As companies integrate their operations with others around the world, they must prepare for a steady stream of trouble. CIOs have to consider the business and social turmoil that can be triggered by world events, including unpredictable natural disasters, social unrest and war, thousands of miles away from headquarters, perhaps, but nevertheless front and center.
Despite the visible drama, many companies still rely on disaster-recovery plans that assume disruptions will be single and short. CIOs must replace out of date ideas about returning to normal operations in three to five days with plans that consider the domino effect of disaster.
When you talk about your business, you're talking about your supply chain. Business continuity and disaster recovery planning is becoming a critical mandate for all companies and especially for small and midsized businesses, where the cost of downtime and/or lost data can be devastating. The untimely loss of a critical server or file for even a few hours can be extremely costly in today's highly competitive business climate.
If you haven't incorporated these technology and management ideas, it's time to rip up your business-continuity plan and start over. SEP Software has helped thousands of SMB to enterprise level businesses achieve higher availability with less hassle, and continues to simplify business continuity and disaster recovery planning further, with innovative features and new options.
Many IT managers are surprised at how quickly they are able to deploy SEP Software's Disaster Recovery solution in production, and in the process, demonstrate an ROI that goes way beyond a low upfront purchase price.
At a Bare Metal Restore level, SEP sesam is a backup solution to get point-in-time information on to removable media that can be stored off site and easily recovered in the event of a disaster purposes and has capabilities to get the system back and running quickly.
With SEP sesam's BSR, you can restore to either similar or dissimilar hardware and it only takes about 10 minutes until you have a fully functioning re-partitioned server running. BSR performs a file level restore so that incremental backups are supported. By not using an image level restore, the user won’t have to wait to backup and restore empty spaces on the disks. BSR allows users to move storage, SATA to SASI or P2V, V2V, or V2P.
This total Disaster Recovery Solution provides maximum protection and the best tools to get you back up and running when disaster strikes.
About SEP Software, Inc.
SEP has been delivering the widest range of backup products for enterprise level customers since 1996. With thousands of installations world-wide, SEP sesam provides backup solutions for all environments, both physical and virtual; delivering the fastest backup, restore and disaster recovery tools on the market today. For more info, visit www.sepusa.com
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