Developing a good disaster recovery strategy is essential for both enterprises and the data centers which serve them. A widely acknowledged benefit of using third-party data centers is their investment in backup UPS power systems and generators. However, with the ultimate goal of helping customers avoid downtime, data center operators have also developed robust operational playbooks for handling natural disasters. A closer examination of those strategies can provide useful lessons for enterprises as well. It’s important to note the many different kinds of natural disasters to which data centers can be and have been exposed. These can range from earthquakes…
A Reality Check on Instant Recovery
Data protection providers now routinely roll out new announcements about their instant recovery features. Prompted by the rise in ransomware...
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How Data Centers Help Embattled Enterprises in the Fight Against Ransomware
The recent Colonial Pipeline ransomware disruption highlights the fact that it’s not likely a question of “if” your organization will...
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Tracey Rice Named to DRJ Executive Council
ARNOLD, Mo. – Tracey Rice was recently appointed to the Disaster Recovery Journal Executive Council. Rice is the senior vice...
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The Colonial Pipeline’s Security Awareness Lessons
Ransomware is one of the top cyber threats facing businesses. The most significant ransomware attack that ever went public involved...
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