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Traci Kent

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Backup and Recovery Tip: Keep Your Storage Options Open

Posted by Traci Kent on Nov 11, 2015 1:55:05 PM

Most companies and organizations these days are not only generating large amounts of data on a regular basis, they are also managing different types of data that require different storage options in terms of recovery and retention. For example, anything involving near term operations, or data that needs to be accessed at a moment’s notice, should be backed up to a high speed disk. Any data that is used for long-term operations should be backed up with tape storage or the cloud.

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Topics: Data Security

Backup and Recovery Tip: Keep One or More Backup Copies Off-Site

Posted by Traci Kent on Nov 11, 2015 1:54:40 PM

It is an unfortunate reality that disaster can strike at any time. Database corruption, hardware failures, and natural disasters are just a few of the situations that threaten your company’s data on a regular basis. No matter how diligent your organization is with performing on-site backups, your data will always be vulnerable. That is why it is recommended to keep one or more backup copies at an off-site location.

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Topics: Data Security

The Seven Tiers of BCP

Posted by Traci Kent on Nov 11, 2015 1:53:55 PM

Disaster Recovery and The Seven Tiers of BCP
The seven tiers of disaster recovery were developed in the late 1980s by the SHARE Technical Steering Committee and IBM are a still used currently by enterprises as a measurement of priority. Each Business Continuity Plan (BCP) is defined by the Recovery Point Objective (RPO) and the Recovery Time Objective (RTO) and thus, categorized in tier levels. It is important to differentiate between the tiers, which are defined as the following:

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Topics: Backup and Recovery