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Category: Disaster Recovery

The Cloud Computing experts

Why having a single data backup location is never enough

Last month, disaster struck at one of the world’s largest hosting providers. A fire at OVH’s Strasbourg site destroyed one of their data centres and badly damaged two others. The fire was serious enough that a number of their clients lost data. In some cases, that data loss was total. The simple lesson of the…
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Why outsourcing disaster recovery is more cost effective than moving it in-house

Times are tough. Across every economy and every sector, businesses are struggling due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Regardless of size, from FTSE 100 companies to SMEs, the pressure is increasing on businesses to tighten their belts. So where are companies making the cuts? Unfortunately, IT is one of the areas where many companies are trying…
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There’s never been a more important time to backup Microsoft Office 365

Businesses worldwide are being forced to re-evaluate how they’re working in-line with new COVID-19 lock-down restrictions, but why should organisations backup Microsoft Office 365? Many organisations have had to close their doors and Furlough workers, leaving the lucky ones to explore remote working in this time of crisis. The cloud has never played a more…
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4 biggest challenges for IT Managers today

virtualDCS has recently celebrated its ten year anniversary, and for us it’s been both a time of reflection and a time for looking ahead to what the next ten years might bring in the cloud. We’re really proud of what we’ve achieved so far. What started out as a few conversations in a coffee shop…
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Simple 5-Step Disaster Recovery Planning Process for SMEs

The start of a new year is a great time to review your IT infrastructure and plan ahead for future business challenges. Effective Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery planning are vital to protect against major outages and other disasters. How robust are your Disaster Recovery plan and systems? In a previous blog post, we discussed…
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Which is the best data management solution? Compare Veeam with Double-Take and Zerto

Choosing an effective, intelligent data management and backup solution is essential for any forward-thinking organisation today. Strategic decisions are increasingly being made based on data. so this data has to be accurate, easily accessible and secure. But data management infrastructure often fails to keep pace with data growth, particularly within small and medium or rapidly…
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Don’t gift wrap your data for hackers this Christmas – invest in an off-site backup solution.

When you think about it, IT managers hold the fate of a business in their hands, after all, data is one of the most important assets to any business. This is why off-site backup is so important. From customer databases, to purchase orders and to invoices, would your place of work still run effectively without…
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