Disaster Recovery

Data Availability: Tips from the Data Center

Steve Gruetter
Read Time 3 min.

Tips from the Data Center: Ensuring the Availability of Your Data Here is an unfortunate bit of reality: Customer loyalty is fleeting—even the most trusted and valued customers will leave you if they suspect the IT infrastructure housing their private information and supporting your company is not secure. This is why any...

Business Continuity: Preparing for a Disaster, No Matter the Size

Jonathan Rosenson
Read Time 2 min.

Business Continuity: Preparing for a Disaster, No Matter the Size Natural disasters are unpredictable. Whether it is a hurricane rocking the East Coast, a blizzard pounding  the North, or a tornado causing havoc in the Midwest, these events give little, if any, advanced warning. While it may be easy to calculate the physical damage such an event causes, have...

Three Myths About Disaster Recovery Planning That Need Debunking

Jonathan Rosenson
Read Time 3 min.

Engineering a disaster recovery solution can be challenging. The widespread misconceptions about the subject don’t make things any easier. To bring clarity to the situation and help you choose a solution designed to meet your needs, Expedient has put together this list of top myths about disaster recovery. Myth 1: Our Company Is Located in a Disaster Free Location...

How Much Does Downtime Really Cost?

Jonathan Rosenson
Read Time 3 min.

Calculating the Cost of Downtime The term “disaster recovery planning” is unfairly misleading. Because of the inclusion of the word “disaster,” the phrase tends to invoke imagery that is tied to events of epic proportion – things like, hurricanes, floods and earthquakes. However, in the IT landscape, disasters are defined with a little more subtlety. Small scale events...

You, Me, and a White Board: Evaluating Your Network Performance

Read Time 2 min.

Has Your IT Network Reached Its Capacity? Is your IT system benefiting from the highest levels of security, redundancy, and reliability? Are budget constraints or a lack of time and resources preventing you from expanding your network to match your ever-evolving business needs? Are you protected in the event of unplanned downtime, slow site performance and natural disasters? The...