Continuous data availability is a key business continuity requirement for storage systems. It ensures protection against downtime in case of serious incidents or disasters and enables recovery to an operational state within a reasonably short period. To ensure continuous availability, storage solutions need to meet resiliency, recovery, and contingency requirements outlined by the organization.
In the broadening data center cost-saving and energy efficiency discussion, data center physical infrastructure preventive maintenance (PM) is sometimes neglected as an important tool for controlling TCO and downtime. PM is performed specifically to prevent faults from occurring. IT and facilities managers can improve systems uptime through a better understanding of PM best practices.
Published By: Dell EMC
Published Date: Sep 12, 2016
Your business has tiers of applications and data. The protection needs of those application and data across a spectrum—starting with basic low cost daily backup, and ranging up to zero data loss with zero downtime. Along the spectrum, compliance requirements must also be met.
Despite momentous benefits, cloud computing has its own set of challenges that must be addressed. The primary concern that many enterprises and end users have is related to security, especially data protection and privacy and loss of control. This article discusses the several challenges associated with security for cloud-based video conferencing and how organizations can remove these barriers by adopting solutions that implement security as a key tenet.
Published By: Commvault
Published Date: Jul 06, 2016
ENDPOINT DATA. It’s often one of the most forgotten aspects of an enterprise data protection strategy. Yet, content on laptops, desktops and mobile devices is among a company’s most valuable data even while it’s potentially at the greatest risk. According to IDC there will be some 1.3 billion mobile workers by 2015. However, only half of enterprises today are using some type of endpoint backup. That means that the volume of endpoint data that is in jeopardy is nothing short of significant.
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Insurers have long been plagued by fraud, error, waste, and abuse in health care payments. The costs are huge – amounting to as much as 25 percent of payments made. Today’s data management and
analytics platforms promise breakthroughs by incorporating comparative and behavioral data to predict as well as detect loss in all its forms. To explore the opportunities and how insurers can capitalize on them, IIA spoke with Ben Wright, Sr. Solutions Architect in SAS’s Security Intelligence Global Practice.
Published By: Carbonite
Published Date: Apr 09, 2018
Malware that encrypts a victim’s data until the
extortionist’s demands are met is one of the
most common forms of cybercrime. And the
prevalence of ransomware attacks continues
to increase. Cybercriminals are now using
more than 50 different forms of ransomware
to target and extort money from unsuspecting
individuals and businesses.
Ransomware attacks are pervasive. More than
4,000 ransomware attacks happen every day,
and the volume of attacks is increasing at a
rate of 300 percent annually.1 According to an
IDT911 study, 84 percent of small and midsize
businesses will not meet or report ransomware
No one is safe from ransomware, as it attacks
enterprises and SMBs, government agencies,
and individuals indiscriminately. While
ransomware demands more than doubled in
2016 to $679 from $294 in 2015, the cost of
remediating the damage and lost productivity
is many multiples higher.3 Ransomware is the
equivalent of catastrophic data loss, except
Published By: Carbonite
Published Date: Jul 18, 2018
Businesses virtualize to consolidate resources, reduce costs and increase workforce mobility.
But failing to protect VMs with purpose-built protection could erase some of those gains.
Here are five essential requirements IT managers should look for when deploying data protection
for virtual environments.
Published By: Symantec
Published Date: Jul 31, 2017
Uncover shadow data lurking in the cloud with the industry’s first integrated cloud security solution that combines the best-in-class data loss prevention (DLP) and cloud access security broker (CASB) technologies from Symantec.
Cloud investment continues to grow
over 20% annually as organizations are
looking for faster time to deployment,
scalability, reduced maintenance, and
lower cost. But there is one aspect
of cloud that consistently worries IT
and security professionals – how to
achieve high levels of security in the
cloud. As cloud adoption increases, the
fears of unauthorized access, stolen
identities, data and privacy loss, and
confidentiality and compliance issues
are rising right along with it.
This report has been produced by the
350,000 member Information Security
Community on LinkedIn in partnership
with Crowd Research Partners
to explore how organizations are
responding to the security threats in the
cloud and what tools and best practices
IT cybersecurity leaders are considering
in their move to the cloud.
It is no secret; security and compliance are at the top of the list of concerns tied to cloud adoption. According to a recent 2017 Cloud Security survey to over 350,000 members of the LinkedIn Information Security Community, IT pros have general concerns about security in the cloud (33 percent), in addition to data loss and leakage risks (26 percent) and legal and regulatory compliance (24 percent)1. The number of reported breaches in enterprise datacenter environments still far exceeds the reported exposure from cloud platforms, but as businesses start using public clouds to run their mission-critical workloads, the need for enterprise-grade security in the cloud will increase.
Public cloud environments require a centralized, consolidated platform for security that is built from the ground up for the cloud, and allows administrators to monitor and actively enforce security policies. The tools and techniques that worked to secure datacenter environments fail miserably in the cloud. Se
In this white paper, IDC discusses the inherent difficulties associated with traditional backup schemes and examines how Oracle’s Zero Data Loss Recovery Appliance delivers best-of-breed Oracle Database recovery in minimal time and with no data loss exposure.
The Zero Data Loss Recovery Appliance’s benefits
are compelling for any enterprise with a need to
protect critical Oracle databases. The differences
between this database recovery appliance and other
approaches to data protection are stark. The Recovery
Appliance leverages a combination of existing proven
technologies and new developments that eliminate
data loss and improve recovery. The elimination of
periods between backups when database changes are
not captured is also a major benefit, and the movement
to a process of frequent or constant incremental
backups provided by this appliance changes the game.
ESG is an IT analyst, research, validation, and strategy firm that provides market intelligence and actionable insight to the global IT community.
