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Informational Update For April 11, 2012

Free Webinar on April 25

Don't You Wish You Could Effectively Communicate To Everyone In An Emergency?

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM PDT (REGISTER NOW!)

In this webinar, you'll hear from Deneen Stone, Application Support Supervisor from Denver International Airport. She'll discuss how DIA uses a relevance engine from xMatters to send over 14,000 notifications in just seconds, instantly notifying crew members in times of severe weather, snow removal and more.





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

12 Best Practices for Data Backup and Recovery

Sponsored by EVAULT

This whitepaper covers the 12 Best Practices your company needs to know when choosing a data backup and recovery solution including security, reliability, compliance and more. Consider this your checklist when reviewing your current solution or when you are researching options.


ONLINE EXLCUSIVE

An Update on TC 223 and ISO 22301

There are numerous articles and conversations currently taking place regarding ISO 22301 and ISO Technical Committee (TC) 223 in general - some based on fact, but many based on assumption and rumor. So, what's the real story on ISO 22301 and the work being performed related to societal security?

Register Now for Fall World 2012!

Fall World 2012 Is An Outstanding Educational Event

Register now Make your travel plans to attend Fall World 2012. This conference features the theme, The Evolution of Business Resiliency, and will be held in beautiful San Diego, California, September 9 - 12, 2012.

This conference will be the 47th hosted by Disaster Recovery Journal. It is designed with the attendee in mind. Educational and networking opportunities fill every minute of the agenda. Attendees participate in workshops, sessions, tours, product demonstrations, hospitalities, receptions, mock exercises and much more. This is the one conference you can't afford to miss. Gain hundreds of hours of training in just a few short days. Conference fees are the lowest in the industry. Sign up today to reserve your spot in the industry's #1 conference dedicated to business continuity. Check out the Fall World 2012 website for details!

Fall World 2012
Fall World 2012

Enjoy the Amenities at Sheraton San Diego Hotel

Fall World 2012 will be held at the luxurious Sheraton San Diego Hotel. This bayside location is the perfect spot for attendees to unwind after conference hours. Restaurants are onsite and nearby, offering a variety of places to explore. The hotel also features a fitness center, two pools, spa and a beautiful bay and marina views. Meeting space is updated and ample size to host the largest gathering of business continuity planners from around the globe. Make your hotel reservations early, as a block of rooms with the special conference rate will only be held for a limited time. The hotel provides free shuttle service to and from the airport from 5:30 a.m. to midnight. Shuttles run approximately every 15 minutes.

Travel Discounts Available

American Airlines is DRJ's official airlines for Fall World 2012. For reservations, call 800-433-1790 or visit www.aa.com. Use file #8392AZ for the discounted rate. Avis is DRJ's official rental car service. Call 800-331-1600 or visit www.avis.com. Use file #D005078 for the discounted rate.

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Informational Update For April 10, 2012

Consider the human factor

Business Continuity: How To Increase Workforce Resiliency During Disasters

What would happen to your business if your workers were unable to perform their jobs due to natural or manmade disasters? This paper shares five critical areas in which IBM can help you build human factors into your continuity strategy to help ensure that your workforce and your business remains resilient in the face of adversity.

Download this free white paper




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.




Upcoming Webinars

Don't you wish you could effectively communicate to everyone in an emergency?

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM PDT (REGISTER NOW!)

In this webinar, you'll hear from Deneen Stone, Application Support Supervisor from Denver International Airport. She'll discuss how DIA uses a relevance engine from xMatters to send over 14,000 notifications in just seconds, instantly notifying crew members in times of severe weather, snow removal and more.



Quick Links


White Papers

Best Practices for Protecting Laptop Data

Sponsored by EVAULT

Today's fast-growing highly mobile workforce is placing new demands on IT. As data growth increases, and that data increasingly finds its way onto laptops, the threats of data loss and security breaches have also increased.


DRJ Blogs

The Business Continuity Exercise: Where the Rubber Meets the Road

Posted by: Courtney Bowers

Nearly every business continuity standards and regulatory body recognizes the need for exercises to validate and continually improve continuity plans, including the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the British Standards Institute (BSI), and even the Federal Financial Institution Examination Council (FFIEC).


An Update on TC 223 and ISO 22301

Updated for April 4, 2012

There are numerous articles and conversations currently taking place regarding ISO 22301 and ISO Technical Committee (TC) 223 in general - some based on fact, but many based on assumption and rumor. So, what's the real story on ISO 22301 and the work being performed related to societal security?


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.


Spring World 2012

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Virtual World 2012

What Can DRJ's Virtual World Offer You?

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Upcoming Webinars

Don't you wish you could effectively communicate to everyone in an emergency?

Wednesday, April 25, 2012 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM PDT (REGISTER NOW!)

In this webinar, you'll hear from Deneen Stone, Application Support Supervisor from Denver International Airport. She'll discuss how DIA uses a relevance engine from xMatters to send over 14,000 notifications in just seconds, instantly notifying crew members in times of severe weather, snow removal and more.



Leading Business Continuity

Register for DRJ's Virtual World '12!

Register Today!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 will debut April 9 and include 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 will feature 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.

Informational Update For April 3, 2012

Emergency Notification  Vendor Selection Guide and Webcast

Need help selecting a notification system?

Evaluating incident notification systems and providers doesn't have to be laborious, overwhelming, or fraught with perils when you know the right questions to ask.

Download this guide to learn how to:

  • Leverage the top 10 questions to evaluate vendors

  • Quickly cut through sales pitches and marketing noise

  • Get to each system's fundamentals

  • Evaluate how each will fit within your organization

Download the guide

Webcast: Best Practices for Emergency Notification Featuring The Private Bank & Trust Company
Thursday April 5, 2012 at 2 pm ET

Join special guest, Jeneen Townsend, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery, Associate Managing Director at The Private Bank & Trust Company, as she shares lessons learned during emergencies and how they use their notification system to prepare their members for such incidents.

You will learn:

  • Notification process best practices of The Private Bank

  • How to train your staff on what to expect during an emergency

  • The importance of updating personnel data

  • How to improve adoption by mapping communications to your organizational structure

Register Now




Upcoming Webinars

Why the Cloud is Changing the Face of Disaster Recovery

Wednesday, April 4, 2012 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT (REGISTER NOW!)

According to a recent survey, over the next twelve months, upgrading disaster recovery (DR) capability is a top technology priority for sixty percent of companies. If upgrading DR resonates with your company, you need to consider how you can leverage the cloud to achieve faster recovery times and real cost savings.

In this live webcast, Janson Hoambrecker, EVault Director of WW Cloud Incubation Services, will lead a discussion focusing on:

  • Identifying the benefits of DR in the cloud

  • How technology is driving adoption

  • What to look for in a vendor

  • What is social media risk monitoring?

  • How to make cloud DR a reality for your company

About Our Speaker
Janson is an industry expert on Cloud-based Disaster Recovery. He was the architect and product manager for the first commercially available EVault Recovery-as-a-Service (RaaS) cloud offering. Early in his career, Janson focused on Citrix, networking and VMware technologies, making him perfectly suited for developing EVault cloud-based service applications.