Posted: Friday, December 11, 2020

Reduce Cost and Complexity Through Simplified Business Continuity Solutions

Reduce Cost and Complexity Through Simplified Business Continuity Solutions

As we look ahead to 2021 (and continue to navigate through a global pandemic), organizations of any size are faced with two major challenges: data protection and cyber security. Modern data and analytics have steadily become the ‘gold’ in the era of continuous technological innovation.

According to a recent report from the Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG), approximately 68% of organizations use data stored on a secondary server for more than just recovery. A recent survey conducted by the Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) asked C-level IT professionals what their top data protection concerns were. 

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Posted: Thursday, June 18, 2020

From Surviving to Thriving: How to Successfully Navigate Through a Crisis

From Surviving to Thriving: How to Successfully Navigate Through a Crisis

By : Sentia

The ‘new normal’ is more than a catchphrase at this point. It's a whole new way of life. And the reality is that we really don’t know exactly how our businesses will be affected long-term. However, one thing we can predict is that staying flexible using scalable solutions and creating a solid online presence are two things that will help businesses navigate the current crisis and beyond.

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Posted: Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Is Pandemic Readiness the New DR plan for IT?

Is Pandemic Readiness the New DR plan for IT?

IT organizations have been working hard for the last 20 years developing and updating their Disaster Recovery Plans.  An effective DR plan included strategy for remote working, oftentimes presumed to be caused by a local geographical constrained issue around an office or area. 

The COVID-19 pandemic has global impact and the most readily felt impact on many IT departments pertains to physical distancing.  This includes resources not able to travel to the office, supply chains being disrupted and business processes being changed.  IT departments and organizations that are further along the digital transformation journey are likely to be less negatively impacted by COVID-19.

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Posted: Friday, January 27, 2017

The Focus for Canadian IT leaders in 2017

The Focus for Canadian IT leaders in 2017

By : Anonym

As a new year begins, I find it helpful to get a pulse on the Canadian IT Industry to get a feel for what’s important for our customers. Sentia helps CIOs plan for the future but more importantly, we help them address their concerns with effective solutions.

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Posted: Friday, November 20, 2015

2015 Canadian CIO Census – Top Priorities

2015 Canadian CIO Census – Top Priorities

For a third consecutive year, ITWC (formerly known as IT World Canada), in conjunction with Rogers Communications, surveyed 147 Chief Information Officers (CIOs) and their equivalents to find out more about their day-to-day challenges and published the 2015 CIO Census Report Canadian CIO. This showcases how CIOs execute their mandate within their organizations and offers insights into what matters most to our Canadian IT leaders that you could leverage.

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Posted: Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Are the critical IT functions of your business disaster proof?

Are the critical IT functions of your business disaster proof?

Data loss and natural disasters have increased the importance of having a well planned and effective IT disaster strategy for your business. New capabilities provide companies of all sizes the potential for a less costly, faster and more flexible recovery solution for backing up data.

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Posted: Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Quick tips to solve typical issues when backing up your applications

Quick tips to solve typical issues when backing up your applications

By : Paul Oh


If you’ve been in IT long enough, then you’ve had a server crash on you and had to fix it.

Now how about rebuilding that server?  If it was easy, then kudos to you and your IT team - you have an excellent backup strategy!

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Posted: Tuesday, June 17, 2014

New Technology: Why back up to disk vs. to tape?

By : Paul Oh


Today, backing up to disk vs. tape has become a popular alternative to the traditional tape methodology. For many computer applications, it's important to have backup data immediately available when the primary disk becomes inaccessible. In this scenario, the time to restore data from tape would be considered unacceptable. Disk backup is also a better solution because data transfer can be four-to-five times faster than is possible with tape.

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Posted: Sunday, March 30, 2014

Why integrating backup into your Disaster Recovery and Business Plans is critical

By : Paul Oh


Data backup and developing a plan to restore aren’t the first steps in business continuity planning. However it's still a critical element. Without a solid backup and disaster recovery plan, your organization could face important risks and stand to lose financially due to downtime or data loss.

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