Disaster Recovery

The reality of data loss and critical system downtime is a costly experience in both time and money yet it is something which most organisations go through at some point. We have experience with the design and implementation of IT infrastructure Disaster Recovery (DR) solutions and we work very closely with our customers to make sure their experience of disruption is at an absolute minimum.

When designing and developing IT infrastructure DR solutions in conjunction with our customers, we will look to leverages existing technology investments as well assisting with the selection and implementation of appropriate complementary products and technologies. Our consultants are highly experienced and qualified to provide tailored DR solutions for your business and typical solutions include:

  • Backup Solutions
    Back Exec, Netback up and Symantec are leading backup solutions. The products suite facilitates data protection for both physical and virtual systems providing business critical data recovery.
  • Data Replication Solutions
    Deployment of replication technologies such Double-Take and Neverfail deliver high functionality and ease of use. Double-Take provides real-time data replication and failover for your physical or virtual servers whilst Neverfail replicates data from active to passive servers through a unique cloning process. These products can capture changes in real time and replicate them to your DR systems providing proven, flexible, and reliable data protection and failover for DR and Business Continuity. These solutions can also enable users to stay connected to applications during IT activities that require planned downtime, such as migrations, upgrades, maintenance, and virtualisation.
  • Storage Solutions
    HP, EMC and NetApp. Products from these vendors enable us to design and deploy a wide range of storage solutions that facilitate DR through data replication and synchronisation. Our consultants have extensive experience and knowledge of these technologies allowing us to provide tailored solutions for your DR requirements.
  • Virtualisation Solutions
    As a partner to all of the leading vendors of virtualisation solutions, Consensus will work closely with these technologies to design and deliver highly available virtual infrastructures. DR functionality is provided through the use of products such as; VMware Site Replication Manager and Visioncore ESX Replicator which provide extensive features ideally suited to most DR requirements.