Azure Blob Storage: Data protection and Recovery capabilities

Learn what Blob Storage is, how it works, how to design resiliency and data protection based on your business scenarios, and how to recover from disasters. Read the post here: Azure Blob Storage: Data protection and Recovery capabilities … [Read more...]

Azure Availability Sets and Zones

Azure Availability Sets and Azure Availability Zones are part of a plethora of technologies you can use to ensure your applications stay up at all times. Read the post here: Azure Availability Sets and Zones … [Read more...]

The Ten Commandments of Backup

We run down the 10 most essential concerns for any backup strategy. How many are you taking into consideration? Read the post here: The Ten Commandments of Backup … [Read more...]

Understanding RPO and RTO

Originally published March, 2008, updated January 2019 Recovery Point Objective (RPO) and Recovery Time Objective (RTO) are two of the most important parameters of a disaster recovery or data protection plan. These are objectives which can guide enterprises to choose an optimal data backup plan.The RPO/RTO, along with a business impact analysis, provides the basis for identifying and analyzing … [Read more...]

Frequently asked questions about business continuity

Business continuity is a hot topic due to a growing body of legislation and the increased risk of potentially devastating disruptions. However, the concept has been around for a long time, and practically every organisation would benefit from implementing a business continuity framework. This blog explains the fundamentals of business continuity and answers your questions. Q: What is business … [Read more...]

Business continuity: Why organisations should plan for the worst

Targeted attacks by skilled and persistent cyber criminals are now a business reality, so organisations need to have an effective business continuity plan in place to ensure their survival. Growing concern about cyber attacks In September 2017 the European Commission reported that 80% of European organisations suffered at least one cyber security incident and the economic impact of cyber crime has … [Read more...]