Does your Disaster Recovery Plan Include the Cloud?

Eric D. Brown

In years past, companies have relied on multiple data center locations to act as their main disaster recovery (DR) systems and data in case of disaster. Cloud-based DR can provide an enormous amount of value to an organization.

Rewriting Disaster Recovery Plans for the Edge

Information Week

In an era when systems and applications are dispersed throughout the enterprise and the cloud, IT leaders have to rethink their disaster recovery plans

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The Biggest Myths Surrounding Disaster Recovery : spf13.com

SPF13

The Biggest Myths Surrounding Disaster Recovery. There are a variety of reasons businesses either do not have a disaster recovery plan or their current plan is substandard. Disaster Recovery is Expensive and Resource Intensive. cloud storage.

Step-by-Step: File Server Disaster Recovery in the Clouds with Windows Azure and Windows Server 2012 R2

IT Pros Rock!

In addition to providing shared folders for document collaboration, storage and archiving, they can also serve as a data repository for other key business applications. Windows Server 2012 R2 Azure Disaster Recovery Windows Server 2012 Windows Azure

Build Your Hybrid Cloud – Enhanced VMWare Disaster Recovery to Azure

IT Pros Rock!

Azure Site Recovery can protect Hyper-V, VMware and physical servers and you can use Azure or your secondary datacenter as your recovery site. 1:17 ] What is Azure Site Recovery and how can it benefit my organization? [ 4:37 ] DEMO: How to use Azure Site Recovery.

The Software Defined Data Center Meets Disaster Recovery » Data.

Data Center Knowledge

The Software Defined Data Center Meets Disaster Recovery. The Software Defined Data Center Meets Disaster Recovery. For example, software-defined networking has been coined as an approach in which networking control is decoupled from hardware and controlled by a software application. Because many IT organizations are comfortable with the concept – and implementation – of SDDC, the logical next step is the adaption of software-defined disaster recovery (SDDR.)

Expanding the Cloud: Enabling Globally Distributed Applications and Disaster Recovery

All Things Distributed

As I discussed in my re:Invent keynote earlier this month, I am now happy to announce the immediate availability of Amazon RDS Cross Region Read Replicas , which is another important enhancement for our customers using or planning to use multiple AWS Regions to deploy their applications.

Benefits of Moving Hyper-V Disaster Recovery to the Cloud Webinar

Storage IO Blog

Benefits of Moving Hyper-V Disaster Recovery to the Cloud Webinar Benefits of Moving Hyper-V Disaster Recovery to the Cloud and Achieve global cloud data availability from an Always-On approach with Veeam Cloud Connect webinar.

In Disaster Recovery Planning, Don't Neglect Home Site Restoration.

Data Center Knowledge

In Disaster Recovery Planning, Don’t Neglect Home Site Restoration. In Disaster Recovery Planning, Don’t Neglect Home Site Restoration. Michelle Ziperstein is the Marketing Communications Specialist at Cervalis LLC , which provides data backup and disaster recovery solutions for mission-critical data. ” When it comes to Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BCDR), this is true in spades. Cloud Computing.

What’s New with Xi Leap Cloud Disaster Recovery Service

Nutanix

Commercially launched last November, Xi Leap is a mainstream hybrid cloud service from Nutanix, providing disaster recovery for all of your on-prem hosted applications in an easy to consume manner

What’s New with Xi Leap Cloud Disaster Recovery Service

Nutanix

Commercially launched last November, Xi Leap is a mainstream hybrid cloud service from Nutanix, providing disaster recovery for all of your on-prem hosted applications in an easy to consume manner

Deck and Resources: SQL Server Options in the Cloud with Microsoft Azure

IT Pros Rock!

Thanks for attending my presentation today at the Columbus SQLPASS User Group chapter on SQL Server Options in the Cloud with Microsoft Azure. Disaster recovery of on-premises databases. Production quality cloud-based Dev & Test environments.

What’s New with Xi Leap Cloud Disaster Recovery Service

Nutanix

Commercially launched last November, Xi Leap is a mainstream hybrid cloud service from Nutanix, providing disaster recovery for all of your on-prem hosted applications in an easy to consume manner

What’s New with Xi Leap Cloud Disaster Recovery Service

Nutanix

Commercially launched last November, Xi Leap is a mainstream hybrid cloud service from Nutanix, providing disaster recovery for all of your on-prem hosted applications in an easy to consume manner

6 Tips For Picking The Right Cloud Provider To Partner With

The Accidental Successful CIO

If only picking the right cloud vendor was this easy… Image Credit. Face it, we are all going to move our company’s IT applications into the cloud eventually. Just exactly where that cloud is going to be located and who will be running it for us is another question.

