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Category: Business Continuity

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Disaster Recovery & Backup should be as cheap as chips

A Blog by Richard May Since virtualDCS started providing DR and backup services in 2008, the technologies have come a long way. Gone are the days of selling on-site boxes for thousands of pounds in order to provide backup and DR solutions. DR as a Service is here, and capable of providing all the options…
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Disaster Recovery in three steps

Protecting your business information is as easy as 1, 2, 3. So why not this year the year your business finally protects its assets? Did you know that according to FEMA, almost 40% of SMBs never reopen following a disaster? With new innovations such as Veeam Cloud Connect, there’s no excuse not to protect your…
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Its time to check your DR strategy

Here are some scenarios that will make you want to run and check your Disaster Recovery strategy.  Ignorance is bliss and at some point in life you’ll have said to yourself ‘that won’t happen to me’. Usually the consequences of these things actually happening are minimal, but for businesses, losing all your data can be catastrophic. For those who…
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Could your backup strategy survive a cyber attack?

As Ransomware becomes increasingly sophisticated, IT managers are being forced to rethink their backup strategies. Ransomware is currently one of the biggest threats to businesses, and last year 72% of companies surveyed by the Australian government had experienced a Ransomware incident in some form. What is Ransomware? As we’ve discussed in earlier blogs, Ransomware is…
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Common cloud security mistakes

As technology advances and new business opportunities arise, the interest of hackers and cloud security also follows closely behind. Employees taking basic precautions can keep your business data safe. This blog contains some simple, yet unexpectedly ignored tips for protecting your data. Use strong passwords This is a basic security precaution that everyone should be…
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Utilising Recovery as a Service technology

The business case for Recovery as a Service has never been stronger in 2015. Thanks to cloud computing technology, there are now a number of ways to effectively safeguard your business data. With all the different options available there is no reason to not protect it. After all, could you afford to take the risk…
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Disaster Recovery for Private Clouds

A recent CloudEndure report assesses industry Disaster Recovery plans for Public Cloud solutions. The report finds that a key risk to cloud computing system availability remains human error. Interviewing 116 IT professionals, the report examines the various disaster recovery protocols that businesses have in place for their Private Cloud Solutions. The results find that organisations believe human…
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