Wednesday, August 8, 2012 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT In todayâs world, cloud connection storage solutions are the way to go for IT organizations. The benefits of cloud connected solutions are clearâlow CAPEX, elasticity, higher availability, lower operational hassle, etc. But what is the best way to connect to the cloud? Should you push… Continue reading Cloud Flexibility. On-Premise Instant Availability. The Best of Both Worlds.
Business Continuity is supposed to safeguard organizations from revenue loss, opportunity loss, adverse impacts to a firms reputation, and/or ensure compliance with contractual Service Level Agreements (SLA). To read the article, please click here: http://www.zdnet.com/business-discontinuity-poorly-communicating-cloud-outages-7000001830/
While I was in Colorado Springs for the Building Resilience through Public-Private Partnerships conference last week, I also had the honor of meeting with some of the impressive first responders from the state and local level who fought the Waldo Canyon Fire. To read the article, please click here: http://blog.fema.gov/2012/07/lessons-from-colorado-on-preparing-for.html
Can you imagine a power outage affecting 370 million people, more than the population of the United States and Canada combined??!?!? Power outages are business as usual in this fast growing nation. The impact of any outage is somewhat softened by Indiansâ familiarity with almost daily blackouts of varying duration. To read the article, please… Continue reading Imagine a power outage affecting 370 million people â more people than the US and Canada combined! Where? Today in North India!
Hi, this is Bill Claycomb, lead research scientist for the CERT Insider Threat Center and Alex Nicoll, technical team lead for Insider Threat Technical Solutions and Standards. Over the next few months, we will discuss, in a series of blog posts, problems related to insiders in the cloud, defending against them, and researching approaches that… Continue reading Insider Threats Related to Cloud Computing–Installment 1: Introduction
A survey of 255 high-level IT managers and storage admins found that they have no plans to use big data analytics and showed that Fibre Channel drives no longer make up the bulk of purchases for enterprise storage capacity. To read the article, please click here: http://www.cio.com/article/712539/Most_Firms_Have_No_Big_Data_Plans_Survey_Finds
Informational Update For July 31, 2012 Join the True Confessions Webinar Series If you’ve ever had to craft an important message in a time of crisis when rumors run rampant, you know how difficult it can be. In this three-part webinar series you’ll not only learn how to deliver targeted, effective notifications, but you’ll also… Continue reading July 31, 2012: True Confessions of a Notification Insider Webinar Series
Boston â Zerto today announces the general availability of Zerto Virtual Replication (ZVR) 2.0, building on the industryâs first disaster recovery solution developed to protect tier-one applications in virtualized data centers and cloud environments. The new version of Zertoâs award-winning software boasts several advanced features, including enhanced scalability, management and automation as well as the… Continue reading Zerto Virtual Replication 2.0 General Availability Announced
Wednesday, August 22, 2012 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT During this webinar, Anita Bateman from CPS Energy will discuss how CPS Energy, the nation’s largest municipally owned energy utility, is leveraging Send Word Now’s alerting capabilities in innovative ways to communicate with customers and employees. After an initial implementation in 2011, the CPS Energy… Continue reading A CPS Energy Case Study: Emergency Communication from a Utility Perspective – Striving to Meet Increasing Customer Expectations
Keeping critical workloads operational and preventing data corruption are a data centerâs top priorities during power outages and it is an inconvenient reality that, sometimes, shutting down servers is the only way to meet those goals. To do this, data centers have long relied on a combination of UPSes and power protection software. However, with… Continue reading When the Lights Go Out: Tips for Preserving Business Continuity and Data Integrity in Virtualized Data Centers