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Disaster Recovery Plan Testing

From a management perspective, the primary objective of Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP) testing is to evaluate whether or not the DRP is capable of restoring one or more business-critical processes to functionality within a specified period of time. At the end of the day a series of successful tests provides a high level of assurance...

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Better Disaster Recovery One Example of the Importance of Virtualization

research study from HP found that 86 percent of technology decision makers have implemented virtualization technologies. Although the respondents were from mid-sized companies and up, a separate IDC study on Australian SMBs reveals that “around half of SMBs are investing in consolidation, virtualization and better management tools to deal with [servers and storage challenges.]” My...

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Backup your business

Overview Recognize a very real danger The statistics are staggering: every year 43% of computer users lose irreplaceable files. Dangers lurk around every corner – hard drive crashes, theft, power surges, natural disasters, or accidentally deleting your own files. You need to be aware that losing your most valuable files is a very real possibility....

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Create a Comprehensive Data Backup System

By John C. Shovic Your small business catches fire and burns down. Which is more important to you in reconstructing the business? Your product inventory? It’s probably insured. How about your computer data — accounting, customer information, and order information? Is that insured? The answer is no. The computers might be insured, but your data...

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Computer Server Backup Options

Small business owners juggle a lot of responsibilities, but one task that you never want on the backburner is server backup. With so much of today’s critical business information in electronic form, servers are our modern day file cabinets, holding everything from client information to intellectual property, financial documents to e-mail records. Given the valuable data that...

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