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27% off WakaWaka Solar-Powered Flashlight and Smartphone Charger - Deal Alert

The WakaWaka Power+ is a durable, lightweight and compact solar charger that is capable of charging virtually any type of smartphone or small electronic device within just a few hours, and providing up to 150 hours of safe,...

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29% off Seagate Expansion 8TB Desktop External Hard Drive USB 3.0

Instantly add space for more files, consolidate all of your files to a single location, or free up space on your computer's internal drive to help improve performance.

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Best Deals of the Week, October 24th - October 28th - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of October 24th. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted.

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Best Deals of the Week, September 5th - September 9th - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of September 5th. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted!

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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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Cloud backup could have prevented Delta's meltdown

Traditional disaster recovery can be too expensive to implement, but cheaper cloud options render that risk unacceptable

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Don’t be Delta: Four pillars of high availability

It's unbelievable that in 2016 an entire airline could be brought to its knees by a datacenter outage. Did Delta skip computer science class? Let's review

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

Software giant has targeted West Des Moines for a major data center buildout in three separate locations, with a combined investment of about $3.5 billion

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New IT disruption sparks old IT eruption

It should be good times at a growing company, but success exposes the ugly underbelly of corporate culture

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Don't let an MBA near your disaster recovery plan

Thunder! Lightning! Tornados! And the aftermath of an MBA's dubious disaster recovery plan

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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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Snow in your forecast? Here's how GIS will help ease the pain

Predictive analytics are helping governments and businesses prepare for brutal winter storms

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

It might make you feel dirty, but paying could be the best bet in some situations

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The disaster-recovery lessons we learned after Katrina

The hurricane and subsequent flooding knocked many businesses out of commission, but businesses can use their hard lessons to be better-prepared

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Virtualization doubles the cost of security breach

When a security incident involves virtual machines, the recovery costs double compared to that of a traditional environment

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Hey, United! Try moving your IT to the cloud

A data center outage grounded United flights -- again. Perhaps the airline should look for a more reliable venue for its systems

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Hoisting big data to the cloud

The general consensus about big data has been that it's too expensive to move. But what if you could use remote backup copies in the cloud for analytics, app dev, and other applications?

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