It’s no longer a matter of IF a disaster will strike, but WHEN…
Companies are slowly understanding that they need to protect their most important data: their data. Viruses, malware, hackers, natural disasters, accidents, and hardware failures are major threats that companies are facing today. Unfortunately, many IT professionals aren’t aware that data backup and disaster recovery should be at the forefront of their IT planning and strategy instead of a costly afterthought. Every business should plan and implement procedures in order to prevent major data loss in the future, and also have a strategy in place should disaster strike. Data loss is a huge blow to an organization’s productivity and budget. Storcom can help companies prepare for the future, and also recover their data should worse-case scenario occur.
Scary fact: 50% of restores fail and 60% of backups are incomplete.
Often times, we do not realize how reliant we are on data. Imagine a scenario where your network goes down for days and you are unable to access critical files, client databases, accounting and financial documents, and just about every single file that your company has ever created or produced.
Now try to answer these questions:
Are you alarmed, worried, and concerned about your data? Good. You should be.
IT professionals need to protect and secure their valuable data, and not play a game of Russian Roulette. Now you can act: plan and implement a solution like Recover by Storcom to give you peace of mind.
How Does Storcom Help?
Operational recovery is vastly different than the formula of traditional data backup and recovery.
The Recover by Storcom solution provides a set of tools to give your team insight into capabilities to keep your business running.
Storcom provides a data recovery solution to solve all common business challenges as they relate to off-site data retention and disaster recovery.
Storcom wants our clients to have comfort that they are dealing with thought leaders, subject matter experts, and a turnkey technology partner. Storcom understands the Cloud and we know when and where to leverage the private cloud and fit it into your DR strategy.
Storcom will help you determine if your organization can develop a hybrid cloud approach to data recovery. We provide cloud migration with reduced time and risk by understanding your applications. We will determine how disaster recovery will come into play if you move to the public or private cloud. In short, Storcom is our motto: Evolve to the Cloud™.
Provided Full Managed Services for Entire On-Premises and DR Site Infrastructure for Large Chicago-based Manufacturing Company Specializing in Custom Commercial LED Lighting and Design.
Designed and implemented multiple data storage solutions and data protection strategies for a large American designer, manufacturer, and marketer of high-end tools and equipment.
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Here is a checklist of questions you should ask yourself about your disaster recovery and backup strategy.
Can your organization…
If you answered “no” to any of these questions, then Storcom can help with designing, implementing, executing, and testing a comprehensive DR/BU strategy.
Storcom has been enabling small-to-mid-sized and enterprise organizations to make key decisions on the management, movement, and protection of their data for nearly two decades. From infrastructure and Recover by Storcom, to our Cloud Enablement Roadmap® and implementation of cloud migration solutions, our holistic consulting approach guarantees satisfaction from planning all the way through design, managed services, and support.
Executives can stay ahead of the IT curve when partnering with Storcom knowing that their data is secure and protected, and they have peace of mind with Storcom at the helm. Your office may be down but you’re still in business with Recover by Storcom. If a company’s goal is to safely back up and recover their data, then Storcom guides our clients through the complicated process with our Recover by Storcom solution.
Storcom has teamed with industry leaders to provide turnkey solutions to deliver data protection as a service at a cost that makes sense for any business size.
Are you alarmed, worried, and concerned about your data? IT professionals need to protect and secure their valuable data, and not play a game of Russian Roulette. Now you can act: plan and implement a solution like Recover by Storcom to give you peace of mind.
Learn how you can save money on backing up your precious data with Storcom. Storcom’s Ransomware Prevention and Recovery Roadmap™ solution can save your business thousands in the event of a disaster. While you may not be able to foresee an accident or a ransomware attack, you can rest assured that your critical data is safe with Storcom.
Storcom can alleviate your concerns across the spectrum of information technology. We can create, design, and implement innovative solutions to keep your business operational and performing at its best.
Learn more about disaster recovery with Storcom’s comprehensive library of definitions and Frequently Asked Questions.
To put it simply, effective DR/BU is complex: it is not just about restoring VMs. It’s about the applications and the “what, where, and how” users will use these applications.
The data is off-site but does not provide the necessary capabilities to recover applications and meet SLAs.
Traditional legacy backup software falls short in today’s IT-as-a-Service (ITaaS) and virtualized environments.
Issues with traditional approach to backup and recovery:
Since ALL tape backups will fail at some point in time, organizations are quickly learning that tape is not always an adequate form of data backup. Tape drives can malfunction without showing warning signs, become corrupted due to accidental misformatting, mishandling, heat, or being hit by a virus, and this can make it impossible to recover your data. The best way to prevent tape backups from failing is to have a remote backup solution in place. Also known as “offsite backups” or “managed backups,” your data is secure and safe in a location that is not your office or data center.
It is more important than ever for companies to have a solid disaster recovery plan and data recovery strategy and an executable solution in place in order to prevent data loss.
“Business continuity,” or “BC,” is the way that a business can maintain regular operations during an outage or systems malfunction. “Business continuity” should not be confused with “disaster recovery.”
“DR/BU” is short for “backup and disaster recovery.” Backup and disaster recovery is also often referred to as “BU/DR” or “DR/BC” (disaster recovery and business continuity).
“Disaster recovery” is the way in which data, servers, files, software applications, and operating systems are restored following a disastrous event or systems failure. It should not be confused with “business continuity,” although the two phrases are usually used in the same breath.
Hackers can access your passwords in a multitude of different ways. The most common methods are shoulder surfing, social engineering, dictionary attacks, and just attempting to guess passwords from information about the user that’s available to them. Email hijacking is widespread. Hackers, spammers, and social engineers taking over control of people’s email accounts (and other communication accounts) has become increasingly more common. Once they control an email account, they prey on the trust of the person’s contacts. Be sure that you protect yourself by being diligent.
Not necessarily. The safety of your data is dependent upon a number of different factors from storage methods, firewalls, encryption, backups, how your company’s users are accessing the data, and a host of other variables.
Data protection is defined as the safeguarding of your organization’s important information from corruption, compromise, or disaster-induced loss. It is one of the most overlooked aspects of information technology. With Recover by Storcom, your data is always secure. We use best-in-class security vendors to ensure that your data is always available, even in the event of a disaster or ransomware attack.
Ransomware is a major security threat to all businesses and individuals. Ransomware doesn’t discriminate on organization size.
Contrary to popular belief, large companies are not the only targets of ransomware and small-to-mid enterprises are not immune to attacks. Small businesses lose close to $1 billion each year due to ransomware and that number is growing rapidly. Small businesses are not able to sustain prolonged downtime, regulatory fines, or a blow to their reputation. Not to worry, Storcom can help protect or recover our clients’ data.
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