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Disaster recovery (DR) involves a set of policies and procedures to enable the recovery or continuation of vital technology infrastructure and systems following a natural or human-induced disaster. Disaster recovery focuses on the IT or technology systems supporting critical business functions, as opposed to business continuity, which involves keeping all essential aspects of a business functioning despite significant disruptive events. Disaster recovery is therefore a subset of business continuity.

Databarracks, the UKrsquo;s specialist business continuity and IT disaster recovery provider, and Oosha, one of the leading providers of cloud desktop and managed IT services to the UK legal sector, have partnered to launch vendor independent cloud services in order to mitigate risk and allay the fears of organisations in the UK professional services market. When an organisation chooses to outsource the provision and management of their IT infrastructure, broadly it will choose either a... Source: RealWire
During the recent VMworld conference in Las Vegas, VMware discussed how NSX was “becoming the connective tissue that ties everything together.”This stands out as another example of how the realization that our IT systems can no longer live in silos is starting to hit home.This is not just about compute resources however, this also impacts our data, in a modern business where data is a crucial asset, we can no longer accept an infrastructure that limits how we get the very best from it.What does this mean for data strategy and should we care? Increasingly our data infrastructures are ever more “hybrid,” on-prem in a datacenter, in public clouds as primary data, or backup and disaster recovery and in SaaS platforms like Office365mdash;and thatrsquo;s just today; what about in the future?To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
The latest update of the Vault platform adds new disaster recovery and multi-factor authentication capabilities to the distributed secrets management platform.
The latest update of the Vault platform adds new disaster recovery and multi-factor authentication capabilities to the distributed secrets management platform.
UK disaster recovery specialist today announces the launch of managed business continuity service.

The service is aimed at UK SMEs, many of whom until now have struggled to implement and maintain credible business continuity programmes.

Databarracksrsquo; newly appointed executive chairman Mike Osborne commented: “Irsquo;ve been involved in business continuity for 30 years and given the advent of the modern digital-based economy, itrsquo;s clear that businesses of all sizes are now facing an increasing demand from... Source: RealWire
By Bharath Vasudevan, Product Manager, HPE Software-defined and Cloud Group Life is full of unpredictable and catastrophic events. When one occurs in the data center, it can result in property damage and data loss. With potential threats to data lur...
Databarracks has announced the appointment of Mike Osborne, former managing director of business continuity, cloud & hosting at Daisy Group, to the new position of executive chairman, highlighting its intent on becoming the leading independent specialist for disaster recovery and business continuity services. Osborne will work directly with the senior management team at Databarracks, with a remit focused on driving business growth as well as helping to expand and broaden the firmrsquo;s existing recovery and... Source: RealWire
Replicates Data to the Cloud from On-Premises DataCore Deployments for Greater Agility, Simplicity and ProtectionREADING, UK., June 27, 2017 – DataCore today announced that its DataCore Cloud Replication software solutions are now available in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace to support customersrsquo; disaster recovery efforts.

Customers with on-premises deployments of SANsymphonytrade; software-defined storage and Hyper-converged Virtual SAN can use the Microsoft Azure cloud as an added replication location to safeguard highly available systems.

For example, on-premises... Source: RealWire
Provider named a Niche Player in Magic Quadrant for DRaaS for third consecutive yearLondon-based provider Databarracks has been recognised in Gartnerrsquo;s Magic Quadrant for Disaster Recovery as a Service 2017. Peter Groucutt, managing director at Databarracks, commented on the announcement: “We are very proud to be included in the Magic Quadrant for DRaaS for a third consecutive year. We feel it is an incredible achievement for us as a specialist provider of disaster recovery and... Source: RealWire
Disaster recovery service provider Databarracks, has become a ‘Corporate Partnerrsquo; of the Business Continuity Institute (BCI), working with it to raise the profile of business continuity management (BCM) as a critical discipline for business resilience, amongst the SME community.

Founded in 1994, the BCI has established itself as the leading organisation for BC professionals worldwide, supporting over 8,000 members in more than 100 countries and working with an estimated 3,000 organisations in private, public and... Source: RealWire
By Bharath Vasudevan, Director of Product Management, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Software-defined and Cloud GroupRansomware is a malicious software virus that locks files or computer systems until a sum of money (usually in Bitcoin) is paid to the cyber criminals. With ransomware attacks increasing in quantity and ferocity seemingly by the day, it is no longer a matter of if an organization will be attacked by ransomware, but when.

According to the Ponemon Institute’s January 2016 report, Cost of Data Center Outages, 22% of unplanned IT outages are due to cyberattacks.

This represents a 167% increase since the initial 2010 report.
Stronger security and improved data protection and disaster recovery plans may be businesses’ only hopes to minimize the damage done by ransomware.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
London – 11 April 2017 – UKCloud, the easy to adopt, easy to use and easy to leave assured cloud services company, has today announced the launch of Disaster Recovery to the Cloud, a self-service replication and recovery solution, powered by market leading disaster recovery software provider, Zerto.

As UK citizens increasingly expect to be able to access services online, around the clock, it has become even more important for public sector departments to invest... Source: RealWire