Informational Update For June 21, 2012
Live Webcast June 27: Server Consolidation and Disaster Recovery in the Trenches: Real-World Solutions to Everyday Challenges
Wondering how to accelerate your consolidation and virtualization initiatives? Or looking to improve recovery time objectives (RTOs) and recovery point objectives (RPOs) without expensive duplication? Join us for this informative webcast on June 27th at 2:00 PM EDT and see firsthand how companies like yours have managed to cut RPO for 20 servers from 24 hours down to 3 hours and guarantee RTO on key systems of less than one hour and much more.
Homeland Security in America: Past, Present, and Future
By Roger L. Kemp, PhD
Eleven days after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the first director of the Office of Homeland Security was appointed by the president to head this new department, which was located in the White House. This office oversaw and coordinated a comprehensive national strategy to safeguard the country against terrorism and respond to any future attacks. A year later, with the passage of the Homeland Security Act by Congress in November, 2002, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) formally came into being as a stand-alone, cabinet-level, department to further coordinate and unify national homeland security efforts, opening its doors on March 1, 2003. This new department integrated all or part of 22 different Federal departments and agencies into a single, unified, and integrated department.
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.
Fall World Blog
PPBI Hosts DRJ Mock Disaster!
Limited to 200 participants, this exercise will prove really different. PPBI will be examining the use (and mis-use) of social media during a disaster. Focusing on Twitter and Facebook, we will look at some of the pitfalls of using these media as internal communications channels, presenting the participants with a challenging scenario specifically designed to encourage thinking about social media as it applies to the office environment.
What Happens After the Business Impact Assessment (BIA)?
Posted by: Kelly Hudson
There have been many articles and blog posts written on the importance of Business Impact Assessments. But what happens after the Business Impact Assessment ("BIA") is complete? Most agree you first have to determine where your highest risk points are in your organization before you spend money building effective continuity and recovery plans.
Practical Advice for Streamlining Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery Solutions
Sponsored by Riverbed
To remain competitive in a global marketplace, businesses need to adapt quickly to ever-changing requirements.
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.