The following is a compilation of the latest disaster recovery (DR) news.
Paradise deploys Actifio virtualized management product
Actifio announced that Paradise, a foodservice company, has deployed the Actifio virtualized management product to transform multiple silos of data protection and disaster recovery tools into a single data management operation. This move to Actifio has given Paradise several benefits, including a 90% reduction in administrative overhead, 70% reduction in storage capacity and 89% reduced bandwidth needed for data replication.
NetEx HyperIP improves disaster recovery for Decision Lens
Decision Lens has implemented the HyperIP virtual appliance to improve its storage area network (SAN) system’s performance and volume replication function. HyperIP is a software-only WAN optimization appliance that can move data sets across WANs. HyperIP supports data transfers at up to 800 Mbps. Decision Lens was using SAN replication to duplicate two 1,500 GB Dell EqualLogic SAN system volumes, as well as 500 GB between the Linux backup systems in a VMware infrastructure cluster in Virginia to a DR site in Arizona.
Data Storage upgrades data centers for business continuity solutions
Data Storage Corp. (DSC) announced that it expanded and upgraded its Westbury, NY, data center, making SafeData VDR (Virtual Data Recovery) available from its Westbury data center. The additional enhancements give clients data hosting at their facilities via a cloud computing model. The upgrades also include a network storage platform and firewall security.
Corus360 launches new emergency management application, the DARS360
Corus360 announced the launch of a new BlackBerry application, the Damage Assessment Reporting System (DARS360). DARS360 is an emergency management application that was designed to help organizations assess and record damages when a disaster strikes. It was designed to be used with the BlackBerry PlayBook, and users can perform damage assessments from any location at any time.