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					                    Backup Solutions and Data

       To provide a comprehensive, brief, understanding of how our customers lose
       data, and the ways to avoid it.

               Types of Data Loss Requiring Data Recovery
Type                          Description                                             Rate

File – Human Error            Human error, deletion, overwrite, data entry error      83%

File – Corruption             File corruption, contained virus, application error     10%

                              Failure or loss of primary storage, e.g. corrupt RAID
Storage Loss                                                                          5%
                              controller, etc.

                              CPU failure, storage RAID failure, theft, <1%
Server                                                                                <1%
                              catastrophic virus

Site                          Site disaster                                           <2%
Disaster Recovery Plans

Who’s running the backups?
    Backup Types

Microsoft Windows Vista
           Microsoft Windows Vista
• Released in early 2007 Windows Vista is the latest operating
  system from Microsoft, replacing the current mainstream
  operating system Windows XP
• Windows Vista contains many new features, some of the pros
   – New Graphic Interface – Windows Areo
   – Improved Search Capabilities
   – Enhanced Security Technology

       Windows Areo                  The new look of Windows
Windows Areo Desktop

Windows Areo Navigation
                Search Capabilities
• Vista includes a new search feature called Instant Search.
• Search boxes have been added throughout the user interface.
• The Start menu search doubles as the Run command, type a
  command and it will execute it.

• One of the new security changes is the User Account Control.
• It aims to improve the security of using Windows as a standard
  user by making the user aware of the change before it is made.
                   Security Continued
• Windows Defender - designed to prevent, remove and
  quarantine spyware in Microsoft Windows

                 Security Continued
• Improvements to Internet Explorer 7
   – Phishing filter
   – Better SSL notification
• Enhanced Windows Firewall now offers filtering for both
  incoming and outgoing traffic

• BitLocker Drive Encryption – is a data protection feature that
  provides encryption for entire volumes.
          Vista Hardware Requirements
     Microsoft Recommends                     Real World Recommendations
1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64)        3 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64)
processor                                 processor
1 GB of system memory                     2 GB of system memory
40 GB hard drive with at least 15 GB of   80 GB hard drive with at least 15 GB of
available space                           available space
Support for DirectX 9 graphics with:      256 MB of graphics memory
     WDDM Driver
     128 MB of graphics memory
     Pixel Shader 2.0 in hardware
     32 bits per pixel

• It is a resource hog. Most existing computer will at least need
  an upgrade or may not be able to run it at all

• It is not compatible with the Sage Timberline software

• User Account Control, while the idea behind it is good you
  quickly find it an annoyance and overkill.

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