Disaster Recovery

Tsunamis and Virtual Disaster Recovery

The tsunami in Samoa illustrates the destructive power of these events. Here’s a look at a recent presentation using a hypothetical tsunami to illustrate the use of virtualization in potential future approaches to disaster recovery. Read More

Sungard Builds Grid From DR Workstations

Sungard Availability Services is using more than 1,000 disaster recovery workstations in its Philadelphia, New York and Chicago data centers to create a computing grid that will perform processing for scientific and humanitarian projects. Read More

The Data Bunker Boomlet

There is growing interest in the niche for underground “nuke-proof” data storage facilities housed in former military facilities, mines or limestone caves. These subterranean fortresses have strong appeal for tenants seeking ultra-secure hosting that will survive any eventuality. Read More

Building a Bigger, Greener Bunker

The entrance to an ultra-secure data center operated by The Bunker in Kent, UK.

The Bunker in Kent, UK is one of the pioneers in the data bunker niche, and is now expanding with a new facility that seeks to combine “military grade” security with the latest energy efficiency techniques. Read More

More on Carbonite’s Data Loss

Carbonite CEO Dave Friend has supplied additional information about the company’s recent lawsuit against a vendor, in which the company disclosed that it had lost customer data. Read More

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