How to Prepare for the 2021 Hurricane Season

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. 

Common Backup Challenges

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. 

What goes into a DR Runbook?

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. 

Why Cloud?

It’s not whether if you “should” move to the cloud or “when” you move to the cloud, but WHY. A vast majority of enterprises are already moving to the cloud, but for smaller enterprise environments, or the SMB, the question of “why” is still being asked. Here is a great 90 second video from the experts at Zerto that discusses the 3 main advantages as to WHY business should take advantage of the cloud:

4 (Not So Obvious) Reasons Why You Test your DR Plan-and When!

A few weeks ago, a customer went through a data loss event. When we hopped on a call to discuss the issue, they said “I guess now is a great time for us to see if our DR plan really works.” Though we can happily say they recovered their data easily, during an event is not the time to “see if it really works.”

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About Net3 Technology

Net3 is a leading Cloud Services Provider.  We own and operate PvDC Cloud, which is located both on the East and West coasts. 

Nationwide, Net3 provides clients with customized cloud solutions for Backup, Disaster Recovery, and Production.  Our Cloud Services encompass discovering the right cloud platform for businesses, planning and migration, and day to day cloud management for peak performance.