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Securing Critical Data

20 September 2013 | Updated 01 January 1970

Consulting engineer, Arup which was responsible for designing the Sydney Opera House and Pompidou Centre in Paris as well as the Beijing National Aquatics Centre (pictured) – is protecting corporate data from its 90 offices and 11,000 employees and improving IT efficiency through a new managed back up service from UK based Data Continuity Group (DCG).
Arup relies on data such as finance and HR information to operate. DCG’s service for the company – whose projects also include the Beijing Olympics Bird’s Nest and High Speed 1 project, manages all structured data back-up using Symantec’s NetBackup software.
David Ovenden, EMEA IT Infrastructure Manager, Arup, explained: “Protecting data has always been vital to Arup, but our back up data footprint has tripled in size in the last 12 months. With technology being increasingly critical to our projects we have seen data grow quickly in importance and volume.”
The DCG service will mean that the most up to date data is secure if any disasters were to befall the company’s live IT infrastructure.

Article written by ThisWeekinFM | Published 20 September 2013


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