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Student, Faculty, and Staff Data Availability and Protection What’s the Back-Up Plan? (for academic computing) Sponsored by
1 redBoomerang EDUCAUSE Disclaimer Copyright MCG, Internet Services, Inc., 2007. This work is the intellectual property of the author. Permission is granted for this material to be shared for non-commercial, educational purposes, provided that this copyright statement appears on the reproduced materials and notice is given that the copying is by permission of the author. To disseminate otherwise or to republish requires written permission from the author.
2 Who Are MCG and redBoomerang MCG, Inc. is a development and consulting company with 22 years experience in the technology field Corporate offices in New York City; Remote co-locations in Wappingers Falls, NY and Eastern, LI redBoomerang is the most recent product offering from MCG, Inc. redBoomerang is a combination of client software, server software, Internet portal, and off site storage and retrieval
3 Fully automated, secure, remote backup system for higher education consisting of: –Software for selecting critical data to be protected –Service to store and catalog backed-up files in secure, remote storage –Electronic log to advise of problems and issues –Web portal for statistical reporting U-Vault is the backup solution when it comes to campus computing! What is U-Vault, powered by redBoomerang?
4 How Does U-Vault Work ? Install the software on your workstation or server Select the data to be protected with the easy-to-use Windows Explorer interface or have it pre-selected Schedule automatic backup time or allow random time within a window U-Vault automatically compresses the selected data Your critical data is encrypted for security A secure connection to our data center ensures security over the Internet You can check the backup log for results
5 What Critical Data Should U-Vault Protect? Word Processing Spreadsheets Homework Research and Term Papers MusicEmailPictures * And much more! – Just ask your students and faculty what they can ill afford to be without should they ever suffer a data loss incident…
6 Hardware and Operating System Requirements Workstations - Windows 95, 98, Me, 2000, XP Networks – Windows 2003 & 2000, Windows NT4.0 & Novell Platforms – Unix, AS400 & Windows
7 Why U-Vault, powered by redBoomerang? Ease of Use Automatic schedule for backup Automated email log after backup No additional equipment to purchase Uses existing University infrastructure Keeps multiple versions of files Compresses data prior to sending Encrypts data prior to sending Student access year round (not just while on campus) Decreased IT support while providing increased student support
9 Campus Branding Options U-Vault, powered by redBoomerang corporate brand University co-brand – Your Solution, powered by redBoomerang Private label – Perfect for shared resource rings, consortium, and corporate/academic collaboration
10 Implementation and Cost Preloaded on laptop image Distribution via email/hyperlink Account creation Define backup set Set backup schedule Training and support Subscriptions from $99 per student/ faculty/staff/alumni per calendar year Volume pricing plans available
11 Consider U-Vault for your acedemic computing remote backup component www.redBoomerang.com
12 Sample screen capture U-Vault automatically protects data on the desktop and in the “My Documents” folder Can be configured for any other folders and/or files Compressed, encrypted, and secure Get IT Back, instantly, with U-Vault!