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Cloud Disaster Recovery

Cloud Disaster Recovery

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  1. Cloud Disaster Recovery

  2. Typical Business Challenges • Does my disaster recovery plan adequately protect my servers data and applications from man-made and natural disasters? • How much does it cost me to have my IT environment off-line, and how quickly does my disaster recovery failover IT environment come on-line? • Does the location of my disaster recovery servers provide enough geographic diversity to protect me from a widespread disaster? • How can I squeeze the maximum amount of useful life out of may CAPEX investments with out the risk of outages? • What happens when my aging servers reach end of life and need repairs or replacements? • How can I implement an affordable disaster recovery plan without capital expenditure, and not overloading my IT staff?

  3. Can You afford a Disaster? 43% Forty-three percent of companies that experience a major data loss do not reopen1 80% Companies that do not rebound from a data loss within one month are likely to go out of business in the near future2 51% Companies are out of business within two years of experiencing a major data loss3 100% Organizations have experienced application and data loss over the past year4 78% Cause of lost data was IT systems failure4 Sources: 1. DTI/Price Waterhouse Coopers 2. Bernstein Crisis Management 3. University of Texas Center for Research on Information Systems) 4. CA Technologies survey 12/2011

  4. Disasters Strike without Warning Super Storm Sandy had Widespread Impact • 650,000 houses destroyed or damaged • 8.5 million without power for weeks • Severe damage to businesses in NJ • 19,000 NJ businesses sustained damage of $250K or more • Total business losses at $8.3 billion Source: Tropical Cyclone Report Hurricane Sandy (AL182012)

  5. More Frequent Extreme Hurricane surges in the future1 • Frequency to increase 10 times in coming decades • Chance of Katrina magnitude hurricanes have doubled 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season2 • 2013 forecast: 18 Tropical Storms – 9 will become Hurricanes • Typical year has 12 Tropical Storms, 7 are Hurricanes 1: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences: 3/18/13 2: Colorado State University – Tropical Meteorology Project, April 2013

  6. Operational Outages a Greater Threat • A regional disasters is only one type of event that impacts downtime • IDC Business Continuity Study • The greatest threats came from power outages, security, and telecommunications failures • Near majority had to initiate an application or data recovery in past 12 months • Only 10% had to activate a data center recovery • Only 6% experienced a facility loss. Source: IDC, The State of Business Continuity in End-User Environments in 2011, doc #227783; April, 2011"

  7. An Affordable Solution Disaster recovery of your data, applications and operating systems. An affordable cloud based server that replicates your primary server environment and can be quickly scaled to fully replace your primary servers to get your business back up and running.

  8. Cloud Disaster Recovery Take advantage of the Cloud • Disaster recovery protection of data, applications and operating systems • Continuous real-time replication • Supports multiple IT environments - physical and virtual servers • Minimal expense for replication server environment, no CAPEX • Pre-configure failover environment – only pay for full resources if needed • Geographic diversity in the event of a widespread disaster • Recovery from any outage though a single console Your data is secure in EarthLink Data Centers • SSAE 16 compliant data centers and certified security staff

  9. Cloud Disaster Recovery Disaster recovery protection • Protection from man-made accidents, power outages, natural disasters, and server crashes • Failovers executed in less than 4 hours • Includes Platinum level of Managed Services • Provides customized email event notification • Flexible post recovery options: • Maintain the Cloud Hosted failover as new ongoing source platform • Reestablish on-site as new failover, backing up the new Cloud Hosted platform • Revert to original DR configuration – migrate data to new on-site servers, scale back Cloud Hosting to replication only

  10. Cloud Disaster Recovery Continuous data, application and OS replication • Replication and failover that continuously captures byte-level changes as they occur • Worry Free replication – automated and transparent (non-disruptive) • Applications remain online and users stay productive

  11. Cloud Disaster Recovery Replicationserver requires minimal resources • Affordable disaster recovery protection • Use existing WAN connections • No CAPEX investments required • Purchase minimum of 1 vCPU with 2GB RAM for replication • Purchase enough storage capacity to support source server capacity • Specify full configuration of virtual resources that will be spun-up in event of a failover – only pay for full configuration for period activated • Ability to revert from failover to primary servers post event

  12. Cloud Disaster Recovery Support for multiple IT environments • Hardware and application independent – supporting any HW/SW configuration • Application-level or full-server failover options • Protects leading software apps: Exchange, SQL Server, SharePoint, and more • MS Windows 2003 and 2008 R2 certified • Protects both physical and virtual servers • Platinum level of managed services included for full support

  13. Cloud Disaster Recovery Our Competitive Advantages • Next Generation Cloud • Geographic Diversity • Private MPLS Connectivity

  14. Delivers value to your business: • Protecting your mission-critical data applications and OS • Rapid recovery of your IT Environment • Minimal IT expenses