Protect Your Data and Apps from Zombies and Other Disasters

October 31, 2013 by Diana Nolting

Disasters happen, especially when it comes to technology. Hurricanes, floods and viruses are all well known, but we took a look at a lesser-known phenomena: the zombie apocalypse and the impact it could have on your business.   Did you know that 47% of IT disasters are caused by human error? Tweet this » And, 35% of…

How to budget and plan for Recovery-as-a-Service

October 23, 2013 by Diana Nolting

The close of the year means more than holiday parties and a few extra vacation days. It’s also corporate planning and budgeting time. This means you are likely recapping what worked this year and determining what will work best for your team next year. Budgeting for a new solution is hard, especially if it's delivered…

Why is Cloud-Based DR So Popular?

September 19, 2013 by Diana Nolting

Sometimes it can seem disasters occur more frequently today than they did in the past, but is that the reality? According to tracking by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the number of declared US disasters (both man-made and natural) is on the rise.  Based on declared disasters tracked by FEMA, the number of declared disasters…

Careers at Bluelock: What is the “Bluelock Difference”?

August 15, 2013 by Diana Nolting

A few months ago the entire Bluelock staff was working in cross-departmental teams doing top-secret R&D. Marketing, operations, engineering and finance were all on cross-functional teams whose work was so secretive, they didn’t even want to let their co-workers know what the results of their testing and development were until the final “unveiling”. When we…

WEBINAR: Architecting Recovery-as-a-Service: DR Stories from the Trenches

August 1, 2013 by Diana Nolting

Registration is now open for Bluelock’s upcoming webinar, “Architecting Recovery-as-a-Service: DR Stories from the Trenches”. In this 30-minute webinar, Bluelock CTO Pat O’Day and Bluelock Solutions Director Ben Miller will use three case studies to illustrate how to design a Recovery-as-a-Service solution architecture ideally suited to your application’s unique protection needs. By highlighting three actual…

Top 10 Recovery-as-a-Service Questions Answered: The Next Step to Understanding

July 23, 2013 by Diana Nolting

As a service provider, Bluelock is dedicated to educating our clients, friends and prospects about the benefits of Recovery-as-a-Service and the unique capabilities, and limitations, of this solution as a way to protect your applications.   We started our educational series with, "HOW TO IMPLEMENT A DR STRATEGY THAT WORKS," a 60-minute webinar that showed…

Cloud News Report: Top 3 in Cloud – Week Ending July 17th

July 17, 2013 by Diana Nolting

The Cloud News Report is a weekly list of our top three favorite cloud computing articles from the past week.  2013 Trends in Backup and Disaster Recovery Solutions for Small Businesses No business is too small to be protected from a disaster and being small isn’t an excuse for having downtime.  In this Business2Community article…

WEBINAR – Top 10 Recovery-as-a-Service Questions Answered

July 11, 2013 by Diana Nolting

Wednesday, July 24th, Bluelock wants to answer your top Recovery-as-a-Service questions.  In this 60-minute live webinar Bluelock CTO Pat O’Day and Bluelock Solutions Architect Jake Robinson will answer questions such as “How do I initially transfer my data to the cloud?” or “What’s automated and what’s not?” Go beyond the recovery basics in this 1-hour…

I know the basics of cloud-based disaster recovery, what’s next?

June 21, 2013 by Diana Nolting

Cloud-based disaster recovery solutions are easy-to-implement and easy-to-maintain. If you attended last month’s webinar you walked away knowing: -       Cloud makes DR easy and affordable. -       Cloud-based DR leaves you confident your entire application is protected. -       RaaS prevents costly data and revenue loss with testable, reliable protection. If you didn’t attend last month’s webinar…

Frequently Asked Questions: Bluelock Upgrades Customer Support Options

June 19, 2013 by Diana Nolting

Bluelock wouldn’t be as successful as it is today without the input and guidance of our customers. Many of our best products were sourced and perfected based on feedback from clients just like you, people who use the Bluelock cloud daily and know exactly what they want.  As Bluelock has grown, matured and evolved, we’ve…