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OK, I’m excited. The latest release of Neverfail IT Continuity Architect has landed with some of our most requested features and we just can’t wait for you to try it out for yourselves. When I got walked through a demo of the new features last week I knew this was going to be a big step forward for our new IT business continuity product. If you’re not already familiar with IT Continuity Architect (sometimes called ITCA or simply “Architect”) then let me tell you briefly what it can do for you. Right from the start, Architect helps you establish exactly what you have in place today for  computing infrastructure, applications, and most importantly, Disaster Recovery (DR) solutions for those applications and data.  Once you define your Service Level Agreements (SLA) tiers for Recovery Time Objective (RTO) and Recovery Point Objective (RPO) and start assigning protecti... (more)

Announcing the New Neverfail IT Continuity Engine

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 gener... (more)

Disaster Recovery Download: Doing DR Right

Don’t Get DR Wrong We cover a lot of news stories on our social media outlets every week, and every now and then something sticks out as been right on target. (If you’re not already following us, I ask that you start today!) This week our friends over at Tech Target’s Search Disaster Recovery site featured a story from Jon Toigo titled 10 mistakes to avoid in your disaster recovery planning process that I highly recommend to our readers.  In his article Jon offers some great advice on how to avoid making DR plans more complex than they need to be, or by trying to save money wher... (more)

How do you “Celebrate” World backup Day?

March 31st is officially “World Backup Day“, a day that is intended to raise awareness of the need for constant and diligent data protection. So what does one do on World Backup Day? For many, the answer may be “nothing special” since they’re already backing up their data daily or better. For others, they may be looking at how to start or improve backups for their home or small business, and that’s great because in today’s digital world everyone has something that’s worth keeping. Now, if you’re reading my blog posts, then you probably already have backups in place, and maybe eve... (more)

High Availability and the Patch Management Lifecycle

IT admins and business owners are constantly thinking about how to make business services and applications more highly available to their end users, and there are a ton of different disaster recovery and high availability solutions out there in the marketplace today. Across all these different solutions, each approach comes with its pros and cons and different management struggles. Clustering is probably the most widely known availability technology but replication solutions have come on strong the past several years. When implementing any solution, you have to make sure that t... (more)