IT disaster recovery usually addresses three fundamental matters: protect the data first, the applications second, and then cover the sites that hold the data and applications. But there is a fourth dimension to data recovery: how it can help further strategic IT objectives. Do you see only the first three levels of DR in your organization?
During Colin Ive’s time over the past year or two as initially the Chief Risk & Continuity manager for a global telecomm’s corporation, and more recently as an independent consultant, he has experienced a developing focus on increasing risks in the supply chain. This has in turn led to an understanding of the serious weakening these risks pose to an organisations business resilience.
A global study of data breach costs conducted by the Ponemon Institute finds notification laws have dramatic impact on the price tag.
Virtualization eliminates the need to constantly buy and provision new servers; it can create cost savings as significant as 50%.
There are many items that are required in IT disaster recovery (DR) plans — some are location-specific but some are more generic.
Communications is always cited as priority number one in the drama that unfolds when natural or manmade disaster strikes and puts lives, property, and business assets at risk. With that in mind, AT&T, working with local officials and business leaders, is conducting a full-scale disaster recovery simulation – a Network Disaster Recovery Exercise – in the Metro Detroit area from May 6 to May 14, 2010 near The Dearborn Inn.
The conventional approach to exercising or testing a contingency plan is to begin once the plan (or a major segment) is completed. I submit that there are compelling advantages to starting the program much sooner.
Volcanoes are not nature’s only trump cards: A whole array of potential disasters could have unpredictable and alarming consequences.
TAMP Systems, Agility Recovery Solutions and Continuity Centers are proud to announce, the first mobile recovery testing site in the Northeast.
The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) CMI has produced a Checklist for BCM as part of its range of Management Checklists on key management issues.
In order to support today’s fast-paced business operations, data centers must minimize downtime. This white paper discusses the need to detect system disruptions quickly and explores the challenges of diagnosing system failures.