Backup Best Practices in Action – The Backup Bible Part 2

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The Backup Bible is an essential resource for anyone who manages data on a daily basis.

Introduction

Business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) begin with the understanding of an organization’s mission, goals, and objectives. The organization’s products and services, typically an output of the organizational value chain, must be protected from risk. A mature organizational process related to the BCDR strategy will dictate the establishment of a business continuity management system (BCMS). BCMS is a combination of activities, roles, and processes involving leadership, recovery teams, legal and regulatory requirements, risk analysis, and other elements that programmatically support BCDR. Human life and safety are the first concerns in the BCDR strategy.

As the old adage goes… fail to prepare, prepare to fail. It’s the perfect description for backup yet to this day so many companies don’t have an adequate backup & disaster strategy in place for when the worst-case scenario happens. Just how well are you protecting your vital data?

The Backup Bible

The Backup Bible is an ambitious project produced by Altaro Software and written by fellow Microsoft MVP Eric Siron that aims to be the definitive guide to backup and disaster recovery for companies of all sizes.

The first eBook in the series was published in June this year and focused on how to create a robust backup strategy including the key stakeholders you’ll need to deal with and the questions you’ll need to ask yourself to prepare yourself for a potential data loss event.

Part 2 – Backup Best Practices in Action – follows on from this starting point explaining how to implement this strategy and showing the reader what secure backup looks like on a day-to-day basis.

The eBook is focused on providing practical implementation using actionable steps in each section providing the reader with the knowledge to bring the theory to the real-world. It covers:

  • Choosing the Right Backup and Recovery Software
  • Setting and Achieving Backup Storage Targets
  • Securing and Protecting Backup Data
  • Defining Backup Schedules
  • Monitoring, Testing, and Maintaining Systems
  • And More!

The Backup Bible is an essential resource for anyone who manages data on a daily basis. For any business, data is your lifeline. Significant data loss can cause irreparable damage. Every company must ask itself – is our data properly protected?

You can download both part 1 and part 2 for free right now! The final part of the series, on disaster recovery, will be released later this year. By accessing the available parts, you’ll automatically receive the final eBook directly to your inbox when it is released later this year!

Download your free copy today and protect your data!

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-Charbel Nemnom-

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Charbel Nemnom is a Cloud Architect, ICT Security Expert, Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP), and Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), totally fan of the latest's IT platform solutions, accomplished hands-on technical professional with over 17 years of broad IT Infrastructure experience serving on and guiding technical teams to optimize the performance of mission-critical enterprise systems. Excellent communicator is adept at identifying business needs and bridging the gap between functional groups and technology to foster targeted and innovative IT project development. Well respected by peers through demonstrating passion for technology and performance improvement. Extensive practical knowledge of complex systems builds, network design, business continuity, and cloud security.

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