Backup & Disaster Recovery

Keeps readers informed about the latest in backup and disaster recovery, from new products to industry impact.

 

Getting SaaS-y

From CRM to e-mail, SMBs need the same kinds of software the big guys do only they may not have the time, money or human resources to implement a premises-based solution. The answer to this dilemma, for them and their channel partner consultants, is a simple one: software as a service. The SaaS model lets […]

MegaPath Releases Business Continuity SSL Service

MegaPath Inc., a provider of managed IP data, voice and security services in North America, today announced at the Gartner Enterprise Networking Summit the availability of its Business Continuity SSL service, which provides workers with remote access to the enterprise network and information systems in the event of a disruption, such as a power outage […]

Catalyst Telecom, Avaya Create System for Disaster Readiness

In an effort to assist communities and organizations affected by natural disasters or major communications disruptions, Catalyst Telecom has become an authorized distributor of the Avaya Inc.’s Mobile Communication System (MCS). The MCS is a standalone system designed to deploy emergency response communications during disaster relief or recovery efforts and for temporary operations when communications […]

Manual Intervention

In the back rooms or on the bottom shelves at almost any small, medium or large business, there rest the emergency manuals. Employees consult these manuals during an emergency situation to determine what protocol to follow, the tasks for which they are responsible and whom to call during which stages of the incident that is, […]

Appia Announces Disaster Recovery Service for SMBs

Appia Communications, a provider of managed IT and telecom services, has announced a disaster recovery service designed specifically for SMBs. The service combines Appia’s managed voice services with its data storage and network monitoring solutions to ensure business continuity during a crisis or emergency. Appias service offers a customized plan that outlines what will be […]

BlackBerry is Back Up, Questions Linger

The BlackBerry wireless e-mail system is back up and running, but the service outage that affected millions Tuesday night and Wednesday morning has caused a backlog of messages that will continue to affect the use of the addictive mobile handhelds for an unspecified time. BlackBerry maker Research In Motion Ltd. said in a statement that […]

BroadSoft Stuffs the Trunk

BroadSoft Inc., which has seen business trunking become the fastest-growing part of its business, has added new disaster recovery-related features, an FMC component, a bursty traffic option and improved activation functionality to its business trunking application. Trunking in this case refers to the connectivity from the service provider to the end user. The disaster recovery/business […]

SES AMERICOM Seeks Resellers for REDiSat Continuity Solution

SES AMERICOM (Booth 330) announced it is seeking strong resellers to help meet the growing interest in and demand for its business continuity solution, REDiSat. The REDiSat Network is designed to keep businesses up and running even when network connections and phones are out. Banks, utility companies, integrators and hospitals are among the first to […]

Whaleback Adds Business Continuity Capabilities to VoIP Offer

Whaleback Systems announced a new release of its managed CrystalBlue Voice Service that includes a number of new business continuity capabilities, such as the availability of multiple broadband circuits, redundant service provider gateway access and automatic telephone number failover. CrystalBlue customers now can deploy up to three secure voice-only broadband circuits for terminating local and […]

DATACORP Partners With Perimeter

Value-added reseller DATACORP said Thursday it has addedPerimeter eSecuritys disaster recovery and security services to its consulting and integration offerings. DATACORP is a Cisco Systems Inc. and Microsoft Corp. partner. Using Perimeter means the company now can provide on-demand computer network security and disaster recovery services to its business customers. Perimeters partner program helps organizations […]

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