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Category: Disaster Recovery

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How the cloud has improved Disaster Recovery

Taking advantage of the cloud makes Disaster Recovery solutions more cost effective and reliable. It’s now crystal clear for businesses that in order for organisations to survive a Disaster Recovery incident, they need a strong Business Continuity plan in place. After all, only 6% of businesses that experience downtime without a plan will survive long…
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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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It’s time to review your Disaster Recovery communications plan

The most frequently overlooked part of any Disaster Recovery strategy is the management of public and employee communication. If there’s no plan in place, not only could your business lose customers and tarnish its reputation, but it could also unknowingly cause widespread panic. Tech Republic has recently published a fantastic example of this, where a…
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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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Why do you need a Disaster Recovery plan?

Whether your business is in retail, manufacturing or healthcare, companies have never been more connected, or vulnerable. Many businesses fail to put a strong Disaster Recovery plan in place. Whether at the hands of natural disasters, cyber-attacks or human error – data loss is costly and risky. A strong DR plan would help mitigate common…
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