Ensuring that your customers' data storage systems are secure requires an in-depth understanding of topics such as compliance, remote data security, continuous data protection (CDP), tape encryption and more. This page provides the info you need to approach data storage security projects with confidence.
Data security services should be provided to companies of all sizes that are grappling with issues involving both logical and physical storage security.
Storage customers may wonder what is data security compared to data protection. This tip describes various storage security services, and when and where to use them so you may more effectively provide data security services..
Data security and IP-based storage make for complementary solutions in remote offices, branch offices (ROBO) and small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs). Start your storage security training now so you'll be prepared to sell and tackle such projects.
Understanding continuous data protection (CDP) technologies early on gives VARs an advantage in the market before the technology becomes widely adopted. This guide will prepare you for your customers' CDP questions and challenges.
Tape security is severely lacking in many shops, giving you a prime opportunity to offer services and solutions to encrypt tape data in transit or at rest.
Securing data in transit will help meet customers' business continuity, disaster recovery and compliance needs. Learn which data security, shipping and tracking services to offer.
Customers who don't properly destroy digital data hardware at the end of its life run the risk of cluttering closets, or worse, exposing valuable data to would-be thieves. Resellers who specialize in digital data destruction have an opportunity to help customers avoid making costly mistakes when it comes to disposing of old hardware.
New Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP) impact how data and electronic records must be preserved and processed if requested for discovery purposes -- opening the door to new data protection challenges and ultimately VAR business opportunities.
This was first published in October 2007