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Replicator

Does your credit union need Replicator V3 or V4?

Many credit unions wonder what the differences are between Ongoing Operations’ Replicator V3 and V4 products. First off, let’s discuss what the replicator suite does. The replicator suite helps facilitate the backup of your credit union’s servers as well as the transport of that data offsite for recovery in Ongoing Operations’ secure data centers. The major…

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Get To Know Your CUSO (Credit Union Service Organizations) At GAC 2015!

UPDATED FOR 2015: If you work for a Credit Union or are on a Credit Union board – You may have heard about CUSO’s or Credit Union Service Organizations. In many Credit Unions, a CUSO provides critical operational services and generates much needed income.  The role of CUSO’s is expanding rapidly.  It is time we all…

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Should a Credit Union use Veeam or Zerto for Disaster Recovery?

Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity for Credit Unions is changing very quickly.  As high speed bandwidth and virtualization become more and more main stream, the shift is moving away from backup to replication.  As this shift occurs, we are seeing Credit Unions regularly question the use of Veeam, Zerto, and VMware’s vSphere tools.  Sure, traditional…

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What is the diffference between Replicator V2 and Replicator V3?

Perhaps you are an existing OGO Replicator client on V2.  Maybe you are thinking of moving to the OGO Replicator platform.   Either way, as Ongoing Operations rolls out version 3 of the Replicator to our clients, many want to know “What is the difference between Replicator V2 and V3?” The OGO Replicator combines software, hardware…

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What is the OGO Replicator?

Let’s face it.  Sometimes a server just dies.  No warning. No whimpers.  Just cold hard silence.  You push power button – nothing.  You shake it. Nothing.  The question then is “do I have a good backup?”  and “how am I going to recover this server”.  Shortly thereafter the realization that your phone will be ringing…

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The 3-2-1 Rule: Credit Union Backup Strategy

According to CERT (US Computer Emergency Readiness Team), “All computer users, from home users to professional information security officers, should back up the critical data they have on their desktops, laptops, servers, and even mobile devices to protect it from loss or corruption. Saving just one backup file may not be enough to safeguard your…

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7 Reasons VPNs Aren't A Good Choice For Data Replication!

When it comes to configuring a robust and reliable backup strategy, Credit Unions are steadily pursuing data vaulting/replication solutions. At Ongoing Operations, we work with hundreds of Credit Unions to make sure their backup solution is not only operationally efficient but also meets their Recovery Time Objectives (RTO). With RTOs becoming increasingly shorter it is…

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What is the impact of the Replicator filling up?

Many of Ongoing Operations clients use our Replicator Data Vaulting product to both backup and recover their critical data.  The solution has been a big success and is currently on its third version.  One of the big advantages of the solution is that OGO staff fully monitor and maintain the solution to make sure your…

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Should I Move My Backups To The Cloud?

With the reduced cost of bandwidth there is little or no excuse for a Credit Union of any size to be running local backups to tape or portable drive and rotation offsite. So if you’re wondering how to move your backups to the cloud, this post is for you! Let’s backtrack a bit first though and…

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