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December 23, 2016
These top pieces of advice from the year in disaster recovery planning could help your organization get out in front of possible outages and the ransomware epidemic.
June 30, 2016
The new version of Resiliency Director adds the ability to apply multiple resource pools and port groups to a single recovery plan to streamline DR planning and testing.
January 08, 2016
Here are the SearchCIO and SearchCompliance articles from this week: Is your company prepared to handle a data breach? In this tip, SearchCIO contributor Mary K. Pratt talks to IT professionals to ...
December 29, 2014
Cloud disaster recovery became the overarching theme for DR in 2014, dominating products and services from new and established vendors.
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With software, consultants and standards at the ready, plus the rise of DR as a service, it's easy to get started on a business recovery plan. So just do it. Continue Reading
When crafting a business continuity and disaster recovery plan, there are a lot of steps and factors to consider. We've compiled the top questions you might be afraid to ask. Continue Reading
HighVail, an IT consulting and professional services firm, helped Empire Life downsize its data center, migrate business applications and create a new disaster recovery site. Continue Reading
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When you're using a cloud-based disaster recovery plan, you really don't have an excuse for overlooking consistent testing, as it can be a pain-free, streamlined process. Continue Reading
Elements of virtual disaster recovery are not available in the physical world and can make IT life easier. Is it time for your organization to go all-virtual? Continue Reading
Get your cloud DR test plan in order with this group of guidelines. Find out what your DRaaS vendor has to offer in terms of testing and how to make the most of it. Continue Reading
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Regular testing of a disaster recovery plan is one of the only ways to ensure a plan is working, up to date and well-tailored to an organization's needs. Continue Reading
The August 2016 Delta outage caused a stir in the disaster recovery world. Ensure your organization doesn't make the same mistakes as the airliner with these DR testing guidelines. Continue Reading
When planning disaster recovery in a virtualized environment, it's important to choose the right vendor and nail down exactly what needs to be recovered. Continue Reading
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According to one statistic, as of July 2015 there were, in total, almost 4 million applications available on the app stores of Amazon, Apple, BlackBerry, Google and Windows. This figure is only one reflection of how the technologies that enable our digital selves -- like mobile computing, cloud and social media -- have not only transformed the way we work, but also how we live. In light of the fact that we also now live in an increasingly cyberthreat-filled landscape, having a comprehensive DR/BC plan is no longer optional for enterprises, says SearchCIO columnist and former CIO Harvey Koeppel.
In this SearchCIO handbook, Koeppel offers a list of DR principles CIOs can follow to help them design and implement a solid DR/BC plan that will protect both business and personal data when the next disaster strikes. In our second piece, CTO Niel Nickolaisen shares advice on how to get the most value out of DR testing -- without risking damage to your organization. In our last article, writer Mary K. Pratt gathers tips from DR experts on how to craft a DR/BC plan that can tackle any type of disaster, including data breaches. Continue Reading
A disaster recovery test plan can prevent possible computing disasters and help users recover from unforeseen events. Discover how to make your organization more resilient. Continue Reading
Expert Paul Kirvan details five disaster recovery test plan errors to eliminate from your pre-test buildup, and some considerations for during and after testing. Continue Reading