When IT is inextricably tied to so many necessary parts of life – whether it’s business, communication, education, entertainment, or otherwise – any downtime can become disastrous. Digital capabilities have become the fabric that holds up communities, organizations and individuals alike, so preserving that fabric by preparing for the worst has become more vital than ever. Still, what happens when the worst does occur, and how can technology and communities bounce back? These were the questions that arose last year on Aug. 10, 2020, a derecho storm ravaged eastern Iowa and parts of the Midwest. The storm’s 100-130 mph straight-line…
How to Find the Right Balance Between Cost and Level of System and Application Availability
Imagine a curve that represents the amount of time it takes you to recover a mission critical system that has...
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Disaster Recovery Testing Done Right: A Guide to Confirming Your DR Plan Is Ready to Go
The importance of disaster recovery testing can’t be overstated. It’s one thing to have a DR plan in place. It’s...
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Data Immutability’s Growing Role in the Fight Against Ransomware
All size organizations need to face an unpleasant truth. It is not a question of “if” they will experience a...
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The Data Center Playbook for Disaster Preparedness
Developing a good disaster recovery strategy is essential for both enterprises and the data centers which serve them. A widely...
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