Archive for December, 2017

What is Data Deduplication?

What is Data Deduplication?

When you think about disaster recovery and business continuity, you typically think about making sure your server or workstation that has data on them are protected from failure. There are many solutions that give you the ability to backup your data. These applications are countless and work pretty reliably. However, when you do implement some type of data protection technology, you[Read More…]

Extended Power Loss Can Be Catastrophic to Small Businesses

Extended Power Loss Can Be Catastrophic to Small Businesses

I just read an interesting article by Yuki Nogushi (@YukiNogushi) at NPR. In her article she talks about the impact of extended power loss on small businesses. In her interview with Joyce Chastain, she said larger businesses have the resources and staffing to rebuild relatively quickly (during prolonged power loss). However, where small businesses are concerned she states “Smaller businesses,[Read More…]

by December 17, 2017 0 comments News
California Wildfires Cost Billions in Financial Losses

California Wildfires Cost Billions in Financial Losses

As the 2017 fire season reaches its high point, California and the United States as a whole has paid a dear price for 2 major wildfire disasters. According to a CNBC article in October 2017 the cost could reach 3 Billion in losses. The article says “The rebuilding effort is likely to take years and pose challenges to localities since there[Read More…]

by December 17, 2017 0 comments News
Veeam Backup and Replication – Part 1 (Data Protection and Restoration)

Veeam Backup and Replication – Part 1 (Data Protection and Restoration)

Before I get started, I think it’s important to provide full discloser that although I am currently employed as Director of Product Managment for Continuity Solutions for a partner of Veeam, I would like to remind my readers this is blog is totally impartial to any technology discussed here in this forum. # There are many backup vendors on the[Read More…]

Disaster Recovery Planning

Disaster Recovery Planning

There is a bible Psalm that says “The way of the fool is right in his own eyes, But the wise one accepts advice.” It is wise on your part to have skilled people advising you during disaster recovery planning. Why is that so important? This is because a plan explains in detail, what needs to be done, when, how,[Read More…]

What is Disaster Recovery (DR)?

What is Disaster Recovery (DR)?

You know what they say… “if it can happen….it will happen”. This is the theory posed to us in the so-called “Murphy’s Law” of probabilities. We all know this is not some scientific string theory of how the cosmos is bound together but in fact is the truth. Yes, you even may debate Darwin’s theory of evolution but regardless of[Read More…]

by December 11, 2017 Comments are Disabled Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery
Planning out your business continuity strategy

What is Business Continuity (BC)?

From the beginning of time, where there is people and especially people who conduct business, there is an opportunity for financial loss due to some type of business interruption. In ancient times, businesses could be impacted by war or plague. These seemed to be the worst case scenarios. However, when these events happened they affected millions producing a severe impact[Read More…]