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  • How to survive a hurricane

    During a widespread emergency, such as a hurricane, backup hot sites fill up and there is nowhere to go. Experienced data center managers ride out the storm by planning backup for their backup.

    Matt Stansberry20 pointsBadges:
  • Gulf Coast town disaster proofs with backup data center

    Reeling from Hurricane Emily, the city of Brownsville, Texas, called on IBM to design a backup data center and a city-wide WiMax network.

    Bridget Botelho3,680 pointsBadges:
  • Swine flu puts spotlight on pandemic planning

    Financial-services firms are monitoring the swine flu outbreak and readying pandemic plans.

    Marcia Savage1,375 pointsBadges:
  • Disaster/security planning templates

    This tip discusses the cornerstones of successful disaster recovery and security -- planning.

    Alan Earls2,220 pointsBadges:
  • Midmarket firm harnesses email communication as part of disaster plan

    After evaluating voice, text messaging and the Web, an organ donor firm in the heart of New Orleans decides email is the most reliable way to communicate during a disaster.

    SearchCIOMidmarket9,485 pointsBadges:
  • Disaster planning: Bank builds data center for the long haul

    After Hurricane Katrina another whirlwind began. A Mississippi bank, with expertise from SunGard, built a $16 million data center for the long haul.

    Linda Tucci6,245 pointsBadges:
  • Bracing for the next Katrina

    The CIO of Mississippi Power remembers Hurricane Katrina's wrath when it hit the Gulf Coast nearly a year ago. Her company's ability to restore power to thousands of residents in a matter of days is a success story by most measures. But its recovery efforts weren't perfect. What it did right, wrong...

    Shamus McGillicuddy5,745 pointsBadges:
  • Preparing for ‘little disasters’ often neglected

    Tom Dugan, CTO of Recovery Networks, says it's common for users to prepare to lose an entire building -- but aren't ready for small-scale losses – like losing a server.

    Beth Pariseau9,510 pointsBadges:
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