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IBM cranks up flash storage for greater capacity and speed

IBM says its new all-flash systems provide three times the storage capacity in the same space as the current FlashSystem 900 and reduce data capacity costs by 60%.

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To back up or not to back up — your data has the answer

The data you back up depends on knowing which KPIs are important to understanding your company’s performance. Then include that data in your disaster recovery plan.

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REVIEW: 4 top disaster-recovery platforms compared

Customers offer hands-on descriptions of what it’s like to work with disaster-recovery software from Acronis, Veeam, VMware and Zerto.

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Measuring how warming oceans fuel stronger hurricanes

Satellites and underwater sensors measure ocean temperatures. Scientists and meteorologists combine this with other weather data to track storms and help prepare for emergencies.

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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2 myths I believed about Disaster Recovery as a Service

I didn't think Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) was a good fit for SMBs until I embarked on a journey to educate myself on the service and spoke with approximately 20 cloud service providers about their DRaaS offering. I learned...

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The future of disaster recovery lies in a future without the public internet

What are the building blocks of an effective DR strategy? And, with cyberattacks like ransomware and DDoS escalating at an alarming clip, how can enterprises implement a DR strategy that’s able to keep pace with this threat?

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7 reasons mid-size tech companies should reconsider going all-in on public cloud

From security to staffing, a hybrid model provides more flexibility for companies in growth mode.

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Imanis Data focuses on big data backup and recovery

New features in Imanis Data 3.0 include backup of very large data sets, faster data recovery and support for multiple platforms.

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Housing developer builds resiliency with DRaaS

Milhaus turned to provider Online Tech for its disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) offering. Support for cross-hypervisor failover is a priority for Milhaus, which is standardized on Hyper-V.

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OwnBackup wants to broaden the backup footprint

Instead of recovering data to allow business continuity, OwnBackup's new solution is about creating a fully populated sandbox for development and testing.

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British Airways’ outage, like most data center outages, was caused by humans

British Airways’ data center outage, like most technology failures, was because the person behind it caused the problem.

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Massive British Airways IT outage shows hacking isn’t the only enterprise risk

Sure, cyberattacks are on the rise, but last weekend’s British Airways IT outage demonstrates that enterprises have lots more to worry about.

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Power surge at British Airways data center causes flight chaos

A major British Airways crash has highlighted the importance for businesses of testing backup systems and disaster recovery procedures to ensure that they work as planned.

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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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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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How to fend off cyberattacks and data breaches

Experts in online security and data protection explain how smaller businesses can prevent security breaches and digital attacks.

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NCAA coaches have a lot in common with data center managers

NCAA basketball coaches and data center managers play a similar role to ensure their teams (or infrastructures) are ready to perform when it matters most.

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Study finds devices are not wiped properly

The National Association for Information Destruction (NAID) found in a recent study that 40 percent of the devices that bought from secondhand markets had PII on them.

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Disaster recovery: How is your business set up to survive an outage?

Can your business get by with an asynchronous backup or must that offsite server be updated by the second to keep the business up and running at all times.

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