilizing them in your business.…



Key Considerations When Choosing Disaster Recovery Systems for Hyper-Critical Facilities

Key Considerations When Choosing Disaster Recovery Systems for Hyper-Critical Facilities

Maintaining 100% uptime is critical for many businesses such as healthcare providers, financial services, aircraft or rail traffic controllers and more. Not only do such facilities generate enormous amounts of data, they need to retrieve it immediately in the event of downtime, and they also have to comply with stringent regulations that pertain to data security…



How to Choose the Right Backup Appliance Part IV: Deciding on Offsite Backup Copies

How to Choose the Right Backup Appliance Part IV: Deciding on Offsite Backup Copies

Choosing the right backup appliance for your company is easier when you know what elements you need to have. This multi-part series on how to choose the right backup appliance is intended to help you sort out the most important details and help you make the right decision for your organization. Once you’ve made a decision…



How to Choose the Right Backup Appliance Part III: Backup Location

How to Choose the Right Backup Appliance Part III: Backup Location

A backup appliance is an important asset in an organization and choosing the right one is crucial to the success of the business. While costs need to be kept at bay, there are certain factors of backup and recovery that can’t be compromised either. Once you decide on certain components such as backup storage space, type…



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