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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.

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
Cybercriminals like to subvert legitimate online services like Google Docs and Dropbox to carry out their malicious activities.

The free website hosting company Wix is the latest addition to the list of services they’ve abused.Researchers from security company Cyren found that scammers were creating phishing sites designed to harvest Office 365 login credentials via Wix, which offers a simple click-and-drag editor for building web pages.

As typically happens with free services, the criminals are taking advantage of these tools to carry out their operations.[ 4 top disaster recovery packages compared. | Backup and recovery tools: Users identify the good, bad, and ugly. ]The phishing site looks like a new browser window open to an Office 365 login page.
In fact, it’s a screenshot of an Office 365 login page with editable fields overlaid on the image. Users would think the site is legitimate and enter the login credentials, except the information is entered into the fields on the overlay and not the actual Office 365 page.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here
On a windy, snowy night in Dover, N.H., about 15 people gathered in an old converted mill, staring at computer screens and furiously tapping at their keyboards.The group – some students, some programmers, and at least one part-time dishwasher and data entry clerk – were braving the snowstorm and volunteering their time to try to keep scientific data from being lost.[ 4 top disaster recovery packages compared. | Backup and recovery tools: Users identify the good, bad, and ugly. ]It was one of dozens of data rescue events spread out in cities from Toronto to Los Angeles, and Houston to Chicago.

These events, many on university campuses, have been going on since December, bringing together software programmers, librarians and other volunteers who are trying to safely archive scientific data from government websites.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here