Remote data protection services are solutions value-added resellers (VARs) and systems integrators must be up to speed on. Handling remote data protection projects means being fully aware of the potential issues -- as well as the technologies they may want to employ to solve such issues. Remote data replication is one such highly regarded technology that offers a measure of redundancy in the event a main storage backup system fails or is demolished in a disaster. Help your customers prepare: This learning guide exposes you to some remote data protection options, pros and cons, and best practices that you can use in developing your own product suites and services.
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Remote data replication 101
- Definition: Storage replication service
A storage replication service is data protection strategy in which stored or archived data is duplicated in real time over a storage area network (SAN). Learn more about its benefits in this WhatIs.com definition.
- A case for remote data replication
This introductory article explains why remote data replication is so important to your disaster recovery efforts.
Pros and cons of remote data replication
- Remote data replication gets affordable and more robust
Remote data protection services are one of the best strategies to keeping a client's data safe through any type of natural disaster.
- Pros and cons of remote mirroring for DR
Understand the drawbacks of storing off-site data protection solutions before offering support.
Remote data replication best practices
- WAN acceleration: Enabling successful disaster recovery
If remote data protections solutions are on of the managed services you offer, the process can be sped up with a WAN.
- Take full advantage of the remote replication process
Replicating data off site is a good strategy for both storage and disaster recovery. But what does that entail? Read about the challenges of supporting off site replication.
- Remote recovery sites: What distance is far enough?
So you've got a client that wants to use remote data protection services. Here's what you need to know about where it should be relocated.
- Remote site dilemma: No backup strategy and growing data volumes
What concerns do customers have about off site storage? Here's one take on how you may want to streamline the process while offering the best on-site support possible.
- Bridging the gap: Choosing storage-over-distance network technology One of the most important elements of any remote data protection solution is dealing with how data is transmitted. Take a look at the nuts and bolts of data transmission.
- Remote backup for network disaster recovery
What happens if both a business headquarters and remote storage facility are destroyed in the same disaster? Consider your remote data protection options.