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Covering Both Ends of DR

One of the lessons IT is learning from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma is there are some situations where the organization really does not need to meet, or even come close to meeting the strict recovery point and recovery times it

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Preparing for Recovery

Most of the time IT spends focusing on disaster recovery planning is actually spent on protection, making sure data is being copied to a secondary storage system and a secondary site either by backup or replication. Some advanced recovery planners

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Live Webinar: Hitting Your Data Protection Sweet Spot

The data protection process sometimes has objectives that seem to be in opposition to one another. On one side, the organization needs rapid and frequent data captures so that RPOs and RTOs are met. On the other side, there is

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How to Make DR Testing Less Painful

While every IT professional will admit that it is important, disaster recovery testing generally falls to the bottom of the IT to do list, right after root canal. But if testing is not a key component, the process of creating

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SlideShare: How to “Future Proof” Data Protection for Organizational Resilience

Users expectations of IT’s ability to return mission critical applications to production are higher than ever. These expectations are leading IT to abandon many of their backup and recovery solutions to try new, unproven solutions that may or may not

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ChalkTalk Video: Your DR Plan Needs Three Buckets

All applications are not the same but most organization treat them that way. The problem with treating all application equally is it increases the cost of your disaster recovery effort and, in most cases, decreases your ability to meet expectations.

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StorageShort: How To Classify Your Applications for DR

Storage Switzerland’s W. Curtis Preston suggests in a recent video the key to a successful DR plan is classifying your applications into recovery buckets or priorities. But how exactly do you determine which applications should go into which bucket? In

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