Disaster Recovery

SunGard to Split Off Availability Services Business

Sungard Availability Services, which supplies disaster recovery and business continuity services, was at the conference with mobile units that can be used in the event of a disaster. (Photo by Colleen Miller.)

SunGard Data Systems will split off its Availability Services business, which operates its data centers and disaster recovery business. The Sungard Availability business unit will be spun off into a separate company to its existing stockholders, including its private equity owners, in a tax-free transaction. Read More

Venyu Eyes Expansion After EATEL Acquisition

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Louisiana-based data center service provider Venyu has been acquired by regional telco EATEL, the companies said today. The deal is the latest in a series of transactions in which telecom firms have acquired regional data center companies to boost their service offerings for cloud computing or disaster recovery. Read More

New Tools Are Simplifying Backup and Replication

The evolution of cloud computing may include a new concept, the personal cloud, which is correlated to a user, rather than an enterprise.

Creating a truly distributed environment isn’t always easy. Fortunately, increased hardware performance and more bandwidth availability make creating such an environment a clear possibility. Bill Kleyman looks at the tools and strategies you’ll need to make it work. Read More

QTS Adds Disaster Recovery Services

One of the power rooms inside the QTS Richmond Data Center. (Photo: QTS)

Data center provider QTS (Quality Technology Services) has launched two disaster recovery services designed to provide network availability in the event of virtual or physical server disruptions. Read More

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