Most IT teams have become accustomed to the vendor-based, subscription-driven cloud consumption model. They've learned to deal with limited service-level agreements, inadequate support, and pay-as-you-go programs that quickly utilize quarterly budgets.
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"Seamless disaster recovery" refers to DR plans that execute without disrupting your business. The minute your primary environment shuts down, all of the applications within that environment spin up in the failover infrastructure. At the same time, your applications, servers, and networks retain their configurations.
When implemented as part of a strategic framework, cloud solutions enable healthcare providers to reduce administrative costs, increase access to patient information and even develop new services. When vetting cloud solutions, what features and capabilities should you look for?
"It" happened. Maybe it was one of those notorious January snowstorms or a really bad employee mistake. Whatever "it" was, your mission-critical systems went out of commission, and your business halted as a result.
Business continuity planning is a pretty complex investment. From making sure IT personnel understand their roles when disasters occur to testing system backup environments, a lot of essential pieces can fall out of place.
What was missing from your BC plan?
Last year saw the biggest data breach to ever hit a single company. Even worse, the victim was in the tech industry. Despite Yahoo's expertise in software development, that didn't stop a hacker from compromising approximately 1 billion credentials.
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Migrating critical systems to the cloud is a risky proposition among financial institutions (FIs), largely due to the type of information they handle. Many have spent years developing infrastructures capable of securing consumer data, and even those assets aren't free from risk.
Data breaches, employee mistakes and natural disasters can all cause IT outages within your business. Ask yourself: Do you have the resources needed to recover from such events?
Thanks to cloud computing, many system administrators rarely see the physical servers they use to host websites, run applications, store customer data, and support other facets of their employers' operations. More often than not, web-based control panels are their only window into the servers they manage, and those interactions occur over the public internet.
In order to develop effective disaster recovery and business continuity strategies, you need to know which threats will most likely cause IT downtime. Each risk requires a different approach. You wouldn't react to an office fire in the same way you would a denial-of-service attack. You also need to hedge your bets and prepare for the events that are most likely to occur.