Best of Industry Perspectives: Disaster Recovery

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Disasters such as hurricanes, floods, fires and earthquakes preent challenges to data center managers everywhere. Data Center Knowledge’s Industry Perspectives experts have presented information on disaster recovery planning and strategy that remains helpful and useful to all who face or may face business continuity issues.

Huge Data Growth and Effective Disaster RecoveryJoe Forgione, SEPATON, Inc. – August 9, 2011 – Results from a recent industry survey show data protection of large amounts of data is a concern among large enterprises. With data volumes continuing to climb, enterprise IT managers may need to rethink their approach to data protection.

How The Cloud Changes Disaster RecoveryMike Klein, Online Tech – July 26, 2011 – There are a lot of benefits with cloud computing – cost-effective resource use, rapid provisioning, scalability and elasticity. This guest columnist asserts that one of the most significant advantages to cloud computing is the sea change it delivers for disaster recovery.

Health Check For Your Disaster Recovery PlanRichard Dolewski, WTS – March 10, 2011 – Just as a health checkup can point out areas where your body is not operating at its peak, your Disaster Recovery Plan needs a regular review to make sure your IT systems and staff are fully prepared for any disaster that may occur.

Disaster Recovery Plans: Practice Makes PerfectRichard Dolewski, WTS – April 26, 2011 – Once you’ve developed and implemented a Disaster Recovery Plan, your job is just beginning; you must test it — not just once, but regularly — to reflect the changing dynamics of your computing environment.

Disaster Recovery Scenario: Stick to the PlanRichard Dolewski, WTS – September 28, 2010 – No one likes disasters and downtime. Prudent operations managers have business continuity plans that can assist in a crisis and support organizational priorities and goals as well.

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About the Author

Colleen Miller is a journalist and social media specialist. She has more than two decades of writing and editing experience, with her most recent work dedicated to the online space. Colleen covers the data center industry, including topics such as modular, cloud and storage/big data.

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