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Volume 31, Issue 1

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Informational Update For November 1, 2012

What Are You Doing in the Cloud? Discover Three Emerging Trends That Should Drive Your Cloud-Based Solution

Monday, November 5, 2012 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST

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.

Trend #1: Customized system architecture. We'll evaluate the three system architectures you need to understand and determine which is best for you based on your mission-critical data protection and recovery time objectives (RTOs).

Trend #2: The purpose-built cloud. We'll explore why not all clouds are alike and what you must know when you move your sensitive data to the cloud.

Trend #3: Social management. We'll address how social media are simplifying day-to-day system management and how to find a solution that corresponds to the way you communicate today.

Join our cloud experts, including Arleen Urquhart, EVault product marketing manager, and find out how to make the right decisions when it comes to building the cloud-based backup and recovery solution that saves your data and your butt.

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Communicating with confidence leveraging Crisis Communications Best Practices

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST

A solid crisis communications strategy is increasingly becoming a standard requirement for many industries. To this end, analysts predict continued high adoption of automated emergency/mass notification systems (EMNS). And while these systems can send thousands of messages simultaneously, it is imperative that we understand the limitations of notification systems that are relying on databases that may or may not be integrated with other systems, kept up to date or tested regularly.

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Are you Always Prepared?

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST

Beyond delivering the information how the person wants it, you should be able to use your phone or smart device to drive agility and ensure that being away from a computer isn't the reason for a longer time to respond or restore normal operations. The communications system you use for incident management should allow you to build a message or report a problem, initiate or send a message or scenario, access documents and plans, view the real time results of who is responding and view the situation status from amobile position. What if the system was so smart it suggested the right document or plan for you?

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Spring World 2013 in Orlando!

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 industry'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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Record-Breaking Devastation

Hurricane Sandy powered its way onshore on the Eastern seaboard of the United States on Monday, Oct. 29. As reports are now coming in, the devastation is widespread and continuing to be reported. The storm, billed as a historic super storm, moved into U.S. states on Monday.


What Can Hurricane Sandy Teach Us About Disaster Recovery?

Posted by: Adnan Raja

As Hurricane Sandy headed towards Manhattan earlier this week, data centers across New York tested their emergency systems and prepared for the hit. However, for one ISP, this was simply not enough to prevent this freak storm from affecting their data center in lower Manhattan.

Trunk or Treat - a story of Resilience

Posted by: Dr Tom Phelan

In Schoharie, New York, where over 200 homes were damaged by Hurricane Irene in 2011, the community is demonstrating resiliency today, Halloween, in the throes of Hurricane Sandy. With so many homes, streets, sidewalks, and other potential hazards due to flooding, the community celebrated Halloween with "Trunk or Treat."


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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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