An essential component of any advanced data protection is its ability to provide reliable failover capabilities.

Disaster Recovery Data Failover

Chase Outage Outrage

16 Million users are unable to get to their bank accounts online. Chase is telling us they are doing scheduled maintenance – that’s clearly not true. Speculation is that scheduled maintenance went horribly wrong leading to database corruption and tape restores were required. See Jacob Jegher’s insightful blog post. If you rely on tape, you … Continued

Tropical Storm Tests Business Continuity Plans

New England residents are being warned to prepare for the possibility of heavy rains and flooding this weekend as Tropical Storm Danny is forecasted to strengthen over the next couple of days.  The five-day forecast shows Danny passing near the Carolinas late Friday and New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts the day after.  The … Continued

Global Data Vault Selected for Interop Net

Global Data Vault Selected for Interop Net

Interop, held this year May 19-21 in Las Vegas and November 18-19 in New York, is the leading global technology event, with the most comprehensive IT Conference and Exhibition available. Interop Show Floor, courtesy: The Photo Group 2008 The InteropNet provides reliable, high-speed networking services for exhibitors, conference rooms and attendees, built in collaboration with … Continued

Business Continuity Planning – Involving Employees in Emergency Planning

Employee Involvement in Emergency Planning Disaster recovery and business continuity planning is an enormous project that cannot be completed by one person alone.  It is essential that your project involve employees at each level so that everyone can prepare and protect all aspects of the business.  Instead of formulating a roster of your employees right … Continued