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Katrina’s surge resulted in 53 levee breaches

6 disaster recovery do’s and don’ts from Hurricane Katrina survivors

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast, take the advice of these Louisiana IT leaders, who learned lessons the hard way about safeguarding infrastructure and equipment.

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The disaster-recovery lessons we learned after Katrina

The destruction of the hurricane itself, and the subsequent flooding that put most of New Orleans underwater knocked many businesses out of commission—and more than a few completely out of existence. Thankfully, we have learned a lot...

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10 years after Hurricane Katrina: IT lessons learned

Ten years after Katrina devastated New Orleans, IT pros say being less dependent on physical locations is just one of the keys to ensuring your company doesn’t go out of business when disaster strikes.

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Mother Nature teaches Google a lesson

Four successive lightning strikes on a local utility grid in Europe caused a data loss at Google's Belgium data center.

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10 tips to make sure you are ready when a disaster strikes

BIAImage by SVIDSHUBStart with a business impact analysis (BIA). This will identify the business's most crucial systems and processes and the effect an outage would have on the business. The greater the potential impact, the more...

Nokia Here said to be snatched up by Audi, BMW and Daimler for $2.7B

The company's digital mapping technology is considered a critical element of self-driving cars

Oracle gets September trial date against Rimini Street

The case could establish ground rules for companies that provide third-party maintenance services

Skype for Business preview adds support for massive meetings, cloud-based phone administration

Businesses can begin testing the new features now, with a full release expected later this year

Microsoft parental control update causes consternation among parents

An update to this free parental control product left some long-time users in the lurch

Skype Translator now speaks German, French

The app already provided spoken translation to English, Spanish, Mandarin and Italian

How virtual reality could change your business

Virtual reality has been '10 years away for 40 years,' says one CEO, but it's now on our doorstep

Google to Cardboard developers: Keep it short and simple, and watch out for nausea

Google Cardboard experiences should be the duration of traditional YouTube videos, said a Google executive

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The challenge of project risk management

Risk planning is critical, but it won't safeguard your project or your data or your customer from everything. Somethings you just can't plan for -- so you need to be ready to respond quickly and efficiently.

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Business continuity and disaster recovery planning: The basics

Good business continuity plans will keep your company up and running through interruptions of any kind: power failures, IT system crashes, natural disasters, supply chain problems and more.

Citrix launches Workspace Cloud with BYOD flexibility

Enterprises can deliver a customized IT environment for each user, combining resources on premises and in the cloud

Want to buy SAP software? There's an app (store) for that

New SAP store aims to simplify enterprise software purchases

Microsoft Build: Windows 10 starts here

At this year's Microsoft developer conference, the company will detail how Windows will run across all platforms

Can gamification solve enterprises' engagement problem?

Big data and other new technologies are fueling the use of gaming principles in the workplace

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