Disaster Recovery

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

Three ways enterprise software is changing

Today's IT shops must grapple with analysis, cloud computing and DevOps

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How disaster recovery planning can save lives

After Hurricane Katrina left its mark on Louisiana, the CIO of LifeShare Blood Centers says the need a disaster recovery plan hit home.

Google wants Windows server applications to run on its cloud

Customers can run Windows Server applications on Google's cloud without paying a licensing fee

Google meshes multiple enterprise partner programs into one

The goal is to boost the quality and engagement of its resellers, integrators and developers

Startup wants to be the Zipcar for scooters

Scoot Networks lets riders reserve scooters by the hour

Hurricane Gonzalo

Hurricane fails to stir Bacardi's business continuity plan

Bacardi was ready for Gonzalo when it hit.

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Density vs. Isolation in the data center

When filling your rack space with servers, is it better to go high density with fewer physical boxes or many isolated servers?

Disaster recovery done right

This comprehensive guide walks you through every step you'll need to take to preserve your data before disaster strikes

In earthquakes, alerts may turn machines into action heroes

Earthquake early warning systems integrated into schools, offices and other buildings could save lives and give rise to a whole new industry.

IT outages are an ongoing problem for the U.S government

Fully 70% of federal agencies experienced downtime of 30 minutes or more in a recent one-month period.

IBM opening two state-of-the-art disaster recovery/resiliency centers

IBM is about to cut the ribbon officially opening two new state-of-the-art data centers intended to provide disaster recovery and resiliency services, one in the Raleigh, N.C. area and other in Mumbai, India.

No, there isn’t an app for that [CARTOON]

It seems like there’s an app for everything these days, except when there isn’t

Why is the NoSQL choice so difficult?

The last time I was evaluating NoSQL databases I ended up sticking with a relational database. I’m evaluating them again today and this time I’m pretty sure I’ll have to actually choose one. The choice is really hard for a number of...

How the Internet of Things could become a critical part of disaster response

Researchers have concluded that those billions of connected devices could help save lives in the event of disaster, even one that knocks out the Internet

Home IT support can generate its own fireworks [CARTOON]

No July 4th show can match the entertainment value of watching dad upgrade an iPhone

Windows gets the GitHub tool it deserves

A big barrier to widespread adoption of GitHub by Windows users has been the lack of friendly tooling to interact with the service. Most everything needed to be done through the command line and the initial setup of the security key...

Adobe CS and the dangerous cloud

Adobe's Creative Cloud outage inconvenienced its users, but future cloud failures could damage the global economy.

That ransomware payment is coming out of your allowance [CARTOON]

Advances in technology just keep making parenting more expensive

Digging up E.T.’s source code

You don’t need to excavate a New Mexico landfill to find the code underlying Atari’s infamous video game flop

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