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Case study: Using VCloud to replicate data offsite

At VMworld, Network World chatted with Tom White, IT Director at Environmental Science Corp., about how he virtualized disaster recovery using cloud technologies.

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25% off Seagate Backup Plus Ultra Slim 2TB Portable External Hard Drive - Deal Post

The Backup Plus Ultra Slim Portable Drive is one of Seagate's thinnest and most eye-catching portable hard drives

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As Zika looms, a question arises: Who gets to telecommute?

The Zika virus outbreak in Florida -- and rising concerns that it will spread north -- are worrying workers and forcing companies to adjust.

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Esri offers free aid to agencies battling disasters

Fire? Flood? Hurricane? Esri will offer tech support to organizations facing active disasters.

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Microsoft’s Iowa data center cluster to reach 3.2M square feet

Microsoft is creating some 3.2 million square feet of data center space in the West Des Moines, Iowa, area but in three separate locations. The combined investment is about $3.5 billion.

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9 steps to a successful incident response plan

It is of vital importance to have a plan in place before an incident hits your company.

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Southwest Airlines delays flights after computer issues

Southwest Airlines in Dallas said Wednesday that performance issues with its technology systems had led to flight delays.

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How to improve your incident-response plan

A well-formed, and well-tested, incident response can determine how well an organization responds to a data breach. CSO Online looks at how you can improve your own incident-response plan so to reduce the impact of that data breach.

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Eight ingredients of an effective disaster recovery plan

IT executives and disaster recovery experts share their advice on how businesses can create an effective DR plan.

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Update: Google Calendar back up today after outage

Google Calendar, the company's time-management and scheduling app, was down for about four hours for many users today. Service has been restored, but the company didn't say what caused the outage.

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Axcient announces Fusion, aims to do away with pesky redundancy

Axcient has been plugging away at its business for years. Now it wants to put some fuel on the fire.

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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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Snowpocalypse on the way? GIS can 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 for business resiliency

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

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U.S. readies for space storms that could crash critical networks

The U.S. is making preparations to protect communications and transportation systems from potentially dangerous space weather events.

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Beware the most extreme risks 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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