BIOS Middle East, a leading cloud and managed services provider, has achieved Gold Status as a Veeam Cloud Service Provider Partner. BIOS Middle East is the first Veeam partner in Middle East to achieve this status.
Veeam is a strategic partner of BIOS Middle East for data protection solutions and services. BIOS Middle East uses Veeam software to provide offsite backup and replication from on premises data centres as well as backup and replication within CloudHPT (BIOS’S Cloud brand).
Regardless of the alleged capacity, performance, reliability and durability of the backup media, the real test of a backup solution – indeed, the sole purpose of it – is how easily it is restored and recovered. However, in a recent survey conducted by data recovery specialists Kroll Ontrack, 60% of the 600 respondents experienced some form of data loss despite using a backup solution. Several common scenarios were identified for the unexpected backup failures.
- Backup windows were not automated and thus prone to inconsistencies and human error
- Backup windows scheduled at times when target computer not on/unavailable
- Backup software failed
- Backup ran out of destination space
- File lost before scheduled backup
Making the case for cloud backup UAE (BAAS UAE)
Backup is an intensive process that can put a lot of stress on infrastructure. It touches every part of the environment; from local storage on a server, through that server’s CPU and memory, down the network, past the switches and into another form of storage media.
Every stage of this process has to go right for the backup to complete successfully. Add to this the challenges around inter-compatibility between different systems and the task of managing backup can quickly become hugely time consuming. This is primarily because infrastructure is typically built it stages, over time. Investment comes incrementally, and as the business acquires different products, the idea of acquiring a single backup solution that caters to all of them can seem increasingly remote. However, newer services are getting better at offering an integrated experience; it just comes down to finding a provider with the right offering.
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