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08/28/17

Best Practices for Data Management

A member is looking for best practices documents for the following items: 1) Backing up workstation to user drives 2) How to best manage backup … read more ›

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07/31/17

Measuring Return on Investment

Can anyone share their knowledge of quick ways to estimate ROI for backup solutions and network monitoring (both on-premise). … read more ›

3 Comments
05/26/17

Hybrid DR With Azure

We have a project moving two applications to Azure. I am trying to work out how to manage a DR exercise when the connectivity to … read more ›

4 Comments
06/05/17

Backup(Data Domain) to Cloud

We currently use Data Domain as our backup solution. We are looking to backup to cloud to reduce the storage in Data Domain. I would … read more ›

4 Comments
05/17/17

IT Emergency Reserve Fund

I’ve been tasked with establishing an IT Emergency Reserve Fund, basically a pool of money that IT should have on hand for “Just in case” … read more ›

4 Comments
03/23/17

Digital Asset Management (DAM)

Hello Norex Members, We are currently researching Digital Asset Management and would like to gather information from other organizations. If any Norex members are willing … read more ›

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07/26/16

DR Printing Services

We are looking to gather information on what companies have done with respect to recovering printing capabilities. We're specifically interested in those that have contracted … read more ›

1 Comments
06/22/16

DDBOOST over IP (10Ge) vs. FC (Data Domain DDOS v5.7.0.3)

Our NetBackup (v7.7.1) environment is looking to convert our DD990's from using VTL to LSU (aka DDBOOST/disk pools). Just wanted to reach out to the … read more ›

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06/08/16

DR and Backup revisted

I read through a number of the previous discussion group transcripts and found a lot of helpful information. My company is small to mid sized … read more ›

3 Comments
05/18/16

Active Directory Auditing

Looking for how other organizations are auditing active directory to ensure security. Do you have a checklist of questions? Do you pull logs and analyze? … read more ›

3 Comments
05/23/17

Crisis Management Education

How do others educate executive management with regards to opportunity costs and prioritization for crisis management? … read more ›

3 Comments
Closed Topic
05/16/17

Vendor Recommendations for Legacy Backup Tape Conversion

We have backup tapes going back fifteen years, with no way to read or access the information. We need a vendor who will convert those … read more ›

1 Comments
Closed Topic
05/23/17

Recovery Strategy

If a recovery strategy includes working from home, what is the device used (company owned laptop, thin client, personal home device or something else)? … read more ›

1 Comments
Closed Topic
03/30/17

System backup procedures and backup retention policies

I am looking for documents that speak about documenting and performing system backups? I would also like to know what others are doing for their … read more ›

3 Comments
Closed Topic
04/24/17

Cyber security risk reporting in organizations

I am looking for information on Cyber Security Risk Reporting in a large public (government) or private-industry organization (of equivalent size and complexity). More specifically: … read more ›

2 Comments
Closed Topic
03/14/17

Solutions used to back-up Exchange Online implementations

We are in the process of implementing Office 365 to host our Exchange server. I am curious as to which solution companies are using to … read more ›

2 Comments
Closed Topic
02/16/17

Dell EMC Data Protection Suite

Is anyone using Data Protection Suite from EMC/Dell? I'm looking for a couple of real life customer examples. How difficult a product it is to … read more ›

2 Comments
Closed Topic
01/10/17

Incident Response Retainers

A member has been working with Verizon and has them on retainer for incident response. They are interested in hearing feedback from members on performance … read more ›

8 Comments
Closed Topic
03/22/16

Reverse Engineer Legacy System

We have an old server running legacy applications that was scheduled to be decommissioned, only now we will need to maintain specific processes indefinitely. The … read more ›

3 Comments
Closed Topic
03/07/16

Documented Cost Information for Disaster Recovery Plan

I am looking for an ICE, invoice, or other documented cost information for having a contractor write a DR plan. I'm sure it would depend … read more ›

1 Comments
Closed Topic
05/04/16

Microsoft Data Protection Manager

Please provide feedback on using Microsoft Data Protection Manager. My company is currently using Backup Exec to backup our Hyper-V servers. However, we are thinking … read more ›

2 Comments
Closed Topic
12/16/16

Crisis preparedness: Getting critical contact info in one place

As part of our crisis preparedness initiative, we are looking for a way to keep a ‘rolodex’ of key contacts easily available on our cell … read more ›

5 Comments
Closed Topic
12/01/16

Colocation Service Provider needed

Can anyone recommend colocation service providers, specifically a provider who has a presence in Ohio via one or more of their data centers? … read more ›

4 Comments
Closed Topic
10/25/16

Setting up a Database Availability Group for my Exchange 2010 Server

I am working on a project to setup a Database Availability Group (DAG) for my Exchange 2010 Server. We have another site to which I … read more ›

2 Comments
Closed Topic
03/25/16

Mass Text Notification/Messaging Policy/Procedure

I am looking for a procedure/policy on mass text notification/messaging. We recently purchased a text messaging service, and I want to create a procedure for … read more ›

3 Comments
Closed Topic