Data Backup

A data backup solution protects your company from attack by hackers and from natural disasters as well as facilitates speedy recovery and fast failover times.

Next Level Backup Protection

Next Level Backup Protection

Next Level Backup ProtectionPhysical and logical security are two important factors when considering backup files. Modern restore capabilities allow for entire virtual machines and systems to be brought back online from a backup very quickly, assuming that a...

Veeam Availability Suite v10 has impressive new capabilities

Veeam Availability Suite v10 has impressive new capabilities

Veeam Availability Suite v10 has impressive new capabilitiesAfter much anticipation and a long wait, Veeam released version 10 of the Veeam Availability Platform, which includes the Veeam Availability Suite (Veeam Backup & Replication and Veeam ONE.) To be fair,...

Cloud Mobility – Buzz Words or Pain Point?

Cloud Mobility – Buzz Words or Pain Point?

Cloud Mobility – Buzz Words or Pain Point?Do an internet search on “cloud mobility,” and you will get a TON of results.  The definition(s) can be confusing, but basically it describes the ability to avoid locking in workloads to a specific cloud vendor. ...

The Air Gap Controversy

The Air Gap Controversy

The Air Gap Controversy In a previous blog post, we talked about the 3-2-1-1 data protection concept as well as “air gaps.” We’ve also discovered that viruses can corrupt files that are written to air-gapped technologies, such as tape, rendering them useless, and the...

What is Global Data Vault’s Enhanced Data Protection?

What is Global Data Vault’s Enhanced Data Protection?

What is Enhanced Data Protection?In Veeam Backup and Replication 9.5 Update 3, Veeam introduced a feature called “Insider Protection,” and updated it for the most recent release of Update 4. Insider Protection is a method used to combat the malicious or intentional...

Adding an Air Gap to the 3-2-1 Backup Rule

Adding an Air Gap to the 3-2-1 Backup Rule

It’s not a matter of IF your business will succumb to hackers, a natural disaster, employee theft or other mismanagement of data. It’s a matter of WHEN. Naturally, it’s become common practice to keep safe backups of anything business essential, but how companies keep those backups varies considerably.

Worst Cybersecurity Breaches – VPNFilter

Worst Cybersecurity Breaches – VPNFilter

Worst Cybersecurity Breaches - VPNFilter More and more, our business environments are connected to the cloud. The transmission of data and the speed to which it can be accessed is critical to business intelligence and competitive advantage. When that data becomes...

Bandwidth – How Much is Enough?

Bandwidth – How Much is Enough?

Bandwidth - How Much is Enough? Knowing and planning for an appropriate level of bandwidth is a key component of every DRaaS solution. In our most common DRaaS implementation, the data is moved from local repositories at the customer site over the internet or WAN to...

Sizing for Local Backup Repositories

Sizing for Local Backup Repositories

Sizing for Local Backup RepositoriesProper sizing for local backup repositories is a critical step in building a complete backup and disaster recovery as a service solution (DRaaS). Below, we will list the most accurate way of determining what your data change rate is...

What is Veeam Backup

What is Veeam Backup

Backup and recovery solutions are vital to your organization, but backup solutions that used to work effectively may no longer do the trick in today’s ever-changing computing landscape, especially if your firm relies heavily on virtualization. Veeam backup offers...

Data Protection Dashboard Provides Easy to Use Status Window

Data Protection Dashboard Provides Easy to Use Status Window

Data Protection Dashboard Provides Easy to Use Status WindowGlobal Data Vault Web Portal At Global Data Vault, we ensure the quality of your recovery environment through constant monitoring. Nothing is more important to your business operations than your data and the...

Handling Data Growth

Handling Data Growth

The biggest challenge facing data centers today is the growing amounts of data that large enterprises create, maintain and store in the cloud. A 2010 Gartner study showed that 47% of respondents ranked data growth in their top three challenges, 62% said they were...

Data Backup: Developing an Effective Data Retention Policy

Data Backup: Developing an Effective Data Retention Policy

(The first in a three part series. Jump to Part Two: What do you HAVE to back up?) Archiving one’s data is a challenge for every business, whether the business is a billion dollar enterprise or a SOHO. Data loss can be devastating to the profitability of any...