You are responsible for managing the backup systems and IT infrastructure for your company, and the Coronavirus has brought chaos to your community. Whether a lockdown is declared, or your company institutes a work-from-home policy, the result is that hardly anyone is in the office.
An unmanned office presents some unique risks to your I.T. infrastructure, your backups included. Here are some ways you can prepare for an office lockdown, so your data remains secure while the office is almost empty. This will also impact the people working from 3rd party companies that intervene either as managed services or providing onsite intervention in case of Hardware failure. Meanwhile your IT system and services are all the more instrumental in ensuring the continuity of business and supporting remote workers and their valuable data.
The unique circumstances of the current lockdowns present challenges to data protection regardless of the size of your company
NEC answers, HYDRAstor helps: HYDRAstor Virtual Appliance will provide a cost effective disk-based solution, possibly running on your existing Virtualized environments, and can scale logically from 1 to 96 Tb.
Your employees may not be able to go to your Data Center as to do maintenance and add capacity when necessary. Even if your IT infrastructure is safe in your Data Center, because of COVID-19, your employees are not able to access the DC and take care of your equipment for an either planned or un-planned downtime.
NEC answers, HYDRAstor helps: NEC HYDRAstor HS8-50s is a scale out Backup and Archive Grid architecture which will provide, due to innovative and field proven Enterprise Grade technology:
The overarching goal in Data Protection is to recover your systems in the case of an event.
You can then break down that overall goal into smaller bite-sized goals:
Goal 1: To have a valid backup to recover from, and to make sure that backup is secure
Goal 2: To lose as little data as possible. (RPO)
Goal 3: To recover in the fastest time possible. (RTO)
All these three points make perfect sense. Achieving these goals within the constraints of a lockdown is possible when you’re using NEC HYDRAstor backup storage solution, because:
So leave the office with full peace of mind. You can rely on HYDRAstor to protect your data and ensure continuity, while you and your organization can concentrate on keeping your business running. HYDRAstor helps. Check it out!
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