Category: Data Recovery

Business Continuity vs Disaster Recovery

When thinking of a disaster, you normally imagine earthquakes, floods, tornados, landslides, and so on. A disaster is a sudden accident or a natural catastrophe that brings great damage, loss, and disruption. Disasters may happen anywhere and sometimes cover an entire city or even a region. Considering the IT industry, a disaster may also happen […]

Posted on July 21, 2017 by

Delivering BaaS and DRaaS with Multi-Tenancy – DRaaS Configuration

In the past two posts we covered the Multi-tenant functionality of NAKIVO Backup & Replication, as well as looked at Backup-as-a-Service and what this means for tenants. In the final part of the series, we will take this a step further and look at DR-as-a-Service (DRaaS). DR-as-a-Service (DRaaS) is aimed at providing continuity of business […]

Posted on July 14, 2017 by

Restoring Microsoft Exchange Objects from VM Backup

Corporate email interconnects all parts of a business and is a critical service in any enterprise environment. Therefore, it is crucial to use a reliable and efficient email server like Microsoft Exchange Server. As an email service, Microsoft Exchange contains and manages a bunch of objects, such as mailboxes, groups, calendars, and various schedulers. Losing […]

Posted on July 3, 2017 by

Active Directory Objects Recovery from VM Backup

Active Directory and Objects Active Directory (AD) is a global authentication directory, which provides centralized IT infrastructure management. AD is one of the most critical business applications, which means that recovery is essential to lowering service downtime. AD can contain and manage a multitude of objects, which must be strongly organized. Some of the objects […]

Posted on June 23, 2017 by

Instant VM Recovery from Backup

Restoring a VM from backup may take significant time, as it is necessary to retrieve its data from a backup and reconstruct an original machine. However, in some cases, you do not have much time to wait until this process is complete. For example, the original VM got damaged, and you do not have a […]

Posted on June 21, 2017 by

Instantly Recover a Windows-based AWS EC2 Instance in VMware vSphere Environment

After we have migrated our production workloads to Amazon EC2 and configured offline backups to protect our data, we have started to look into more intricate cases of data recovery from backups. Today, I will show you how to instantly recover an EC2 instance from a backup in a VMware vSphere environment. Once again, this […]

Posted on August 22, 2016 by

File Recovery from Encrypted Volumes in AWS EC2

A migration from the production environment to AWS EC2 raises a lot of questions, ranging from pricing to services availability. One of the critical aspects of migration for us was deployment security and, to a big extent, confidentiality of the critical data that we move to AWS. Once moved outside of our premises, the data […]

Posted on July 11, 2016 by