Disaster Recovery

Disaster recovery and business continuity news, strategy and best practices, and solutions for IT professionals

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10 tips to make sure you are ready when a disaster strikes

BIAImage by SVIDSHUBStart with a business impact analysis (BIA). This will identify the business's most crucial systems and processes and the effect an outage would have on the business. The greater the potential impact, the more...

Nokia Here said to be snatched up by Audi, BMW and Daimler for $2.7B

The company's digital mapping technology is considered a critical element of self-driving cars

Oracle gets September trial date against Rimini Street

The case could establish ground rules for companies that provide third-party maintenance services

Skype for Business preview adds support for massive meetings, cloud-based phone administration

Businesses can begin testing the new features now, with a full release expected later this year.

Microsoft parental control update causes consternation among parents

An update to this free parental control product left some long-time users in the lurch

Skype Translator now speaks German, French

The app already provided spoken translation to English, Spanish, Mandarin and Italian

How virtual reality could change your business

Virtual reality has been '10 years away for 40 years,' says one CEO, but it's now on our doorstep

Google to Cardboard developers: Keep it short and simple, and watch out for nausea

Google Cardboard experiences should be the duration of traditional YouTube videos, said a Google executive

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Twitter mining can help protect facilities

New software that uses Twitter keyword searches along with geocoding can help enterprises become alerted about regionalized, developing events that might affect assets, such as buildings.

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Business continuity and disaster recovery planning: The basics

Good business continuity plans will keep your company up and running through interruptions of any kind: power failures, IT system crashes, natural disasters, supply chain problems and more.

Citrix launches Workspace Cloud with BYOD flexibility

Enterprises can deliver a customized IT environment for each user, combining resources on premises and in the cloud

Want to buy SAP software? There's an app (store) for that

New SAP store aims to simplify enterprise software purchases

Microsoft Build: Windows 10 starts here

At this year's Microsoft developer conference, the company will detail how Windows will run across all platforms

Can gamification solve enterprises' engagement problem?

Big data and other new technologies are fueling the use of gaming principles in the workplace

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Go-to storage and disaster recovery products

IT pros find peace of mind through hybrid cloud storage and enterprise backup and disaster recovery technologies.

Forever 21 denies pirating Adobe software, strikes back

The retailer claims Adobe, Corel and Autodesk charge accused pirates exorbitant license fees

The mobile-enabled enterprise: Are we there yet?

The potential is considerable, but plenty of challenges remain

Red Hat formulates a plan for building enterprise mobile apps

The FeedHenry acquisition last year now gives Red Hat an integrated mobile platform

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