Oct 12 2009   3:34PM GMT

CIO weekly wrap-up: Email archiving, DR, business continuity and ITIL

Rachel Lebeaux Rachel Lebeaux Profile: Rachel Lebeaux

I’m a huge Boston sports fan, so forgive me for moving a bit more slowly than usual this morning. Yesterday’s “Black Sunday” (as it’s already being dubbed) really knocked me — and much of New England, I’d wager — for a loop. At least we have an excellent Celtics season to look forward to….

I’m diving into my wrap-up to chase away the blues. As always, read the stories linked below and contact us with any thoughts!

Email archiving solutions and strategies for enterprise CIOs – As an email scandal in the Boston mayor’s office is currently demonstrating, effective email archiving solutions and strategies are an important part of a CIO’s job, as e-discovery, litigation and compliance regulations require detailed email policies.

Disaster recovery is dead; long live continuous business operations – IT disaster recovery is dead, according to the head of the Disaster Recovery Institute International. Here’s how DR is becoming synonymous with business continuity.

ITIL case study: ITIL best practices at two financial services firms – When Barclays Global Investors and Wachovia invested in ITIL, they saw improved efficiencies and huge cost savings. Read their stories here and feel free to share your own ITIL experiences below.

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