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Volume 27, Issue 4

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Dont Take Chances!

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST

Increasingly, companies are moving components of their business operations to the cloud, including backup and disaster recovery. The reasons are compelling:

  • Reduced IT expenses

  • Greater efficiency

  • Greater collaboration and mobility

But news headlines are a stark reminder that not all Clouds are created equal. When evaluating a Cloud service provider to manage your critical business data, it's important to understand how your security goals and those of the Cloud provider are aligned.

Asking five critical questions today could save you considerable headaches tomorrow. Learn what these questions are and how they can help you ensure a secure cloud solution for your organization.

Register Today For This Free Webinar!

Informational Update For February 12, 2013

Are You Ready?

Five Things You Need to Know About Disaster Recovery Planning

You can't afford to be caught off guard or without a plan when a man-made or natural disaster strikes. Take the next step to ensuring your systems and data are safe if an emergency hits when you least expect it. Download this short, easy-to-digest Disaster Recovery eBook today. You'll learn unique planning approaches to make your data center less vulnerable to natural and man-made disasters. A few minutes of your time today could make all the difference if a disaster strikes your Data Center.

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Dont Take Chances!

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST

Increasingly, companies are moving components of their business operations to the cloud, including backup and disaster recovery. The reasons are compelling:

  • Reduced IT expenses

  • Greater efficiency

  • Greater collaboration and mobility

But news headlines are a stark reminder that not all Clouds are created equal. When evaluating a Cloud service provider to manage your critical business data, it's important to understand how your security goals and those of the Cloud provider are aligned.

Asking five critical questions today could save you considerable headaches tomorrow. Learn what these questions are and how they can help you ensure a secure cloud solution for your organization.

Register Today For This Free Webinar!

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FREE WHITE PAPERS

The Cloud Advantage: Five Ways the Cloud Is Better for Business When Disaster Strikes

Sponsored by EVault

Hurricane Sandy caused an unprecedented level of damage and disruption. Faced with extended power outages, fuel shortages, flooding, and transportation limitations, some companies managed to keep their businesses running while others suffered significant downtime. Why such a drastic difference among companies hit hard by the same storm in the same region?

The BCM Professional's Playbook: Assessing, Mitigating, and Managing Risk

Sponsored by Stategic BCP

For many business continuity professionals, BCM is changing toward a convergence with risk management. Learn how to appreciate the difference, as well as the need for evolving toward new tools and objective methodologies that can help you keep pace with risk assessment and management.


CALL FOR PAPERS 2013

Submit Your CFP For DRJ's Fall World 2013. Deadline: April 5, 2013


NEW DRJ APP

Available on all major platforms

We are very happy to announce that the Disaster Recovery Journal is now available in a mobile version.


INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHT

Ready For Disaster? Trust An Experienced Team of DR Experts


DRJ's 2013 MEDIA KIT

DRJ's Marketing Opportunities Are The Best Way To Reach The BC/DR Audience!


Register Now for Spring World 2013!

Networking, Education, Events, And More!

Spring World 2013 is approaching quickly. This event is loaded with networking and learning opportunities. Our agenda has the topics that matter most in today’s challenging times. Find sessions on resiliency, communications, emergency notification, security, industry standards and much more.

Spring World 2013 is the one conference you can’t afford to miss. The return on investment is extremely high - allowing you to become better educated and stay on budget. Register now while early discounts are available. Visit the Spring World 2013 Website for full details and registration discounts!

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BCI Awards NA

The 2nd Annual BCI Awards – North America Are Gearing Up With DRJ Spring World 2013

Plans for the 2nd Annual BCI Awards – North America are in full swing. Final plans for the event’s arrival back at DRJ Spring World 2013 in Orlando, FL., are beginning to hit the airwaves, and the 2013 list of award categories have been announced and opened up for initial nominations. Full Details »

Conference Hotel Meets the Needs of Everyone

Spring World 2013 is held at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando. This spacious resort offers all the amenities needed for business meetings, as well as fun, relaxing areas for after conference hours. Several restaurants are located on site as well as fitness facilities, pools and walking trails. It’s the perfect setting for everyone. Book A Room »

Spring World 2013
Discounts

Travel Discounts Available

American Airlines is DRJ's official airlines for Spring World2013. For reservations, call 800-433-1790 or visit www.aa.com. Use file #5433DA for the AA discounted rate.Avis/Budget is DRJ’s official rental car service. Call 800-842-5628 or visit www.avis.com. Use file #U404172 for the Avis/Budget discounted rate.

