Category Archives: Disaster Recovery

AI in Your DR – Should You, or Shouldn’t You?

Artificial intelligence is finding its way into many applications and systems, so why not disaster recovery? The advantages are multiple.

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Why Stop at Just Disaster Recovery with Your DRP?

Do more with less. Who hasn’t already heard that in business? And just because something – like disaster recovery planning and management – is vital to ensuring enterprise survival does not mean that you cannot leverage your investment to get … Continue reading

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How’s Your User Experience for Your Disaster Recovery?

It may sound strange to talk about “touchy-feely” stuff like user experience in the context of IT disaster recovery. After all, the priority is on getting systems up and running again within recovery time and recovery point objectives, rather than … Continue reading

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Time to Get Your Disaster Recovery Plan Straight?

Time is money, as they say, and it is also a key factor in IT disaster recovery. Take, for instance, the well-known recovery time objective or RTO, which defines how fast you should get back to normal operations after an … Continue reading

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Mind Your Language in Your Disaster Recovery Planning

Military precision? Business descriptions? No fluff? All these qualifications have a bearing on a disaster recovery plan, but with certain conditions.

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Disaster Recovery Trends from 2017 to 2018

Happy 2018! The end of the year is like your birthday – it’s a useful marker to take stock of where you’ve been of the last 12 months and where you might go during the 12 months to come. Disaster … Continue reading

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Decommissioning is Part of Disaster Recovery Planning

More moving parts mean more chance of failure. Replace “moving parts” by “comatose IT servers” and the adage still holds true. You may be tempted to reply that 1) there aren’t many of this kind of server anyway, and that … Continue reading

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How Much Should Disaster Recovery Preparations Cost You?

If you’re going to spend money on preparing for disaster recovery, you should know how much to spend. After all, there is no point in spending more on a DR solution than the cost of the IT disaster itself.

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In Favour of Disaster Recovery Dashboards

Disaster recovery planning is a must. However, DR plans that tell you to carry out step 19 by checking the status of your accountancy systems may not be useful in the heat of the action, meaning when disaster really does … Continue reading

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Voice-Activated Disaster Recovery is Closer than You Think

When we say “voice-activated” disaster recovery, we don’t mean shouting at your support team!

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