Disaster Preparedness for IT: Information Critical for Recovery

There are many facets to DR planning for your IT infrastructure.  While planning tends to focus on the bigger ticket items like site, equipment, and data replication or restoration, some tasks can be done at little to no cost.  Smaller items around information capture and lists explored in this blog are often forgotten.  This process [...]

By |2019-12-24T08:28:48-06:00December 17th, 2019|Infrastructure Services|Comments Off on Disaster Preparedness for IT: Information Critical for Recovery

Backup and Managed Backup

Backup process, personnel, and technology often get tested at the wrong time…during a critical recovery.  Passing the test is expected and failure could spell doom.  Take the pressure off you and your IT with Managed Backup.  Our professional team takes responsibility for the technology and full process including job setup, monitoring, troubleshooting and handling all [...]

By |2019-05-08T11:54:54-06:00May 8th, 2019|Monthly Focus|Comments Off on Backup and Managed Backup

Office 365 – to backup or not backup?

As each day passes, more and more organizational data is making its way to Office 365 as a repository.  Whether you’re just beginning your journey to O365 or are already there, you inevitably have asked: “Do I need to backup my data in Office 365?” Our experience is that most organizations have chosen NOT to [...]

By |2019-02-28T14:33:52-06:00February 7th, 2019|Collaboration, Office 365|Comments Off on Office 365 – to backup or not backup?

When, Why, and How to Encrypt Your Veeam Backups

Backups should be encrypted whenever they contain any data that is important to an organization and there is any chance that the data could be accessed by non-authorized entities.  This usually means that all backups on tape should always be encrypted! Considerations for why to encrypt Backups should be encrypted whenever data will be or [...]

By |2018-12-18T11:10:25-06:00September 7th, 2018|Advisory Services|Comments Off on When, Why, and How to Encrypt Your Veeam Backups

Slow Disk-to-Disk backups? It might be a simple fix!

If you are conducting disk-to-disk backups and you feel like your performance is subpar, there are a few places to check for a bottleneck or slowness in the environment.  In this blog I will discuss a few areas I like to start with when trying to troubleshoot slow disk-to-disk backups.  I am going to start [...]

By |2018-12-18T11:53:52-06:00September 25th, 2017|Infrastructure Services|Comments Off on Slow Disk-to-Disk backups? It might be a simple fix!

Am I backing up everything I need?

If you are not auditing your backups on a regular basis you may not realize how much your backup data has grown or where vulnerabilities may be. Most backup operators monitor that their jobs run smoothly and successfully, but often do not have time to do an in-depth review of their entire backup environment.  An [...]

By |2018-12-18T11:38:36-06:00June 23rd, 2017|Advisory Services|Comments Off on Am I backing up everything I need?