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Dominic Docherty

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Why is Cloud Based Disaster Recovery becoming so Popular?.

Posted by Dominic Docherty   Apr 23, 2014 12:00:00 PM

To many, cloud has seemed an ideal fit for DR since it was first conceived and cloud-based Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service has also been the hot topic recently. Part of the reason talk of DRaaS has amped up lately is not only due to the increase of disasters, but also due to the increased reliance on cloud and technology to achieve their business objectives and overall success. The more reliant the business becomes on technology, the more critical the need to recover those applications and infrastructures in a disaster occurs.

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Topics: DRaaS, Disaster Recovery

10 Reasons To Use Cloud Backup in the UAE

Posted by Dominic Docherty   Apr 22, 2014 1:04:19 AM

Located in the UAE and thinking about cloud as a backup solution? Here are 10 reasons to use cloud backup:

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Topics: Cloud Backup

How to Implement a DR Strategy that Works: Recovery in the Cloud

Posted by Dominic Docherty   Mar 27, 2014 8:59:00 PM

Disaster recovery isn’t new by any means, but Cloud-based Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (RaaS) is hitting a maturation point in the marketplace to become the most cost-effective, reliable, efficient solution available to any virtualized business.

DRaaS is a holistic approach to DR that is testable, trusted and flexible with a low barrier to entry. If you’re evaluating DR options, DRaaS should be known as the solution that protects your entire application, not just your virtual machine or the data within the solution.

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Topics: DRaaS, Disaster Recovery

5 questions to ask your online backup provider in the UAE

Posted by Dominic Docherty   Mar 27, 2014 8:49:00 PM

These days companies have huge amounts of data but not necessarily huge amounts of bandwidth at their disposal. In an emergency you can always access files with any Internet-connected computer and a web browser but there are situations in which a customer needs to restore a lot of data and online backup downloading would take too long or the hardware isn’t available.

You don’t want to try and download 1TB from Europe – it could take a week or more. Since CloudHPT is based in the Dubai we can deliver disks (and servers if required) in a matter of hours to your site throughout the UAE. Also, Data is in the Middle East so throughput rates are much higher.

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Topics: Cloud Backup, Data Storage, Disaster Recovery