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14 Sep 2017
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5 Disaster Recovery Tips: Learning from Hurricanes [66435]
Network Computing, September 14th, 2017

"This has been an awful year for natural disasters, and yet, we're not even midway through a hurricane season that's been particularly devastating. Hurricanes Irma and Harvey, and the flooding that ensued, has resulted in loss of life, extensive property damage, and crippled infrastructure..

Naturally, businesses have also been impacted. When it comes to applications, data and data centers, this is a wake-up call..."
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13 Sep 2017
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Irma's Lessons: Putting Disaster Recovery to the Test [66436]
Information Management, September 13th, 2017

"I am the director for strategic technology and the disaster recovery coordinator for CNL Financial Group in Orlando. CNL is a leading private investment management and commercial real estate company providing global real estate and alternative investment opportunities.

I am also the past president of SIM Central Florida (a professional network of senior-level IT leaders) and president of Ten Thousand Villages in Winter Park (a nonprofit retailer selling fair-trade crafts and housewares from developing nations). So I can offer many different perspectives on IRMA and the impacts..."
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29 Aug 2017
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10 Top Platforms For Disaster Planning [65964]
Information Age, August 29th, 2017

"Backup and recovery capabilities are among the most critical tasks that IT is entrusted with. Natural disasters such as Hurricane Harvey demonstrate the advantages of backing up data in the cloud, where it can be accessed from other locations in the event of an emergency. With IT managers focused this week on data protection and disaster preparedness, Gartner looks at 10 of the leading providers for backup and recovery products..."
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27 Aug 2017
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Is Public Cloud Outed For Disaster Recovery? [65965]
ITProPortal, August 27th, 2017

"Given that the AWS outage was caused by human error, the first question I'd ask is whether blaming the public cloud for the outage is fair...

ComputerWeekly's Cliff Saran writes that 'AWS Outage Shows Vulnerability of Cloud Disaster Recovery' in his article of 6th March 2017. He cites the S3 outage suffered by Amazon Web Services (AWS) on 28th February 2017 as an example of the risks you pose by running critical systems in the public cloud. 'The consensus is that the public cloud is superior to on-premise datacentres, but AWS's outage, caused by human error, shows that even the most sophisticated cloud IT infrastructure is not infallible', he says..."
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25 Aug 2017
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Disaster recovery vs. security recovery plans: Why you need separate strategies [65802]
CSO Online, August 25th, 2017

"Responding to a cyber security incident has its own unique objectives and requires its own recovery plan...

Many enterprises blend their disaster recovery and security recovery plans into a single, neat, easy-to-sip package. But does this approach make sense?

Not really, say a variety of disaster and security recovery experts, including Marko Bourne, who leads Booz Allen's emergency management, disaster assistance and mission assurance practice. 'Security and disaster plans are related, but not always the same thing,' he observes..."
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24 Aug 2017
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Why Business Continuity is the Final Word in the 'Build vs Buy' Debate [65801]
Data Center Knowledge, August 24th, 2017

"Industry experts assert that because the manipulation and communication of information is now a core function of most organizations, comprehensive data management strategies are vital. But despite being mission critical, the data center often remains siloed - a necessary, but not strategic, business service.

However, in an economic landscape defined by digital disruption, and where businesses are transforming at lightning speed, this is finally set to change. The innovations revolutionizing business - cloud computing, social media, mobile apps, the 'big data' explosion and on-demand services - can only be delivered from purpose-built highly efficient data centers..."
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