Disaster Recovery

Data Protection – Phishing and Ransomware

Data Protection – Phishing and Ransomware

How do I protect my company from data loss from phishing and ransomware attacks?   It was just an email… James from accounting receives an email from Sue downstairs in payroll. She asks him to “Make sure these financials look okay before submitting. See the file attachment (info_217.zip)”. It looks odd, and something sounded a…



Why Consider Cloud Disaster Recovery?

Why Consider Cloud Disaster Recovery?

Cloud Disaster Recovery (Cloud as a DR target ) is now a fully mature technology. Many organizations are choosing to dial back their use of the cloud as a production environment due to issues with data ownership, regulations, cost, and other factors. However, using cloud storage as a repository for a DR copy of data or…



Disaster Recovery Using the TSM Disaster Recovery Plan File

Disaster Recovery Using the TSM Disaster Recovery Plan File

Disaster struck! What do I do now? Don’t worry! STORServer has your back. Each day, your STORServer backup appliance runs an administrative schedule that creates the components that you will need to restore your data in the event of a disaster. These include: A backup copy of your primary storage pools A backup copy of…



Are You Ready for World Backup Day?

Are You Ready for World Backup Day?

March 31 is World Backup Day. Is your company ready to make the pledge? “I solemnly swear to backup my important documents and precious memories on March 31st. I will also tell my friends and family about World Backup Day – friends don’t let friends go without a backup.” Between the complexities of managing exploding data…





STORServer Increases Backup Simplicity for IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Environments

STORServer Increases Backup Simplicity for IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Environments

“STORServer and IBM continue to offer the only built-to-order enterprise backup appliances with guaranteed data protection and recovery,” said Bill Smoldt, president at STORServer. “By simplifying the management of backup, archive and disaster recovery with STORServer’s proven architecture, enterprises can quickly adapt and respond to rapidly changing business needs.”



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…



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…



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