5 Benefits of Cloud DR Solutions

Posted by Matthew Fall on Jan 10, 2019 8:30:00 AM

Cloud DR (disaster recovery), also known as DRaaS (Disaster Recovery as a Service) puts a twist on traditional DR practices so that organizations can achieve greater cost savings while also achieving more security and reliability in the wake of disaster. Traditional site-to-site data replication has inherent expenses that cloud DR solutions bypass, including the upfront costs of building out a geographically redundant data repository some 500 miles away.  

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Topics: DRaaS, Natural Disasters, Disaster Recovery Plan, Disaster Recovery

Disaster Recovery Planning: 5 Benefits for Your Business

Posted by Sydney Boman on Nov 5, 2018 9:00:00 AM

What would happen if your office burned down? If there was a flood? If your data was compromised by ransomware? Would your data survive? Could your company recover? Do you have a plan? CIOs are asked these questions every day and, often, these questions keep them up at night. Knowing that your company is protected in the event of a disaster is priceless. Especially when we know that a majority of companies that do not have disaster recovery plans will be put out of business when disaster strikes. Other than the obvious benefits of peace of mind and business continuity, having a disaster recovery plan in place will help your business immensely. Here are 5 ways that DR planning can benefit your business:

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Topics: Disaster Recovery Plan, Disaster Recovery, DRaaS, DR in the Cloud

How Healthcare Should Take Advantage of the Cloud

Posted by Sydney Boman on Sep 26, 2018 10:30:00 AM

What You Need To Know About Healthcare Cloud Computing

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Topics: healthcare, Cloud Solutions, cloud backup, Disaster Recovery, DRaaS

Develop A HIPAA-Compliant Disaster Strategy Using NewCloud Networks

Posted by Sydney Boman on Sep 12, 2018 11:15:12 AM

Healthcare is well on the way to transitioning from paper to electronic documentation. It’s no secret. Most patients can now access health records and talk with doctors online. With the transition, strict regulation has also accompanied this increase in electronic storage and transmission of patient information for the healthcare industry. The passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in 2010 further hastened this transition as electronic storage and documentation of patient records became a legal requirement and was no longer optional.

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Topics: Disaster Recovery Plan, Disaster Recovery, DRaaS, DR Plan, DR in the Cloud, HIPAA

How To Establish Business Continuity After A Tornado

Posted by Sydney Boman on Aug 28, 2018 12:00:00 PM

An unexpected natural disaster can set back or even shut down your business if not anticipated in advance and precautionary measures instituted. If your business is in tornado alley (North Dakota to Texas, but even as far east as Ohio and Georgia!) it's susceptible to very high winds and flying debris which may result in serious damage to the buildings and other infrastructure during a tornado. It is important to get your business up and running as soon as possible after a tornado. The longer it takes for your business to resume operations, the more likely it is to ultimately fail. According to the Institute of Business and Home Safety, about 25 percent of businesses do not reopen after a natural disaster. 

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Topics: Natural Disasters, Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery Plan, Disaster Recovery, DRaaS, DR Plan, DR in the Cloud

Enhance Your Company's Disaster Response Strategy Using Hybrid Cloud

Posted by Sydney Boman on Aug 21, 2018 12:00:00 PM

A disaster recovery strategy is necessary for ensuring the integrity and availability of a company's data in the event of a disaster. A delay in data recovery after a disaster can lead to severe financial losses for the affected company; studies indicate that companies can lose anywhere from $100,000 to $1 million per hour following a data outage. With potential losses this high, it's essential that a company has a solid disaster recovery plan in place to restore data and minimize downtime after a disaster.

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Topics: Hybrid Cloud, Natural Disasters, Disaster Recovery Plan, Disaster Recovery, DRaaS, DR Plan, DR in the Cloud

NewCloud Networks Can Enhance Your Disaster Response Plan

Posted by Sydney Boman on Aug 14, 2018 12:00:00 PM

The increased prevalence and affordability of cloud computing has resulted in its utilization by companies in developing innovative solutions to risks they constantly face. One such risk is the disruption of business operations following a natural disaster. Companies with an onsite IT infrastructure often experience a delay in data recovery and restoration following a natural disaster.

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Topics: cloud backup solutions, Disaster Recovery Plan, Natural Disasters, Disaster Recovery, DRaaS, DR Plan

Disaster Preparedness Checklist at NewCloud Networks

Posted by Sydney Boman on Jul 19, 2018 10:37:00 AM

It used to be that keeping your company safe and secure during a weather emergency or natural disaster was pretty straightforward. Knowing what to do in cases of an emergency like a fire or an earthquake, or a severe weather warning meant not much more than having an emergency evacuation plan in place. Nowadays, a different kind of security and safety protocol is what we're faced with, especially in the business sector. Issues surrounding cyber security and data breaches online, and a growing number of national disasters occurring throughout the world, have left businesses and companies facing new challenges and risks. Many find themselves unprepared or struggle to implement adequate system securities and safety protections.

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Topics: Natural Disasters, Disaster Recovery Plan, DRaaS, cloud backup solutions

Hurricanes Can Be Catastrophic. What's Your Disaster Recovery Plan?

Posted by Sydney Boman on Jul 3, 2018 11:42:57 AM

It Starts with Understanding Hurricane Damage

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Topics: Natural Disasters, Disaster Recovery Plan, Disaster Recovery, DRaaS, cloud backup

The Top 5 Reasons a Disaster Recovery Plan Should Be an IT Priority

Posted by Sydney Boman on Dec 12, 2017 1:34:20 PM

 

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Topics: Disaster Recovery Plan, Disaster Recovery, DRaaS

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