A ‘Disaster Recovery’ Plan Begins with a ‘Risk Assessment’.

A 'Disaster Recovery' Plan Begins with a 'Risk Assessment'.

Forbes in a recent overview of business emergency/contingency plans, challenged stakeholders with this question “Is your business prepared for the worst?” Prepare for ‘Disaster Recovery’ For companies operating without a written Disaster Recovery or Business Continuity Plan (BCP), a disruption caused by hardware failures, building fire or flooding can greatly impact efforts to promptly resuming ‘business as usual. While such strategies may be more commonplace in big business, DR plans

Data Backup vs. Data Replication, Which Is Right for Businesses?

Data Backup vs. Data Replication, Which Is Right for Businesses?

Data replication and data backup may sound like ballpark terms to one another, but the difference is actually very distinct. Knowing the difference between what replication and backup actually is can help you make smarter choices when deciding the best choice of action for your data.  Data backup can be seen as the old school method of data, and is not interchangeable with replication. Here are the main differences when