Top 8 Backup and Disaster Recovery Podcasts

Top 8 Backup and Disaster Recovery PodcastsPodcasts have been around for more than a decade and have been climbing the hill of popularity since the idea was first introduced. About 57 million Americans are listening to podcasts each month, according to Ad Age, and that number is still on the rise.

You can listen to a podcast for entertainment, research, or even best practices. If you’re thinking about utilizing this medium for your backup and disaster recovery needs, here are some of the top podcasts in this space:

1. The Carbonite Podcast

This podcast features several episodes that all focus on a different topic but will help any exec in the enterprise looking to protect corporate data. The latest episodes feature an interview with Carbonite’s chief evangelist and Bloomberg Business along with a how-to on protecting your business from ransomware.

2. Datto Podcast Series

This series is produced by the Datto team and shares what’s new and trending in the space and where the world of backup, recovery, business continuity, cloud, and data protection are headed.

3. Data Protection Gumbo 

The Data Protection Gumbo podcast is a geared toward backup and recovery professionals. Now in their second season, the Data Protection Gumbo Podcast Show is sure to teach you something and entertain you at the same time. The latest episode, titled, “The Data Protection Diet” aims to explain how organizations should go about creating a solid data protection plan. The podcast promises to, “Inform, educate, and mobilize the world with millions of Chefs that are equipped with the right utensils and ingredients to intelligently understand, store and manage your important data.”

4. vSpeaking Podcast

This podcast is produced by VMWare and the latest Amazon Web Services’ S3 (Simple Storage Service) platform outage was the inspiration for this particular episode. One of VMware’s Disaster Recovery experts, GS Khalsa, talks about the different parts of Availability and Disaster Recovery.

5. Data Protection and Disaster Recovery White Paper Discussion

Michael Fazely, Eric Malatesta, William Sellers, Jadin Kavanaugh, and special guest Felix Carballo star in this podcast from ShoutEngine. They discuss a white paper on how to protect corporate data and recover from any disaster that should plague your business.

6. Four Assumptions That are Killing your Backup

George Crump from Storage Switzerland and Gideon Senderov from NEC  got together in this podcast to talk about an intriguing discovery from their Backup and Disaster Recovery presentation.

7. Disaster Recovery and Disaster Planning

This podcast is from the Legal Talk Network and this episode titled “Disaster Recovery and Disaster Planning” is part of the Legal Toolkit. The host Jared Correia, law practice management advisor, speaks to Attorney Nerino J. Petro, Jr., the practice management advisor for the Law Office Management Assistance program of the State Bar of Wisconsin. The pair talks about ways law firms affected by disaster and how they can eliminate downtime and prepare for future incidents.

8. Building a DR Site vs. Outsourcing Disaster Recovery

In this podcast, Paul Kirvnan talks about the benefits and disadvantages of using a third-party vendor to provide a backup DR site compared to just building your own.

 

Ashley Troutman

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