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November 2011- Everyday problems, such as hardware failures and power outages, are much more common than natural disasters and can bring a business to its knees. Only companies with a disaster-ready infrastructure and solid business continuity plan can come through such events with minimal downtime and cost.
November 2011- From downtime costs to regulatory compliance, the need for strategic business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) planning is clear, but what does that mean for your organization? Find out how your organization can protect business-critical functions, minimize downtime and mitigate risk.
October 2011- IT functions in business are complicated enough. For the business majority, adding data protection expertise as a core competency simply does not make fiscal sense. Turning that function over to the leading solution in online backup and recovery-EVault-will save time, money and aggravation. Secure2Disk powered by EVault has the right online backup solution for companies that are serious about protecting business-critical data.
October 2011- Faced with the need to optimize every aspect of their department, IT organizations are recognizing the benefits of selecting a colocation provider for their mission-critical equipment in a data center. The time, cost savings, and quality of service a company can realize as a result of using a Managed Services provider for colocation are very appealing. With significant benefits of scale, IT Operations need to look for reliable facilities that offer uptime, power environmentals, physical ...
October 2011- Cloud computing is being rapidly embraced across all industries. But this massive shift from local hardware to web-based resources is not risk- and hazard-free. Concerns about security are running high. And questions about business relevance and resiliency remain. This white paper covers strategies for addressing those questions.
October 2011- Recovery-as-a-Service (RaaS) has been available for some time, and has leveraged a number of infrastructure options and recovery platforms. Many of these options have provided a recovery solution that is flexible, scalable, and secure. And in some cases, service providers offer fully managed solutions with the expertise to support heterogeneous IT environments.
May 2011- This whitepaper reveals surprisingly easy and cost-effective solutions that can have a high impact on improving the storage environment. Discover how IBM's suite of storage solutions can introduce scalability and efficiency to the storage environment-staving off storage Armageddon.
The cost of maintaining and protecting data can run higher than the cost to capture it in the first place.
This white paper explores the framework and advantages of a holistic approach to data risk management, and provides both IT and line-of-business executives with the ?why? and ?how? to begin putting a holistic data risk management program to work in their own organization.
Small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) have been moving to virtualized environments. It improves efficiency, reduces costs, offers stronger security, less complicated PC management and potentially better disaster recovery abilities.
Your IT group has to make it all work - but without specific virtualization knowledge, they’re struggling. What’s needed are powerful, easy-to-use tools tailored to specific virtual platforms.
In this Technology Strategy Research paper sponsored by Quest Software, discover the ...
The groundswell of required Windows 7 migrations, expanding virtual workforces, growing popularity of mobile devices such as the iPad, and tighter IT budgets all point to the need to reevaluate desktop strategies.
By moving virtual desktops to the cloud companies can realize all the promised benefits of virtual desktops—centralized management, improved data security and simplified deployment— without the exorbitant cost, limitations or hassles of internally deployed desktops. Cloud-hosted desktops enable anywhere access from ...
January 2011- In 2011, the average corporate employee will send and receive about 112 email messages per day and this volume of emails sent and received is only growing with time. This continuously growing number could mean a large impact on your organization’s regulatory compliance, and security. Organizations not only need a system to store and manage these messages, which may contain sensitive and confidential data, but also a system that provides an efficient way to monitor and ...
December 2010- Executives of midsize businesses may wonder how to prepare for the possibility that a calamity could wipe out their IT operations. The words "disaster recovery" (DR) evoke images of the earthquake in Northridge, California, or flooding in Chicago and Nashville — events that took businesses of all sizes offline. This paper presents an approach through which targeted solutions and management can reduce business risks by planning to address disruptions and by addressing technical challenges to business ...
June 2010- Today’s modern IP network is fraught with increasing complexities. In some ways, virtualization in the data world is creating a new and special set of network challenges, and yet, on a basic business level, the challenges remain essentially the same: organizations rely on today’s modern IP network to not only support, but drive the business to meet its goals. Unfortunately, service-delivery slowdowns and outages are still all too common and frequently have a ...
September 2010- This Taneja Group whitepaper looks at the potential promises of storage in the cloud that are most attractive to the enterprise. It examines how enterprises are storing data today, and identifies five fundamental characteristics that an enterprise should look for in a cloud storage offering. It illustrates where some of the shortcomings are for many of the evolving solutions, and then looks at one solution, Zetta, an innovative on-demand solution for enterprise data protection and ...
August 2010- This whitepaper by Marc Staimer, founder and senior analyst at Dragon Slayer Consulting, examines the five urgent issues facing organizations today around protecting and restoring enterprise data such as the inability to recover and restore data when required, having a complicated process that causes errors and mounting financial and legal risks. It also reviews an innovative on-demand solution for enterprise data protection and archiving that solves these issues by delivering immediate and offsite data protection ...
August 2010- Because of the ongoing costs associated with conferencing, organizations are looking at alternative solutions to meet growing demand. As regular usage of audio and Web conferencing rises, so does the need to maintain control over these skyrocketing costs. This white paper will help you determine the best solution to meet your collaboration needs.
August 2010- In a world where both natural and manmade disasters can strike at any moment, large companies must have a business continuity/disaster recovery plan to ensure survival through even the darkest times. But it's important to select the right BC/DR facility to meet the organization's specific needs. Learn the right questions to ask when choosing your BC/DR facility.
July 2010- Lower disk costs and bandwidth-optimized data transfer are fueling disk-to-cloud (D2C) and disk-to-disk-to-cloud (D2D2C) strategies. Iron Mountain’s Live Vault enables on- and off-premises data protection, providing midmarket and midsize enterprise companies with an alternative to tape-centric backup and recovery.
June 2010- Cloud Computing is not a specific technology, but a model of computing. The term "cloud" refers to both the applications delivered as services over the Internet and the hardware and system software in the datacenters that provide said services. When a cloud is offered as an on-demand (pay-as-you-go) service, it is considered a public cloud. On the other hand, a private cloud refers to internal data centers, not open to the public, that are deployed ...
June 2010- In preparation for disasters, it’s critical to have a backup site that can be used if your primary location goes down. Does your business have the right procedures and equipment to recover after a disaster? Get answers. Download this article about a new enterprise data center and learn more about protecting your IT infrastructure.
May 2010- Is your organization prepared to tackle the massive challenge of protecting your data in a cost effective and timely manner? With a growing number of branch offices, an increasing number of servers, and a high priority on reducing cost, backup is getting even harder to manage. Download this paper and learn about a proven strategy for combining WAN-based backup with WAN optimization solutions.
March 2010- To power their datacenter, business hosting experts Opus Interactive turned to technology from VMware® and Intel® that let them create a flexible and dynamic virtual infrastructure. The ability to instantly dial IT resources up and down makes Opus a more nimble organization and allows their customers to reap the benefits of reliable and adaptable IT services.
March 2010- See how TARC was able to attain a 15:1 server consolidation ratio, from 60 physical servers to 4 hypervisors and cut power costs in half by using Intel and VMware technology.
March 2010- Learn how Gateway Bank reduced system downtime by 80%, shrank datacenter footprint and saved thousands of dollars in hardware purchases by virtualizing their business critical applications with VMware and Intel technologies.
March 2010- VMware® and Intel-based servers allowed Chittenden Bank to create a centralized virtual infrastructure that was more scalable and manageable which kept IT headcount lean and saved thousand of dollars in IT overhead costs.
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