Articles about Disaster Recovery
Singapore telco says damaged fiber lines are back up and running, but some affected networks may need adjustments to come back online following a building fire that affected several banking and telecom services.
Having apps auto update in the background is great, but if that results in data loss then you're about to enter a world of hurt, and your iCloud or iTunes backup is going to be of little help.
Some people believe that virtualization makes their data safer. They're wrong.
Move to SAN storage boosts Offis cloud's IOPS, slashes latency, and provides quicker DR and a real-time compression rate of 40 to 50 percent.
Distributed computing environments are increasingly complex mixtures of services hosted on physical, virtual and hybrid elements. Continuity Software, long focused on service availability, has reached out to manage the availability of SAN-based storage.
Maybe there is more to disaster recovery / business continuity planning than is obvious at first glance
So what's your plan for disaster recovery and business continuity?
Virginia Tech has been working on the development of a large digital library to collect and archive data about crisis events around the globe. It is using big data technology from LucidWorks to help in its mission of better understanding disasters and how society can be better prepared for them.
A 6.6-magnitude earthquake which struck China's Gansu province led to a power failure, causing 15 of the Chinese telco's base stations to cease operations.
The GPA focuses on solving the problem
Service providers market key benefits of cloud and data centers such as agility but companies are still focused on basics such as performance and availability, leading to a "disconnect" between both groups.
Quorum reviewed the records of its own call center and produced a report stating the primary causes of IT workload failure. While very interesting, the results cannot be considered representative of the market as a whole.
We want our data protected from failures. After a failure we want our data back quickly. And we want to pay as little as possible. How?
Google's sysadmins know what they're doing. They'll keep your data safe. But will they keep it completely safe? Belt and braces might be the way to go...
A conversation with Vision Solutions' Tim Laplante started with a briefing on Double Take 7 and ended up with a discussion of platforms, approaches to disaster recovery and more.
The best of ZDNet, delivered
- 1 IBM's Tivoli Storage Manager enters Gartner's Magic Quadrant
- 2 How one business recovered from a RAID failure
- 3 In the event of a crisis, Estonia plans to rely on its allies to hold its critical systems
- 4 Disaster Recovery Report - Quorum's view of causes of IT failures
- 5 Viginia Tech and disaster preparedness - a LucidWorks Customer Profile