3 steps to solving disaster recovery in the cloud

David Linthicum

Many believe that DR (disaster recovery) is built into the cloud. Although many cloud providers do a fair job of making sure you can recover your data, you could be missing out on the capabilities that truly define a DR system.

How Cloud Improves Disaster Recovery

Perficient - Digital Transformation

The following is the sixth blog in a series about why businesses are moving to the cloud to modernize and improve business performance. In our last blog in this series, we examined how security improves with cloud. Cloud improves disaster recovery.

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.

Disaster Recovery in the Cloud: Are We Ready?

Data Center Knowledge

Disaster recovery is something that involves planning for the worst, and hoping for the best. As new technologies such as virtualization and cloud have matured, is it time to include cloud in your DR plans? AFCOM Cloud Computing Disaster Recovery Events

Disaster Recovery and the Agile Data Center

Eric D. Brown

If there was one time that a data center and an IT group absolutely need to be agile, it would be the time immediately after a disaster strikes. Disaster recovery planning is a challenge for every organization. When is your disaster recovery plan ‘good enough?’.

Combining Cloud With Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

Data Center Knowledge

The cloud can play a powerful role in your disaster recovery strategy Read More. Cloud Computing Disaster Recovery

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

The Data Center of the Future and Cloud Disaster Recovery

Data Center Knowledge

Disaster recovery and business continuity -- no longer a cumbersome duo. Cloud How to Read More.

How to Design a Cloud-Ready Disaster Recovery Infrastructure

Data Center Knowledge

Are you in the cloud? Learn how to architect a cloud-ready disaster recovery and business continuity (DRBC) infrastructure. Featured cloud Disaster Recovery drbc DRBC Are your ready for a possible outage? Read More.

RackWare Adds Disaster Recovery to Cloud Migration Software Suite

Data Center Knowledge

Vendor now offers simple disaster recovery set-up for any cloud infrastructure. Cloud Computing Read More.

Deck and resources: Disaster Recovery to the Cloud with Azure Site Recovery

IT Pros Rock!

Thank you to those who attended my talk at CloudDevelop 2014 on Disaster Recovery to the Cloud with Azure Site Recovery today. We had some great discussions on disaster recovery planning scenarios! I'm providing a copy of the deck we used for our session, as well as a set of additional resources that may be helpful when planning your disaster recovery approach with Azure Site Recovery. Azure Disaster Recovery Microsoft Azure

Disaster Recovery – A Thing of the Past Once on the Cloud

Perficient - Digital Transformation

We discussed Disaster Recovery. In the new cloud based computing architectures it has become clear that this is one of the many new benefits from moving to the cloud. Disaster recovery involves a set of policies, tools and procedures to enable the recovery or continuation of vital technology infrastructure and systems following a natural or human-induced disaster. I was having a conversation with a colleague of mine about a client request.

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

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To reduce recovery time and data loss to tolerable limits that meet your RTO and RPO, you’ll want to consider augmenting a traditional backup strategy with more agile recovery options. Windows Server 2012 R2 Azure Disaster Recovery Windows Server 2012 Windows Azure

Guided Hands-on Lab: Deliver Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) with Windows Azure Hyper-V Recovery Manager (HRM)

IT Pros Rock!

Implementing an effective Disaster Recovery and Business Continuance plan can be a really complicated and expensive ordeal for some Private Clouds.

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.

Latency, Bandwidth, Disaster Recovery: Selecting the Right Data Center

Data Center Knowledge

Cloud Computing Colocation Data Center Strategies Featured cloud colocation data centerThe process to select a good data center has to involve not only the physical elements of the facility but the workload to be delivered as well. Read More.

IBM Brings New Disaster Recovery and Managed Security Services to SoftLayer Cloud Customers

Data Center Knowledge

Through IBM’s cloud resilience portfolio, new disaster recovery and managed security services were added for SoftLayer cloud customers. Read More. Shared

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. 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.) This approach represents complete hardware abstraction, meaning disaster recovery is no longer tied to the hardware. Cloud Computing.

