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6 Ways to Achieve Comfort with Your Backups

Sometimes it seems to take an incident – and therefore a need to try and restore from backup – for businesses to take backup seriously. You can bet those caught out trying to recover from ransomware this time won’t be caught out twice. Here are the six things I’ve learned about being comfortable with your backup quality.

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Backup: Out of site, not out of mind

When people take colo space in one of our data centres, they may want us to run most of their IT equipment, or just a subset. For example, they might shift their entire Office 365 or a single Oracle database to run offsite from our environment. But no matter where the workload is, the data in it needs to be protected in a verifiable and legally-com...

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There’s a few reasons you might find yourself in a position of wanting to do that, including increased reliance on Software as a Service (and therefore raised internal awareness of the impacts of latency on performance), or just a general desire to bring the corporate network construct into the 21st century. But not everyone wants to move off thei...

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The Levers to Pull to Make the Cloud Work for You

  • 9 August 2017
  • Neal Davis
  • Cloud Services
  • Professional Services
  • Data Centre

I was interested to read recently a government agency talking about the different levers they needed to pull to achieve the right configuration for their IT infrastructure. In the cloud world, one of the common trade-offs one must negotiate is between scalability, elasticity and cost.

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Even if you’re well-versed on the proposition of SD-WAN, I often think it’s not until actual early use cases for a technology emerge that it becomes clear whether or not the tech might be applicable to your own business context.

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