It happens all the time – a customer has a problem that’s tough to solve. I was recently asked how to best protect a virtual environment – stretched between two data centers. The customer wanted all administration through vCenter with instant recovery and the ability to meet stringent RPOs and RTOs. And the catch – they wanted the backed up data to be stored on a different vendor’s array utilizing a different protocol - NFS instead of Fibre Channel (FC) block storage.Read More
Is that light you see at the end of the proverbial tunnel, or is it the headlight of an oncoming train?
The future of your professional career just might depend on your ability to successfully lead your company to the cloud. So many things to consider…
Yes, the cloud offers many advantages to your business including agility and high levels of fault tolerance, but in and of itself, the cloud does not release you from backing up your data in order to protect yourself from user error, data corruption, or data loss.
Just like provisioning new applications or scaling current applications, you need to consider every angle when protecting your data that lives in cloud.
By Bruce Hall, Director of Managed Services
Have you heard about SOC 2 and SOC 3 validation? If you’re storing data in the cloud (or considering it) it’s a business imperative. We’ve recently completed a Service Organization Control 2 (SOC 2) and Control 3 (SOC 3) validation process. While we’re proud of our achievement, it’s important to explain what this means for our customers. When researching an enterprise cloud or managed service solution, it’s essential to not only check for compliance with SOC 2 and SOC 3, but also to review the actual report. Prospective service providers should be more than willing to share their report.
By Ned Fairweather, Senior Consultant/Data Protection Practice Lead
Whether you’re already using Symantec NetBackup or you’re considering it as a backup solution, we think NetBackup 7.5 is worth a close look. Daymark has deployed NetBackup 7.5 in several customer environments. Our technical consultants have found the product to be stable with dramatically increased backup speeds, but that’s not all. Here are 7 feature enhancements we think are worth checking out:
Guest Blogger: Jason Diesel, Director, Systems Engineering, Varonis
There are a few different ways to encrypt backup tapes on the market today using software solutions and hardware solutions. One thing they all have in common is that they all need a key management solution to manage the encryption keys.
Author: Brenden Doyle, Senior Consultant