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StorageCraft report suggests firms need a 'ransomware reality check'
68% of respondents have a ransomware recovery plan, yet almost a quarter (23%) don’t test those plans, and 46% test them once a year or less.
IBM works with airline IT provider to bolster business continuity
Hitit will adopt IBM’s infrastructure, including availability zones, to serve as the primary back-up to its on-premises data centre for resiliency and disaster recovery.
Gartner: Top 10 trends impacting IT infrastructure & operations in 2020
“This past year, infrastructure trends focused on how technologies like AI or edge computing might support rapidly growing infrastructure and support business needs at the same time."
Fenner Dunlop turns to Rubrik for cloud backup & DR
“Our previous solution was extremely unreliable. We didn’t know if backups would take four hours, 20 hours, or if they would work at all."
Nutanix & HYCU collaborate on storage solution for private cloud
Nutanix and HYCU have unveiled a solution for joint customers that provides a secondary storage solution within private clouds.
Enterprises embrace cloud but struggle to assert security & control
Only 11% of respondents said their companies have been ‘extremely successful’ in realising what multi-cloud can do for their organisation.
ExtraHop integrates with Google Cloud's new packet mirroring feature
Google Cloud has announced a new packet mirroring feature that integrates with ExtraHop’s ExtraHopReveal(x) to enable stronger threat detection, investigation, and response.
What a CFO’s disaster recovery plan looks like
Most corporate organisations don’t put a disaster recovery plan in place and underestimate how much employees and operations can be impacted.
Gartner: Geopolitical tensions affect risk management strategies
“The trade talks progress may hinder China’s ability to deliver IT services,” says Gartner research vice president Jim Longwood.
Ensuring digital transformation doesn't turn into a digital disaster
“Be very clear about what are the risks are you exposed to within any solution, and understand those risks clearly from a business impact perspective."
Why CSOs need a disaster recovery plan for security incidents
Without a BCDR plan, businesses face certain chaos in the event of a disaster with teams not knowing who to call, where to start with the recovery process, and how.
Effective cyber resilience means thinking beyond the IT department
It’s worth investing time and resources now to put in place a comprehensive and effective business resilience plan that will ensure operations can continue, says CQR Consulting.
OpenText to drop US$1.4B to acquire Carbonite
“This acquisition will further strengthen OpenText as a leader in cloud platforms, complete end-point security and protection.”
Commvault named leader in Gartner Magic Quadrant for 8th consecutive time
Recognised specifically for data centre backup and recovery solutions, Commvault was positioned furthest for completeness of vision in the leaders quadrant and highest for ability to execute in the entire magic quadrant.
You’re invited: Veeam shares latest trends, practices in cloud data management
Headlined by key Veeam executives, VeeamON is a premier event for data managers wanting to keep their finger on the pulse of today’s cloud data management imperatives.
Gartner names Veeam a leader in Magic Quadrant for Data Center Backup and Recovery Solutions
“We’re entering Veeam’s Act II as we look beyond our traditional capabilities to define the future of how enterprises will protect and manage their data across physical, virtual and multi-cloud environments."
How MSPs can protect data on Dropbox beyond its native limits
As Dropbox becomes the central place to access and share files, how can you ensure important data is protected and retained beyond the native limits of Dropbox?
Dell announces new data protection solutions
“As organisations generate increasing amounts of data, concerns extend beyond securely storing and protecting data to managing it across diverse environments.”
The key performance metrics to monitor for perfect server visibility
Organisations need to have server monitoring tools that cover the right performance indicators that fit the applications they have running on their servers.
Acronis True Image 2020 automates 3-2-1 backups
Acronis True Image 2020 makes it easier for users to keep all of their data, applications, and systems safe.
Rubrik enters data governance and disaster recovery orchestration market
Sonar addresses the intensifying risk of data privacy breaches and compliance penalties by applying machine learning to discover sensitive data.
The threat of disaster leaves many companies worried
Only one third (35%) of organisations have confidence in their disaster recovery (DR) plans, according to new research from Databarracks.
Western Australia school uses Veeam to guarantee availability and uptime
Downtime in an education provider's systems could cause disruption with significant, far-reaching consequences.
Quest QoreStor update extends native cloud storage support
QoreStor 6.0 introduces a new Performance Tier accelerating backup, providing up to 2x recovery point objectives (RPO).