The Four Critical Components of Data Centers

The Four Critical Components of Data Centers

If you’re online, you’re connected to a data center somehow. All sizes of business today rely heavily on data centers for business continuity. By backing up their data to a remote location, companies mitigate their potential for loss due to a hack or other disastrous event.

But what is it really, a “data center?” What’s it look like and what’s inside?

When you walk into a data center – that is after you’ve signed in and presented your (more…)

9 Things to Ask About Online Data Storage

People are becoming more and more digital every day. From personal smartphone photos, to scanned documents for paperless offices and computer files, our appetite for electronic mediums is growing by leaps and bounds. And with that growth is the ever growing importance of protecting that information. Businesses can be destroyed by natural disaster if an appropriate means of backing up and restoring that data isn’t in place prior to the event.

Everyone who uses a computer has a need for data backup and recovery — from a SOHO to a large enterprise. Shopping for the right provider however, can be a daunting task.

9 Things to ask when shopping for online data storage:

1.How often is my data backed up? (more…)

Global Data Vault to be Featured in FalconStor Case Study

Global Data Vault will be featured in an upcoming FalconStor Case Study.

FalconStor Software provides comprehensive solutions that facilitate the continuous availability of business-critical data with speed, integrity, and simplicity. These solutions allow businesses of all sizes to overcome real-world data protection and storage challenges including dramatically increasing data, shrinking backup windows, and budgetary constraints.

Over the past several years, (more…)

Tropical Storm Tests Business Continuity Plans

New England residents are being warned to prepare for the possibility of heavy rains and flooding this weekend as Tropical Storm Danny is forecasted to strengthen over the next couple of days.  The five-day forecast shows Danny passing near the Carolinas late Friday and New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts the day after.  The National Weather Service said that the storm could develop into a Category 1 hurricane Friday.  The combination of heavy rains and flooding brings about the likelihood of power outages in these locations as well.  The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) created checklists so that (more…)

Infrastructure Upgrade

Global Data Vault recently completed a significant infrastructure upgrade installing new Uninterruptible Power Supply System: the Powerware 9315 UPS.  The Powerware 9315 UPS power supply offers surge protection and backup power while delivering full uninterruptible power protection against all nine common problems.  (more…)