Mistakes to avoid when designing your Data Recovery Strategy

Watch our webinar on-demand to learn from Rewind experts on the mistakes they’ve made in disaster recovery planning - and how to avoid them

Data recovery planning takes on many shapes and forms, depending on the needs of a business.

Yet there are fundamentals that every CloudOps team should have in place.

Our panel will share what they’ve learned creating and testing the data recovery strategies within their own companies. They will also touch on:

  • How you measure success in a data recovery plan.
  • How to decide who should be involved in the planning and their various roles.
  • The tricky balance between building a thorough plan and costs
  • How to test a plan so your team is ready when the inevitable happens

Meet the data recovery experts:

James Ciesielski

CTO and Co-Founder of Rewind

James is the co-founder and CTO of Rewind, the leading data backup and recovery provider for cloud and SaaS data. After completing a Bachelor of Math, Computer Science/Software Engineering at the University of Waterloo, James has over 20 years of experience building highly scalable software and services in the fields of telecommunications, media, and financial technology in both enterprise and start-up environments. An experienced technical leader, James has successfully overseen the development and launch of a variety of software products, including Rewind’s inaugural backup-as-a-service (BaaS) app, Rewind Backups for Shopify. In 2019, James was honoured as a member of the Ottawa 40 Under 40. When he isn’t in front of his computer, James can typically be found running after his kids, cooking with his wife, and volunteering to be in net for every pick-up hockey game he can find.

Dave “The Doctor” North

VP of Cloud Operations at Rewind

Dave North worked in the technology sector for over 25 years, currently working as the Vice President of Cloud Operations at Rewind. Prior to Rewind, Dave was a long-time member of Signiant, holding many roles in the organization including sales engineer, pro services, technical support manager, product owner, and DevOps director. A proven leader and innovator, Dave holds 5 US patents and helped drive Signiant’s move to a cloud SaaS business model with the award-winning Media Shuttle project. Prior to Signiant, Dave held several roles at Nortel, Bay Networks, and ISOTRO Network Management working on the NetID product suite. Dave is fanatical about cloud computing, automation, gadgets and Formula 1 racing.