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Business Continuity: Moving from Disaster to Recovery

October 19, 2017

If you’re like most executives, a natural disaster ranks as one of your worst nightmares. And if it seems like disasters are occurring more often, that’s because they are. Based on inflation-adjusted government tracking, nearly twice as many ...

Disaster Recovery Plan: Key to Recovery Success

October 4, 2017

With three hurricanes affecting the Southeastern U.S. and Puerto Rico, disaster recovery is top of mind for many business leaders. During Hurricane Irma, five TierPoint clients in Florida declared disaster. This required us to mobilize our ...

DRaaS Adoption Driven by Rising Downtime Costs

September 21, 2017

DRaaS is becoming the first choice of disaster recovery options for businesses. By 2018, more organizations will be using Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) than traditional recovery services, according to research by Gartner Inc.  The ...

Designing an HA/DR Strategy for SQL Server 2016

January 11, 2017

By Mike Donaghey, DBA Services Manager To ensure business continuity in the face of a power outage, natural disaster, or equipment failure, it’s important to consider your high availability (HA) and disaster recovery (DR) strategy. HA minimizes ...

TierPoint Gains Traction in New Gartner DRaaS Report

November 2, 2016

By Shea Long, SVP of Products at TierPoint Adopting Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) is fast becoming a de facto standard for business continuity.  Gartner has noted this trend in its recent report, Critical Capabilities for Disaster ...

Offsite Backups Are Not a Disaster Recovery Plan

October 24, 2016

By Dave Metzger, Senior Solutions Engineer What good is customer data if you can‘t get to it?  That’s the critical problem with mistaking an offsite backup plan with a disaster recovery (DR) plan. An offsite backup plan preserves your data, but ...

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