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Backup lessons from a cloud-storage disaster

Network World

European’s largest cloud provider, OVHcloud, suffered a catastrophic fire last month that destroyed one of its data centers and smoke-damaged a neighboring one. Those who did not lost data that will never come back.

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Green tech: Microsoft uses hydrogen fuel cells as data center power backups

Tech Republic Data Center

Recent data center hydrogen fuel cell tests take another step toward these goals. Microsoft has announced long-term commitments to reduce its carbon footprint.

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Troubleshooting Backup Routines

Tech Republic Data Center

Backup routines are the lifeblood of information technology. Protecting an organization’s data is a computer professional’s highest priority.

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Data backup request form

Tech Republic Data Center

Data without an associated backup is only as reliable as the system upon which it is stored — and every system has a finite life span or may be susceptible to malware or hacking efforts. This form from TechRepublic Premium provides a simple method for end users to submit data backup requests. Backup basics: There.

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Resilient data backup and recovery is critical to enterprise success

CIO Business Intelligence

And in a troubling new trend, backup repositories have become the primary target for ransomware attacks, with backups targeted in 94% of attacks, and at least a portion of backup repositories impacted in 68% of cyber events, according to the 2022 Veeam Ransomware Report.

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Checklist: How to manage your backups

Tech Republic Data Center

PURPOSE Backups are essential to any IT job. Some consider backups as the most critical tasks in an administrator’s day. Because when a backup is done correctly (and performed regularly), recovering from a disaster is less of a nightmare and more of an inconvenience.

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Folio Photonics innovates in optical data storage for enterprise data centers

Tech Republic Data Center

At CES 2023, Folio Photonics will reveal an enterprise-grade optical data storage solution. The post Folio Photonics innovates in optical data storage for enterprise data centers appeared first on TechRepublic. Here's what we know about it so far.