Disaster Recovery

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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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How to 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 audit external service providers

Failure to audit your providers is like neglecting to audit your internal enterprise, culminating in similar ramifications. In both cases, you can’t close holes you don’t know exist. But knowing what to audit can be the lion’s share...

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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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Reviewing incident response plans for data risk preparedness

Don’t let holes in your incident response plan review open gaping vulnerabilities in how you act on security events.

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Create a data recovery plan and secure your network

Following the steps behind the Center for Internet Security and their best practices.

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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.

Backup with brains: The growing importance of analytics to business resiliency

Understanding the four types of analysis that can be applied to backup and recovery

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Top security stories of 2015

Not a shocker to have data breaches lead the way as criminals get ever more devious.

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After the disaster: Cloud recovery becomes DRaaStic

PaaS down? IaaS unreachable? Internal assets literally under water? Recovery may be available. It's called Disaster Recovery-A-A-Service, or DRaaS, and as every organization is built differently, so is its DRaaS.

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What security leaders need to know about breach communication

Leigh Nakanishi shares the approach security leaders need to prepare for their turn to communicate and coordinate during a breach

How to use SANless clusters to protect SQL in the cloud

Adding SANless clustering software to your Windows Server Failover Clustering environment makes it possible to synchronize storage among physical, virtual and cloud servers

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14 DRaaS vendors that will rescue you in a pinch

Gartner assesses products ability to help networks recover quickly.

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Beware the 'black swans' in your supply chain

Any enterprise worth its salt knows that simply having a supply chain introduces a certain amount of risk, but few do enough to protect themselves against the extreme possibilities.

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The FBI isn't wrong; sometimes you will have to pay the ransom

Last week, during the 2015 Cyber Security Summit in Boston, Special Agent Joseph Bonavolonta said that the FBI's advice for some Ransomware attacks is to pay the ransom. Unfortunately, that might be the best option in some cases.

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9 ways to be tech-ready for the next hurricane

With Hurricane Joaquin stirring up high winds and rain off the East Coast, FEMA has released a set of guidelines that might help you stay connected and keep your systems operational once the storm hits.

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