Solving networking problems for DRaaS

November 24, 2015 by Diana Nolting

A centralized IT architecture for governments is not uncommon; yet the complex nature of the network can provide challenges, especially when working with inexperienced cloud providers. With a single overarching IT organization and several sub-organizations operating semi-independently, building the requirements can be confusing, particularly when the sub-organization’s requirements differ from those of the parent organization….

CIOReview – 3 IT Security questions you should be asking, but aren’t

November 20, 2015 by Kayla Catron

3 IT Security questions you should be asking, but aren’t Article sample taken from CIO Review “CEO Insights” – November 2015 The pace of IT security innovation is driven not by your business’s agenda. Rather, IT security innovation is driven at the pace of the latest hacks, attacks and impending threats. That always-changing, fast pace…

CIOReview – Five Reasons You Need to Rethink Disaster Recovery

November 12, 2015 by Kayla Catron

Five Reasons You Need to Rethink Disaster Recovery Today Article sample taken from CIO Review “CXO Insights” – October 2015 Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service, or DRaaS, is poised to very quickly take over the way businesses recover and protect their applications. Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Disaster Recovery as a Service states, “By 2018, the number of organizations…

Model Contract Clauses: Popular alternative for Safe Harbor

November 2, 2015 by Veronica Miller

On Tuesday, October 6, 2015 the European Union Court of Justice ruled that the US-EU Safe Harbor agreement, which had been in place for 15 years, was no longer valid in allowing U.S. companies to import and process European Union (EU) data. The actual court case that was elevated to this level was that of…

Do you have a solid disaster recovery plan in place today?

October 30, 2015 by Kayla Catron

Clients who have compliance or security needs in their production environments are learning that in DR, those requirements don’t go away. Attacks are also happening in the DR environment, not only in production. Today, the majority of the market doesn’t have a DR plan in place. As this becomes a more prominent issue, organizations migrating…

Can you trust the cloud to handle DR for ITAR compliant workloads?

October 29, 2015 by Diana Nolting

When we talk to industry-leading CIOs and IT Directors about their existing disaster recovery environments, we often challenge those individuals to answer one simple question: “Would you be comfortable running your production workload in your disaster recovery environment long-term?” Far too often that question leads to uncomfortable shifting in seats and furrowed brows as they…

Why Manufacturers are Choosing Cloud

October 27, 2015 by Kayla Catron

Are you part of the 41% of U.S. manufacturers utilizing cloud?1 By using cloud-first and cloud-also solutions, manufacturers are achieving higher availability, improved predictability and reduced operating risk. Manufacturers rely on their supply chain to drive revenue. If anything threatens the supply chain, it puts the whole business at risk. Many forward-thinking executives and IT…

Veeam Me Up, Scotty: Defend Your Enterprise

October 20, 2015 by Kayla Catron

Are you confident your DR strategy is enough to protect your business today? Many IT leaders don’t. Let Bluelock help defend your enterprise with Veeam® Cloud Connect. “Veeam Me Up, Scotty!” Bluelock + Veeam Cloud Connect provides a fully integrated, fast and secure way to protect and recover your critical applications and data. Protect your…

Challenge Your Recovery Provider to Be the Best

October 12, 2015 by Andrew Hamilton

When you begin searching for a Recovery-as-a-Service provider, it can be hard to distinguish between all of your choices. You may be asking yourself where to even start to sort out who the right provider is. One way to start sorting out providers is to challenge each with certain questions that will begin to expose…