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The Backup Bible - Part 1: Creating a Backup & Disaster Recovery Strategy
This eBook is the first of a 3-part series covering everything you need to know about backup and disaster recovery. By downloading this ebook you'll automatically receive part 2 and part 3 by email as soon as they become available!

INTRODUCTION

Humans tend to think optimistically. We plan for the best outcomes because we strive to make them happen. As a result, many organizations implicitly design their computing and data storage systems around the idea that they will operate as expected. They employ front-line fault-tolerance technologies such as RAID and multiple network adapters that will carry the systems through common, simple failures. However, few design plans include comprehensive coverage of catastrophic failures. Without a carefully crafted approach to backup, and a strategic plan to work through and recover from disasters, an organization runs substantial risks. They could experience data destruction or losses that cost them excessive amounts of time and money. Business principals and managers might even find themselves facing personal liability consequences for failing to take proper preparatory steps. At the worst, an emergency could permanently end the enterprise. This book seeks to guide you through all stages of preparing for, responding to, and recovering from a substantial data loss event. In this first part, you will learn how to assess your situation and plan out a strategy that uniquely fits your needs.

WHO SHOULD READ THIS BOOK

This book was written for anyone with an interest in protecting organizational data, from system administrators to business owners. It explains the terms and technologies that it covers in simple, approachable language. As much as possible, it focuses on the business needs first. However, a reader with little experience in server and storage technologies may struggle with applying the content. To put it into action, use this material in conjunction with trained technical staff.

The Backup Bible – Part 2: Backup Best Practices in Action
Learn how to create a robust, effective backup and DR strategy and how put that plan into action with the Backup Bible – a free eBook series written by backup expert and Microsoft MVP Eric Siron. Part 2 explains what exceptional backup looks like on a daily basis and the steps you need to get there.
In the modern workplace, your data is your lifeline. A significant data loss can cause irreparable damage. Every company must ask itself - is our data properly protected?

Learn how to create a robust, effective backup and DR strategy and how put that plan into action with the Backup Bible – a free eBook series written by backup expert and Microsoft MVP Eric Siron

Part 1 guides you through the stages of preparing for, responding to, and recovering from a substantial data loss event. You'll learn how to:

  • Get started with disaster recovery planning
  • Set recovery objectives and loss tolerances
  • Translate your business plan into a technically oriented outlook
  • Create a customized agenda for obtaining key stakeholder support
  • Set up a critical backup checklist

Part 2 explains what exceptional backup looks like on a daily basis and the steps you need to get there including:

  • 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

Access both parts for free now and ensure you’re properly protecting your vital data today!

A third and final part of this series covering disaster recovery will be published later this year. By accessing the first 2 parts here, you’ll automatically receive part 3 by email as soon as it is available!

Download your free copy today!

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