Reduce Disaster Recovery Costs by 50% with Recovery-as-a-Service

March 27, 2015 by Megan Gish

Bluelock’s customers receive notable benefits from using Recovery-as-a-Service in place of traditional disaster recovery plans. In this case, a nationally licensed accounts receivable management company received not only better protection and security, but also a savings of more than 50% monthly compared to traditional DR solutions which equated to a nearly $200,000 savings over three…

Recovery Assurance Program for Current Bluelock Clients

February 18, 2015 by Alicia Gaba

The Bluelock Recovery Assurance Program is simply a reflection of the level of care and detailed preparation we give our Recovery-as-a-Service clients. We understand that the true value of disaster recovery is being able to rely on it when it’s needed most, so our goal with every client is to ensure that your team and…

Can you trust your disaster recovery plan with your job?

February 10, 2015 by Diana Nolting

Only 40% of DR plans actually work when needed, according to statistics published by the Disaster Recovery Preparedness Council in 2014. When you’re at the water coolers and pop machines at conference events, you’ll hear this is a statistic that many IT managers know all too well. The budget, the technology and the time required…

Helpful resources for disaster recovery planning

January 15, 2015 by Megan Gish

Don’t let your disaster recovery plan fail due to lack of communication or organization buy-in. Use tools that will help you frame a clear, consise conversation between your IT, risk management and leadership teams. Consider structuring your conversation by using a clear matrix of risk, recovery and expense that will help shape your discussion. What…

Cloud News Report: Questions to ask about cloud and the CIO’s role

December 29, 2014 by Megan Gish

The Cloud News Report is a weekly list of our favorite cloud computing articles. At VMworld this year, we quizzed attendees to determine their IT personality. The questions we asked helped to determine if you were an IT Builder or IT Disruptor… both personalities drive the IT world forward, but they have a different approach when…

Cloud News Report: Top 3 in Cloud – Week Ending in October 29

October 29, 2014 by Megan Gish

The Cloud News Report is a weekly list of our top three favorite cloud computing articles from the past week.   As we head into All Hallows Eve and nights filled with ghoulish fright, do you know if your business applications can survive the scare? Test your zombie apocalypse DR knowledge in our quiz! And for…

Using Cloud-Enabled Managed Hosting to Compete with Big Business

October 27, 2014 by Megan Gish

In this financial media company’s case, their journey to the cloud was a forced situation that was a catalyst to bigger, better change. Bluelock’s client was a leading media provider for members of the financial services community. Starting the Cloud Journey In 2011, they found themselves in need of a new hosting facility. They were…

Attend “Buyer’s Guide to VDI Recovery in the Cloud”

October 20, 2014 by Megan Gish

The typical Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) recovery approach can be very expensive and complex, leaving your IT team frustrated. Don’t waste your VDI investment by leaving it unprotected. Explore a new way to look at VDI recovery and leverage Recovery-as-a-Service. Consider a tailored solution that meet your unique needs and gives you the exact solution…

DR Insights: A hybrid approach to disaster recovery

October 13, 2014 by Megan Gish

In the “DR is Broken” webinar, Bryan Bond, Sr. Systems Administrator of eMeter, A Siemens Business, shared insights and lessons learned from modernizing his disaster recovery strategy. Instead of disaster recovery, Bryan recommends the phrase, “disaster prevention.” He explains that what you’re trying to accomplish is to take something that’s outside of your scope and…

Cloud News Report: Top 3 in Cloud – Week Ending in October 15

October 10, 2014 by Megan Gish

The Cloud News Report is a weekly list of our top three favorite cloud computing articles from the past week. Will your disaster recovery plan work in the event of a disaster? Most businesses, big and small, have some type of disaster recovery plan in place in case catastrophe strikes, but it is difficult to…