Tag: disaster recovery

Offsite Backup, Onsite Backup, or Both?

There are many backup and recovery options out there; some onsite, some offsite. Trying to parse through which one fits best into your disaster recovery plan can be very difficult, and often for a result that isn’t ideal. I spoke … Continue reading

Posted in Disaster Recovery, Online Tech News | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Offsite backup and recovery: Understanding the hidden costs

By JASON YAEGER Online Tech Director of Product Management, Risk Management Officer and Security Officer The cost of data loss can be staggering. A study at the University of Texas tells us that 43 percent of companies that experience a … Continue reading

Posted in Data Centers, Disaster Recovery, HIPAA Compliance, PCI Compliance, Safe Harbor, SAS 70/SSAE 16/SOC | Tagged , | Leave a comment

We spent HOW much time to restore that backup file? Significantly less with file-level restoration

Offsite backup: a necessary evil that can be unreliable, hard to track and expensive to support. We know; it’s not what you got into technology for. Nonetheless, the business depends on putting mission-critical data offsite for those just-in-case moments of … Continue reading

Posted in Cloud Computing, Data Centers, Disaster Recovery, Information Technology Tips | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Client profile: Baseline Data Services serious about disaster recovery

NOTE: This is the latest in a series of Online Tech client profiles. Read more here. Indiana-based Baseline Data Services, LLC, was looking for data center space to continue growing its disaster recovery services business. Coincidentally, Online Tech was in … Continue reading

Posted in Data Centers, Disaster Recovery | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

A data loss prevention strategy guide

Note: The following article is part of a shared content agreement between Online Tech and InfoSec Institute. (View original post.) For more information on IT disaster recovery, download disaster recovery white paper or check out our case studies. In this … Continue reading

Posted in Information Technology Tips | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in CEO Voices, Cloud Computing, Disaster Recovery, HIPAA Compliance, PCI Compliance | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in CEO Voices, Cloud Computing, Disaster Recovery | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in CEO Voices, Cloud Computing, Disaster Recovery | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

iHT2 recommendations for HIPAA-compliant cloud business associates

Cyber criminals are being drawn to the healthcare industry like moths to a flame and providers are more vulnerable as the sharing of electronic health records proliferates. To help diminish both those trends, the Institute for Health Technology Transformation (iHT2) … Continue reading

Posted in Cloud Computing, HIPAA Compliance, Information Technology Tips | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in CEO Voices, Disaster Recovery, Managed Servers, Michigan Colocation | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment