Intelligent Data Centres Issue 32 | Page 35

With the influx of data dominating today ’ s technology market , backup and restoring files is paramount to operating smoothly and reliably . Simon Mason , Head of Design and Platforms , Suffolk County Council , tells us how the organisation wanted to improve its capabilities by focusing on both the recovery of individual files and the restore of systems , and why it turned to Cohesity for the solution .

Suffolk County Council achieves greater RoI with Cohesity

Located in south-eastern England , Suffolk County Council ( SCC ) operates across six sites , providing services including planning , waste management , schools , social care , business support and libraries . Staff are supported by an IT team of 30 , delivering network , server and cloud infrastructure , data centre management , system availability monitoring , backup , recovery and storage of data .

Head of Design and Platforms , Simon Mason , and Mark Fox , Senior Technical Lead , were aware of some gaps in capabilities , including a lack of ability to perform complete SCC backups within the available time frame , with the result that not all data was protected . This created stress across the team , who feared
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