3 Actions for Cloud Providers to Support Customers Through COVID-19

CEB IT

Is the public cloud model scalable? D o public cloud providers maintain excess capacity to rapidly deploy new services? At the same time as COVID-19 has pushed cloud to the spotlight, it has put providers in a unique position to reassure customers of their strength and adaptability.

Cognitio’s Cloud Transition Framework Captures Lessons Learned From Real-World Cloud Implementations

CTOvision

The move toward cloud computing as a technology design style continues to accelerate. We all know the expected benefits: reduction in CAPEX, better utilization of resources, improved system availability, better disaster recovery, and flexibility of compute and storage resources.

Optimizing Operations for Modern Applications

Perficient

In our previous blog post in this series, Tackling Security Concerns in Application Modernization , we focused on security. In this post, we’re going to go a st ep further and examine the operations of modern applications as a whole. What does operationalizing modern applications mean?

Cloud backup is not the same as standard datacenter backup

David Linthicum

You need the ability to back up data and applications someplace, so they can be restored somehow, to keep the business running in case of some natural or manmade disaster that takes the primary business-critical systems down. Working with data in the cloud requires new thinking. InfoWorld shows you the way: How Cosmos DB ensures data consistency in the global cloud. Stay up on the cloud with InfoWorld’s Cloud Computing Report newsletter. ].

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Tackle Security Concerns for Application Modernization

Perficient

In our previous post, Create Your Transformation Roadmap for Application Modernization , we offered guidance to prepare your organization for successful cloud adoption. Part 2 of this series addresses some of the security concerns you may stumble upon in your cloud journey.

Preparing For World Backup Day 2017 Are You Prepared

Storage IO Blog

Preparing For World Backup Day 2017 Are You Prepared In case you have forgotten, or were not aware, this coming Friday March 31 is World Backup (and recovery day). The annual day is a to remember to make sure you are protecting your applications, data, information, configuration settings as well as data infrastructures. While the […] The post Preparing For World Backup Day 2017 Are You Prepared appeared first on StorageIOblog.

Use Cases for the Cloud

Eric D. Brown

If you’ve spent any time within IT over the last few years, you’ve probably heard the term ‘cloud’ more than you really wanted to. The cloud has become something of a buzzword over the years. It seems that any time a problem arises, the first solution is to use ‘the cloud’.

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Why Organizations Choose a Multicloud Strategy

CEB IT

For an enterprise using cloud services across multiple geographies, finding just one public cloud infrastructure provider to meet its needs is a struggle. The 10 biggest public cloud providers will command, at a minimum, half of the total public cloud market until at least 2023. In fact, most enterprise adopters of public cloud services use multiple providers. This is known as multicloud computing, a subset of the broader term hybrid cloud computing.

The Overall Benefits of Cloud Adoption

Perficient

The following is the tenth and final blog in a series about why businesses are moving to the cloud to modernize and improve business performance. In this blog, we’re going to summarize those benefits and highlight how the cloud benefits businesses. The benefits of cloud await.

Splunk Boosts Visibility For VMware 3.0 Environments

Data Center Knowledge

Splunk updates its application for VMware 3.0, NaviSite launches a Director IaaS platform support VMware vCloud Director, FalconStor enhances its storage solutions for VMware environments, and HotLink launches a VMware disaster recovery offering to Amazon Web Services. Amazon Cloud Computing Virtualization VMware falconstor hotlink navisite splunk

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Building Your Hybrid Cloud – Getting Started with Azure Stack TP1

IT Pros Rock!

Microsoft Azure Stack enables your organization to deliver Azure-consistent services from your own datacenter to help you realize the full value of a hybrid cloud strategy. Cloud Solutions Hub. Building Clouds blog. Part 23) Building Your Hybrid Cloud – Azure Key Vault.

Building Your Hybrid Cloud - Nested Virtualization in Windows Server 2016

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Download Windows Server 2012 R2 , System Center 2012 R2 and Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 and get the best virtualization platform and private cloud management solution on the market. Build Your Lab in the Cloud with Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines. Cloud Solutions Hub.

Managing What Matters In the Cloud: The Apps » Data Center.

Data Center Knowledge

Managing What Matters In the Cloud: The Apps. Managing What Matters In the Cloud: The Apps. Paul Speciale is Chief Marketing Officer at Appcara , which is a provider of a model-based cloud application platform. Cloud Management. Cloud Application Management.

Building Your Hybrid Cloud – Nested Virtualization in Windows Server 2016

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Download Windows Server 2012 R2 , System Center 2012 R2 and Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 and get the best virtualization platform and private cloud management solution on the market. Build Your Lab in the Cloud with Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines. Cloud Solutions Hub.

