President Obama made the proclamation in 2012 that September is “National Preparedness Month.” What does that mean to you? As an IT professional, it means now is the ideal time to come up with a plan for your IT environment. We all talk about it, but do you really have a plan that will save… Continue reading Presidential proclamation: National Preparedness Month
In professional sports today, the coach always has a “plan B.” In the NFL, those are called backup quarterbacks. There is even a backup to the backup. In football, however, they know and understand that a player can get hurt on any play. They might not know how or when, but they know it’s coming.… Continue reading Backup quarterbacks and disaster plans
September is National Preparedness Month! Here are the “official” toolkits provided by FEMA- (via community.fema.gov) The National Preparedness Month (NPM) 2013 Toolkit includes suggestions for activities and events that state, local, tribal and territorial governments, business, non-governmental organizations, and community organizations could sponsor to promote NPM. This toolkit also includes templates and drafts of newsletter articles, blogs,… Continue reading The National Preparedness Month 2013 Toolkit
From the Centers for Disease Control’s Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (seriously) There are all kinds of emergencies out there that we can prepare for. Take a zombie apocalypse for example. That’s right, I said z-o-m-b-i-e a-p-o-c-a-l-y-p-s-e. You may laugh now, but when it happens you’ll be happy you read this, and hey, maybe… Continue reading Emergency Preparedness, Zombie Style!
Can you believe it is the middle of August? Not only does this time of the year signal the winding down of summer (sorry!) it also means it is time to really start thinking about your September plans. For us here at DRJ, September is all about DRJ Fall World. This year DRJ Fall World… Continue reading DRJ Fall World – Sunday Solutions Track
This blog written in honor of the 50th anniversary of Dr. Who and YouTube’s Geek Week. If you can’t travel back in time, you better know you can recover your data. In BBC America’s series “Doctor Who,” the Doctor has the ability to travel through time in space in a device called the TARDIS (Time and… Continue reading Do you have a TARDIS? A STORServer might just be the next best thing.
Recovery based offerings cost so much more than they tell you. They only show you the tip of the ICEBERG I have seen many a cloud offering to backup and recover your data for as low as $.01 per Gigabyte ($10.24 a TB) per month. BUT that is only the tip of the iceberg. Backup… Continue reading Recovery based cloud offerings are a shell game!
By Glen Bricker, Avalution ConsultingOriginally posted on Avalution Consulting’s Blog Many organizations think having a disaster recovery plan is all the protection they need from disasters. However, there is so much more to disaster recovery than just a plan! That’s why most industry professionals see disaster recovery as an ongoing program or process that contains… Continue reading More than a Plan: Establishing a Disaster Recovery Program