Posts Tagged ‘disaster recovery

  • Enterprise-class managed hosting services provider Windstream Hosted Solutions has launched its second-generation cloud computing platform. The platform incorporates technology enhancements to Windstream Hosted Solutions’ existing cloud services offering, including services from VMware, NetApp and EMC to provide a service that can serve businesses’ production and disaster recovery requirements.
  • The second generation cloud project is an blend of technology enhancements to the Windstream cloud services offering. Windstream Hosted Solutions offers a ‘Hi-Touch’ consultative approach while providing self-service capacities through the use of VMware vCloud Director, custom RTO/RPO capacities utilising NetApp SnapMirror, EMC RecoverPoint, all working together with VCE Vblock compute. These capacities, combined with the power of the Windstream network, provide a cloud computing experience for customers.
  • Clients taking utility of Windstream Hosted Solutions’ cloud services are also able to use MPLS networking.
  • Windstream Hosted Solutions launched its cloud capacity at its Charlotte facility in response to the increased demand from prospects and clients for hybrid cloud connectivity. Windstream plans several more deployments across the country in early 2012.

  • Even as cloud computing is emerging as a path-breaking paradigm, city-based start-up, Anoosmar Technologies, on Wednesday launched an advanced and innovative cloud-based backup solution ‘Vaultize’ at Mumbai-based INTEROP. INTEROP is a hub of business technology events across the world where cutting-edge information technology is demonstrated.
  • Vaultize ( is the first enterprise-class data protection solution designed from the ground-up specifically for cloud with high returns on investment.
  • It is built to ensure complete protection of files, emails and application databases on laptops, desktops and servers.
  • In addition to secure cloud-based backup and quick disaster recovery, Vaultize has advanced features like collaboration between users, synchronisation of devices and sharing over web-giving high returns on investment to SMEs and large enterprises. Two Pune-based techopreneurs, Anand Kekre and Ankur Panchbudbe have set up Anoosmar Technologies.
  • Both Kekre and Panchbudbe, who are graduates from IIT and share 69 US patents between them, have toiled hard for almost a year to come up with Vaultize.
  • Vaultize is based on software-as-a-service (SaaS) pay-as-you-use model. It is affordable, simple and easy on books. The pricing starts at just Rs750 per month where a business gets 10GB space in cloud (post de-duplication and compression),” said Kekre. Moreover the enterprise-grade protection from all types of disasters and its affordability make Vaultize popular amongst small and medium-sized businesses.
  • Vaultize has been designed with enterprise-class centralised administration, security, availability and robustness. Firms can use Vaultize public cloud (hosted on Rackspace) or choose to deploy it in public cloud of their choice. Enterprises will find it useful for backup of executive and mobile workforce laptops

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  • Discuss with your customer what the acceptable amount of data loss would be, measured in time. Then talk about the suitable amount of time that can transpire before a business process is restored in order to avoid a break in business continuity. Ask, “To what point in time does the data need to be restored?
  • Determine which business processes should be backed up most frequently. IT solution providers can create a customized tiered system within the cloud that can more frequently backup certain applications. Traditional backup doesn’t generally provide that level of customization.

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