disaster recovery


Is DR Pie in the Sky for Todays Clouds?

Just how safe is the cloud? Can your data and mission-critical applications be trusted to the cloud? And can you trust the cloud to provide secure disaster recovery?

Case Study: Ecessa Helps Providence Provide Always-On Access to Compliance Data

Providence hosts compliance and environmental data for customers. Providence’s e-mail, accounting/timesheet software, and compliance/monitoring applications all function over the Internet, for its employees, subcontractors and clients, and all are hosted internally. The company has approximately 120 employees located in Dallas, Baton Rouge, Lake Charles, La., and home offices, all of whom are entirely dependent on […]

Verizon Adds Wireless Backup for Dedicated Internet

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) announced Tuesday that it is offering wireless broadband backup to small and medium business customers that purchase its dedicated Internet access service. The new offer, which is available nationwide immediately, is made possible through an agreement with Verizon Wireless, according to Patrick Sullivan, director of SMB product marketing for Verizon. The service […]

Holiday Cheer for the Retail Sector

By Dan Foster, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, MegaPath Inc. For agents and VARs focused on the retail sector, this is a great time to check in with your customers or prospects and learn about projects on their docket for 2010. Likely they will be hard to reach, but when you do, retailers are thinking […]

XO Goes Up Market with SIP for Multilocation Enterprises

XO Communications Inc. announced Tuesday the addition of XO Enterprise SIP to its VoIP product line to serve multilocation businesses in more than 2,700 U.S. cities. The service is available directly from XO and through is indirect sales channel. XO Enterprise SIP enables customers to deploy a centralized IP PBX in one or several primary […]

Helping Customers Plan For Disaster

As one more arrow in the “consultative sale” quiver, agents might find it beneficial to advise customers on best practices for business continuity and disaster recovery. Helping customers to be prepared when disaster strikes – whether a cable cut, natural disaster or even viral outbreak – is a great way to not only get on […]

AVST Announces CallXpress 8.1

Applied Voice & Speech Technologies Inc. (AVST) has announced the next generation of its CallXpress platform, CallXpress 8.1, which delivers off-site disaster recovery and expands unified messaging capabilities to Google Gmail. CallXpress 8.1 continues to deliver the core capabilities that are essential to organizations by offering unparalleled PBX integration interoperability, high availability and scalability to […]

Selling VoIP as a Disaster Recovery Solution

As the economy struggles, hosted VoIP continues to explode. Businesses choose hosted VoIP for many reasons: lower upfront fees, unlimited scalability up or down, mitigation of technology obsolescence, but for this article I want to focus on how hosted VoIP improves telecommunications continuity and brings profit opportunity to you, the channel partner. The bottom line […]

Case Study: Memphis Area Taps SkyTerra for Emergency Contact

The Memphis/Shelby County, Tennessee, Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) encompasses a six-county region that includes parts of three states that neighbor the metropolitan Memphis vicinity. The area is one of several urban areas throughout the United States designated by the Department of Homeland Security as at high-risk for natural or man-made emergency events such as […]

iland, Vizioncore Team for Transatlantic Disaster Recovery

iland Internet Solutions, a provider of cloud infrastructure services, has chosen the Vizioncore Inc. vReplicator and vConverter products to underpin iland’s outsourced, cloud-based disaster recovery services in the United Kingdom. The new service forms part of the global iland Continuity Cloud, an infrastructure spread across six data centers and the first to offer managed transatlantic disaster […]

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