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DR Testing & Why Tech Teams Are Choosing DRaaS

26.6.2020 by Guest

Disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) has come into its own over recent years, overtaking traditional DR methods, such as investing in additional data centres or in private clouds, which have the sole purpose of being a DR solution. DRaaS has expanded the reach of DR services beyond large enterprises to medium, and even some small businesses thanks to its affordability and other factors such as simplicity of setup and ease of testing. Traditional disaster recovery   When someone mentions disaster recovery, I always think back to my days of working in a bank. I remember how frustrating it was…

Business Continuity, Remote Working and the Future

5.5.2020 by Guest

COVID-19 has no doubt tested even the most well-thought-out business continuity plans, and as UKFast’s CTO Neil Lathwood said in his recent blog post: “maintaining communication across your business is key”. I can’t echo those words loudly enough. Remote working…

Preparing For When Things Go Wrong: DR And BC

25.2.2015 by Jenn Granger

In a perfect world, nothing would ever go wrong. But the world we live in is not perfect (proved by the existence of peas, washing machines that eat your clothes, and mediocre pop music). So, following the Scouts’ sound advice,…

#BackToBasics – RPO and RTO

18.6.2012 by Alice Cullen

It would be fair to say that without the internet, computers or technology, many of today's businesses would flounder. Let’s think for a minute about what would happen if your business's computer systems failed. No email. No SQL database with…

Microsoft Release ‘System Center Data Protection Manager 2010’

20.4.2010 by James Crawshaw

In a technology refresh of the Data Protection Manager product, Microsoft have released not just updated support for their latest products but also new features and tweaks to existing features that DPM admins will no doubt find useful. Key additions…

What is Information Security?

13.3.2010 by Jenn Granger

Information security means protecting information and information systems from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification or destruction. Information security is concerned with ensuring the confidentiality, integrity and availability of data regardless of the form the data may take: electronic, print,…

Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

2.4.2009 by James Crawshaw

Here at UKFast we pride ourselves on being able to offer the best solutions in the UK and Something we are being asked about more and more is Disaster Recovery, a subset of Business Continuity. With the increasing prevalence of…