Latest disaster recovery publications

Zerto previews 7.0 and releases IT resilience platform

Zerto has released an IT resilience platform designed to merge backup and disaster recovery as part of a preview of its release of Zerto 7. The company’s IT Resilience Platform was announced at the opening of its annual conference, held in Boston, and is designed to change the way businesses look after their data. Its… Read More

Escaping legacy backup constraints in the data centre

Frank Barker, CEO at Bacula Systems, discusses why data centres and MSPs are demanding greater scalability, performance and reliability from their backup solutions… More than ever before, current market trends in IT infrastructure are about finding high-value solutions to drive efficiency and reliability. The majority of businesses, particularly those where IT is the business, face… Read More

Global banks could save $15 billion from cloud adoption by 2019

Research undertaken by IDC Financial Insights on behalf of Reuters indicates that the worldwide banking industry is among the sectors most likely to benefit in significant financial terms by embracing cloud-based infrastructure. According to the commissioned report, running costs with cloud infrastructure via AWS is likely to be a third of a proprietary approach, with… Read More

Gas vs. High Pressure Water Mist in data centre fire suppression – what are the realities?

Barry Elliot reviews the current options for fire suppression in the data centre sector in Europe, and examines the logistics and science that should inform the choice… Since it is so counter-intuitive to address the possibility of electrical fires with water, it may be difficult to understand why water-based systems are growing in the data… Read More

The importance of fire engineering in a data centre

Barry Elliott, founding director at data centre consultancy Capitoline, discusses the complex issue of fire safety engineering in the data centre and how best to prepare for fire-related disasters… In August 2016 a small fire at the Delta Airlines Atlanta data centre caused a power cut. The resulting chaos led to the cancellation of 2300… Read More