Data Backup & Recovery Blog

How to Maximize Satisfaction with Your Data Backup Service

Posted by Stephanie Aldrich on July 30, 2015

The need for data backup is essential for your business. Without an effective data backup solution, hardware failure or a natural disaster could place your business in a position from which it may not be able to recover. Shockingly, many businesses have no consistent data backup solution. Iron Mountain reports that as many as 53 percent of companies do not perform daily backups. There are many reasons given, but in most instances it comes down to the fact that performing backups on your own requires time, expertise and equipment you may not have.

That is why many companies trust their data backup solution to outside experts. When hiring a data backup service professional to manage your data backup, there are questions that should be asked if you want a business partnership that is both professional and satisfactory.  One topic you should research with the provider is SLAs (Service Level Agreements).

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Topics: managed backup, data backup, storage professional services

A Letter From the CEO - Industry Trends: Data Backup in 2014

Posted by Gayle Rose on June 13, 2014

A Letter From the CEO

In the ever-changing world of technology, it is comforting to know that EVS, your partner in Backup and Disaster Recovery (BDR) is staying abreast of the latest trends. As we continue to evolve and expand our portfolio of BDR solutions, we strive to offer the best-in-breed solutions to meet the changing needs of our client’s business recovery strategies. 

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Topics: managed services, data backup, disaster recovery, data loss, storage professional services, data breach, cloud storage strategy

Disaster Recovery Starts With Disaster Preparedness

Posted by Alisa Alvich on April 3, 2014


Charles City, Iowa Tornado

"I founded EVS nearly seven years ago because I witnessed my father struggle to rebuild his medical practice after a tornado blew all his medical records and his building off the map. The tools and technology that exist today are affordable and would have decreased his recovery time from nearly a year to a couple of days."

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Topics: managed backup, data backup, disaster recovery, data loss, storage professional services, intelligent backup

Need a New Data Storage Platform? Avoid These Common Pitfalls

Posted by Layna Shuppert on July 15, 2011

If you don’t already have a data storage strategy, choose wisely.

While storage vendors have solutions to fit nearly every size, performance level, and budget, not all scale seamlessly. Many require significant rework—labor costs—to scale up. Others will hit physical limitations that force a wholesale swapping of one storage array for a larger one. Such “forklift” upgrades translate to more capital and people time.

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Topics: storage professional services, storage platform, cloud storage strategy

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