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5 Tips for Finding the One to Protect Your Customers' Data - Part 2

Feb 25, 2015
  • HA/DR
top playing the field and commit to single source disaster recovery By Ian Masters, VP of Cloud & Strategic Alliances at Vision Solutions

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5 Tips for Finding the One to Protect Your Customers' Data - Part 1

Feb 18, 2015
  • HA/DR
Stop playing the field and commit to single source disaster recovery By Ian Masters, VP of Cloud & Strategic Alliances at Vision Solutions

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Time to Invest in a Successful Migration to the Cloud - Part 2

Feb 10, 2015
  • Cloud
  • Migration
The cloud is where banks will find far reaching success.

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Time to Invest in a Successful Migration to the Cloud - Part 1

Feb 04, 2015
  • Migration
  • Cloud
The cloud is where banks will find far reaching success.

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Make 2015 the Year of Total Confidence

Jan 26, 2015
  • HA/DR
In the 24/7 age, a disaster may mean losing CRM data or critical application accessibility. It may mean not being able to provide compliance reports or business intelligence data. A disaster might be an earthquake – or it might just be it might be a cup of coffee spilled on your server on an otherwise normal day. Regardless of the scenario, there are real and growing pressures on businesses to ensure critical servers and their workloads are highly available and will endure near-zero downtime, no matter what happens, and no matter how their IT departments or skill sets shrink.

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There is No Spoon: Freedom from the Anxiety of HA and DR Planning - Part 2 of 2

Dec 19, 2014
  • HA/DR
f you want to truly recover your environment, you don’t want to lose any data—it doesn’t make sense to say, “I have 99 percent of my data, so I’m good.” It’s got to be 100 percent, so companies need to be 100 percent protected. Even one fragment of missing data could lead to a huge financial cost, provoke a lawsuit or, in the case of a hospital, prove dire for a patient.

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There is No Spoon: Freedom from the Anxiety of HA and DR Planning - Part 1 of 2

Dec 17, 2014
  • HA/DR
Reality isn’t always what it seems, as we learned in the groundbreaking film The Matrix.

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It’s Never Been Easier to Implement a Comprehensive DR Plan

Nov 25, 2014
  • HA/DR
The Small Business Administration (SBA) recently updated their business continuity recommendations after reviewing case studies from Superstorm Sandy. Since the SBA bases their recommendations on federal recommendations for businesses of all sizes, their findings can be applied to any size organization, whether local or global.

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Need to Implement an IBM i HA/DR Plan Yesterday? We Can Help!

Nov 14, 2014
  • HA/DR
There’s no tech trend projection in print that forecasts IT staff will have fewer responsibilities and bigger budgets in the coming years. The years of unchecked expansion are over, and all signs point to a trend of optimizing everything before adding anything new. Productivity software is commonplace, helping Operations and Finance keep an eye on resource activity and usage. It’s a strategy that makes good business sense, and nowhere more so than in the IT department. However, the IT department has a special challenge because they are required to optimize resources (including human resources in the form of IT administrator head count and working hours) while defending the business from downtime, security breaches, data sprawl and compliance violations – just to name a few.

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Streamlining BC Strategies in Complex Datacenters

Nov 11, 2014
  • HA/DR
  • Migration
  • Cloud
If you think back to your business continuity strategy just a few years ago you’ll realize how quickly IT departments have grown in complexity. It's possible that, like many businesses, you didn't even have a business continuity strategy a few years ago. Driven by growing data, new storage and platform options like cloud and virtualization, increasing regulatory legislation, reduced budgets and headcounts, and increasing business intelligence possibilities, IT infrastructure got complicated fast.

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