Informational Update For July 5, 2012
2012 Service Availability Benchmark Survey
31% of the organizations participating in the survey have an availability goal of >99.99% (less than one hour of downtime a year), but how many actually meet this goal?
Download the survey results and find out the answer to this question and more:
How does your availability performance compare to your industry peers?
What are the most common causes for outages?
How often are DR tests conducted? How reliable are they?
How do organizations manage DR on the cloud?
And many more...
Download the complementary results now - see how your availability performance and DR practices compare to your peers.
Manage and recover with Hybrid Cloud - When Minutes Matter Most
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT (REGISTER NOW!)
Did you know that business downtime can cost an Small to mid-sized business an average of $1,230 dollars per minute? So what happens when a disaster strikes a business? In this day and age it's only a matter of when...not if. Whether it's a hurricane or a server misconfiguration, companies need to have a disaster recovery solution in place in order to continue to operate, while their internal IT departments resolve the problem.
Quorum's CEO, Larry Lang, will focus his session on the importance of going beyond traditional backup methods to implement a disaster recovery and management plan that enables business continuity and prevents costly downtime.
While many traditional tape backup methods make disaster recovery a slow-motion proposition, hybrid cloud solutions -- a combination of high-speed-recovery appliances and cloud-based technology -- are paving the way for the future of backup, recovery and continuity.
This webinar will explore:
The business impact of system downtime
An overview of the top "disasters" small to mid-sized businesses must prepare for- from hurricanes to system updates
Real world examples of successful disaster recovery plans across various industries
Larry Lang will discuss this next phase in hybrid cloud technology, and the crucial role of instant recovery in small to mid-sized businesses, and how it is the next frontier for business continuity.
This webinar will provide attendees with an overview of current recovery systems, from tape backup, disks, data center replications to private and public cloud-based solutions. Lang will discuss the benefits and drawbacks of each, as well as how various solutions have performed for real companies in real-life disaster scenarios.
The component of speed and simplicity will also be discussed, with a focus on how hybrid cloud solutions can benefit small to mid-sized businesses from a proactive recovery-testing scenario before a disaster strikes.
Volume 25, Issue 3 Now Available at DRJ.com
The latest issue of Disaster Recovery Journal is available! This edition features an in depth look at the ISO Standard. Discover expert opinions on the newest industry standard as well as dozens of other cutting edge topics. The edition also features our annual alternate site survey. Browse the edition online or download it in a pdf version.
Four Secure Remote Access Tips for Business Continuity Planning
By Paul Andersen
Business disruptions can take place at any time. Everyday interruptions, like a car breaking down or larger events such as blizzards, prevent employees from getting to their offices. Proper business continuity planning helps avoid non-productivity and revenue loss during such situations.
The Lightweight Solution to Heavy Risk
Sponsored by Send Word Now
When you're choosing an emergency notification provider, it's important to select a platform that's easily accessible, no matter where you are or when a crisis occurs. In today's world, that means having mobile access at all times.
2012 Alternate Site Survey
Avalution Consulting, 2012 BC/DR Company of the Year (award by the Business Continuity Institute North America), is a U.S. based firm that specializes in business continuity, continuity of operations planning (COOP) and IT disaster recovery consulting, outsourcing and software solutions.
Fall World Blog
Fall World 2012 Features Cutting-Edge Topics!