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Increased Natural Disasters: A Dire Need for Data Protection and Disaster Recovery

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SEPTEMBER, 2017

Your company’s financial records, presentations, legal documents are more than merely just files, they have become a part of you; they are a part of your digital existence. An alarming number of people are unaware of how easy it is to lose it all.

Global Climate Change and Immerging Threats to Data

There have been changes in the weather conditions around the world with excessive use of natural resources. The depletion of natural resources alongside the exploitation of Mother Nature, has led to various consequences in the form of natural disasters being faced by humanity. No life or data is now safe from the unforgiving hands of nature.

Hurricanes are becoming an occasional occurrence due to global climate change. Huge storms are hitting important areas around the globe destroying everything in their wake; bringing with themselves harm to both humanity and data alike.

In an event of a disaster or major evacuation, you do not just want to stay safe, you also want to make sure all your important data is safe too. You cannot afford the loss of data due to hurricanes as it would immensely damage the workings of your business.

Enterprises have an option to use a second physical device (another computer or hard drive) to protect the data. However, it does not guarantee safety as it can be damaged in the same way. Data can be stored in large facilities as alternate physical copies, but it is still prone to natural disasters like hurricanes.

Traditional inconsistent backup and disaster recovery always puts the users at a risk of losing valuable information. Organizations and individuals keep on losing data and incur great losses as the traditional physical backup proves to be obsolete.

Organizations are realizing the importance of reliable cloud backup. In a world which is based around fast transfer of information, no one can burden the losses to data. Experts have tried to pursue another option in the past by shifting the data centers of the facilities to different geographical locations. The problem still persisted as natural disasters have no boundaries to where they strike; global climate change has left the entire world at a risk of being harmed.

Protect Your Data Today With StoneFly

In a world where digital existence has become a need, organizations have to consider alternative data protection options. StoneFly offers customers with the appropriate cloud backup solutions. StoneFly has taken the responsibility to provide disaster recovery in the cloud to ensure that you can return to normalcy with ease. StoneFly has even involved the likes of cloud service providers in the form of Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS. We have realized the dire need of the protection of your data from natural disasters such as hurricanes.

  • Reliable Data Backup: Decreased complexity and file time recovery.
  • Speedy Access: Fast, available access to the backed up data of the organizations and individuals.
  • Higher Security: Only authorized personnel have access to data with end-to-end encryption.
  • Cost Reduction: Up to 41% savings in comparison to the traditional storage solutions.
  • Easily Manageable Durable Storage: Customers are provided with high retention of data with data being able to be brought back in just a matter of minutes.

StoneFly’s partnership with Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS also amasses other benefits to individuals and organizations alike. They are provided with increased Geo-redundancy which makes sure that even if disaster strikes, disaster recovery in the cloud will be easy and spontaneous.

Natural disasters have no limitations as to when and where they strike. This problem is resolved by the feature of file-versioning provided by StoneFly. Constant snapshots of the work being done are taken. So, even when disaster strikes, there is fast recovery from the cloud. The entire work environment can be recreated in a matter of minutes resulting in cost-effective and efficient cloud disaster recovery. On top of the increased levels of data protection in case of natural disasters, file-versioning also provides additional protection from Ransomware; data can be easily retrieved from previous snapshots.

StoneFly provides extra performance in retrieval of data after natural disasters have struck to make sure that you as a user can return to normalcy with ease. This is done through the centralized management provided by StoneFly which ensures instantaneous business continuity.

StoneFly provides the users with the highest level of data integrity and protection with the data safely protected with end-to-end encryption; protecting the data in depth even in natural disasters that only the customers have access to the data.

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