Disaster Recovery

Helping enterprise plan for, and deal with, computer-related disaster.

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After First Day Problems, Robotic Sub Resumes Search for Flight 370

The autonomous underwater robot that began searching for the missing Malaysian airliner Monday ran into trouble on its initial mission but is expected to try again today. Full Story »
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Heartbleed Vulnerability Linked to Breach of Canadian Tax Data

In a statement on Monday, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), Canada's tax-collection agency, confirmed that the Heartbleed vulnerability was to blame for the loss of tax-related information.

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A CIO Who Masters Disasters

John Halamka, the CIO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, doesn't let any crisis go unused as either a teachable moment, or as a chance to lead IT into new directions.

Early Adopters

Disaster Recovery Options for Smaller Companies

New technologies are giving small companies enterprise-like DR capabilities.

Early Adopters

How to Keep Your Linux-Heavy Data Center Up and Running

Linux is an excellent tool for creating the flexible IT environment you want, but find a technology provider to help keep your business up in the event of a disaster.

Early Adopters

The Cloud Makes Comprehensive Protection Possible for Every VM

By leveraging resources in an elastic cloud in conjunction with the latest platform and workload transformation technologies, data centers get rapid operational recovery, near-infinite capacity, seamless management and easy migration back on-premise - at a price that everyone can afford.

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Yahoo Struggles Under Weight of Long Email Outage

As Yahoo goes into a fourth day of an email outage, angry users are venting their frustrations on social networks.

Review

Review: Dueling Hybrid Cloud Wizards

CloudVelocity and Ravello Systems march clones of in-house servers into the cloud for development, testing, and disaster recovery.

News analysis

Typhoon Unlikely to Have Long-Term Impact on Philippines Outsourcing Industry

Philippines outsourcing hub Cebu, closest to the path of the storm, did not take a direct hit. However, a lack of public statements from industry groups and providers reveals industry immaturity.

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Cell-phone Mishaps and Mysteries From the Masses

Real-life smartphone mini-disasters are widespread. They can be maddening and often amusing.

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AT&T Won't Charge for Philippines Disaster Calls and Texts

AT&T said Tuesday it is not going to charge its wireless customers for calls and texts from the U.S. to the Philippines through Nov. 30 to help with the relief crisis following Typhoon Haiyan.

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Google Launches Person Finder, Map for Typhoon Haiyan

Google launched a person finder and relief map to help connect people in the wake of the devastating typhoon that whipped through the Philippines.

Early Adopters

How to Use Cloud-based Disaster Recovery Tools to Prepare for the Worst

Four simple steps to help you use cloud-based disaster recovery options to ensure natural disasters result in only temporary set backs.

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Masters of Disasters: IT Survivors of Katrina, Sandy and Other Natural Disasters Share Their DR Tips and Tricks

Natural and manmade disasters are facts of life. Smart IT managers prepare for the worst before trouble hits, so that the businesses and government institutions that rely on IT can resume normal operations as soon as possible.

How To

4 Ways CIOs Can to Respond to a Service Outage

Nasdaq and Intermedia are among the latest firms to suffer lengthy -- and public -- service outages. Eventually, the same thing will happen to you. Here are four key lessons IT leaders can learn from others' mistakes.