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Backup & Disaster Recovery Awareness Training: Disaster Prevention

A data backup and disaster recovery solution is a huge investment, but so many fall into the trap of implementing the system, creating plans and then stopping. With so much already invested, a failure at this point often has critical consequences across the entirety of an organisation....

Hyper-V, VMware & Virtual Machines: Backing Up the Virtual Environment

Companies are increasingly using virtualisation technology to run multiple virtual machines on a single physical machine. Server consolidation has been noted as having the greatest influence on the shift; a typical non-virtualised application server may just reach 5% to 10% utilisation while a...

How to Cater for your Evolving Backup System Needs

For years a backup system was seen purely as an insurance policy; something best left undisturbed until needed, many operating on the assumption or hope that that day would never come. With this approach to data protection in place it was often the case that an unexpected complication was...

Maximise IT Resource with a Fully Managed Backup Service: 4 Benefits

Is protecting your organisation’s data a top priority for 2017? Your business applications and all the data contained within them are what drive productivity, decision making and ultimately organisational success. Loss of this data - either short term or complete -  results in downtime and has...

How to Develop a Cost-Effective Backup Strategy

 

The percentage of budget typically spent by an organisation on IT varies greatly across industry, geography, size of business, along with a whole host of other factors, But using some of the most recent Global GDP and IT expenditure figures we can approximate that 5% of economic expended on...

Building a Business Case for a Fully Managed Backup Service

The need for having an up-to-date backup and disaster recovery solution has never been more evident, with the average cost of IT downtime of the Fortune 1000 in 2015 between $1.25 and $2.5 billion. Data volumes are soaring and can grow as much as 50% annually; for businesses both large and small...