BCI: Hurricane Harvey 2017 — Have Lessons Been Learned?
The Business Continuity Institute On Friday 25th August 2017, Hurricane Harvey hit Texas, in the USA. The natural disaster has brought record levels of rainfall causing widespread flooding. The level of disruption in Houston has hit unprecedented levels, affecting health, homelessness and economy. Hospitals have had to be evacuated, homes have become damaged and uninhabitable… Continue reading BCI: Hurricane Harvey 2017 — Have Lessons Been Learned?
DataBank Announces Integration of Salt Lake City Data Centers and Substation Expansion
DataBank brings benefits of a national footprint of top-tier data centers and expands the Bluffdale Campus with a 22 MW substation SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – DataBank, Ltd., a Digital Bridge portfolio company and leading provider of business solutions for data center, cloud, interconnectivity, and managed services, announced today the official integration of the former… Continue reading DataBank Announces Integration of Salt Lake City Data Centers and Substation Expansion
Five Challenges Companies Must Overcome to Make Use of All Their Data
Companies today know they need to fully and effectively leverage all data—including the increasing digitization of human communications and the data being generated by everything from light bulbs to smartphones. They know they must capture a wide variety of data, store it in a way that makes it accessible, and query it based on the… Continue reading Five Challenges Companies Must Overcome to Make Use of All Their Data
BC/DR in the Cloud, Are You Behind the Curve?
“89 percent of IT leaders are planning in implementing more cloud-based disaster recovery in the next year.” -Lauren Cooke, Backup and Recovery Solutions News Within the decade, the adoption of cloud computing and hybrid-cloud computing applications in organizations has risen exponentially. Businesses are realizing the cost effectiveness of having business continuity and disaster recovery cloud-based solutions.… Continue reading BC/DR in the Cloud, Are You Behind the Curve?
Conducting an Architectural Risk Assessment â Step 1
An architectural risk assessment is not a penetration test or merely a vulnerability scan. It is an engineering process with the aim of understanding, defining, and defending all the functional output from customers, line workers, corporate staff, and client-server interactions. Architectural risk assessments include ethical hacking, source code review, and the formation of a new… Continue reading Conducting an Architectural Risk Assessment â Step 1
Establishing Your Business Continuity Strategy â Business Continuity 101
Establishing your business continuity strategy starts with considering your organization’s objectives, legal and regulatory requirements, personnel, and products or services, along with your customers and clients. Before jumping in to identify and develop your strategy and plans for business continuity, there are some preparations you can perform to help you successfully implement a functional program. These… Continue reading Establishing Your Business Continuity Strategy â Business Continuity 101
A Closer Look at How Severe Weather Can Disrupt Your Business
It’s a common misconception many businesses have that sever weather incidents won’t drastically change the way they operate even if this unexpected severe weather occurs in their geographic area. However, according to FEMA, this simply isn’t the case. In fact, FEMA estimates 40% of all businesses are forced to close immediately after a disaster and… Continue reading A Closer Look at How Severe Weather Can Disrupt Your Business
Riverbed Provides Accounting Firmâs IT Team with the Agility Needed to Support Aggressive Growth
SteelFusion integrates new offices quickly, safeguards remote-office data, ensures business continuity, and greatly reduces IT travel SAN FRANCISCO – Riverbed Technology today announced that BDO Canada LLP (BDO), a leading provider of professional services, has adopted Riverbed® SteelFusion™ as the foundation for an agile IT environment capable of supporting the firm’s merger and acquisitions… Continue reading Riverbed Provides Accounting Firmâs IT Team with the Agility Needed to Support Aggressive Growth
Scale Computing Announces Hyperconvergence with NVMe for Unprecedented Performance
Lab tests achieving the lowest latency storage available in a hyperconverged solution LAS VEGAS, NV – Scale Computing, the market leader in hyperconverged solutions for midsized companies, today announced at VMworld 2017 unprecedented results in hyperconverged virtual machine IO performance using NVM express (NVMe). The lab tests have achieved mean IO latencies as low as 20… Continue reading Scale Computing Announces Hyperconvergence with NVMe for Unprecedented Performance
iXsystems Unleashes Servers Built On New IntelÂ® XeonÂ® Scalable Processors
iXsystems’ New Server Line Delivers Improved Scalability, Performance, and ROI While Reducing TCO SAN JOSE, Calif. – iXsystems, the enterprise storage and server vendor renowned for its open source software contributions, today released a comprehensive line of new servers fully optimized for the new Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors. The iXsystems servers include multiple features that… Continue reading iXsystems Unleashes Servers Built On New IntelÂ® XeonÂ® Scalable Processors