Gartner Names SunGard Leader in First DRaaS Magic Quadrant

Data Center Knowledge

Gartner's first-ever Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service Magic Quadrant provides insight into providers and market trends. Cloud Computing Disaster Recovery Downtime

How Cloud Computing Can Strengthen Small Business Disaster Recovery

ITGCT

A business continuity plan is exactly that – a tried, true and tested plan for what must be done in the immediate aftermath of a disaster in order to get things back up and running as smoothly as possible. Faster Recovery Times.

Upcoming Verizon Cloud Downtime May Be Wakeup Call for Some

Data Center Knowledge

Customers with critical apps may revisit resiliency schemas, cloud provider SLAs Read More. Cloud Computing Disaster Recovery Downtime Verizon

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

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.

How New Technology Can Boost DR and Business Continuity

Data Center Knowledge

Now, learn how it can impact your disaster recovery and business continuity planning. Featured business continuity cloud Disaster Recovery Virtualization The evolution of the data center has brought many new enhancements.

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

Of the Big Three Cloud Providers AWS Was Most Reliable in 2014

Data Center Knowledge

Analysts: Amazon’s cloud experienced roughly half the service interruptions of Azure Read More. Amazon Cloud Computing Disaster Recovery Downtime Featured Google Microsoft

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.

Disaster Recovery & Backup Are Part of Cloud Storage, Not Stand-alone Apps

Data Center Knowledge

The cloud holds much more potential than a cheap dumping ground for backup and archive data, writes Andres Rodriguez of Nasuni. It’s time to give up on incrementally improving a broken backup system, and instead move forward toward a new model for data protection. Industry Perspectives

CenturyLink Acquires Cloud DR Provider DataGardens

Data Center Knowledge

Deal gives cloud provider fast on-prem-to-cloud DR technology and more data migration capabilities Read More. CenturyLink Cloud Computing Deals Disaster Recovery

Seagate Moves Servers 220 Feet Underground

Data Center Knowledge

Iron Mountain to resell tenant’s cloud backup and DR services Read More. Cloud Computing colocation Data Bunkers Disaster Recovery Iron Mountain

TechNet Radio: (Part 6) Hyper-V from a VMware Admin’s Perspective - Disaster Recovery with Hyper-V Replica

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In today’s installment of our “Hyper-V from a VMware admin's perspective” series, Keith Mayer and Andy Syrewicze explore disaster recovery and how Hyper-V Replica can help assist your DR efforts. 3:23 ] What is Hyper-Replica and how can impact Disaster Recovery? [

Cloud DR Provider CloudVelox Nets $15 Million

Data Center Knowledge

Cloud Computing Disaster Recovery cloudvelox Cisco Investment and all previous investors participate in Series C round for Silicon Valley company Read More.

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Agility Recovery To Enhance Disaster Recovery Program With Globally Recognized Certification Standard From the MSPAlliance

CTOvision

By Bob Gourley Unified Certification Standard for Cloud & Managed Service Providers Will Serve as Framework for Agility Recovery Partners and Clients. The International Association of Cloud and Managed Service Providers (MSPAlliance), today announced that Agility Recovery would leverage the Unified Certification Standard audit (UCS) for Cloud and Managed Service Providers (MSPs) for its disaster recovery program. ABOUT AGILITY RECOVERY.

Expanding the Cloud: Enabling Globally Distributed Applications and Disaster Recovery

All Things Distributed

In case of a regional disaster, you can simply promote your read replica in a different region to a master and point your application to it to resume operations. AWS provides several easy to use and cost effective building blocks to make disaster recovery very accessible to customers.

TechNet Radio: (Part 14) Building Your Hybrid Cloud - Disaster Recovery to the Cloud with Azure Site Recovery

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In part 14 of our “ Building a Hybrid Cloud ” series, Keith Mayer and Andy Syrewicze walk us through a discussion around the importance of disaster recovery as well as demo how you can implement this in Azure Site Recovery. the steps of the importance of disaster recovery. [ 3:15 ] What is Azure Site Recovery? [ 5:00 ] DEMO: Implementing Azure Site Recovery __ Experience Microsoft's latest products with these FREE downloads!