Reserve your seat now!

There are two underlying truths to all emergencies:

  1. “On-the-scene” visual intelligence is the only way to accurately assess the severity of a situation.

  2. Proper preparation and evasive action can mitigate the risk associated with escalating events like severe weather and criminal acts.

Join us for a complimentary webinarSituational Intelligence: Using Mobile Apps and Social Media to Save Lives. Hosted by author and communications expert,Dr. Robert Chandler, this webinar will explain how to:

  • Leverage private and public data to develop and evolve your response

  • Filter through the noise of social media to extract valuable incident information

  • Use mobile apps to interact with people on the scene to get information develops

Register Now!

   Reserve your seat now!
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Title: Situational Intelligence: Using Mobile Apps and Social Media to Save Lives
Date: Wednesday, Feb 13, 2013
Time: 11:30 AM (ET)/8:30 AM (PT)Speaker: Dr. Robert Chandler, author of the book Emergency Notification

 

This webinar is free, but space
is limited. Register today!



Dont Take Chances!

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST

Increasingly, companies are moving components of their business operations to the cloud, including backup and disaster recovery. The reasons are compelling:

  • Reduced IT expenses

  • Greater efficiency

  • Greater collaboration and mobility

But news headlines are a stark reminder that not all Clouds are created equal. When evaluating a Cloud service provider to manage your critical business data, it's important to understand how your security goals and those of the Cloud provider are aligned.

Asking five critical questions today could save you considerable headaches tomorrow. Learn what these questions are and how they can help you ensure a secure cloud solution for your organization.

Register Today For This Free Webinar!




Discover a better way

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST

Why focus on just one standard, when you could comply with any or all of them?

Discover a better way to interpret the alphabet soup of ISO, FFIEC, COBIT, COSO, NFPA, NASD, DRI, BCI, Basel II and other standards to your greatest advantage, in one insightful hour that addresses:

  • ISO22301:2012—is it really the gold standard for your industry? Explore whether a one-standard-fits-all solution is desirable, or even practical.

  • Harnessing the best attributes of standards, best practices, and frameworks for your BC, DR, and EM plans.

  • Evaluating BC standards. Learn how one company has already mapped multiple business continuity standards to 101 essential characteristics, and how you can build upon that logic in your BC plans.

Benefit from the strategies behind the BCP Genome framework and how that approach can help you develop more practical and thorough business continuity plans. Reserve your time for the “Business Continuity Standards Untangled” Webinar, today.

Register Today For This Free Webinar!

The Number One BC/DR Conference

DRJ's Spring World 2013 Offers Unsurpassed Value and Quality!

Great ValueDRJ not only has the lowest price in the industry, but we have built in numerous money-saving features! An early registration discount is available through Feb. 18! Save $100 off the registration fee.

In addition, we have airfare discounts and rental car discounts. If you won't need a car onsite, save even more money with Disney's free Magic Express Shuttle, which will transport you to and from the airport — and deliver your luggage directly to your hotel room!

Conference attendees can purchase exclusive discount tickets to Disney's Theme Parks. Bring the family and enjoy fun times after conference hours.

Spring World 2013 attendees also receive six meals, numerous snacks and drinks, and free admission to hospitalities and the exhibition hall. The value is unbeatable! Yet, quality is never compromised. Our decades of experience ensure you will have top-notch speakers, conference materials and networking experiences.

As, an additional bonus, all Spring World 2013 attendees now have unlimited access to DRJ's Live Learning Center. The center allows you to preview content from past conferences, purchase sessions from conferences you missed and to review valuable education from the conferences you attended.

Register Now for Spring World 2013! Early Registration Discounts still apply if you act quickly »

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Submit Your Questions for General Session 3

DRJ is actively accepting questions for our General Session 3 panel discussion, How to Achieve True Enterprise Resiliency

Do you have a challenge to present to the panel? Are you yearning to know a particular facet of enterprise resiliency? Are you needing input from a C-level executive on a resiliency topic? Now is your chance to find the answers from some of the top executives in the industry. Submit your question(s) to patti@drj.com

Click here to register for spring world 2013!

