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The Biggest Myths Surrounding Disaster Recovery. There are a variety of reasons businesses either do not have a disaster recovery plan or their current plan is substandard. This is problematic when the decision-makers have bought into one or more of the common myths surrounding disaster recovery. Disaster Recovery is Expensive and Resource Intensive. In fact, a streamlined disaster recovery strategy can require only one person.Â

The Biggest Myths Surrounding Disaster Recovery

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There are a variety of reasons businesses either do not have a disaster recovery plan or their current plan is substandard. This is problematic when the decision-makers have bought into one or more of the common myths surrounding disaster recovery. Myth – Disaster Recovery is Expensive and Resource Intensive. The truth is as technology continues to evolve; the costs associated with disaster recovery continue to fall.

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What is the Difference Between Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery?

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Information Technology Blog - - What is the Difference Between Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery? Almost everyone now is thinking about measures to mitigate disaster and to recover from the effects. It always makes a lot of sense to be prepared for disasters. To succeed, you need various strategies for disaster recovery and business continuity. Authorities had to be in the frontline of disaster management.

Agility Recovery To Enhance Disaster Recovery Program With Globally Recognized Certification Standard From the MSPAlliance

CTOvision

By Bob Gourley Unified Certification Standard for Cloud & Managed Service Providers Will Serve as Framework for Agility Recovery Partners and Clients. The International Association of Cloud and Managed Service Providers (MSPAlliance), today announced that Agility Recovery would leverage the Unified Certification Standard audit (UCS) for Cloud and Managed Service Providers (MSPs) for its disaster recovery program. ABOUT AGILITY RECOVERY.

Insurance brokers fear regulatory action over SSP Worldwide cloud outage

Computer Weekly

Insurance brokers hit out at disaster recovery arrangements, fearing two-week outage could put them at risk of action by Financial Conduct Authority

How To Reduce Data and Network Latency Where Others Fail

Data Center Knowledge

Ideally, data centers and disaster recovery sites should be placed at a longer distance from each other than is traditionally practiced to literally insure your data from the impact of any man-made or natural disaster. Read More. Industry Perspectives

HIPPA and Ransomware in the Healthcare Sector: “Your PHI or your life”

CTOvision

From a HHS blog post: To help health care entities better understand and respond to the threat of ransomware, the HHS Office for Civil Rights has released new Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) guidance on ransomware. Maintaining an overall contingency plan that includes disaster recovery, emergency operations, frequent data backups, and test restorations. CTO Cyber Security Health IT News Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

Federal Government Signals Interest In Several Key Leading Edge Technologies

CTOvision

Elements of cybersecurity include: Application security, Information security, Network security, Disaster recovery / business continuity planning, and End-user education. For example, an insurance company is likely to take into account potential driving safety predictors such as age, gender, and driving record when issuing car insurance policies. By Bob Gourley.

"Cloud Musings" Joins Dell Content Provider Network

Cloud Musings

Our industry-focused solution implementation coverage will include things like big data analytics, disaster recovery, digital publishing and social media. Cloud Musings, a GovCloud Network Property, is proud and honored to announce that we will now be serving over 3 Million Dell Community online daily viewers.

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Expanding the Cloud – The Second AWS GovCloud (US) Region, AWS GovCloud (US-East)

All Things Distributed

The AWS GovCloud (US) environments also conform to commercial security and privacy standards such as: Healthcare Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). They appreciate the reduced latency, added redundancy, data durability, resiliency, greater disaster recovery capability, and the ability to scale across multiple Regions.

Big Data: The Hadoop Business Case

CTOvision

Many organizations have purpose-built solutions for asking business intelligence questions, providing disaster recovery/backup, etc., Raw Storage/Data Lake : Backing up all the data your enterprise collects and creates daily, to include its historical holdings, for continuity of operations (COOP) and disaster recovery (DR) has previously been too expensive, and therefore unfeasible. By Jeremy Glesner.

Operational Transformation – Benefits of Other Delivery Models

Perficient Data & Analytics

However, you can also address areas like disaster recovery, fault tolerance and infrastructure security through these agreements. Also, insurance and indemnification provisions can be safeguards against the vendor’s failure to perform. In my previous blog I discussed the growing use of alternative service delivery models to reduce overall IT costs.

Data Center Jobs: CBRE » Data Center Knowledge

Data Center Knowledge

The Project Manager – Data Center must be able to create and establish the Master Project Schedule, based on the Critical Path and Key Project Milestones, then update and enforce team compliance during project life, create and establish the Master Project Budget, including soft costs and hard costs, bonds, insurance, contingencies, allowances, etc., Disaster Recovery. About DCK. Advertise. Subscribe. Events. Data Center Jobs. Data Center Jobs: CBRE.

'Catastrophic' Storage Failure Slows Oregon Jobless Checks » Data.

Data Center Knowledge

The delay caused backups in the Oregon Employment Department’s processing of unemployment insurance payments and claims, state officials said. A “catastrophic failure” typically refers to a total failure of a system, which leaves little or no option for recovery. Generator Failure Slows The Planet’s Recovery. Generator Failure Slows The Planet's Recovery. Disaster Recovery. About DCK. Advertise. Subscribe. Events. Downtime.

Military Tips On Business Resiliency

Cloud Musings

This is especially important for small and medium sized businesses because according to Tim Francis, enterprise leader for cyber insurance for Travelers, 60% of all cyberattacks in 2014 struck small to medium-sized businesses. Photo credit: Shutterstock A steel bar is resistant to stress and is capable of maintaining its form while bearing large loads.

Tackling Total Cost of Ownership

CIO Dashboard

Backup/Recovery. Disaster Recovery. Insurance. One of our insurance clients introduced new CRM and lead management systems but paid little attention to user adoption sensitivity. Guest post by Sean Sell. Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) analysis is intended to determine the lifetime costs of acquiring, operating, and changing something.

Fountainhead: Who's using Infrastructure Orchestration in Finance?

Fountainhead

And fast repurposing means you can deliver instant High Availability (HA), entire environment disaster recovery (DR), and near-instant scaling (capacity-on-demand). Within the past few years, a number of financial-services firms have adopted this approach using Egeneras PAN Manager software: Commerzbank NA: After the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Commerzbank NA launched an initiative to enhance its disaster-recovery strategy. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Fountainhead.

Should the OpenStack Community Embrace Amazon & Google?

Data Center Knowledge

AWS is the big player is the public cloud space, so it makes sense that CloudScaling would insure compatibility for these customers. Disaster Recovery. About DCK. Advertise. Subscribe. Events. Cloud Computing. Should the OpenStack Community Embrace Amazon & Google? Should the OpenStack Community Embrace Amazon & Google? By: Jason Verge July 24th, 2013. Tweet.

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7 challenges facing CIOs and IT leaders in 2020

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We will see organizations taking advantage of highly-available solutions, such as hyperconvergence and edge computing, that allow them to not only keep up with changing consumer demands, but deploy the most effective cyber defences, disaster recovery, and backup. Summary: As technology evolves at an ever-increasing pace, it brings major challenges to the IT department.