In this video, Mark Peters (Practice Director) talks through Oracle's Zero Data Loss Recovery Appliance.
Watch this video to learn more
Your enterprise runs its critical applications on Oracle Databases, and as an enterprise IT leader, maintaining the performance and availability of your databases is among your top priorities. Any degradation in performance or loss of data could result in serious business disruption and loss of revenue, so protecting this vital asset is a must. There are many causes of data loss— administration errors, system or media failures, cyberattacks, and more—but we often overlook design flaws in the very systems meant to protect data: general-purpose backup systems.
raditional backup systems fail to meet the needs of
modern organizations by focusing on backup, not
recovery. They treat databases as generic files to be
copied, rather than as transactional workloads with
specific data integrity, consistency, performance, and
Additionally, highly regulated industries, such as financial
services, are subject to ever?increasing regulatory
mandates that require stringent protection against data
breaches, data loss, malware, ransomware, and other
risks. These risks require fiduciary?class data recovery
to eliminate data loss exposure and ensure data integrity
This book explains modern database protection and
recovery challenges (Chapter 1), the important aspects
of a database protection and recovery solution
(Chapter 2), Oracle’s database protection and recovery
solutions (Chapter 3), and key reasons to choose
Oracle for your database protection and recovery
needs (Chapter 4).
Enterprise data protection has grown unwieldy, with systems from various vendors claiming to
protect all of an enterprise’s data—and none of them doing a particularly good job of addressing
mission-critical data recoverability requirements. It’s a situation that introduces risk and raises
concerns about IT’s ability to recover in a timely manner and without data loss from outages
caused by cybercrime, system failures, or human error.
An integrated strategy that focuses on the complete data recovery needs of an enterprise can
eliminate data loss, cut recovery times, and reduce IT complexity—while ensuring data security
and positioning the enterprise to seamlessly take advantage of the cloud.
Backup is one thing, recovery is everything.
You no doubt appreciate how mission-critical your Oracle database is to your organization's success. But what if you experience an outage or cyberattack? Can you be confident you can quickly recover all of your data? Traditional backup solutions leave data exposed to loss and your business at risk. Oracle’s Zero Data Loss Recovery Appliance eliminates exposure and saves you time, effort, and the stress of retrieving data.
Discover how our customers are recovering their data without the drama.
La sauvegarde est une chose, la restauration est tout.
Vous reconnaissez sans aucun doute combien votre base de données Oracle est essentielle à la réussite de votre organisation. Mais que faire en cas de panne ou de cyberattaque ? Êtes-vous certain de pouvoir restaurer rapidement toutes vos données ? Les solutions de sauvegarde traditionnelles peuvent exposer votre entreprise au risque de la perte de données. La solution Oracle Zero Data Loss Recovery Appliance réduit votre exposition à ce risque et vous permet d’économiser du temps, des efforts et le stress de la récupération des données.
Découvrez comment nos clients récupèrent leurs données sans drame.
Oracle Database powers your business’s mission-critical applications.
Their downtime and data loss can have a devastating impact on your company’s bottom line and productivity—not to mention the damage to your company’s (and your) reputation, because outages and data losses make headlines.
Enterprises like yours face the growing risk
of cyberattacks, which increases your exposure
to the risk of data loss. One of the most menacing
forms of these is ransomware, where your data
is encrypted and literally held ransom—until you
pay cybercriminals to release it, or you recover
your data from a point in time before your
systems were attacked.
Such attacks and data losses make headlines
—damaging your organization’s reputation.
And with new regulations concerning data
protection coming into force (such as those
introduced by the US Department of the Treasury
and the European Union) failing to prepare
for a quick recovery from a cyberattack could
mean serious financial penalties.
The purpose of IT backup and recovery systems is to avoid data loss and recover
quickly, thereby minimizing downtime costs. Traditional storage-centric data protection
architectures such as Purpose Built Backup Appliances (PBBAs), and the conventional
backup and restore processing supporting them, are prone to failure on recovery. This
is because the processes, both automated and manual, are too numerous, too complex,
and too difficult to test adequately. In turn this leads to unacceptable levels of failure for
today’s mission critical applications, and a poor foundation for digital transformation
Governments are taking notice. Heightened regulatory compliance requirements have
implications for data recovery processes and are an unwelcome but timely catalyst for
companies to get their recovery houses in order. Onerous malware, such as
ransomware and other cyber attacks increase the imperative for organizations to have
highly granular recovery mechanisms in place that allow
Fortinet’s 2018 Security Implications of Digital Transformation
Survey looks at the state of cybersecurity in organizations
around the world from the lens of digital transformation (DX).
Three hundred responses from CISOs and CSOs at large
organizations helped us identify several current trends:
n Digital transformation is the most impactful IT trend on
businesses today, with 92% responding that it has a
large impact today.
n Security is by far the biggest challenge to DX efforts,
with 85% of respondents saying it has a large impact.
n The typical organization saw four attacks that resulted
in data loss, outages, or compliance events over two
n Many companies have automated some of their security
procedures, but they are even further behind with other
security best practices.
n Big chunks of infrastructure remain vulnerable in the
typical organization, with 25% of the infrastructure not
adequately protected at the typical organization.
Looking more deeply into the data, we ident
Published By: MobileIron
Published Date: Feb 17, 2015
The personal cloud is the most persistent data loss threat to the enterprise today because many employees use their own cloud services to store work documents. Traditionally, content security solutions functionally link security and storage which requires the migration of work documents to a new content storage repository in order to enforce security policies. This increases complexity by creating more repositories for the enterprise to manage. Most importantly, this approach does not solve the personal cloud problem because individual users continue to store their work documents, for convenience, in cloud services that IT cannot secure.