Informational Update For February 5, 2013

Dont Take Chances!

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST

Increasingly, companies are moving components of their business operations to the cloud, including backup and disaster recovery. The reasons are compelling:

  • Reduced IT expenses

  • Greater efficiency

  • Greater collaboration and mobility

But news headlines are a stark reminder that not all Clouds are created equal. When evaluating a Cloud service provider to manage your critical business data, it's important to understand how your security goals and those of the Cloud provider are aligned.

Asking five critical questions today could save you considerable headaches tomorrow. Learn what these questions are and how they can help you ensure a secure cloud solution for your organization.

Register Today For This Free Webinar!




Discover a better way

Wednesday, February 13, 2013 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST

Why focus on just one standard, when you could comply with any or all of them?

Discover a better way to interpret the alphabet soup of ISO, FFIEC, COBIT, COSO, NFPA, NASD, DRI, BCI, Basel II and other standards to your greatest advantage, in one insightful hour that addresses:

  • ISO22301:2012—is it really the gold standard for your industry? Explore whether a one-standard-fits-all solution is desirable, or even practical.

  • Harnessing the best attributes of standards, best practices, and frameworks for your BC, DR, and EM plans.

  • Evaluating BC standards. Learn how one company has already mapped multiple business continuity standards to 101 essential characteristics, and how you can build upon that logic in your BC plans.

Benefit from the strategies behind the BCP Genome framework and how that approach can help you develop more practical and thorough business continuity plans. Reserve your time for the “Business Continuity Standards Untangled” Webinar, today.

Register Today For This Free Webinar!

Quick Links

DRJ.com Homepage
Spring World 2013
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Forrester looking for continuity success stories!

Forrester Research is looking for stories of successful BC/DR plan invocations. Too often in this industry, we focus on downtime, disruptions, failures, and everything that goes wrong. Forrester is currently looking for case studies of success stories, we want to hear about how you successfully invoked plans and what you learned from the experience. Participants will receive a complimentary copy of any research we published based on your interview. Interested parties should contact Jessica McKee at jmckee@forrester.com


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UP AND RUNNING

What it takes to keep business humming when disaster strikes.


CALL FOR PAPERS 2013

Submit Your CFP For DRJ's Fall World 2013. Deadline: April 5, 2013


NEW DRJ APP

Available on all major platforms

We are very happy to announce that the Disaster Recovery Journal is now available in a mobile version. Our mobile version is just like the hard-copy print edition that you read and enjoy.


INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHT

Ready For Disaster? Trust An Experienced Team of DR Experts

For managed, rapid recovery of critical data and systems in a top-tier rated cloud--guaranteed by the SLA option you choose--EVault Cloud Disaster Recovery Service.


DRJ's 2013 MEDIA KIT

DRJ's Marketing Opportunities Are The Best Way To Reach The BC/DR Audience!


Register Now for Spring World 2013!

Networking, Education, Events, And More!

DRJ is proud to present its 48th conference. There are numerous industry conferences, but we are the only one with the years of experience to guarantee an outstanding conference experience.

Our agenda is packed with networking opportunities, sessions, workshops, exhibit hall tours, product demonstrations and much more. There is never a moment at Spring World 2013 that does not provide a learning opportunity. Visit the Spring World 2013 Website for full details and registration discounts!

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BCI Awards NA

The 2nd Annual BCI Awards – North America Are Gearing Up With DRJ Spring World 2013

As 2012 comes to a close, plans for the 2nd Annual BCI Awards – North America are in full swing. Final plans for the event’s arrival back at DRJ Spring World 2013 in Orlando, FL., are beginning to hit the airwaves, and the 2013 list of award categories have been announced and opened up for initial nominations. Full Details »

Disney's Coronado Springs Resort

The spacious meeting facilities and hotel grounds provide the perfect backdrop for this conference. Affordable rooms and free transportation to and from the airport make the value even greater for our attendees. Book A Room »

Spring World 2013
Discounts

Travel Discounts Available

American Airlines is DRJ's official airlines for Spring World2013. For reservations, call 800-433-1790 or visit www.aa.com. Use file #5433DA for the AA discounted rate.Avis/Budget is DRJ’s official rental car service. Call 800-842-5628 or visit www.avis.com. Use file #U404172 for the Avis/Budget discounted rate.


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