3 steps to solving disaster recovery in the cloud

David Linthicum

Many believe that DR (disaster recovery) is built into the cloud. It’s not. 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.

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. In the event of a disaster, a cloud-based system can help a company recover quickly and efficiently.

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?’.

Disaster recovery testing: A vital part of the DR plan

Computer Weekly

Disaster recovery provision is worthless unless you test out your plans. In this two-part series, Computer Weekly looks at disaster recovery testing in virtualised datacentres

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. AFCOM Cloud Computing Disaster Recovery Events As new technologies such as virtualization and cloud have matured, is it time to include cloud in your DR plans?

QTS Adds Disaster Recovery Services

Data Center Knowledge

Data center provider QTS (Quality Technology Services) has launched two disaster recovery services designed to provide network availability in the event of virtual or physical server disruptions. Disaster Recovery QTS (Quality Technology Services

Weekend Earthquake A Disaster Recovery Reminder

Data Center Knowledge

colocation Disaster Recovery The 6.1 magnitude earthquake southwest of Napa over the weekend worst the area has seen since 1989. Read More.

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

Many don’t test disaster recovery plans properly, survey finds

Computer Weekly

Nearly 40% of UK organisations do not test disaster recovery plans properly, mainly because of concerns about disruption to production operations

Hyper-converged infrastructure and disaster recovery

Computer Weekly

Hyper-converged infrastructure products merge server, storage and hypervisor in scale-out nodes, so how can functionality in HCI products help deliver disaster recovery

Disaster Recovery for Mobile Users

IT Toolbox

Disaster recovery used to be the domain of desktops. Now, more brands are investing in mobile disaster recovery -- a contingency plan for mobile continuity after an emergency. Here are some of the benefits of incorporating mobile into a disaster recoveryCompanies had a security strategy in case their computers were infected by malware or a flood swamped the office, damaging monitors and processors.

Disaster recovery testing: technology systems to test DR

Computer Weekly

In this concluding part of a two-part series, Computer Weekly looks at ways of testing disaster recovery plans, with methods including array-based replication and hypervisor-based approaches

5 Tips for Better Disaster Recovery Planning

IT Toolbox

Unfortunately, very few businesses actually have a disaster recovery plan in place. All it takes is one catastrophe and all of the hard work you’ve poured into your business can be turned into nothing. This is a grave mistake that you don’t want to make in your own business. “Businesses

Exchange 2010 Disaster Recovery Step by Step Free Guide

IT Toolbox

read the guide to explore helpful tips for Exchange 2010 Disaster Recovery

The Data Center of the Future and Cloud Disaster Recovery

Data Center Knowledge

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

Big Data - Disaster Recovery!

IT Toolbox

Big data applications tend to have massive data storage capacity coupled with a hybrid hardware appliance and analytical software package used for data analytics. These applications are not typically used to process operational data; rather, users query the data to analyze past product sales, forecast trends, and determine future customer buying patterns. Big data applications are not usually considered

QTS Realty Expands Disaster Recovery Portfolio with DRaaS

Data Center Knowledge

Software-based disaster recovery product is application- and hardware-independent and can be used in hybrid physical-virtual setups Read More. Disaster Recovery QTS (Quality Technology Services) Services

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

Perficient - Digital Transformation

We discussed Disaster Recovery. 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. The basic underlying assumption is that some technology failure has to occur that creates a disaster in business terms. At a much lower cost than traditional backup/recovery environments in the past.

How to Design a Cloud-Ready Disaster Recovery Infrastructure

Data Center Knowledge

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

Sungard Goes Mobile With Its Disaster Recovery Services

Data Center Knowledge

SunGard has developed a fleet of mobile disaster recovery centers that can provide on-site business continuity services. Disaster Recovery Washington DC area

Avoid These 3 Disaster Recovery Mistakes

IT Toolbox

That's why a good disaster recovery plan is so important. It safeguards a company's IT infrastructure and minimizes financial loss as a result of a disaster. One in five organizations experiences an unplanned incident such as power outage, fire, flood or malicious attack in any given year, something that could impact business continuity. However, not all companies implement security planning solutions

The Biggest Myths Surrounding Disaster Recovery

SPF13

There are a variety of reasons businesses either do not have a disaster recovery plan or their current plan is substandard. This is problematic when the decision-makers have bought into one or more of the common myths surrounding disaster recovery.

Disaster Recovery Plan Template

Galido

Do you have a Disaster Recovery Plan in place? Here is a Disaster Recovery Plan Template on what you need to check for: Disaster Recovery Plan Template.

What is the Difference Between Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery?

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - What is the Difference Between Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery? Almost everyone now is thinking about measures to mitigate disaster and to recover from the effects. It always makes a lot of sense to be prepared for disasters.

The smart alternative for mainframe disaster recovery

IT Toolbox

Colin Fettes from Azamour Solutions takes a look at alternative ways to handle Disaster Recovery (DR) in this year?s His article focuses on recovery services, and hope that these thoughts help to clarify your own ideas and create some useful assistance around DR s Arcati Mainframe Yearbook.

Disaster Recovery Site Selection: Factors and Approach

Data Center Knowledge

For a Disaster Recovery strategy to work as per design, one of the important contributors is DR site as it will define service availability to customers during disasters, writes Prashant Baweja of Infosys.

RackWare Adds Disaster Recovery to Cloud Migration Software Suite

Data Center Knowledge

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

5 Reasons Why VoIP Disaster Recovery Is Critical for Your Business

IT Toolbox

Hurricanes, earthquakes, and other natural and man-made disasters create situations that demand a solid business continuity (BC)/disaster recovery (DR) plan in case of serious interruptions to your organization’s business. This article focuses on BC/DR for your voice over IP (VoIP)/unified communications (UC) business phone system. The year 2017 has been a busy year for hurricanes

Mother Nature Attacks! Is Your Disaster Recovery Plan Ready?

Data Center Knowledge

There’s no point in investing in a backup and disaster recovery solution that only offers slow and partial recovery – in today’s competitive world, users and customers will hold delays and lost functionality against you. Read More. Industry Perspectives

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

Backup, Replication and Disaster Recovery : spf13.com

SPF13

Backup, Replication and Disaster Recovery. Replica sets are similar to master slave, but they are set aware with automatic failover and recovery. For permanent disaster recovery and for compliance with a variety of industry regulations itâ??s disaster recovery.

Something New! vCloud Hybrid Service — Disaster Recovery

Chuck's Blog - EMC

I think the announcement of VMware''s new vCHS disaster recovery service deserves some extra attention.    There’s another market out there with folks who aren’t happy with what they’ve already got for remote recovery (costs, complexity, etc.) 

Replication, Durability, and Disaster Recovery

SPF13

We’ll also look at various deployment scenarios and disaster recovery configurations. Replication, Durability, and Disaster Recovery View more presentations from Steve Francia This session introduces the basic components of high availability before going into a deep dive on MongoDB replication. We’ll explore some of the advanced capabilities with MongoDB replication and best practices to ensure data durability and redundancy.

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

IT Pros Rock!

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: Planning Disaster Recovery Capacity for Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V Replica

IT Pros Rock!

Throughout our Disaster Recovery Planning Series of IT Pros this month, we've been discussing the steps involved in planning an effective Disaster Recovery strategy. Interested in learning more about Disaster Recovery?