New Online Backup Success Stories

Online Backup Articles & Analyses

  • CMOs: Your Action Plan for Cloud Application Data Protection

    The first two parts of this three-part series provided a starting point for CMOs who are responsible for those cloud applications used by their teams. Cloud application myths were dispelled with facts, and three key concepts for cloud data protection were reviewed. In this final installment, CMOs and their teams will be able to access(…)

  • What Every CMO Should Know about Cloud Application Data Protection

    CMOs: Mastering Your New Role in Cloud Application Data Protection Key Concepts Every CMO Should Know – part 2 of a 3 part series In the first article of this three-part series, cloud application myths were countered with facts. Part 2 of this series covers an introduction for CMOs to key concepts, terminology, and best(…)

  • CMOs: Mastering Your New Role as Cloud Data Protector

    Part 1 – Replacing Myths with Facts As if the expectations CMOs must meet weren’t daunting enough, CMOs now find themselves expected to take on a responsibility previously owned by IT: protecting cloud data in those applications owned by Marketing. This three-part article aims to clear up common misconceptions marketing executives have about cloud applications,(…)

  • Your Salesforce.com Data – Vulnerable to Attack by #Hackers

    It’s not enough to simply back up your Salesforce.com data – you also need to protect it! Salesforce.com recently sent out a warning that hackers are using a remote access Trojan malware called Dyre in an attempt to steal login credentials and other data. This malware doesn’t infect computers through a security hole or other(…)

  • The Business Case for Disaster Recovery Planning  

    A common refrain among professionals involved in Disaster Recovery planning goes something like the following: “Disaster Recovery isn’t strategic to the business…until something bad happens”.   This reflects the frustration that DR professionals feel when other IT projects get funded and DR gets short shrift because it isn’t “as strategic” – as DR doesn’t generate revenue.(…)

  • Even “Small Business” Needs a Disaster Recovery Plan

    It’s not a “Small Business” when it’s yours.  You’ve worked, perhaps for years, to build it.  But you could lose it all in a day. How prepared is your business for an emergency or disaster? Having insurance is no longer enough to protect your business and your livelihood in the event of a disaster. The(…)

  • Major Financial Risk with SaaS and Cloud Applications

    Significant Possibility of Losing Important Data Increases with SaaS and Cloud Usage on the Rise Your Essential SaaS & Cloud Data Leaves You at Risk Backing up all pertinent information and files has been a common, and responsible, practice for many years. Through electronic or physical means, companies store these files locally, for immediate retrieval,(…)

  • A Guide to Business Disaster Planning

    As I write this the remnants of Hurricane Arthur are moving away from shore and the damage has been done. Once again it is hurricane, tornado, wildfire and disaster season, which means it is time for my annual Guide to Business Disaster Planning. Disasters happen in all forms, often without warning, at any time. So prepare(…)

  • Top Reasons to use Hadoop for Database and Data Warehouse Backup

    For the past few years, we have heard a lot about the benefits of Hadoop, the dominant big data technology. But one less spoken of use case is backing databases to Hadoop. Data Warehouse Backup to Hadoop Data Warehouses, especially large ones are expensive and doing backups by replication to another DW is out of(…)

  • The One Backup Mistake that Can Shut You Down

    Organizations, even ones who consider themselves to have solid backup and recovery plans, often make one critical mistake that can render all of their careful planning moot – they fail to back up their infrastructure. Most companies are good at backing up critical data.  Fewer are good at doing full system backups so they can(…)

Online Backup Case Studies - Selected Industries

Online Backup News

Earlier
NEWS ANALYSIS: IBM's decision to operate Red Hat as a distinct business unit managed by the company's current executive team is a wise move that should assure clients and partners that IBM's and Red Hat's dedication to customers' freedom, choice and flexibility remains intact. [...]
Thu, Jul 18, 2019
Source: Storage
eWEEK IT SCIENCE: A profitable and well-run 65-acre working farm badly needed a complete IT makeover, and Ricoh was the provider that stepped up and did it. [...]
Fri, Jul 12, 2019
Source: Storage
PRODUCT REVIEW: A 15-inch laptop is a size best for those who need the bigger screen and more power; however, there are tradeoffs in cost, weight and battery life. [...]
Tue, Jul 09, 2019
Source: Storage
PRODUCT TREND ANALYSIS: Thanks to improvements, such as faster data loading to build graphs quickly, faster execution of parallel graph algorithms and the ability to scale up and out for distributed applications, graph is meeting or even exceeding its promise. [...]
Fri, Jul 05, 2019
Source: Storage

Earlier
eWEEK DATA POINTS RESOURCE PAGE: Enterprises ought to take note: The security perimeter has changed, big time. [...]
Tue, Jul 23, 2019
Source: Security
eWEEK RESOURCE PAGE: Advances in SD-WAN security are all well and good, but here's the catch: SD-WAN solutions don't address the changes that the branch office itself is undergoing. A new perspective must be undertaken. [...]
Thu, Jul 18, 2019
Source: Security
eWEEK IT SCIENCE: A profitable and well-run 65-acre working farm badly needed a complete IT makeover, and Ricoh was the provider that stepped up and did it. [...]
Fri, Jul 12, 2019
Source: Security
SECURITY PRODUCT REVIEW: Cybersecurity has become a complex endeavor, requiring advanced analytics and data science to bring relevance to the massive amounts of data collected. Brinqa slays the beast of data analytics with a platform approach that brings actionable insight to the data. [...]
Fri, Jul 12, 2019
Source: Security

Earlier
Fully 70% of federal agencies experienced downtime of 30 minutes or more in a recent one-month period. [...]
Tue, Aug 19, 2014
Source: Business Continuity
Microsoft's Azure cloud computing platform suffered a series of outages and service disruptions in the past week that affected several products and impacted customers in various parts of the world. [...]
Fri, Aug 15, 2014
Source: Business Continuity
A data breach like the one recently reported by AT&T demonstrates that security policies alone are only a paper tiger without the technological teeth to make sure they are enforced, experts say. [...]
Wed, Jun 18, 2014
Source: Business Continuity
Adobe's Creative Cloud outage inconvenienced its users, but future cloud failures could damage the global economy. [...]
Thu, Jun 05, 2014
Source: Business Continuity

Earlier
One of the hardest things for employers to do is keep up with the needs of an increasingly mobile workforce. More than ever, teams are using multiple devices to do their work on the go — and for workforces that are dispersed, it can be difficult to get on the [...]
Tue, Jul 23, 2019
Source: CIO
Early adopters embrace AI/ML Only early adopter corporate executives with a better than average understanding of the AI/ML cognitive processes have whole heartedly embraced AI/ML implementation across the enterprise. The majority of the rest of corporate executives are evaluating AI/ML in baby steps measuring risk vs. return. Following those executives and [...]
Tue, Jul 23, 2019
Source: CIO
Most corporations suffer from the delusion that a small team of cybersecurity experts buried within the bowels of IT (or elsewhere) can protect the other 99%+ of the company's workforce from exposing business-sensitive or business-critical information to malicious external actors. Unfortunately, this same delusion exists within many IT shops. [...]
Tue, Jul 23, 2019
Source: CIO
Is the low code software development the next big thing? Or is it the next Ruby-on-Rails? Opinions are strong among CIOs. One thing, however, seems clear: Low code can't increase tech debt or shadow IT to succeed.Where is the biggest low code opportunity in your organization? In a recent #CIOChat Twitter [...]
Tue, Jul 23, 2019
Source: CIO

Skip to toolbar