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Disaster Recovery

Business Continuity Planning

Bryan Smith
Read Time 5 min.

Preparing for Disasters: How to Create a Comprehensive Business Continuity Plan The creation and implementation of a Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP) can be a complex undertaking; however, it doesn’t need to be. The necessary steps, which may seem overwhelming, are easily broken down into a basic process that’s applicable to any industry. Not having a DRP or worse, not...

Data Center Outages, Vol. 2: Connectivity

Ken Hill
Read Time 2 min.

Another cause of service outages is network connectivity. A loss of connectivity resulting in downtime can lead to a number of negative business impacting events. What causes a loss of connectivity? Equipment failure Software crash Human error Denial of service (DoS) attacks Fiber cuts Companies that manage network connectivity in-house to support mission critical applications are more susceptible...

Disaster Recovery Planning: Geographic Diversity

AJ Kuftic
Read Time 2 min.

What Do You Have to Gain From Geographic Diversity? In the world of data centers, what is geographic diversity, and why is it significant? Geographic diversity is an important disaster recovery term—it describes adequate distance between primary and secondary (or backup) sites. Why is geographic diversity important? Geographic diversity is imperative when it comes to...

Common Reasons to Transition Away From the Internal Data Center, Vol. 6: Recent Outage

Devon Cole
Read Time 1 min.

Experiencing an IT Outage Experiencing a natural disaster or an unplanned outage is a valid reason to look at moving your IT environment to a professional data center provider. In doing so, you will benefit from multiple layers of built-in redundancy for power, cooling and network connections. The burden and stress of ensuring resiliency and uptime shifts from your...

Avoid Downtime with Expedient’s Host to Host Virtual Server Replication Solution

Leslie Gubish
Read Time 2 min.

How Complicated Is Protecting Your System from Downtime and System Interruption? Avoid downtime with Expedient’s turnkey host to host virtual server replication solution Protecting you critical data and applications from system interruption doesn’t have to be complicated. Expedient’s host to host virtual replication solution is engineered to protect the integrity of your data and...