Why a Hybrid Storage Solution May Not Be the Best Choice

For some businesses, the hybrid storage array offers the best of both worlds. In comparison to the all-flash array – clearly the highest performance option – a hybrid array allows a lower cost, yet also enables some impressive performance. It’s the classic “transitional” storage solution as flash becomes ever more dominant in storage infrastructures, yet hard… Continue reading Why a Hybrid Storage Solution May Not Be the Best Choice

SIOS Technology Opens R&D Facility at University of South Carolina to Advance Artificial Intelligence and Application Availability Technologies through Collaboration with Faculty and Students

Expanded Partnership with University Includes $475,000 Software Grant for Machine Learning and AI Research   SAN MATEO, Calif. & COLUMBIA, S.C. – SIOS Technology Corp., the industry pioneer in the application of artificial intelligence (AI) to help enterprises lower costs and ensure resilience of their critical information technology infrastructures, today announced the opening of the SIOS R&D… Continue reading SIOS Technology Opens R&D Facility at University of South Carolina to Advance Artificial Intelligence and Application Availability Technologies through Collaboration with Faculty and Students

U.S. Virgin Islands Deploys Everbridge to Power New Mass Notification System

Home to Thriving Tourism Industry, the Caribbean Island Territory to Keep Residents and Visitors Safe and Informed with Everbridge   BURLINGTON, Mass. – Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG), the global leader in critical event management and enterprise safety software applications to help keep people safe and businesses running, today announced deployment of Alert VI, the new emergency notification service for… Continue reading U.S. Virgin Islands Deploys Everbridge to Power New Mass Notification System

911, What’s Your Emergency? For Dispatchers, it’s Locating Callers

(TNS) – Apps such as Uber, “Pokemon Go” and Snapchat can pinpoint where users are down to the side of a block. But 911 dispatchers have to rely on distant cell towers, sometimes-faulty GPS and the caller — who is likely in distress — to figure out where calls are coming from. In an effort… Continue reading 911, What’s Your Emergency? For Dispatchers, it’s Locating Callers

For National Guard, Lava Disaster Presents Real-World Mission

(TNS) – Always ready. Always there. That’s the motto of the National Guard, and for 48 days — and counting — soldiers and airmen from this component of the military have been doing safety and relief work amid volcanic threats and destruction on the east side of Hawaii island. More than 200 Guardsmen have been… Continue reading For National Guard, Lava Disaster Presents Real-World Mission

Everbridge Platform Used to Keep Pride Celebration Attendees Safe Across the Nation

BURLINGTON, Mass. – Everbridge, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVBG), the global leader in critical event management and enterprise safety software applications to help keep people safe and businesses running, is providing critical safety alerts for many of the LGBTQ Pride celebrations taking place across the nation this month. In San Francisco, CA, Everbridge will provide the alerts for the… Continue reading Everbridge Platform Used to Keep Pride Celebration Attendees Safe Across the Nation

Accenture Expands Innovation Hub in Metro Washington, D.C. with Launch of New Cyber Fusion Center

ARLINGTON, Va . – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has expanded its metro Washington, D.C. innovation hub with the opening today of a new flagship Cyber Fusion Center, located in Arlington’s Rosslyn business district, designed to help organizations apply new techniques and intelligent tools to defend against data breaches and cyberattacks. The company also plans to add 1,000 highly… Continue reading Accenture Expands Innovation Hub in Metro Washington, D.C. with Launch of New Cyber Fusion Center

Integral Care Deploys AlertMedia to Enhance Critical Communications: Mobile Platform Keeps Employees Safe and Informed

AUSTIN, Texas – Integral Care, a provider of community-based behavioral health and intellectual and developmental disability services, is now equipped with AlertMedia’s mass communication platform to improve critical communications with hundreds of staff members working in over 40 Travis County locations. AlertMedia has modernized emergency mass communications for organizations by delivering an easy-to-use software platform… Continue reading Integral Care Deploys AlertMedia to Enhance Critical Communications: Mobile Platform Keeps Employees Safe and Informed

FEMA RELEASES NIMS JOB TITLES/POSITION QUALIFICATIONS AND RESOURCE TYPING DEFINITIONS

FEMA’s National Integration Center is pleased to release 107 NIMS Job Titles/Position Qualifications and Resource Typing Definitions. Today’s release includes Job Titles/Position Qualifications and Resource Typing Definitions under the following core capabilities: Critical Transportation Environmental Response/Health and Safety Fatality Management Services Infrastructure Systems On-scene Security, Protection and Law Enforcement Operational Coordination Public Health, Healthcare, and… Continue reading FEMA RELEASES NIMS JOB TITLES/POSITION QUALIFICATIONS AND RESOURCE TYPING DEFINITIONS

FAQs Committee

Mission Statement To support and contribute to global information sharing in Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning fields for the Disaster Recovery Journal (DRJ) community.  Member Roles & Responsibilities Participate in committee meetings. Contribute to FAQ Committee initiatives and projects. Leverage innovation, ideas and information Support fellow professionals and working groups Demonstrate leadership, where possible… Continue reading FAQs Committee