Disaster Recovery

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

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Case study: Using VCloud to replicate data offsite

At VMworld, Network World chatted with Tom White, IT Director at Environmental Science Corp., about how he virtualized disaster recovery using cloud technologies.

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25% off Seagate Backup Plus Ultra Slim 2TB Portable External Hard Drive - Deal Post

The Backup Plus Ultra Slim Portable Drive is one of Seagate's thinnest and most eye-catching portable hard drives

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As Zika looms, a question arises: Who gets to telecommute?

The Zika virus outbreak in Florida -- and rising concerns that it will spread north -- are worrying workers and forcing companies to adjust.

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Microsoft’s Iowa data center cluster to reach 3.2M square feet

Microsoft is creating some 3.2 million square feet of data center space in the West Des Moines, Iowa, area but in three separate locations. The combined investment is about $3.5 billion.

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9 steps for a successful incident response plan

It is of vital importance to have a plan in place before an incident hits your company.

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How to improve your incident response plan

A well-formed, and well-tested, incident response can determine how well an organization responds to a data breach. CSO Online looks at how you can improve your own incident response plan so to reduce the impact of that data breach.

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8 ingredients of an effective disaster recovery plan

IT executives and disaster recovery experts share their advice on how businesses can create an effective DR plan.

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Update: Google Calendar back up today after outage

Google Calendar, the company's time-management and scheduling app, was down for about four hours for many users today. Service has been restored, but the company didn't say what caused the outage.

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Gartner: How to make a digital risk plan and sell it to the board

It’s not enough for security pros to figure out how to protect digital enterprises from risks that can ruin the business, they must effectively sell it to corporate boards whose blessing is needed to authorize the plan, Gartner...

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7 steps to hurricane-ready disaster recovery

When the winds start to howl, hopefully you can take solace that your data is safely backed up many miles away.

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Disaster recovery in a DevOps world

Organizations that are adopting DevOps methodologies are realizing actual benefits from taking that approach.

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Go-to storage and disaster recovery products

Enterprise storage, backup and disaster recovery products win over IT pros.

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This list will help you painlessly recover from disaster

Just like an evacuation plan at your home when a fire strikes, you need a disaster recovery blueprint set aside so that everyone in the company knows what to do and where to go when disaster strikes the network. Here’s a list of 10...

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How to review and test backup procedures to ensure data restoration

If you want to test backup and restore procedures with your eyes wide open, consider these factors and tips.

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48% off APC Back-UPS Pro Uninterruptible Power Supply - Deal Alert

The Back-UPS BR1500G offers guaranteed battery backup and surge protection for high performance computer systems, networks, external storage devices, game consoles and other electronics, and is currently offered at a 48% discount.

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For IT, climate change means preparing for disaster

Disaster recovery as a service is a fast-growing segment of the industry, analysts say.

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Snow in your forecast? Here's how GIS will help ease the pain

The eastern U.S. is no stranger to brutal winter storms such as the one expected to pummel the region this weekend, but coping with such weather is a far cry today from what it once was.

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U.S. readies for space storms that could crash critical networks

The U.S. is making preparations to protect communications and transportation systems from potentially dangerous space weather events.

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