Disaster Recovery and High Availability to Eliminate Disruption

You never know when disaster will strike. It could be malicious ransomware, a natural catastrophe, hardware failure, intentional sabotage or human error. No Data Center or IT infrastructure is immune to potential disaster. For the past 20 years, RPE has worked with companies to develop and implement Disaster Recovery plans to improve speed of recovery should the unfortunate event of a disaster occur.

 A Disaster Recovery plan is a documented process and set of procedures to recover and protect a business’s IT infrastructure. It is a comprehensive step-by-step process of actions to be taken before, during and after a disaster. RPE will work with you to develop a set of policies, tools and procedures to enable the recovery or continuation of your technology infrastructure, systems and data to support critical business functions.

Disaster Recovery and High Availability Features and Capabilities

Data Security
Protect valuable company data from potential disasters or breaches. Companies can suffer irreversible consequences when data is lost when there is not a strong Data Recovery strategy in place.

Uninterrupted Performance
Frequent and consistent Backup and Replication of data safeguards from errors without compromising efficiency to eliminate down time. Disaster Recovery ensures restoration of data with real-time copies of data.

Single Points of Failure
A single point of failure is a component that would cause the whole system to fail if it fails. If a business has one server running an application, that server is a single point of failure. Should that server fail, the application will be unavailable.

Reliable Crossover
Building redundancy into a system is important as it enables a backup system to take over. When this happens, it is necessary to ensure a reliable crossover switching from one system to another without losing data or impacting performance.

Importance of Annual Testing

Once  a Disaster Recovery plan is developed and implemented, it is important to regularly test that plan, preferably on an annual basis.  In order to test your Data Recovery plan, you will need to execute the plan in a controlled environment. RPE can guide your team through the entire testing process. Utilizing our annual testing services can set your team up for success in the event of an emergency as any stumbling blocks have been identified and already worked through.

  • Proactively identify and resolve any potential obstacles
  • Evaluate whether standby systems are reliable
  • Address unforeseen challenges
  • Find ways to improve communication
  • Minimize the amount of time needed to complete a restoration

High Availability for Uninterrupted Operations

Disaster Recovery focuses on recovering from a catastrophic event, such as a natural disaster that destroys the physical Data Center or other infrastructure. It is about having a plan for when the system or network goes down. High Availability focus on smaller, more localized failures or faults. High Availability Cloud recovery service uses real-time replication to ensure your mission-critical data is always available and recoverable. After the initial Backup, only the files and data that change are updated so you always have the most current copy of data at that point in time. Once loaded to the system, you can connect from anywhere.