Why 2020 Will Be the Year of IT Resilience

Why is 2020 expected to be the Year of IT Resilience? Because today more than ever, organizations large and small are demanding: Decreased downtime: How does one address the exponential costs associated with downtime? Cyber-resiliency: The constant growth and ever-evolving nature of threats is staggering. Continuous data protection: Snapshot-style solutions leave gaps in operational efficiencies [...]

Is RTO a Consideration in Your Cloud Backup Strategy?

As disaster recovery becomes more costly and complex to manage in-house, IT leaders are finding that outsourcing elements of their operations is a cost-effective alternative. That’s the main reason why many clients today are considering cloud-based backup. But they should also consider their recovery time objective (RTO)—the maximum tolerable length of time that a computer, [...]

The Problem(s) with Traditional Backups

There are many factors that can limit overall backup performance, potentially causing backups to run into production windows, reducing backup success, or increasing infrastructure costs. Many backups are limited to some degree by LAN/SAN bandwidth available to the server being backed up. Adding the backup overhead inefficiency of the CIFS and NFS protocols over Ethernet [...]