Disaster Recovery

Key Takeaways from Gartner’s 2019 Security and Risk Management Summit – The Business Case for Organizational Resilience

Posted on 06.28.2019 in Disaster Recovery, Data Security, compliance, managed services

More than 3,500 IT risk and security professionals congregated outside of Washington, D.C., recently to attend the 2019 Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit to gain the latest insights on evolving security trends and the ever-changing threat landscape. I was among the team from Expedient who were there to meet with vendors, partners, clients, and […]

The Differences Between Backups and Disaster Recovery

Posted on 06.27.2019 in Disaster Recovery, DRaaS, backups, managed services

Modern IT departments need to be able to protect their mission-critical data and quickly respond in the event of a problem in their environment.   This capability hinges on maintaining a strategy for both backups and disaster recovery.  These two capabilities are often conflated with each other but this blog post will explore the differences between […]

Point-in-Time Recovery Using Zerto Journal History

Posted on 05.16.2019 in Disaster Recovery, Infrastructure Availability, Zerto

User Error/accidental deletion, system corruption, hardware failure, ransomware infection, malicious employees… your business faces internal and external security threats every day. Having the right IT tools in place and the knowledge to leverage them effectively is critical to your ability to mitigate these threats effectively and ensure continuous business operations and data protection. For example, […]

What’s the problem with Do-It-Yourself Disaster Recovery?

Posted on 01.16.2019 in Disaster Recovery, Data Security, DRaaS, business outcomes, managed services

For years, IT infrastructure teams have been designing, building, and maintaining a wide spectrum of disaster recovery (DR) solutions to recover critical information systems after an outage. Many of these do-it-yourself disaster recovery (DIYDR) approaches carry hidden risks that come to light at the worst possible time. Perhaps the biggest problem with a DIYDR approach […]

What Steps Have You Left Out of Your Disaster Recovery Strategy?

Posted on 10.05.2018 in Disaster Recovery, DRaaS

Disaster recovery is usually a subset of activities around a larger business continuity initiative in an organization.  For this article, we will describe disaster recovery, or DR, as the activities required to restore availability of the computing environment to the organization. IT teams inside organizations have been practicing DR for years, often by implementing do-it-yourself […]

With Push Button DR, Disaster Recovery Testing Doesn’t Have to be a Four-letter Word

Posted on 09.06.2018 in Disaster Recovery, Infrastructure Availability, DRaaS, managed services

We all know that recovery planning for disasters is an important task for organizations of all sizes and industries. This can be a time-consuming and complicated process, but many organizations do eventually create a plan that meets their recovery objectives. “Ahh, now we can sleep better at night!” these IT and business leaders tell themselves. […]

In the Eye of the Storm: Dodging Disaster with Expedient’s Push Button DR

Posted on 06.13.2018 in Cloud Computing, Disaster Recovery, DRaaS, Expedient

With Category 5 Hurricane Irma bearing down on its headquarters in Clearwater, Florida, Bouchard Insurance’s Director of Information Technology made a critical decision to preemptively failover his entire network to a backup site over 1,000 miles away – ensuring total business continuity and the safety and security of Bouchard employees, and averting an IT disaster. […]

The Evolution of Disaster Recovery: Gaining IT Resilience

Posted on 11.13.2017 in Cloud Computing, Disaster Recovery, DRaaS

Whether power or software failures, network outage or natural disaster, major data disruptions to critical business applications are the norm, not the exception. These disruptions cost companies billions of dollars annually. Why? Businesses fail to meet basic BC/DR requirements, by not establishing true IT Resilience. During our recent “Evolution of Disaster Recovery” webinar with Zerto, […]

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