There are many factors to consider when it comes to how fast your systems recover from a backup. Are you recovering from incremental, differential, or full backups? Backup schemas such as these can affect your recovery times. Then there is recovery from on prem or the cloud, the size of your databases, hard drives, files, etc. and bandwidth. The 3-2-1 rule is the gold standard for backups but at the end of the day, it’s bandwidth and network capacity that have a big impact on your recovery times. During a DR event when data must be recovered, bandwidth and network capacity need to be your friend, and many times, they can slow you down.
Cloud migration is the process of a business moving some, or all of its data to the cloud. Moving data to the cloud offers many benefits such as cost savings, flexibility, increased security, and scalability. However, the process of moving data from on-site infrastructure to the cloud is a complex process and comes with risks. Below are 6 common migration errors and how Net3 Technology can assist SMB's to successfully and seamlessly move to the cloud.
The 2021 Atlantic Hurricane Season is expected to be an above-average hurricane season, according to the NOAA's Climate Prediction Center. The mid-season update contained 15-20 named storms, 7-10 hurricanes, and 3-5 major hurricanes. National Weather Service Director, Louis W. Uccellini, stated, "Now is the time for families and communities to ensure their preparations are in place. These storms can be devastating, so be prepared for all possible outcomes.
Data is the lifeblood of a business and it’s up to IT Departments to keep it accessible and protected. With the ever-changing landscape networks, storage growth, the current (and intense) focus on security, and more professionals working from home - there are many challenges that IT professionals can face.
Below you can find common backup challenges and Net3's solution to overcoming them.
Back in our April blog post, we discussed the impact of testing your Disaster Recovery plan and how it was critical to run a test failover to ensure complete data recovery. If unknown, the DR test helps determine mission critical business functions and the importance of those functions. The test can expose the losses a business will retain by losing any or all of those functions.
The DR Runbook is created specifically for a seamless recovery for the DR plan. It is the business’ specific blueprint on how to recover quickly and efficiently from a DR event.