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When Ransomware Strikes…What’s Your Backup Plan?

In the wake of one of the most recent ransomware threats, IT security experts are already re-emphasizing the number one rule of data protection – never pay attackers.  Most IT leaders agree – sending money to release data creates bigger … Read more…

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Disaster Recovery 2017: Making a List, Checking It Twice

With days growing shorter and the holiday season upon us, it’s time to reflect on the challenges and opportunities we faced in 2016. This analysis is particularly effective as enterprises align for a new IT reality fueled by the digital … Read more…

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Key Insights on Disaster Recovery at VMworld 2016

We just concluded a great experience at VMworld 2016, where CenturyLink was a Silver Sponsor and Network Provider. It was an amazing show. We met many interesting people and learned a lot about where the VMware community is headed.

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5 Ways for IT Organisations to Optimise Business Success

Working with our partners on such a wide-range of game-changing IT projects has given me some great insight into the way that IT organisations are working to optimise their business success. CIOs are sitting at a prime position at the … Read more…

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ThinkGig Readers Weigh In: In Data We Trust

Noted American engineer and Professor W. Edwards Deming one said: “In God we trust…All others must bring data”. Never before has this statement been more accurate – especially as global industries enter an unprecedented “Digital Transformation”, all based on the … Read more…

Real Resiliency is Network Aware Disaster Recovery

When it comes to disaster recovery, there is an awful truth most vendors don’t like to discuss.  When businesses really need their disaster recovery solutions, they often don’t actually work or, at least, don’t work according to plan. While many … Read more…

Achieving Business Resiliency in the Face of Natural Disaster

Hurricane Joaquin may make landfall on the East Coast.  With memories of Hurricane Sandy and last year’s hard, long winter fresh in our minds — it is important to know, without a shadow of a doubt, that your company’s disaster … Read more…

DRaaS Got You Stumped? Time to Catch some “Air”

No one debates the critical nature of effective IT disaster recovery.  One need only assess the damage created by such natural disasters as Hurricane Katrina or Hurricane Sandy to understand the devastation of data loss and service interruption to businesses. … Read more…