Java with Otava

Avoiding Disaster: Tools and tips for recovery preparedness with Otava and Veeam

Learn more in the latest installment in our Java with Otava series for an in-depth discussion on disaster recovery preparedness, disaster impacts on organizations, and risk mitigation.

Attorney Tatiana Melnik, a specialist in IT and cyber liability, and experts from Veeam and Otava chat about the following topics:

  • Data privacy and security legal concerns and remediation
  • Cyber liability and data breach insurance: Do you need it?
  • The primary cause of disasters: human error and malicious attacks
  • Appropriating the right solution for each of your workloads

If you have questions for any of our panelists or want to learn more about any of Otava's cloud backup offerings, contact us or email

About the speakers

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Tatiana Melnik,
Melnick Legal

Tatiana is an attorney who focuses on helping clients protect data and information they create as well as the data and information entrusted to them by others. She practices primarily in the areas of information technology, healthcare, data privacy, data security, intellectual property, and marketing. She counsels business owners, management, practice leaders, and individuals on regulatory compliance matters and best practices.
Brandon McCoy Veeam

Brandon McCoy
Sr. Systems Engineer,

Brandon is a senior system engineer at Veeam Software and works exclusively with cloud and managed service providers. He is a Veeam certified architect and also holds certifications in AWS as well as VMware.

Jeremy Bigler
Product Director,

Jeremy is product director at Otava who specializes in helping clients solve core business challenges through innovative and cost-effective IT-driven solutions. His knowledge and expertise spans a wide range including Cloud (DRaaS, IaaS, SaaS, PaaS); Networking, VoIP, Hosted Services, Security, and Professional Services.

Jason Duchnowski
Product Manager,

Jason is a product manager at Otava with more than 15 years experience in the cloud and IT industries. He specializes in cloud storage and virtualization platforms, and leads Otava's partnership with Veeam.





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Otava provides secure, compliant hybrid cloud solutions for service providers, channel partners and enterprise clients. By actively aggregating best-of-breed cloud companies and investing in people, tools, and processes, Otava’s global footprint continues to expand. The company provides its customers with a clear path to transformation through its highly effective solutions and broad portfolio of hybrid cloud, data protection, disaster recovery, security and colocation services, all championed by its exceptional support team.