When Using Cloud Computing to Replicate is the Right Idea

Data Center Knowledge

Cloud Computing » Storage. Overview: When to Use Cloud Computing to Replicate. Overview: When to Use Cloud Computing to Replicate. In deploying a cloud computing model, organizations have many options. This is where cloud computing can really help. About DCK.

Achieve Infrastructure Resilience During the Coronavirus Outbreak

CEB IT

For example, limit demand that remote work inevitably causes on the help desk by using an online, internal collaboration community for employees to share problems or ideas or enabling the use of public cloud desktop as a service (DaaS) for telecommuters.

Introducing Google Cloud Hands-On Labs by Linux Academy

Linux Academy

Linux Academy is the industry-leading hands-on lab cloud training platform with unique hands-on labs that are not found anywhere else. Recently, we expanded the hands-on lab platform to include: instant labs , instant terminal , Cloud Playground , and Cloud Sandboxes. Today, I’m excited to announce our brand new hands-on lab offering for Google Cloud. Google Cloud is rapidly becoming a must-have tool in the enterprise toolbox.

Gartner Top 10 Trends Impacting Infrastructure & Operations for 2020

CEB IT

Infrastructure and operations (I&O) has seen significant disruption in recent years, spurred by the rapid growth of the cloud and the shift to hybrid IT. might host its website on public cloud infrastructure while storing customer information and backups across private cloud infrastructure in data centers in India and in the U.K. Trend 2: Hybrid IT vs. disaster recovery confidence. Hybrid infrastructures make disaster recovery increasingly complex.

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TechNet Radio: Build Your Hybrid Cloud - Delegating Management in the Azure Cloud with Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) - Part 26

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Continuing their " Build Your Hybrid Cloud " series, Keith Mayer and Andy Syrewicze show us how to delegate administration to infrastructure admins, application admins, and help desk roles in the Cloud with Azure Role-Based Access Control (RBAC). [1:20]

Free Cloud Courses at Linux Academy — July 2019

Linux Academy

By adding free cloud training to our Community Membership, students can develop their Linux and Cloud skills even further. Cloud Security Fundamentals. The cloud has brought about tons of innovation and features. AWS Cloud Formation Deep Dive. Google Cloud Concepts.

How network automation can speed deployments and improve security

Network World

Every school or college had their own IT, and in most cases they were completely under-resourced – a one-person shop having to do phones, apps, email, desktop, servers, storage, disaster recovery, all of that,” said Brian Pietrewicz, deputy CIO at University of New Mexico. The university transitioned to a self-service model that enables each of its more than 100 departments to deploy infrastructure and application services itself and have them managed by the now-centralized IT team.

Cloud Computing- A Definitive Way to Amply your Business Productivity

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - Cloud Computing- A Definitive Way to Amply your Business Productivity - Information Technology Blog. Email clients and office application software suites are required to be installed locally in order for anything to function. Types of Cloud Services.

NGA joins GitHub, offers code to help disaster response

CTOvision

NGA joins GitHub, offers code to help disaster response. NGA began by sharing its code for GeoQ, a tool the agency developed to assist with Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Recovery (HADR) efforts. By Michael Johnson.

Transformative Training for Hybrid Cloud

Cloud Musings

Although Shawn already possesses numerous vendor certifications from companies like VMware, Cisco and CompTIA, this “non-vendor specific” preparation, will enable him and his team to deliver the high-level training needed to implement quick hybrid cloud adoption at the demanding pace of IT.

Guided Hands-on Lab: Extend Your Private Cloud with Windows.

IT Pros Rock!

Build Your Private Cloud in a Month. Tommy Patterson - Virtually Cloud 9. Yung Chou - Hybrid Cloud. Thomas Maurer - Private Cloud. James van den Berg, MVP Cloud and Datacenter Management. Building Clouds Blog - Cloud & Datacenter Solutions. Cloud.

"Cloud Musings" Joins Dell Content Provider Network

Cloud Musings

Cloud Musings, a GovCloud Network Property, is proud and honored to announce that we will now be serving over 3 Million Dell Community online daily viewers. Thank you for continuing to place your trust in GovCloudNetwork and Cloud Musings.

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Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud - Step-by-Step: Cross-Premises Connectivity with Azure ExpressRoute (Part 16)

IT Pros Rock!

In this article, we'll discuss connection options, scenarios, considerations and steps for leveraging Azure ExpressRoute as part of your Hybrid Cloud cross-premises network architecture. Read our full series on Hybrid Cloud! Cloud Azure Hybrid Network Microsoft Azure

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Step-by-Step: Remote Desktop Services on Windows Azure – A cost-effective alternative to Desktop as a Service ( Part 1 )

IT Pros Rock!

In talking with IT Pros about potential cloud use cases, Desktop as a Service ( DaaS ) has been a popular discussion topic for being able to deliver end-user Windows desktop and Windows applications from a cloud service.