Disaster recovery plan News
January 08, 2018
The Frost Museum of Science on the water in Miami braced for Hurricane Irma with a solidified storage and data center infrastructure, and it suffered minimal damage from the storm.
November 28, 2017
Cross Country Healthcare standardized its production and data protection storage on Tintri and now it has 400 VMs working through the flash platform. Next up, a cloud setup.
January 27, 2017
With Ajit Pai likely to roll back regulations governing internet providers, IT leaders need to ponder an uncertain future.
January 09, 2017
A recent survey illustrates how extensive ransomware threats have been, and Rich Castagna says backing up data remains your best defense
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Read our guide on data center DR planning, and then download our free template to assess how your data center facility and its infrastructure would perform during a disaster. Continue Reading
Compare a traditional network perimeter configuration with cloud cybersecurity and see if this new kind of security platform can improve your business continuity. Continue Reading
With software, consultants and standards at the ready, plus the rise of DR as a service, it's easy to get started on a business recovery plan. So just do it. Continue Reading
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When it comes to fighting and protecting against ransomware, there are some major features of virtual disaster recovery that top physical environments. Continue Reading
For the past 15 years, Storage magazine has identified the hottest data storage technology trends you'll want to follow in the coming year. All of our selections may be "newish" tech, but they're also tried and true, having demonstrated their effectiveness and worth in the data center. You won't find anything bleeding edge on our list -- only proven and widely available technologies made the cut. Honorees for the hottest data storage technology trends of 2018 cover a wide spectrum of storage tech, from predictive analytics to ransomware protection to converged secondary storage, multi-cloud and nonvolatile memory express over fabrics.
Although we do our best to predict the hottest data storage technology trends, sometimes our crystal ball isn't as clear as we would like. Once again, we've included a report card on how last year's picks panned out. And, as a bonus, we've provided a list of storage trends that aren't quite ready for prime time and didn't make our 2018 hot tech list. There's always 2019 for those technologies!
Not all backups are created equal or even follow the traditional model of only copying files that have changed since the last backup to a storage device on a media server. Take the concept of backup-less backups, commonly called flat backups. Here, storage-level snapshots created on a server or filer are backed up and replicated to another server filer. This is different from a typical backup in a couple ways: There's no media server, and the protected copy is just that, a copy -- in the same format as the original data. Find out more about backup-less backup, the vendors that offer it and how you can best make use of the technology for your organization.Continue Reading
Organizations don't have nearly as much confidence in their DR plans as you might think, and -- for many -- disaster recovery plan testing doesn't happen nearly as often as it should. Continue Reading
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Hyper-convergence can be well-suited to a backup and recovery plan: Instant recovery plays a big role. Some hyper-converged vendors, though, particularly stand out. Continue Reading
Data center disasters come in all shapes and sizes, as IT expert Dan Morris knows from firsthand experience. Here's how he advises CIOs to prepare for the unknown. Continue Reading
A disaster recovery plan is essential to protect critical workloads in the cloud, but unless you perform regular and extensive tests, that plan might let you down. Continue Reading
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Ransomware recovery is a complex task. Make sure you're doing all the right things, from protecting unstructured data to testing your recovery capabilities. Continue Reading
After a manufacturer recognized the risks in having its systems and data located onsite, the company implemented a cloud computing disaster recovery plan with the help of a channel partner. Continue Reading
DR planning mistakes are easy to make. Avoid selecting a tool that doesn't meet your needs or that's overly complex, carefully consider the replication site and test frequently. Continue Reading