Disaster Recovery

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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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How to crash the data center with one word

A single word on a simple button does not mean what an admin thinks it means during what should be a routine weekend job

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Microsoft adds Azure to disaster-recovery-as-a-service bandwagon

Microsoft Azure Site Recovery stands out in a crowded field by being a hybrid cloud service

New data center protects against solar storms and nuclear EMPs

Data loss from an electromagnetic pulse is the bigger worry

The InfoWorld guide to disaster recovery done right

This comprehensive guide walks you through every step you'll need to take to preserve your data before disaster strikes

EMC gives VMware admins the reins to replication and recovery

RecoveryPoint for VMs is all software and will work with any type of storage, EMC says

IBM opening two state-of-the-art disaster recovery data centers

IBM is about to cut the ribbon opening data centers in the Raleigh, N.C. and Mumbai, India, to provide disaster recovery and resiliency services

4 cloud horror stories -- and how to survive them

Here are four cloud horror stories along with spoilers, so you can make it out alive

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