Back-Up and Disaster Recovery

Learn how Flagship can help you mitigate loss and prevent future business disruption

Ensuring your systems, applications, and data can be recovered completely and efficiently in the face of a disaster.

No one can predict when a  disaster might strike, but there are proactive measures a business can take to mitigate data loss and prevent potential disruption to business operations.  Whether a result of a power failure, system crash, natural disaster, cyber attack, or human error, a well-defined disaster recovery plan can help ensure your business is protected. 

    As your trusted IT Partner, Flagship offers a comprehensive suite of managed backup and disaster recovery (BDR) services that focuses on providing companies the ability to restore operations to their previous levels as quickly as possible with minimal loss of data. Flagship’s back-up and disaster recovery solution is geared for on-site, cloud-based and / or hybrid-cloud infrastructures.

    Measure the Benefits

    Learn more about the benefits of Flagship’s Managed Backup and Disaster Recovery Services.

    Cost Savings & Control

    Increased Efficiencies

    Data Recovery Expertise

    High Availability

    Single Point-of-Contact

    Increased Flexibility in Pricing & Scope of Requirements

    Maintain Compliance

    SLA Assurances

    Faster Response & Recovery Times

    Security Enhancements

    Dashboards & Analytics

    SLA Assurances


    With Flagship’s managed backup and disaster recovery services, our team of data recovery experts will work with you to define and support your backup, recovery, retention, archiving and disaster recovery needs across your on-prem, cloud and hybrid cloud environments.

    Flagshp’s BDR services offered include: 

    Back-Up Services

    Recovering business operations after a disaster is hard. To ensure your data is always protected and secure, Flagship will take ownership of backing up your organizations most critical data – whether on-site, in the cloud, or in hybrid-cloud architectures.

    Mirrored Remote Site

    A mirrored remote site can be used for disaster recovery and testing | development purposes. By mirroring your system, you’re able to recover your data fast instead of waiting for data to copy over. It’s the difference between being up in under an hour, to being up the next day or more.

    Remote BRMS Back-Up

    Flagship offers BRMS back-up to deliver availablility for all your IBM i workloads, allowing for fast, flexible and reliable back-up and recovery.

    MIMIX Replication

    Flagship offers data replication using Assure MIMIX from Precisely to deliver real-time availability for all your IBM i workloads, allowing for fast, flexible, and reliable recovery and replication for all your applications and data.

    Veeam Backup & Replication

    Flagship offers Veeam Backup & Replication to deliver availability for ALL your cloud, virtual and physical workloads, allowing for fast, flexible and reliable backup, recovery and replication for all your applications and data.

    Zerto Replication

    Flagship offers Zerto replication to deliver real-time availability for all your virtualized x86 workloads, allowing for fast, flexible, and reliable recovery and replication for all your applications and data.

    Ongoing Testing and Maintenance

    To ensure your business continuity plans continue to align with the goals of your organization and adapt to any changes made within your environment, Flagship will ensure your business recovery strategy is routinely tested and validated to meet your expectations for recovery and retention.

    Network Operations Center (NoC)

    Flagship’s technicians proactively monitor and verify backups, provide recovery and testing support, troubleshoot and ensure backups continuously run 24x7x365 from our state-of-the-art network operations center.

    Monitoring & Management

    Flagship will be responsible for monitoring & management of your data replication solutions. Flagship offers 24×7 support to ensure a knowledgeable support representative is always within reach.


    Working with your team, Flagship will assist you in development and implementation of a data backup and disaster recovery strategy that will ensure your systems, applications, and data, can be recovered completely, and efficiently, should the need arise.

    Our engagements range from planning and preparation to full data backup and disaster recovery monitoring and management. 

    Preemptive Backup & Recovery

    In preparation for a disaster, Flagship will perform an in-depth assessment of your most critical business processes and functions to determine what resources need to be backed-up and recovered and recommendations for deployment.

    Flagship will work with your team to identify areas where your organization is particularly vulnerable and direct resources where they are needed most. 

    Detective Disaster Recovery 

    For businesses interested in developing low RPO and RTO processes, Flagship offers Detective Disaster Recovery services. 

    Flagship will work with the client to help identify, document, and implement strategies to meet low RTO in recovering critical business functions. 

    Corrective Disaster Recovery

    Flagship also assists companies with Corrective Disaster Recovery support for businesses seeking to restore systems to normal after a disruption or disaster. 

    Corrective measures are used to help businesses restore lost data and allow for normal business processes to resume in the aftermath of a disaster.  In such an instance, Flagship will work closely with existing IT teams and internal stakeholders to support efforts to restore data, systems, and processes to their pre-event status.


    What Is Data Backup and Disaster Recovery?

    Data backup and disaster recovery (DR) are a set of processes and strategies businesses use to protect their critical data and IT systems from unexpected events such as natural disasters, cyberattacks, human errors, and other disruptions. Data protection and DR are critical components of any comprehensive business continuity plan, as they help ensure that critical systems and data can be restored quickly in the event of a disruption.

    Some common data backup and disaster recovery solutions and strategies include:

    • Regularly scheduled data backups, including full and incremental backups
    • Off-site data storage to protect against physical disasters
    • Cloud backup and recovery solutions for increased flexibility and scalability
    • Virtualization and server clustering to provide redundancy and failover capabilities
    • Disaster recovery testing to ensure that recovery procedures are effective and efficient in the event of a disruption.
    Why is disaster recovery planning important?

    Disaster recovery planning is important because it helps businesses prepare for and respond to unexpected events that could disrupt their operations. Here are some reasons why disaster recovery planning is crucial:

    • Minimizes downtime: Disaster recovery planning can help businesses minimize the amount of time they are unable to operate due to a disruption. By having a plan in place, businesses can quickly restore critical IT systems and data, reducing the impact of the disruption on their operations.
    • Protects against data loss: Disruptions such as natural disasters, cyberattacks, and human error can cause data loss. Disaster recovery planning can help businesses protect their critical data by ensuring that it is regularly backed up and stored in secure locations, reducing the risk of permanent data loss.
    • Ensures business continuity: Disasters can cause significant damage to a business’s physical assets, IT infrastructure, and workforce. Disaster recovery planning can help businesses ensure that they have the necessary resources and procedures in place to continue operating despite the disruption.

    Reduces financial losses: Disruptions can be costly for businesses, resulting in lost revenue, damage to reputation, and other expenses. Disaster recovery planning can help businesses reduce financial losses by minimizing the impact of the disruption on their operations and enabling them to quickly resume normal business activities.

    What is the difference between backup as a service and DRaaS?

    BaaS is primarily focused on data protection, while DRaaS is focused on IT systems and data recovery in the event of a disruption. 

    Why is backup different from disaster recovery?

    Backup and disaster recovery are both critical components of a comprehensive data protection and recovery strategy, but they serve different purposes. Backup services provide a means of restoring data in the event of a data loss or corruption, while a disaster recovery service provides a solution for restoring IT systems and data after a disruption.

    Business Continuity Planning Services from Flagship

    Learn more about Flagship’s Business Continuity services for everything from planning and preparation to full Business Continuity Program management.