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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 small businesses are encouraged to protect their systems with backups and disaster recovery solutions to ensure their viability regardless of what happens.  The article...

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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 webinar and get the answers you need to help you succeed.

We’re accepting your questions in advance, as well, so submit your top RaaS...

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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 you can view the recording here or view the slides here.

Now that you know the basics of To-Cloud,...

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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 heard your suggestions and feedback regarding our customer support logistics and we’ve now hit the tipping point to be able to make the most effective changes to the support...

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WEBINAR - Deep Dive into Disaster Recovery in the Cloud

June 17, 2013 by Jon Corwin

Webinar: Deep Dive into Disaster Recovery in the Cloud

Registration is now open for Bluelock's upcoming webinar "Deep Dive into Disaster Recovery in the Cloud." Cloud-based Recovery-as-a-Service is the latest in disaster recovery technology. Recovery-as-a-Service (RaaS) is the ideal on-ramp to cloud to solve your need to recover quickly, easily and efficiently after a disaster strikes. This webinar will provide a deep dive into how Recovery-as-a-Service actually works, with two demo scenarios. One lucky attendee will also win an iPad Mini! Register...

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To-Cloud, In-Cloud and From-Cloud: Which Recovery-as-a-Service use case is right for you?

May 31, 2013 by Diana Nolting

Your risk and impact levels from a declared disaster have changed greatly over the years. Both natural and man-made disasters are increasing according to the list of FEMA declared disasters since 1953. Because businesses are becoming more reliant on technology, IT’s ability to recover and rebound after a declaration is just as important, if not more so, as the steps they take to try and prevent disasters in the first place.

The fact is, you can spend all the time and money in your...

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Understand Multi-tenant, Cloud-based Recovery-as-a-Service in 60 Seconds or Less

May 21, 2013 by Diana Nolting

If you’re just beginning to learn about cloud-based RaaS, you likely have a lot of questions. You could spend days, weeks or even longer researching the technological advances behind each solution, the services included and the capabilities available for your workloads. 

But, you have to start somewhere, and we want to help point you in the right direction. Here is the simplest explanation of cloud-based RaaS in 60 seconds or less: 

Cloud makes DR easy and affordable. 

Recovery-as-a-Service is...

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Failover to the Cloud with Disaster Recovery [Video]

May 16, 2013 by Jon Corwin

Failover to the Cloud

How do you failover to the cloud? Bluelock has partnered with the replication software provider, Zerto for its leading RaaS solution. To demonstrate how their disaster recovery technology takes the pain out of replication and recovery in the cloud, watch the "Disaster Recovery with VMware's vCloud Director" video below.

Bluelock’s RaaS solution leverages Zerto’s replication software to integrate seemlessly with VMware’s vCloud Director. Their complete vCloud 5.1 integration includes...

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How Are Your Peers Using Cloud for DR?

May 15, 2013 by Diana Nolting
Hear from Your Peers: Disaster Recovery Services and Private Cloud DR

Do you know why your peers are using the cloud? Are you interested in cloud-based DR, but want to understand more about the service before you start talking to vendors?

Cloud-based Disaster Recovery is Growing Rapidly

Cloud-based Disaster Recovery (DR) is rapidly growing among cloud users and hearing two providers talk about the topic is a great way to learn what's worked in the past and what may work in the future. According to research compiled by Zerto, DR is one of the top three popular uses...

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Why has cloud-based DR changed the game?

May 10, 2013 by Diana Nolting
Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery as a Service

A lot has changed in the disaster recovery (DR) space in a relatively short timespan. Thanks to emerging technologies, DR has evolved from a plan focused on cleaning up after a disaster to a plan that focuses on getting your core applications back up and running at full capacity in the shortest amount of time you can afford.

A lot of those changes come from advances in Recovery-as-a-Service (RaaS) technologies. Compared to Backup-as-a-Service, RaaS offers a more holistic, complete protection...

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