From Tier 0 to 3, a stepped approach to data storage that includes tape archive in a safe, off-site facility is a cost-effective solution to enterprise-level data storage.
Since it’s close to Halloween as I write this, I thought I’d start with some “horror stories” I have heard about how IT persons, who should know better, have stored or placed their irreplaceable computer tapes in “harm’s way” resulting in the inability to read the data on the tapes. They quickly learned that using […]
1. Understand that we are all liable to protect the organizations data Not only is the individual IT employee liable but the managers and board members are also personally liable. The board of directors has a fiduciary responsibility to the stockholders to protect the company assets. Failure to establish and maintain a reasonable security program […]
Don’t become the “Midnight Gardener” A few years ago a friend of mine said he was afraid of the banks either going out of business, somehow losing the money deposited with them or some nefarious “bad guy” was going to hack into their system and drain his account. So, he was going to use the […]
When evaluating an offsite digital records storage provider, it may seem as though you have an endless list of questions to ask. By knowing the right questions to start with, you may get the information you are looking for more quickly and easily while at the same time determining the provider’s level of understanding by their answers. Here […]