The Spectrum of Data Protection

It is interesting to me how marketing folks and technical purists banter IT terms around, in hopes of sounding fresh and compelling to their customers. While “backup” is often thought of as passé or the bane of IT operations, “data protection” is perceived as more strategic, with other lofty terms such as “business continuity” and … Read more

Why SMBs need DR more, not less

“All we can afford is tape.” “We’re small – so we can’t afford enterprise stuff” “We only have 40 people. If we have to recreate something, it isn’t too bad“ Respectfully, none of these are reasons — they are all excuses — and they are mostly inaccurate. The US Dept. of Labor once surveyed what … Read more