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  • 7 ways to save money with hybrid cloud backup

    <em>This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter's approach.</em>

    Written by By Robert J. Gibbons Jr., CTO, Datto, Inc.14 April 15 04:47
  • 12 Ways to Disaster-Proof Your Critical Business Data

    How can you keep critical data safe when disaster strikes? There is no one magic answer, but there are steps your business can and should take to protect important files and applications in the event of a disaster.

    Written by Jennifer Lonoff Schiff04 March 14 21:41
  • Tornadoes and data centers are OK in Oklahoma

    If the question about tornadoes comes up at his Oklahoma City data center, as it sometimes does, Todd Currie, vice president of operations and general manager at Perimeter Technology, has answers. He even has cutout sample of his roof to show how it is built.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau31 May 13 10:08
  • 'Black swan' predictions for 2013 include solar storm

    If you are making a list of tech predictions for next year, as this story does, it may be a good idea to put the solar maximum on this list. The next one is expected in 2013, says NASA.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau20 Dec. 12 11:05
  • Hurricane Sandy leaves wounded servers in its wake

    Data recovery experts have been kept busy in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, which left a slew of data centers underwater, damaging equipment and threatening a significant loss of business-critical data.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau19 Nov. 12 11:09
  • Business continuity planning - more than just disaster recovery

    As a nation, we have certainly faced our fair share of disasters lately; flooding in Queensland and Victoria, cyclones in Queensland and massive bush fires in Western Australia — just months after devastating earthquakes in Christchurch. Our hearts certainly goes out to all of the people affected by these disasters but I personally feel the pain of all the IT professionals who are, or will be, working tirelessly to bring IT systems back on-line in order to maintain some form of business continuity in these affected areas.

    Written by Allan Davies12 Feb. 11 08:00
  • Dealing with disaster

    Earthquakes? Volcanoes? Pandemics? Tsunamis? Are these the stuff of business continuity? Gartner has issued several papers covering major disasters such as the Iceland volcano eruption and its impact on business travel, admitting that “few, if any, businesses plan for a volcanic ash disruption scenario”, which is probably the understatement of the year.

    Written by Tim Mendham06 Sept. 10 10:08
  • Your workplace in 2020: Gartner's predictions

    How will people work 10 years from now? Gartner thinks it has a pretty good idea, predicting 10 major changes that will occur during the next 10 years.

    Written by Thomas Wailgum05 Aug. 10 02:23
  • Disaster Recovery in the Cloud Yields ROI

    The promise of cost savings derived from cloud computing is attractive, but concrete financial returns are not always quickly achieved. Except, perhaps, when it comes to disaster recovery.

    Written by Kim S. Nash17 June 10 05:53
  • Best Practices For IT Availability

    Forrester often gets inquiries such as, "What requirements should we keep in mind while developing our disaster recovery plans and documents?" and, "Which strategies work best for managing our disaster recovery program once it's in place?"

    Written by Stephanie Balaouras17 Dec. 09 04:40
  • Raiders of the Lost Archive: SaaS, Disaster Recovery

    Backup, archival, recovery, and redundant operations for business continuity are key success factors for industrial strength IT. But how do the rules of the game change with multi-tenant SaaS applications?

    Written by David Taber10 Sept. 09 01:48
  • Disaster-proof virtualisation on a dime: how I did it

    Most companies virtualize servers to save money, save space and act faster on IT requests from the business. Human-resources outsourcing service <a href="http://www.simplysullivans.com">The Sullivan Group</a> virtualized its servers partially because company executives were worried about hurricanes.

    Written by Kevin Fogarty21 Aug. 09 03:18
  • Ausenco virtualises to 95 percent, upgrades DR capability

    Australian engineering, project management and operations company Ausenco has undertaken a major virtualisation and disaster recovery (DR) upgrade as a foundation to developing a private cloud for its core enterprise applications.

    Written by Tim Lohman07 Aug. 09 10:58