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Today is an exciting day. Not only for me, but for all of my colleagues here at Neverfail. For that matter, if you’re responsible for keeping IT infrastructure up and running day in and day out, well, today is an exciting day for you too.  Today Neverfail publically released the Neverfail IT Continuity Engine, an application-centric IT continuity solution that automatically protects critical business and IT applications against any type of threat or failure across any type of infrastructure. You may have seen today’s press release that we put out on the wire announcing the general availability of Neverfail IT Continuity Engine. This latest release of our continuous availability software suite delivers unrivalled protection for critical business applications at the lowest total cost of ownership. Neverfail has been delivering high-availability software for over a de... (more)

DR Man Episode 3: The Solution

The first two episodes of our 2013 DR Man series were an exciting beginning, and this third and final episode is a fitting conclusion to the series.  Earlier we saw the results of an IT admin infrastructure growth getting ahead of their BCDR plans and their inventory of systems.  When something in the server inventory went down, it took a critical business application down with it.  The admin was faced with the fear of not knowing which components supported the application, and therefore wasn’t sure where to even start troubleshooting the issue.  Luckily for him, he knew how to r... (more)

DR Man Episode 1: The Call

The DR (disaster recovery) Man receives an intriguing call and suits up to save the day. Downtime is almost always unexpected, and sometimes the cause of downtime is not immediately obvious.  When faced with an unexplained problem, administrators often turn to Internet searches, community forums, and frantic scrambling.  After all, not everyone has DR Man’s number in their contact list.  What do you do when a critical system goes down and the solution isn’t obvious? In this first episode we are introduced to The DR Man, a not-so-average IT good guy who lives on the beck and cal... (more)

Disaster Recovery Download: The Power of the Right Tools

Over the past few weeks we’ve seen a wide array of predictions for what’s to come in 2014. Vendors, analysts and reporters alike have been guessing which companies will succeed, which technologies will falter and where the industry will stand a year from now. Despite all the different predictions, there’s one underlying theme: more. More data. More mission-critical applications. More virtualization. More reliance on technology. While these technologies change and grow, the core principles behind your business remain the same: end users need to be able to access and operate witho... (more)

Disaster Recovery Download: Looking Ahead to IT Continuity Trends in 2014, Continued

In last week’s Disaster Recovery Download we looked ahead to the major IT business continuity and disaster recovery trends in 2014. With all the great opinion pieces and forecasts coming from IT professionals and the media alike we couldn’t resist doing one more round up of how far we’ve come in 2013 and where we’re going in 2014. Below you’ll find a roundup of this week’s best articles in our final Disaster Recovery Download before the holidays.  Enjoy! The Year in Downtime: The Top 10 Outages of 2013 2013 was seen by many (including us) as the year of the outage. It may be tha... (more)