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How we selected 10 hot business continuity startups to watch

Here's the process used to winnow down the possible candidates for mention in our business-continuity roundup.


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10 hot business-continuity startups to watch

A crop of well-funded young businesses embrace blockchain, machine learning, data analytics and more to stave off costly disaster downtime.

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Uptime Institute issues a weather warning for data centers

The number of severe weather incidents is expected to increase, yet most data centers don't have plans to ensure uptime should an event hit, an Uptime Institute study finds.

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Gartner: Digital business projects in a quagmire? Hack your culture!

If you are a CIO or business leader and you are having trouble moving forward on a digital business project, Gartner says you should hack your current IT culture to get things moving.

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Data center power efficiency increases, but so do power outages

An Uptime Institute survey finds the power usage effectiveness of data centers is better than ever. However, power outages have increased significantly.

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Internet infrastructure will be inundated as sea levels rise, says report

Fiber cables and data centers could be decimated by global warming-created sea-level rises in less than 15 years, say researchers from University of Wisconsin-Madison and University of Oregon.

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What to do if your cloud provider stops offering its services

Any cloud provider can go out of business or stop offering it services, so it is critical to have a contingency plan in place if it happens.

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Ransomware: Do you pay the ransom? | Salted Hash Ep 19

Robert Gibbons, CTO at Datto, joins host Steve Ragan to talk about why companies pay out ransoms, the role of incident response plans and continuity strategies, and how companies weigh the risks.

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2018 state of resilience: The pressure is on

IT leaders are under increased pressure to ensures systems can withstand natural disasters, attacks, and increasing storage and data accessibility needs.

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New global internet reliability concerns emerge

Undersea internet-carrying cables are susceptible to a cut and are an accident waiting to happen, experts say.

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4G LTE internet is a network-saver

4G LTE internet is an under-utilized asset for your company’s network — and your sanity.

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Tech enabled disaster response to Hurricane Harvey

Here’s how Esri Disaster Response Program is helping first responders and the Texas Division of Emergency Management. Information on local conditions such as water levels, flood gauges, road closures and traffic conditions are...

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How to protect your network from ransomware attacks

This 7-step plan, which includes backup and recovery, network monitoring, and antivirus, will help prevent a ransomware attack on your company.

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Robots, AI will run data centers

Litbit's AI-powered data center operator, Dac, and Wave2Wave's ROME robot are two examples of new technology helping to run data centers.

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Incident response is like tracking down a perpetrator

What is incident response? Larry Zulch, President & CEO, Savvius, walks us through the crime scene.

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Top DRaaS companies to watch

Forrester Research recently released its report naming Sungard AS, Bluelock, IBM, and iland as the top disaster recovery-as-a-service companies. See its reasoning why.

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Did cloud kill backup?

No, but it does necessitate a reinvention of data protection for the new normal of the multi-cloud world

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Computer forensics follows the bread crumbs left by perpetrators

As investigators, these security pros let the clues lead them. See in a few examples how commercial software helps these techies solve the crime.

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What's in the fine print of your disaster recovery vendor agreement?

Make sure these points are in your service-level agreements with DRaaS vendorsWhen considering DRaaS vendors, ask your potential partner how far they are willing to go in protecting your business and your data, and if these promises...

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