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Old 02-05-2009, 09:46 AM
Oigen Oigen is offline
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Default External backup

Wouldn't it be safer to have a contract with an external backup company, just in case all your backup systems fail in the data center?
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Old 02-05-2009, 03:22 PM
morgan morgan is offline
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Yes. If you are running critical applications you should have the backup in different datacenter. Also, I would recommend you to have disaster recovery site as well. It is cheap nowdays, back in those days very expensive to have disaster recovery sites.
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Old 02-09-2009, 12:35 PM
Zordani Zordani is offline
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Do these backup companies charge a lot of money for their services? How convenient is to start up such a company?
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Old 02-10-2009, 06:26 PM
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We run multiple data centres for this very purpose and offer this as part of a package.

A customer simply takes systems in both locations and we can then configure up replication etc..etc.. I wouldn't say it's that costly either. If it's critical to the business, then work out what the real impact on the business would be in a failure scenario and whether it would be worth investing that extra money.
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