Brian Childers Recovery Story

Critical recovery on a Friday night for a municiplaity

Disaster Recovery and First Responders

When first responders don’t get their communications that can mean the difference between life and death says Brian Childers, president of Comport Consulting. Hear him tell how, when a municipality lost an exchange putting the lives of all those who depended on its police and fire departments at risk, a Friday night call to Global Data Vault had them back online in a couple of hours.

Hear Bill Ellis’ of Rug Doctor explains how Global Data Vault enabled speedy disaster recovery after a tornado.

Watch Michael Simmons explain automated networking and quarterly testing.

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Bandwidth – How Much is Enough?

How Much Bandwidth 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 our...
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Sizing for Local Backup Repositories

Proper 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 and how large the repository should...
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Network System Failure Cost Southwest Airlines $82M

How Southwest Airlines Could Have Avoided An $82M Disaster Network system failure is no fun for any business, but it can be especially painful for major airlines. The outage that hit Southwest Airlines on July 20 is a case in point. The disaster caused the cancelation...
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