Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity – Flirting With Disaster Nobody likes to think about the bad things that can happen in life, but all too often, history has shown that procrastinating on safeguards means a bigger and more expensive cleanup to follow. This is why, in business, the principles of Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity are so important; and with all things business, the cloud is turning out to be an excellent place for companies to turn to for solutions. “Disaster Recovery (DR) is not the same thing as making backups,” says Keao Caindec, Chief Marketing Officer, Cloud Business Unit
Implement 2013: the Ideal Data Backup and Cloud Trends It’s likely you’ve heard phrases like “data is the new currency.” This is true, but more importantly data is how you and your small company make transactions with customers. It is important to almost every aspect of your small business, so the way you store it and back it up really matters. There is no shortage of data storage options for you to choose from. For years, small and large businesses alike depended on tape-based and hard disk storage. In fact, many companies still do. But as data storage trends start
Keeping Your Data Safe in the Cloud Cloud storage has revolutionized the way we keep our files and because most of the established cloud storage providers use the best security and encryption technology available, most of us tend to forget that we have our own part to do in ensuring the safety of our own files. While cloud storage can free us from such worries as having malicious programs sneak into our computer system, there are still practices that we have to observe to keep our data safe in the cloud. If you’re already taking advantage of online storage or
5 Tips for a Worry-free Cloud Storage backup With so many cloud storage backup services available on the market today, people can sometimes become complacent with their data and assume that because they are already having a cloud backup, all their data is safe and secured. Well, this is usually the case, but problems can still arise due to negligence. Here are some tips and best practices that will ensure you will get the maximum benefit from your cloud storage backup. Determine Service Accessibility. What would be the point of having backup if you can’t actually access it? This should
Backupify Launches “Spring Release for Google Apps” with Enhanced Backup and Recovery Features New cloud-to-cloud backup tools facilitate data management processes for large companies CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 4, 2013 – Backupify, the leading provider of cloud-to-cloud backup and recovery solutions for Software as a Service (SaaS) applications, today launched an enhanced set of backup and recovery features to support its core offering for enterprise-level organizations on Google Apps. The new “Spring Release for Google Apps” includes additional tools designed to provide more efficient ways for administrators and end-users to manage their backups within the complex internal structure of larger organizations.
The Disaster Mitigation And Recovery Power Of Cloud Computing In a world where digital connectivity and online presence are a significant part of life and businesses alike, a disaster that disables online services is undoubtedly going to ruin some people’s day, to say the least. Hurricane Katrina and others like it around the world have proven that no data center or server facility is safe from natural disasters and other freak accidents. The effects of such events can at least be mitigated with cloud computing services and technology, making disaster mitigation and recovery easier. Imagine if a bank losses all
Overview: Leostream Cloud Desktops Leostream Cloud Desktops offers users a full personal-desktop-computer experience that is accessible on most modern browsers on any platform. Providing Virtual Desktop Infrastructure/Interface (VDI) for businesses, it is easily accessible and has no problems that plague traditional hardware platforms. The product is primarily focused on delivering scalable cloud-computing solutions to businesses. Leostream, a company started in 2002, is better known for connection brokering services. The Cloud Desktops is the newest addition of the company. The Cloud Desktop is very easy to set up. There is a free trial period that does not require a user to