Category: CEO Voices

7 business drivers for your backup and recovery strategy

In a previous post, I laid out the first three questions your CIO should answer before you start your backup and recovery research. The CIO should provide direction around the value of the data, the Recovery Point Objective (RPO) and … Continue reading

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3 questions your CIO needs to answer to set your offsite backup strategy

There are a number of options for offsite backup, including tape backup shipped offsite, backing up to a simple cloud storage like Amazon, or an enterprise-grade offsite backup and recovery solution. Before any detailed conversation takes place around the technical … Continue reading

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Data protection and the cloud

BY YAN NESS Co-CEO, Online Tech In my last blog post I made the case that data is money. So it’s important to have a strategy for data protection just as you would for cash management. It helps to have … Continue reading

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Data is money: Just as money belongs in a bank, data belongs in a data center

BY YAN NESS Co-CEO, Online Tech It amazes me how plentiful and important data has become to our lives. In the early 1990s, I co-founded a company that built a software product called WARE that tracked and analyzed workplace injury … Continue reading

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Staying ahead of the cloud cybersecurity curve

For the upcoming IMN Data Center East Conference, I’ve been invited to speak on the panel called “Staying Ahead of the Curve on Services” about managed services for data center operators. From my experience, two of the highest value managed … Continue reading

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Staying ahead of the enterprise cloud backup and recovery curve

At the end of May, I’m speaking on a panel at IMN’s Data Center East Conference in New York City. The panel is titled “Staying Ahead of the Curve on Services (for data center operators)” and will focus its message … Continue reading

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Is the FTC enforcing better cybersecurity for data protection in non-regulated industries?

Those of us working in the security and compliance world are very aware of the data privacy rules and enforcement in different regulated industries: Health and Human Services (HHS) and its Office of Civil Rights (OCR) have broad authority over … Continue reading

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CEOs Discuss Encryption for Healthcare

Last week marked an important deadline for physicians, HIPAA covered entities (CEs), business associates (BAs), and subcontractors to comply with HIPAA’s privacy and security requirements.  Now any healthcare organization that supports the processing, facilitation, or collection of PHI (protected health … Continue reading

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CEO to CEO: The Importance of an Encrypted Cloud

In a recent Lloyd survey, cyber risk was the third largest overall concern for CEOs and senior executives.  The information comes from a poll of 580 CEOs and senior executives around the world.  “Business leaders have woken up to the … Continue reading

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CEOs Describe the Encrypted Cloud – A High Performance, Easy-to-Buy Machine

Have you purchased a song or app from Apple lately? It was fairly quick and simple to do. Wasn’t it? That simplicity is exactly how Yan Ness, Online Tech Co-CEO, explains the ease of purchasing Online Tech’s new encrypted cloud. … Continue reading

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