WAN and Cloud Disaster Recovery: Look out for the Latency

How fast does your application need to be – how quickly do you need to be able to see a response after you enter a command? In some contexts, speed is not a critical factor. For instance, if you’re entering or retrieving accounting data, you don’t want to wait for half an hour, but anything […]

Cloud Disaster Recovery, OK, but what if the Cloud IS the Disaster?

Disaster recovery via cloud computing is a hot topic nowadays. Inexpensive compared to traditional hot standby solutions and with greater flexibility, by definition cloud data backup is independent of local or even regional incidents. In theory, cloud data restore should be just as independent. The problem however comes when a cloud provider fails to provide […]