The new face of disaster recovery
Jason Hamlett was caught by surprise last December when an oil depot explosion destroyed space his company was about to move into and knocked out its existing office and data center nearby while firefighters battled the ferocious blaze. The Buncefield fire burned for several days and was the largest to hit Europe in peacetime.
Fortunately, Hamlett, I.T. manager for drug manufacturer Fulcrum Pharma Development, was able to keep his business operating using a new means of disaster recovery -- a combination of wide-area file services (WAFS) and continuous data protection (CDP).
At CIO Today.
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