Disaster recovery and ICT continuity resources

Disaster recovery and ICT continuity resources


What’s the difference between business continuity and disaster recovery?

Mitch MitchellIn an article aimed at people new to business continuity and disaster recovery, Mitch Mitchell explains what the difference between these two vital disciplines is and why it is a mistake to use the two terms interchangeably.

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Better data protection: is the 3-2-1 rule still relevant?

Christopher RogersThe 3-2-1 rule has been at the heart of successful data protection strategies for many years. Christopher Rogers looks at whether it still has relevance in today’s rapidly changing technology and threat environment.

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Boosting Kubernetes disaster recovery

Faiz KhanKubernetes is an open-source system for containerized applications. It offers various disaster recovery capabilities including automated rollbacks and self-healing but reliance on inbuilt options is not enough, as Faiz Khan explains…

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All our disaster recovery and ICT continuity listings in date order

Title Published Date
Scale Computing and Acronis announce new Business Resilience System for MSPs 26 October 2021
High levels of data loss due to inadequate backup procedures identified: survey 14 October 2021
Organizations are turning to artificial intelligence for network and cloud availability management 14 October 2021
Configuration changes were the root cause of recent major outage says Facebook 05 October 2021
Tips for successfully deploying multi-cloud strategies 23 September 2021
Backup processes in UK businesses examined 16 September 2021
Datto announces availability of Datto Continuity for Microsoft Azure 16 September 2021
Hornetsecurity launches ‘industry first’ all-in-one security and backup solution for Microsoft 365 14 September 2021
As a board member do you really understand the risks faced by your organization - especially those related to enterprise IT systems? 10 September 2021
Key considerations when building a disaster recovery plan for private cloud 27 August 2021
ISACA introduces new guidance for IT business continuity and disaster recovery auditing 27 August 2021
Remote working has not led to an increase in IT downtime, finds Databarracks research 25 August 2021
Why Backup-as-a-Service solutions are replacing traditional backup methods 20 August 2021
Latest SIOS Protection Suite for Linux features enhanced high availability options 19 August 2021
New Arcserve appliances provide ‘integrated hyperscale backup, recovery, and ransomware protection’ 13 August 2021
Zerto 9 launched: brings immutability and automation for ransomware resilience 30 July 2021
State of IT and Cyber Risk Management Survey Report highlights trends and weak areas 28 July 2021
ENISA looks at telecoms downtime in Europe during 2020 27 July 2021
IT disaster recovery: should I stay or should I go? 23 July 2021
Amazon S3 launches business continuity and disaster recovery digital course 20 July 2021


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