In the consideration of cloud-based recovery services, organizations need to understand more details of how cloud platforms are implemented for recovery. In this blog entry, I walk through the details of how SunGard has implemented a portion of its cloud recovery platform in support of the Recover2Cloud for Server Replication service. Understanding a Virtual Data […]
What happens when the cloud experiences an outage? Fortunately, companies can look to managed multisite availability to. . .
Some applications are obviously mission-critical—the website of an e-tailer or the ATM machine at a bank. However, the criticality of some application can go unrecognized unless you do a systematic qualify of each application. To qualify applications, check these metrics for each: Recovery point objective – how much data loss is tolerable? All of today’s […]
The move from tape as a basis for recovery, to replication as is provided in the SunGard Recover2Cloud for Server Replication service, offers many benefits. Benefits include: Faster recovery time objectives (RTOs) — recovery is guaranteed by SunGard Recover2Cloud service at sub-4 hours for the entire mission-critical applications environment that is protected Improved recovery point objectives [...]
Last week, SunGard Availability Services announced General Availability (GA) of a new service called Managed Recovery Program (MRP). This service offers to help ensure the availability of applications by supporting management of the entire recovery lifecycle using a systematic approach for SunGard customers. As part of the approach, root-cause problems which undermine recovery are identified and [...]
SunGard Availability Services announces the availability of cloud-based SAP Services, designed to meet the availability, security, operations, and capacity needs of SAP ERP environments. The new service leverages the best in class VblockTM cloud platform to provide a production ready cloud infrastructure for SAP ERP and NetWeaver applications, whether a single new development environment or full [...]
Corporate data centers are changing because of cloud computing. But will cloud computing take over or will it be one more tool for IT departments to use to meet company goals? David Ayers explores the shift in IT.
Evaluating cloud providers is time-consuming and you don’t do it often enough to become expert. Here are a few questions that go to the crux of most CIO concerns.