Eddi the DR Yeti – A Yeti’s reflection of #ILTA14

Hi everyone, Eddi the Disaster Recovery Yeti here! I had so much fun this past week at the International Legal Technology Association Conference. I met so many great people, and learned so much! I even had my own hashtag, #SpotTheYeti – hopefully you were able to spot me because I was fast like a Nascar and… Read more »

The Yeti
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Why Traditional Backup is Broken – And What to Do About It

Can you quantify how much every minute of downtime can cost your organization? Did you know that 1 in 5 recoveries aren’t meeting the expectations of its business stakeholders? As an IT professional, are you satisfied with the level of protection your backup and recovery solution is providing you? In a recent survey done by ESG,… Read more »

Taraneh Hosseinzadeh
Taraneh H,  
Why You No Longer Have To Worry About CryptoLocker

It’s Thursday, and you’re over the hump, a couple more days and it’s the weekend. You go to open a folder. A dreaded red screen pops up and takes over your desktop. It’s the CryptoLocker. That PowerPoint you’ve been working on for the past 72 hours is held hostage and your presentation is less than… Read more »

Taraneh Hosseinzadeh
Taraneh H,  
Five Reasons Companies Are Ditching Traditional Backup

According to a recent study by Gartner, “by the end of 2016, 40% of large enterprises, up from 20% at year-end 2012, will have eliminated tape for operational recovery.” While tape backup is still being used in combination with other traditional backup solutions, companies are increasingly aware of the fact that some change is needed. But… Read more »

Taraneh Hosseinzadeh
Taraneh H,  
Introducing the 2nd Generation Axcient Virtual Appliance

* a.k.a. We listened, we learned, and made the virtual appliance even better with your help. Thanks to you, the 1st Generation Axcient Virtual Appliance has been deployed by more than 250 end-customers since we introduced it back in January, making it the most quickly adopted product in Axcient’s history. Along the way, we’ve received a lot of feedback from you… Read more »

viyer
Venky I,  
The Five Myths of Cloud-based Disaster Recovery

A recent study by the Disaster Recovery Preparedness Council highlighted a disturbing fact: 3 out of 4 companies worldwide are failing in terms of disaster readiness. The impact that IT interruptions (server crashing, power outage, virus, etc.) have range from thousands to millions of dollars according to the same research. No wonder the “cloud” is… Read more »

Daniel Kuperman
Daniel K,  
Key Metrics That Every IT Manager Should Use

As a technology manager under constant pressure to keep up with the ever increasing needs of the business, how can you ensure that the IT infrastructure you build and maintain will be available no matter what? A tool that is often used by experienced IT professionals is the Key Performance Indicator (KPI) and the Risk… Read more »

Daniel Kuperman
Daniel K,  
The all-new Granular Mailbox Recovery for MS Exchange

#2 in a series introducing the Axcient Granular Mailbox Recovery for MS Exchange Last time we shared how customers are increasingly looking to unlock value from their data backed up onsite or in RaaS (Recovery as a Service) Provider Clouds. In this vein, we are proud to introduce Axcient’s next generation Granular Mailbox Recovery for… Read more »

viyer
Venky I,  
It’s not about Backup: It’s about Backup and Recovery

The emergence of RaaS (Recovery-as-a-Service) has upended the Data Protection market, with backup becoming merely table stakes in a crowded multi-vendor environment. Customers are no longer content with the status quo of long recovery times imposed by previous generation backup technology. Instead they demand both instant recovery and the ability to unlock value from data… Read more »

viyer
Venky I,  
The One Thing That Can Derail Your Disaster Recovery Plan

Yes, there is one thing that can derail your Disaster Recovery Plan. Let me explain. According to research from the Disaster Recovery and Preparedness Council, one-third of companies test their DR plans only once or twice a year and 23% of company never test their DR plans. If there is one thing that can cause… Read more »

Daniel Kuperman
Daniel K,