Ransomware Basics: Implementing Ransomware Best Practices

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When it comes to ransomware, prevention is always better than cure. Implement ransomware best practices and protect your business from attack. Ransomware attacks are one of the key threats to your IT systems in 2017. Cybercriminals have realised their potential for extorting money from businesses of all sizes, and the frequency of attacks is on a constant upward curve. To …

Ransomware Attacks: Calculating the Cost of Downtime

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Ransomware attacks put businesses at operational, financial, and reputational risk. But what about the recovery window? All businesses need to calculate the cost of downtime. Ransomware attacks are one of the main cyber-threats facing businesses in 2016. They are utilised more than ever before by cybercriminals looking to extort money from affected organisations, whose operations suffer when key data becomes …

Simple, Unified Disaster Recovery for Physical and Virtual Servers

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If you run an entirely physical estate, or you have legacy physical servers remaining within your environment, unified disaster recovery ensures that your entire environment is protected. We all know by now the benefits that virtualisation brings. Virtualisation platforms offer excellent resource utilisation, ease of management, faster provisioning, and of course rapid disaster recovery. In fact, for many the ability …

Cloud Disaster Recovery Delivers Benefits and Economies

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When it comes to protecting your business-critical systems, cloud disaster recovery delivers the best combination of functionality, flexibility, and cost. How do you define a disaster? A decade ago, when we talked about a disaster we were often referencing floods, earthquakes, and terrorist attacks. All legitimate concerns, but frankly pretty remote for most businesses. Disaster recovery, through its inherent costs …

Hypervisor Replication Delivers Superior Disaster Recovery

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In a disaster, hypervisor replication reduces data loss and resource utilisation when compared to snapshot technology. You hope that it will never happen, but the chances are that it will. If you ever need to invoke your disaster recovery provisions, it will probably be at the worst possible time. Whether that’s over a weekend, before a complex infrastructure upgrade, or …

Delivering Disaster Recovery Testing That’s as Easy as 1-2-3

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  Regular disaster recovery testing is a necessary evil, but it needn’t be painful. AssureStor delivers effective testing that’s as easy as 1-2-3. Talk to most people in IT, and annual disaster recovery testing is something that they would like to avoid. The loss of a weekend, coupled with the stress of trying to make something work that you last looked …

AssureStor Announces Cross-Hypervisor Disaster Recovery

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The dr2cloud (formally VRaaS) platform upgrades to the first enterprise-class cross-hypervisor disaster recovery and business continuity software that protects, replicates, and migrates data between vSphere, Hyper-V, and cloud environments. dr2cloud from AssureStor, our leading DRaaS (Disaster Recovery as a Service) platform for virtual environments, has just taken another leap forward with the implementation of the latest Zerto Virtual Replication 4.0 release, …

DRaaS (Disaster Recovery as a Service) Infographic

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The following Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) infographic outlines the dangers of disasters and downtime to your data centre, and ultimately your business. It also shows how quickly businesses typically recover, why testing is important, and more information. Take a look at the DRaaS infographic and learn how AssureStor’s dr2cloud platform, powered by Zerto, might be the right solution for your environment. …

AssureStor launches Virtual Recovery as a Service (VRaaS) delivering hypervisor-based replication to the Cloud

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PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jason Reid Office: 0207 877 1042 Mobile: 07415 515710 Email: jason.reid@assurestor.com AssureStor launches Virtual Recovery as a Service (VRaaS), delivering hypervisor-based replication to the Cloud Virtual Recovery as a Service (VRaaS), based on Zerto Virtual Replication technology, is the industry’s first hypervisor-based replication solution. It is different from any other disaster recovery (DR) Technology …