How BYOD and remote work affects the backup process

BYOD creates a number of new challenges for companies. This guest post submitted by storage provider Storagepipe details the impact personal devices can have on data backup.

How to prepare for the real cloud computing security threat

Many companies are concerned about their data being breached in the Cloud, but there may be a bigger cloud computing security threat to worry about. 

Avoid the pitfalls of disaster recovery in the Cloud: 6 keys

The fallout from Hurricane Sandy probably has many companies rethinking their disaster recovery plans. One key question: Can IT trust cloud computing services for their disaster plans? 

Firm blames squirrels for 17% of data center crashes

Data center crashes can cause huge problems for IT departments, but those issues often have very low-tech causes. What’s most often to blame when a data center goes down? 

Virtualization, cloud help with backups and disaster recovery planning

Many small businesses struggle with backing up data and preparing their IT systems for disasters. But emerging technologies such as virtualization and cloud computing are proving to be a big help. 

Businesses don’t trust their disaster recovery plans

IT departments are currently facing the huge challenge of dealing with quickly increasing amounts of data while budgets remain flat. That’s especially causing problems when it comes to managing backups and preparing for disaster recovery. 

7 hazards that can ruin IT’s cloud computing strategy

Many organizations will turn to cloud computing in 2012 to save money, consolidate their IT infrastructure, and increase flexibility and agility. But those moving into the cloud will need to watch for a few major pitfalls that could keep those benefits from being realized. The majority (84%) of IT managers say their businesses are using at […]

5 critical steps for IT’s disaster recovery plan

Most businesses are aware of the need to plan for a disaster, but many don’t know where to begin. Here’s one guide from a disaster recovery firm. 

Where to focus disaster recovery plans

Planning for outages and disasters is a tough project with a wide scope. Where are the best areas for IT to focus its attention?

Report: Small and mid-sized businesses aren’t ready for IT disasters

A new study finds that a third of small and mid-size U.S. companies have no plan for coping with an IT disaster.