Planned vs. Unplanned Downtime: What’s the Difference?

Unplanned Downtime

Downtime is bad for business. It is disruptive, costly, and unacceptable in today’s super-competitive business landscape. Whether scheduled maintenance or unexpected outage, being unable to access your systems during working hours can lead to productivity losses, missed opportunities, data loss, damage to your brand, and hefty Service Level Agreement (SLA) payouts. Still, you can curtail […]

Traditional Hard Drives VS Solid-State Drives

hard drives vs solid state drives

What is a Solid State Drive? Solid-state drives (SSD) were commercially showcased in 2007 at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Nevada. These drives, like traditional hard drives, are data storage devices. Unlike hard drives, however, SSDs use semiconductor technology rather than electromechanical components which means there are no moving parts to the […]

Changing the Data Storage Game with Ceph Storage

Ceph Storage

Scaling solutions for data storage has always been one of the major issues faced by companies that grow to outscale their IT infrastructure. Of course, storage is not the only problem faced by growing companies, but it is definitely one of the most troublesome issues since there are not many data storage solutions that can […]

The Pros and Cons of Backup vs. Replication

The pros and cons of backup vs. replication

With more businesses moving their activity in the online space, it is crucial that servers are up and running at all times. Most companies nowadays have online platforms that run 24×7, and they allow for business transactions to be available at any time during the day or night. If the platform goes offline even for […]

Why Does Your Business Environment Need Redundancy Solutions

network redundancy

Redundancies signify components that need backup. Examples of this can be failures in the Ethernet cable, power supplies shortages or networking card errors. If these backup components are in place, then your business can rest assured that it will not suffer in the event of the primary source fails. The backup components act as the […]

Why Can the Average Cost of a Data Breach reach into the Millions?

Average Cost of a Data Breach

A data breach is, unfortunately, a common occurrence in 2019. Countless companies and governments around the world have suffered ransomware attacks and DDoS attacks that have left them helpless to deal with the damage at hand. It’s come to the point that these data breaches can cost companies millions of dollars in damages. There are multiple […]

Storage Tiering and Cost Savings for Data Backup and Recovery

BUSINESS CONTINUITY SOLUTIONS

No matter where you look, the cost of the newest technology is rising for businesses. While older tech tends to plummet in price faster, the latest and greatest brings such complexity to the table that costs tend to run high. Due to the rising cost, industries are now learning to become more efficient in how […]

Why Interconnection Is the Key to Digital Business Success

Implementing interconnected data systems into an existing business.

As digital businesses continue to experience increases in data storage demands, their need for flexible, secure, and scalable solutions grows.  By providing colocation, applications management, networking support, and managed hosting, interconnectivity gives growing businesses the resources they need to maintain seamless storage and integration while protecting the critical infrastructure. What is interconnection? Interconnection refers to […]

RTO & RPO: Know the Differences

Know the Differences between Recovery Time Objective and Recovery Point Objective

Disaster Recovery: The Basics How well would your company fare if your area was struck by a natural disaster tomorrow? Would your business survive? Would your business operations be able to be restored so that your company could get back to normal? In a world where cyber-attacks and natural disasters are on the rise, it […]