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 »
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 »
#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 »
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 »
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 »
If there is one IT failure statistic that you should take seriously, this is it. As much as we would like to think that the IT department has everything under control, we also know that a work disruption due to some unforeseen technical problem is bound to happen at any time. And the culprit is… Read more »
Pam Lyra, Vice President of Customer Satisfaction at Axcient has been named among the 2014 Women of the Channel by CRN. The CRN Women of the Channel Award honors the several Women of the Channel whose expertise and vision are deserving of recognition. The annual list highlights the accomplishments of female executives within vendor, distribution… Read more »
An interesting report by Forrester Research, “The Risks of Do It Yourself Disaster Recovery” points to the fact that companies should think twice before cobbling together their own disaster recovery solutions.
Cloud backup is gaining stream as more vendors now offer a variety of products at attractive prices, allowing businesses to store files securely in “the cloud” so they can easily access them in the event of a disaster or IT incident. Or, can they?
With 2013 in the rearview mirror, analysts and industry experts are making their predictions for the New Year. Recently, in a webinar titled “2014 Top 10 Predictions for BC/DR,” Dr. Steven Goldman, an internationally recognized expert and consultant in business continuity and disaster recovery, divulged his top 10 predictions for the coming year.