Premium Content

Access "Hot Spots: Bring disaster recovery home"

Published: 19 Oct 2012

My role at the Enterprise Storage Group is to focus on enterprise security, which encompasses storage and all other technology realms. In this role, I've come to an overwhelming conclusion: IT people are definitely spooked by the unprecedented number of perils facing them. Fold these often external dangers in with ongoing compliance tasks (Gramm-Leach-Bliley, HIPAA, Sarbanes-Oxley, etc.) and you have an environment where business continuity has never been a more critical issue. As a result, ESG believes sales of disaster recovery (DR) products and services will grow from approximately $3 billion in 2001 to more than $5 billion by 2007. Historically, the concept of DR was linked to a number of specialized service providers. These companies provided "hot" and "cold" site services as an insurance policy against rare natural disasters, such as a hurricanes, floods or earthquakes. This protection was not only costly, it usually meant some degree of downtime as service providers set up and emulated corporate systems in remote data centers or in tractor trailers. ... Access >>>

Access TechTarget
Premium Content for Free.

By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy

What's Inside


More Premium Content Accessible For Free

  • Big data storage challenges: Speed, capacity and HDFS integration

    Big data infrastructure and analytics are some of the hottest technology topics today, and it can sometimes seem impossible to dissect and digest all...

  • Moving target: Endpoint backup

    Mobile workers are now accessing, creating and modifying data on ultra-portable devices such as smartphones, tablets and phablets. Most companies ...

  • A lesson in flash caching

    Solid-state storage is proliferating as a replacement for hard disk drives, where it offers a quick shift into the fast lane of storage processing. ...