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The importance of maintaining databases

The importance of maintaining databases

If you’re in business, then its likely you’ve got a database such as Exchange, SharePoint and SQL, and all the responsibility (and headaches) that go along with owning one. Without properly maintaining databases, in time, your applications dependent on them will slow...

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.

The Silent Cyber War

The Silent Cyber War

This is a reprint with permission from author John Humphrey, Principal X42 Ventures LLC. The Silent Cyber War Has Begun Overview 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....

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...

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...

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...