October 24, 2012: Postcard from the (Leading) Edge: Business Continuity in the Age of Cloud
- Published on Wednesday, October 24, 2012
- Written by Web Editor
Informational Update For October 24, 2012
Join us Thursday, November 1, 2012 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
In today's 24x7 world, companies have found data back-ups are simply not enough. This is because the potential impact of IT outages is now greater than ever. In a recent study, IDC found over 60 percent of executives believed downtime has had a significant impact on their business performance in the last 12 months.
While the cost of downtime ranges widely. On the high end, lost revenue for a brokerage is between $6-7M per hour while outage for retail services are estimated at between 70-100K per hour. In either case the point is clear â€“ even a few hours of downtime in business critical applications has a meaningful impact on a company's revenue growth and profitability.
Yet IT professionals today, tasked with improving disaster recovery preparedness, face significant challenges. With flat budgets, higher levels of complexity, increasingly more applications to protect and shorter recovery windows, yesterday's technologies and practices aren't going to cut it anymore.
In this webinar, you can learn about how organizations are solving these problems by leveraging advanced technologies, new services like cloud, and embracing process improvements. Insight and real world experience combine to provide an informative and practical webinar presentation. .
Monday, November 5, 2012 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST
What Are You Doing in the Cloud? Discover Three Emerging Trends That Should Drive Your Cloud-Based Solution.
Everyone is moving to the cloud for backup and recovery. But to make the cloud really work for you and your organization, you need to know how to use the cloud, how to choose the cloud, and how to lose that obsolete, hard-to-use management interface.
Take a fast-paced one-hour tour through the hottest trends in cloud backup and recovery.
Join our DR experts, including cloud DR guru Janson Hoambrecker, and you can be a hero the next time your organization faces downtime.
DRJ Has an Exciting New Promotion For Spring World 2013!
DRJ is offering an extra discount for a limited time only. From now until November 23, all registrants can save an additional $50. This discount will be applied in addition to the early bird registration discount of $200! Our registration costs will be at their lowest ever offered! You don't want to miss your chance to register at this low price! No coupon codes are needed. The discounts are automatically applied when you register.
Spring World 2013 is the biggest and best conference in the industry. We are loading the agenda with exciting new topics and some of the industryâ€™s leading experts. Attendees can choose from more than 40 sessions, workshops and courses.
An early look at the agenda reveals sessions on resiliency, leadership, communications, industry standards and compliance, social media, cloud based disaster recovery and much more! Plus, this conference features our one-day Senior Advanced Track for experienced practitioners.
Spring World 2013 also features a full exhibition hall, numerous networking events and daily meals. You get more for your money at DRJ conferences! And, with our limited time discount, you can save even more!
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The purpose of this survey is to understand the role risk management and crisis communication play in business continuity and disaster recovery as well as how BC/DR professionals interact with these other functions in their organization.
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