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Double-Take and Firewalls

Sep 24, 2012
  • HA/DR
Security is an issue that nearly every company is delving into more often these days. Along with the advancement of malware prevention and removal systems, stronger firewalls and secure networking systems are the norm for business networks. Double-Take Availability and Double-Take Move are designed from the ground up to replicate data and binaries across both LAN and WAN connections. Navigating these firewalls is something Double-Take does quite regularly and we offer guidance on best practices.

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Cloud Alone is not HA

Sep 13, 2012
  • HA/DR
  • Cloud
As people were settling in to watch a few movies on Netflix and share info on Pinterest and other similar sites over the weekend of June 30, those services went dark. A set of massive storms had knocked out power to portions of the Mid-Atlantic region of the USA, including the Virginia datacenters of Amazon Web Services (AWS). Customers of AWS who did not geo-locate their systems also went offline when the datacenter couldn’t sustain operations during the storms.

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