Backup and DR are mission-critical.

It’s been an eventful last few weeks in the world of data protection. As if the challenges we have faced over the last 12 months weren’t enough, the threats posed by cybercrime, hardware failure, and other accidents have been on full display recently with two data loss / downtime events hitting the newswires: Microsoft Exchange…

Improve Your Business Resilience with Disaster Recovery

No organization has time for downtime in today’s ever-changing business environment. Disruptions including human error, cyberattack, natural disaster and even business disruption related to the COVID-19 pandemic can wreak havoc on your business and bring it to a standstill. Having a comprehensive disaster recovery (DR) plan is critical for business resilience and ultimately, for the…

The importance of adaptability in an increasingly complex world

Adaptability to changing conditions is a must-have trait for today’s organizations especially during today’s uncertain world. Business leaders must prioritize adaptability as a must-have organizational trait. As disruption accelerates, there is no guarantee that the biggest and toughest industry players will survive. Organizations that understand their environments and are positioned to sense change and adapt…

Is your data ready for 2021?

2020 showed all the ways that data protection could go wrong. Ransomware took off on a steady incline throughout the year with record numbers of data theft, corruption, etc. Data sprawl and cloud access to data have also become threats, as many employees moved to remote work and expanded companies’ potentially vulnerable data environments. Organizations…

Be Ready for 2021 with a DR Checklist

Create a DR Checklist Disasters just aren’t what they used to be. Traditionally it was thought that a disaster was defined by an act of nature, but today with worldwide networks, Web apps, and 24×7 customer call centers, even an electrical failure could be disastrous when crashing communications and online transactions. When putting together priorities,…

How to Prepare your DR for 2021

Time to Focus on DR When critical information or communication systems are not working properly, it is much more than just an inconvenience for an organization. The following can and may happen which can be detrimental to any business: Weakened customer trust Missing or corrupted digital records or legal documents Lost revenue Decrease in productivity…

iland Disaster Recovery Chronicles: Part Two

Part 2: Disaster Recovery economics In our last blog, we talked about the “Technology Trifecta” that can be used to determine if disaster recovery (DR) makes sense for your business. One of the three criteria is Return on Investment (ROI). ROI is a financial data point that can be used to compare two competing investments…

iland Disaster Recovery Chronicles: Part One

Part 1: Disaster Recovery and the technology trifecta. Growth in disaster recovery (DR) solutions have been outpacing the broader IT market for years. Today, some research indicates that the market is growing at nearly 40% CAGR. These numbers are impressive, for sure, but they should not be a surprise. Universal truths about YOUR business. If…