How Offsite Data Replication Saved Toy Story 2

Posted by Mary McCoy on Dec 16, 2015 9:39:24 AM

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This year marks the 20th anniversary of the release of Pixar's computer-animated, Academy-Award winning film, Toy Story. Originally released in 1995, Toy Story was succeeded by two additional films that continued to follow the adventures of Andy's toys as the little boy matured into a young man. What you may not know, however, is that Andy's journey to adulthood was almost cut short, with little hope of Woody, Buzz or a slice of Pizza Planet's finest saving the day.

Have you ever seen data vanish into thin air? For the creators of Toy Story 2, panic struck the Pixar offices when the movie was almost permanently deleted due to a rogue command and improper backup and disaster recovery (BDR) practices. 

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Topics: Backups, data recovery, server backup, site-to-site

Site-to-Site: Disaster Recovery for your Backups

Posted by Ben M. Thomas on Apr 28, 2015 9:00:00 AM

We all know how effective R1Soft’s Server Backup Manager is at protecting your server infrastructure. We hear stories on a weekly basis about how having a reliable backup has saved someone from truly dire circumstances. But have you given much thought about the backup of your backups? 

Over the years, our users have tried numerous approaches to protecting their backup systems. Up until recently, many of those approaches could only be recommended as a solution to the worst possible scenario.

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Topics: disaster recovery, multi-point replication, Product Release, Product Update, site-to-site

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