Our own Disaster Recovery Simulation: 7 Key Steps to Follow

November 24, 2014 by Pat O'Day

Recently Bluelock ran a full disaster recovery simulation on our own services and infrastructure in order to measure our ability to support continuous operations during an unplanned situation. Bluelock continuously tests its own resiliency in various formats on an ongoing basis, but our latest DR simulation was the most important test of the year. In…

The Business Case for Cloud-Based RaaS

November 6, 2014 by Megan Gish

The cost of downtime to your business is higher than ever. Why use a traditional disaster recovery solution or one that recovers quickly, but comes at a high cost? Cloud technology has catapulted DR forward in terms of technical capability, economic efficiency and self-service capabilities. Today, new and innovative cloud-based RaaS solutions have emerged to…

Test your Zombie Apocalyse DR Knowledge

October 23, 2014 by Diana Nolting

Do you know what’s going on in the world of disaster recovery today? Care to put that knowledge to the test? This 3-Question DR Quiz will test your knowledge on the cause of most IT disasters, how your competitors are investing in Recovery-as-a-Service and how much testing you should be doing on your production applications….

A Quick Guide to Disaster Recovery in the Cloud

June 12, 2014 by Megan Gish

Create and implement the most effective DR strategy for your organization with the help of Bluelock’s action-packed guide to Disaster Recovery in the cloud. This helpful guide will help you set your DR plan in motion with a comprehensive checklist and detailed information to follow during each step. Be prepared for anything by checking your…

10 Predictions for 2014: Technology Thought Leaders Share

December 18, 2013 by Diana Nolting

As we wrap up the 2013 calendar year, most of our thoughts are already on 2014. Budgets and planning takeover the last weeks as we work to make next year even better than the last. Predicting the future is no easy feat, and while we at Bluelock always enjoy envisioning all the exciting changes coming…

Dynamic disaster recovery solution available nationwide

November 7, 2013 by Diana Nolting

Bluelock and tw telecom are excited to announce the end to many IT and business headaches that have previously resulted from constrained and expensive network bandwidth for anyone connecting to a disaster recovery site.  Earlier this month Bluelock and tw telecom announced their collaboration on a dynamic disaster recovery solution to be available nationwide. The…

5 Best Practices for Choosing a DR Replication Solution

September 24, 2013 by Diana Nolting

If you’ve decided to protect your data and recover your applications, one of the first steps is making sure you can properly replicate your data to your recovery site. There are many options to choose from including continuous data replication and batched data replication. If you’re working with a third party vendor, your Recovery-as-a-Service (RaaS)…

Martin Van Buren Selected as Bluelock COO

September 10, 2013 by Diana Nolting

As Bluelock grows and evolves its service offerings, it's also growing and evolving its company culture. In addition to the seven openings Bluelock is currently accepting resumes for, Bluelock announced this week the appointment of Martin Van Buren as Chief Operations Officer (COO).  Van Buren joins Bluelock after having spent more than 25 years in…

SEPT 16th WEBINAR: How to Implement a DR Strategy that Works

September 9, 2013 by Diana Nolting

Bluelock’s recent 195% cloud-based DR revenue growth implies that Recovery-as-a-Service is on the rise as a cloud use case. More and more businesses are turning to the cloud to protect their critical infrastructure and applications. The technology used for replication and protection is maturing, and many new solutions are cloud-aware from the ground-up. Regardless of…

Recovery-as-a-Service drives 195% Growth

August 26, 2013 by Diana Nolting

When Bluelock began to finalize our Recovery-as-a-Service offering for clients and prospects, the staff went to great lengths to ensure we had a solution that would resonate with the market. Focus groups, input discussions and interviews were conducted.  The general release of the product was launched roughly three months ago, and as we pack our…