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Disaster Recovery Facilities-Operations News
August 28, 2014
In the event of an emergency, UBCV officials will be able to use DLAN's web-based communications system to monitor, assign and track equipment and assets, and better manage the crisis.
August 23, 2013
HotLink DR Express offers a plug-in BC/DR solution that leverages Amazon Web Services to protect VMware vSphere virtual machines.
November 20, 2012
Companies with forward-looking DR plans showed they could survive power outages, such as those caused by Hurricane Sandy on the East Coast.
September 18, 2012
Alaskan-based Afognak Native Corp.'s DR plan includes an alternative data center, failover sites in other states to protect against natural threats.
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A disaster recovery (DR) test is the examination of each step in a disaster recovery program, as outlined in the business continuity/disaster recovery (BCDR) planning process. Continue Reading
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Paul Kirvan explains how the national cybersecurity framework can help enhance your DR plan. Continue Reading
Jon Toigo discusses why virtualization is not a cure-all for DR problems in this Storage Decisions presentation. Continue Reading
When discussing the modernization of IT, the conversation usually begins with the cloud. Even when it doesn't start with the cloud, the dialogue often ends up there. Yet, there are issues that must be considered when discussing data protection and ... Continue Reading
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Creating an employee succession plan that addresses disaster recovery is not the same as a typical succession plan, as Paul Kirvan explains in this tip. Continue Reading
Jon Toigo discusses the problems with user-controlled resource provisioning in software-defined storage environments in this Storage Decisions presentation. Continue Reading
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Paul Kirvan lists five disaster-preparedness things you must do in the days leading up to a hurricane to protect your business. Continue Reading
Independent disaster recovery planning expert Paul Kirvan discusses why your disaster recovery planning process must include your phone system. Continue Reading
Independent disaster recovery expert Paul Kirvan offers some best practices for call center disaster recovery testing in this Expert Answer. Continue Reading