Entries by Dean Nicolls

Ransomware Victims : A Tale of Two Ransomware Victims

I have often touted how DRaaS should be deployed to mitigate the damage, downtime, and data loss associated with a ransomware attack.  But, when one of our partners, Pervasive Solutions, had two clients hit by ransomware victims within 24 hours, it offered powerful real-world evidence of the power of DRaaS. You can read the entire case […]

The Importance of Orchestration

The global DRaaS (Disaster Recovery as a Service) market has witnessed significant growth in recent years, and is predicted to grow 36% between 2016 and 2024 on a compounded annual basis. This growth has predictably attracted new market entrants and changed the market dynamics. Uptime is an operational imperative. So any form of downtime from an Exchange […]

You Can’t Have Business Agility without Operational Resiliency

These are turbulent times. So, organizations must increasingly stay agile to more readily identify and capture opportunities quicker than their rivals. In fact, nine out of ten executives ranked organizational agility both as critical to business success and as growing in importance over time. The benefits of enhanced agility, include higher revenues, more satisfied customers […]

Why is DRAAS a DRaaS-tically better defense against ransomware?

If your production database or mission-critical application gets infected, how long would it take you to recover? When dealing with today’s ransomware threats, time is your worst enemy. The faster you can detect the encryption, the more time you have to take actions to restore your database or mission-critical application. Simple backup procedures will let […]

Are you (or your customers) at risk for ransomware?

You’ve probably seen the stats by now.  More than 40% of business have been infected by ransomware this year. It’s become so profitable for cyber criminals that it’s expected to be $1 billion+ market by the end of 2016. For partners looking to protect their customers, it’s pretty daunting because once a business is infected, […]

Is DRaaS the Next Leapfrogging Technology?

Every now and again a technology comes along that leapfrogs over the status quo by making better use of more modern, cost-effective technologies. A popular example of this was the adoption of mobile phones in sub-Saharan Africa. In 2002, roughly one-in-ten owned a mobile phone in Tanzania, Uganda, Kenya and Ghana. Since then, cell phone […]

How one Healthcare Company Defeated Ransomware using Infrascale Cloud Backup

Tony Carollo, President of Data Shark Technologies has endured a busy season protecting his customers from ransomware infections. Recently, a medical insurance company called in a panic because their servers were infected with the cryptolocker virus. With the network under attack, mission-critical files and applications were inaccessible. Tony Carollo knew he needed to act fast to contain the […]

DRaaS Gartner Report : Infrascale Named a Visionary in Gartner’s Disaster Recovery as a Service Magic Quadrant

We’re excited to announce that Gartner positioned us as a “Visionary” in their 2016 Magic Quadrant for Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS). With a lot of vendors competing in the space, we’re thrilled to be ranked high in both our “completeness of vision” and “ability to execute”. You can get your complimentary DRaaS Gartner report […]