Friendly Advice Machine for IT Pros

A link for a Friday afternoon: Monty Python alum John Cleese reprises his role as Dr. Harold Twain Weck, director of the Institute for Backup Trauma, in staffing the Friendly Advice Machine for IT Professionals. Dr. Weck answers a set of point-and-click questions such as “How can I get our executives in trouble” and “How do I keep Mr. Wiggles from destroying electronic evidence” as well as “What is Rule 26.”

Oh, and also “do you really have an Iron Mountain?” Dr. Weck is a character Cleese created for a wildly successful series of webinars for LiveVault, which has since been bought by Iron Mountain Digital. Can you make IT pros smile while pitching them backup services?

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Rich Miller is the founder and editor at large of Data Center Knowledge, and has been reporting on the data center sector since 2000. He has tracked the growing impact of high-density computing on the power and cooling of data centers, and the resulting push for improved energy efficiency in these facilities.