Recovery as a Service

Preparing your business for hurricane season

Preparing your business for hurricane season

Hurricane season is here. Are you prepared? In the United States, June 1st marks the beginning of hurricane season. With everything else 2020 has given us, we hoped for a reprieve from at least one bad thing this year, however NOAA is...

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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.

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The worst cyber security breaches of 2018 – Under Armour

The worst cyber security breaches of 2018 – Under Armour

Fitness apparel manufacturer Under Armour gave us a good example of how companies can try to protect their user’s data but often fail to fully cover everything that needs protecting. The information that was stolen from Under Armour is minor compared to some of the...

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Worst Cybersecurity Breaches – VPNFilter

Worst Cybersecurity Breaches – VPNFilter

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 attractive to hackers, the...

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NEW Backup for Microsoft Office 365

NEW Backup for Microsoft Office 365

Office 365 Backup Whether you have completely migrated to Office 365, or have a hybrid Exchange and Office 365 deployment, your business objectives remain the same. You must remain in control of your data and you need Office 365 backup and recovery at your fingertips....

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The Silent Cyber War

The Silent Cyber War

The Silent Cyber War Has BegunOverview The silent cyber war has begun. Instead of battle lines being drawn in faraway lands, a silent war is being waged in cyber space every day. According to Dee Smith, CEO of Strategic Insight Group, we are in a new frontier in cyber...

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Cry Me a River…Really?

Cry Me a River…Really?

Yep. That's one headline I saw this weekend about the WannaCry attack. And I guess we can understand that sentiment, maybe. Our view at Global Data Vault, is our job is to be ready to help any of our customers hit by this outrageous attack. Our customers use our...

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Bandwidth – How Much is Enough?

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

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

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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What is Cloud Disaster Recovery (CDR)?

What is Cloud Disaster Recovery (CDR)?

What is Cloud Disaster Recovery? Your server goes down. Your network won’t work. Or worse…your office suffers a fire, flood, or other natural or man-made catastrophe. Whatever the case, you need to have a disaster recovery plan ready to protect your data as well as...

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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...

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Fully Managed Backup and Disaster Recovery Solutions

Fully Managed Backup and Disaster Recovery Solutions

Good technology just works – right? That’s right…until it doesn’t. We all know that even the best managed IT environments require careful attention to be sure that your tools work when you need them. Backup and disaster recovery are particularly critical – these...

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What is Cloud Disaster Recovery (Cloud DR)?

What is Cloud Disaster Recovery (Cloud DR)?

What It Cloud Disaster Recovery? Often shortened to DR, disaster recovery is a plan put into place if a disaster hits. Cloud DR refers to a component in your disaster recovery plan that involves the use of a cloud environment. The Cloud Component The cloud component...

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WAN Acceleration for all Cloud Disaster Recovery Customers

WAN Acceleration for all Cloud Disaster Recovery Customers

Global Data Vault is adding “WAN Acceleration” for our customers with physical servers – we already provide this for virtual environments and the results have been terrific – in some cases data is now moving 50 times faster. So now we’re adding it for all of our Cloud...

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California Wildfire Occurrences Highest in October

California Wildfire Occurrences Highest in October

Wildfire occurrences highest in October, California   Wildfires have taken a top spot in the news as of late. They cost American taxpayers between $20 billion and $100 billion every year, in expenses that range from air pollution and soil degradation to public...

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Restore Point Console

Restore Point Console

Global Data Vault’s Cloud Disaster Recovery Restore Point Console Our web based portal shows your data protection status with drill downs to the available restore points. The restore point console runs on any browser and is tablet/mobile compatible. What's Shown Here:...

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