Making the Disaster Recovery Planning case for “Always Be Testing” (ABT) Download Now www.quorum.net/abtr
? HOW CONFIDENT ARE YOU ABOUT YOUR SYSTEM TESTING? CONFIDENT ENOUGH TO ERASE YOUR HARD DISK RIGHT NOW AND RESTORE FROM YOUR DATA BACKUP? COLD FEET? Then it’s time you commit to “Always Be Testing”
Hard Facts 1 $ • Most small to mid-sized businesses experience at least one system • downtimea year. • One hour of downtime costs a mid-sized business $74000 on an average . • It takes 30 hours on an average for data disaster recovery . 2 1 1 Aberdeen Group 2 Harris Interactive Survey
Hard Facts 2 • System • downtime is • unavoidable. • Disaster Recovery (DR) is likely to fail without the right procedure. • Testing quarterly or even monthly is not enough. • Tape, disk or cloud backup alone is not foolproof.
Yet, most organizations believe that Disaster Recovery Testing is more trouble than it’s worth. DO YOU? Only 28% of small to mid-sized businesses have tested their backup at all*. Most resort to WORKAROUNDS to save TIME & COST… …but it really doesn’t! *2011 Survey
Do you believe that without DR Testing your data and applications could be recovered successfully? Unlikely, if you haven’t chosen your Disaster Recovery Solution correctly.
Choose your Disaster Recovery Solution correctly, and even daily real-world tests are: Time-consuming Costly Complex A drain on resources NOT • Advantage DR Testing • Assured recovery in minutes • Known, successful recovery of applications and systems [not offered • by traditional solutions] • No complicated planning & execution
Constant Change • Remember, your hardware, software and systems are constantly changing: • Your data backup/data recovery must take • these changes into account. • Your disaster recovery solution has to be • updated to-the-minute. • Shortcuts, or traditional testing methods, • don’t work. • Without daily DR Testing, your data, servers • and applications may be in danger. Overlapping daily & weekly updates from Microsoft Security Essentials, Windows Defender Definitions, SAP Security, Microsoft’s Patch Tuesdays/Extraordinary Patch Tuesdays, Adobe Flash etc. are altering your system environment constantly.
Even the tiniest change in your IT system can increase the odds of a future glitch in your data recovery. Are you sure your existing Disaster Recovery Testing covers that?
Vulnerability • Without Disaster Recovery Testing, • your system is likely to be hit by: • Backup corruption [especially for tape-based backups] • Backup executed incorrectly • Human errors
In short, you must be able to test every day. So you must have the correct Disaster Recovery Solution,with one click recoveryand daily testing. Real World ABT Success Talent recruiting firm 24 Seven, Inc. had just finished testing its hybrid cloud DR solution when Superstorm Sandy hit in October 2012. Thanks to its commitment to ABT, the organization maintained business as usual, without missing a beat. Even though its Manhattan headquarters had to close, operations critical to payroll (24 Seven’s main responsibility) were carried through. The reputation of the company remained intact, thanks to foresight and diligence.
Quorum Disaster Recovery Solutions Assured Recovery One-Click Backup Easy Testing Capabilities No ‘Ifs’ and ‘Buts’ No Fine Print & ‘Conditions Apply’ It’s simple: Our solutions work! And you have peace of mind.
Quorum Disaster Recovery Solutions: One Click Recovery TRADITIONAL BACKUP ONE-CLICK RECOVERY BACKUP ONLY ONGOING RESTORE, READY FOR TESTING APPLICATION MANUAL RECREATION OS & DRIVERS MACHINE • Quorum provides assured, one click backup, recovery and continuity. • Quorum’s simple and cost-effective solutions safeguard your revenue, • customers and reputation. • Quorum Solutions reduce downtime to mere minutes with a single click.
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