TotalCIO:

business continuity

1

May 16, 2012  3:29 PM

Disaster recovery documentation falling short



Posted by: Christina Torode
business continuity, CIO, Disaster recovery, disaster recovery documentation, disaster recovery plan, risk management

I spoke with a CIO years ago who went around his data center and randomly shut down servers. He did this for two reasons. For starters, if no one noticed that the server was off for a week, it obviously wasn’t needed. The other, more important reason? He wanted to see how his IT staff...

October 7, 2010  9:35 PM

Wit and wisdom from the world of disaster recovery solutions



Posted by: 4Laura
business continuity, CIO, Disaster recovery, Virtualization

For those of you who spend your days thinking about business continuity, and your nights tossing around disaster recovery solutions, I thought I would share some of the...


May 14, 2010  3:11 PM

When volcano erupts, supply chain management success hinges on DR, BC



Posted by: Rachel Lebeaux
business continuity, Disaster recovery

It's been a few weeks, but the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull (good thing I don't have to pronounce


April 27, 2010  8:07 PM

Business continuity strategies not shaping up in cloud



Posted by: Christina Torode
business continuity, CIO, Cloud computing

I’ve been talking to business continuity and cloud experts over the past few days to find out if large companies are revamping their business continuity strategies as a result of the cloud. For the most part, the answer was no. Enterprises are not rushing to get rid of hot, cold or primary...


February 19, 2010  3:48 PM

WordPress problems: Temporary blog failure shows need for DR, BC plans



Posted by: Rachel Lebeaux
business continuity, CIO, Disaster recovery, vendor management

It's been a week of mea culpas. Following Google's admission that it didn't handle the launch of Google Buzz very well, on...


February 17, 2010  9:34 PM

What business continuity plans? I have a business to run!



Posted by: Linda Tucci
business continuity, CIO

Ahh, the irony! Organizations that have been through some kind of a disaster certainly understand the value of business continuity plans. But for most everybody else? “When you talk about having a plan that could cost $20,000, $50,000 or $100,000, and might sit on a shelf and gather dust, for...


July 31, 2009  3:08 PM

A disaster recovery plan meets cloud computing



Posted by: Linda Tucci
business continuity, Cloud computing, Disaster recovery

David Shacochis, vice president, research and development at IT provider Savvis Inc., reminded me the other day that there is a big difference between a disaster recovery (DR) plan and business continuity, even...


June 15, 2009  7:09 PM

Seeking DR in Azerbaijan: IBM, SunGard, are you listening?



Posted by: Linda Tucci
business continuity, Disaster recovery, IBM, SunGard

CIOs looking for info on the how-tos of business continuity (BC) and disaster recovery (DR) have a wealth of literature at their Googling fingertips. On a mission yesterday to learn more about industry benchmarks for a


1

Forgot Password

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an e-mail containing your password.

Your password has been sent to: