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Informational Update For June 7, 2012

Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery

Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery Barriers And Drivers In The Enterprise White Paper

While data growth explodes and environments become more complex, enterprise IT professionals are challenged to deliver services to customers without data loss. They often must choose between cost and speed. Read this white paper to see how running disaster recovery in a cloud allows for rapid recovery and minimal data loss-without the high costs.

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A Data Center without Boundaries: Changing the IT Management Paradigm

By Eric Carter

The irony of today's growing businesses is that while a significant amount of money, time, and effort is spent building state-of-the-art data centers, the benefits of those investments frequently remain largely out of reach where they matters most - the front lines.

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Upcoming Webinars

Cloud Security and Compliance-People, Process, and Technology

Wednesday, June 27

When it comes to cloud-based data protection, there are many concerns and misconceptions about security, data privacy, and compliance. In this live webcast, Felix Santos, Director of Information Security and Compliance at EVault, will discuss: Misconceptions about cloud security and recent cloud compliance initiatives , What you need to know about cloud compliance and information security , and How to select a cloud service provider


Virtual Tradeshow

DRJ's Virtual World '12 features a highly interactive format!

Disaster Recovery Journal has an exciting FREE educational opportunity for you! DRJ's Virtual World '12, is a virtual tradeshow that will highlight product and educational offerings from Disaster Recovery Journal's Spring World 2012 and Fall World 2012 show.

Informational Update For June 5, 2012

Webinar: Preparing for the Unexpected with The Town of East Haddam, CT

Webinar: Preparing for the Unexpected with The Town of East Haddam, CT

How do you prepare for an emergency that would be considered rare for your organization? How do you get ready when you’re not sure what to expect? Is your staff prepared when an incident occurs? Get the knowledge you need from the experience and lessons learned by your peers. Discover the real life and proven-effective best practices The Town of East Haddam, CT, uses to manage communications with their staff.

Join special guest speaker, Craig Mansfield, EMD at The Town of East Haddam, as he shares lessons learned during unexpectant spades of hurricanes in the state of Connecticut, an emergency which is rare in the Northeast United States, and how they used their notification system to prepare their members for this incident.

You will learn:

  • Notification process best practices of The Town of East Haddam, CT

  • How to prepare for the emergency no one thinks will happen

  • How to use a mobile solution to your advantage as a part of your incident response

Date: June 26, 2012
Time: 10:00am (PT)/ 1:00pm (ET)

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DRJ Virtual

Register for DRJ's Virtual World '12!

Disaster Recovery Journal has an exciting FREE educational opportunity for you! DRJ's Virtual World '12, is a virtual tradeshow that will highlight product and educational offerings from Disaster Recovery Journal's Spring World 2012 and Fall World 2012 show.

This event includes exclusive access to presentations, exhibitor information and networking with other attendees. This is the one place to find all the information from the conferences, plus even more reference and educational items. Industry white papers and other materials will also be available.

DRJ's Virtual World '12 features a highly interactive format, allowing virtual attendees to view sessions, participate in question and answer sessions, chat with other attendees and see and hear from onsite exhibitors.

This is a groundbreaking format that allows all the benefits of the conference to be gained in the comfort of your own office.

Standard information is available at NO COST for attendees. Premium registrations are available for the low cost of $99. Premium membership allows attendees to view additional presentations and access additional information at the virtual conference.


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White Papers

Ensuring Application Availability

Sponsored by SIOS

Protecting critical applications within any organization is the most important mission of your IT department. System failures, human error, power outages and natural disasters put business critical information at risk of being inaccessible for extended periods of time or worse, permanently lost.You need solid protection against crippling data loss and application unavailability.


RESOURCES

Rules & Regulations ... The Source

Updated May, 2012.


Annual Surveys

2012 Other Services Survey


Fall World 2012

Present A Justification Kit To Management!

While attending an industry conference is an excellent training tool and a great return on investment, getting approval to participate can sometimes be difficult. How can you justify the time off work and travel expenses? You may need to validate to management your reasons for wanting to attend.

Informational Update For May 29, 2012

Free Webinar

What is the difference between a business continuity program and a "resilience" program? According to our featured speaker, resilience is about an organizational state of mind. Resilience is the difference between hitting a speed bump with a good set of shock absorbers vs. hitting a brick wall at 100 mph. Learn how Verisign, the company that manages and protects .com and .net among other top level domains, successfully handles operational risks and responds to unforeseen incidents.

Join Send Word Now and our featured speaker, Mark Sibley, from Verisign's Business Resilience Office, to learn about:

  • Tips on making resilience a state of mind within your organization from the ground up.

  • How to React, Respond, and Recover...and avoid the BRICK WALL.

  • How to engage and exercise your greatest asset-the executive team and people in your company.

  • Creative "Enterprise Games" (aka testing strategies) - Black Swans and Crazy Ivans!

  • Creating a team-based mentality through effective communications.

  • Techniques to best leverage your notification tool to take your preparedness plan to the next level.

Register today for this free webinar!




What's new in ISO 22301

Free webinar - What's new in ISO 22301: How to make a transition from BS 25999-2

This interactive live online training (via webinar) is designed to enable you to walk away with knowledge on how to make the transition to ISO 22301 and how to structure the required documentation.

Register for this free webinar to learn:

  • Basic facts about ISO 22301

  • Similarities and differences between ISO 22301 and BS 25999-2

  • Steps to handle the transition from BS 25999-2 to ISO 22301

  • Documentation structure for ISO 22301

  • Main concerns regarding ISO 22301


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Planning to Return to Business As Usual

Sponsored by eBRP

Every organization must choose its own objectives, but if the goal of your organization's BCM program is assuring the ability to survive any disruption.


RESOURCES

Rules & Regulations ... The Source

Updated May, 2012.


Annual Surveys

2012 Other Services Survey


Fall World 2012

Present A Justification Kit To Management!

While attending an industry conference is an excellent training tool and a great return on investment, getting approval to participate can sometimes be difficult. How can you justify the time off work and travel expenses? You may need to validate to management your reasons for wanting to attend.

Informational Update For May 31, 2012

The Importance of Testing: Resiliency vs. Recovery

The Importance of Testing: Resiliency vs. Recovery

Testing is an essential element of any organization's capability to recover from a disaster. Helping identify plan deficiencies and creating areas for improvement, a comprehensive testing program enables you organization to:

  • Validate the strengths of your business

  • Identify weaknesses of your disaster recovery plan

  • Determine necessary preparations

  • Guarantee successful recovery if disaster strikes

Don't be a "deer in the headlights " if the flag ever goes up! Join RES-QTM on Tuesday, June 5th at 2:00pm for an educational hour demonstrating why an attitude of resiliency through testing can and will help your business grow and succeed.

Register today for this free webinar!




DRJ Virtual

Register for DRJ's Virtual World '12!

Disaster Recovery Journal has an exciting FREE educational opportunity for you! DRJ's Virtual World '12, is a virtual tradeshow that will highlight product and educational offerings from Disaster Recovery Journal's Spring World 2012 and Fall World 2012 show.

This event includes exclusive access to presentations, exhibitor information and networking with other attendees. This is the one place to find all the information from the conferences, plus even more reference and educational items. Industry white papers and other materials will also be available.

DRJ's Virtual World '12 features a highly interactive format, allowing virtual attendees to view sessions, participate in question and answer sessions, chat with other attendees and see and hear from onsite exhibitors.

This is a groundbreaking format that allows all the benefits of the conference to be gained in the comfort of your own office.

Standard information is available at NO COST for attendees. Premium registrations are available for the low cost of $99. Premium membership allows attendees to view additional presentations and access additional information at the virtual conference.


Quick Links


White Papers

Ensuring Application Availability

Sponsored by SIOS

Protecting critical applications within any organization is the most important mission of your IT department. System failures, human error, power outages and natural disasters put business critical information at risk of being inaccessible for extended periods of time or worse, permanently lost.You need solid protection against crippling data loss and application unavailability.


RESOURCES

Rules & Regulations ... The Source

Updated May, 2012.


Annual Surveys

2012 Other Services Survey


Fall World 2012

Present A Justification Kit To Management!

While attending an industry conference is an excellent training tool and a great return on investment, getting approval to participate can sometimes be difficult. How can you justify the time off work and travel expenses? You may need to validate to management your reasons for wanting to attend.

Informational Update For May 24, 2012

Are You Ready?

Disasters Happen...Are You Ready? -- Download this Free DR eBook Today!

Free eBook from NovellWhether it's unpredictable weather, natural disasters or man-made accidents, there always seems to be a potential disaster just waiting to strike. You just can*t afford to be caught off guard and without a disaster recovery plan. Download this short, easy-to-digest Disaster Recovery eBook today. It's packed with unique planning approaches to make your data center less vulnerable to natural and man-made disasters. Warning, side effects may include reduced stress levels and restful nights.

Don't wait. Download the eBook today!




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Continuous Monitoring Trends for 2012

By Patrick Taylor

I have noticed a few challenges in operational efficiencies and financial transaction security that I predict could affect businesses throughout 2012. Those areas - lack of expertise in managing and analyzing Big Data, hackers using social engineering to gain access to sensitive systems and optimized business processes such as procurement using transaction analysis - can be leveraged to turn a company into a much more efficient and secure enterprise, and ultimately improve its bottom line...

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Blogs

What's the Financial Impact of Not Being Prepared?

Posted by: Kelly Hudson


White Papers

Hypervisor-based Replication: A New Approach to BC/DR

Sponsored by Zerto

Zerto Virtual Replication, the industry's first hypervisor-based replication solution, lifts disaster recovery from the storage layer to the virtualization layer, offering organizations critical benefits such as scalability across thousands of VMs, VM-level granularity, automated test and recovery, and low RTO/RPO.


Fall World

Full Agenda Now Available!

DRJ is proud to announce the lineup of Sessions and Pre/Post Courses for Fall World 2012!


Virtual Tradeshow

DRJ's Virtual World '12 features a highly interactive format!

Disaster Recovery Journal has an exciting FREE educational opportunity for you! DRJ's Virtual World '12, is a virtual tradeshow that will highlight product and educational offerings from Disaster Recovery Journal's Spring World 2012 and Fall World 2012 show.