Companies offer to step in following Backup Exec.cloud announcement
Symantec will close its Backup Exec.cloud service on 6th January 2015.
The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers to study business continuity and disaster recovery best practices in its sector
‘Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery for Network Operators’ project announced.
ENISA has published a new report about how mobile roaming could be used nationally to mitigate large mobile network outages
The new 'National Roaming for Resilience' report explores the pros and cons of different national roaming schemes from a security and resilience perspective.
Study shows that risks are outpacing IT audit capabilities in most organizations
International study reveals that a large percentage of organizations are not planning and instituting the IT audit coverage necessary to assure critical IT operations, evaluate risk and provide a secure, available IT environment.
Business attitudes to disaster recovery
Quorum has released results from its first disaster recovery survey.
66 percent of organizations have had unexpected application connectivity disruptions or outages during data centre migration projects
According to an AlgoSec survey.
Voice communications seen as an increasingly critical business function
62 percent of IT leaders say that a failure in voice communication would be disruptive, and over a fifth say that it would destroy their organization.
British SMEs lack confidence in their disaster recovery procedures
According to new research by Onyx Group and Computing magazine.
Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council agencies issue Windows XP warning
FFIEC agencies expect financial institutions and TSPs to identify, assess and act on Windows XP migration risks to ensure that “safety, soundness, and the ability to deliver products and services are not compromised”.
Downtime, data loss and natural disasters
As the anniversary of Hurricane Sandy approaches, a Carbonite survey has found that most small businesses in the affected area are not prepared for the next disaster.
Ways to reduce storage migration-related downtime and performance issues
The top ten challenges facing enterprises during heterogeneous filer migrations.
Data loss in virtual environments impacts many organizations
Only 33 percent of companies that experienced a loss in the last year were able to recover 100 percent of their data, according to a Kroll Ontrack study.
Small and medium sized businesses remain committed to tape
The results of an Iron Mountain survey of IT professionals at small- and mid-sized businesses show that almost all use or plan to use magnetic tape cartridges as part of their strategy to backup data.
New software solution detects downtime and data loss risks across the entire storage area network
Continuity Software expands its service availability risk management portfolio with AvailabilityGuard/SAN.
Five new virtualization challenges
A SolarWinds survey identifies challenges that should be considered by every business continuity manager.
ENISA issues electronic communication major incidents report
ENISA, the EU cyber security agency, has published a new report providing an overview of the major electronic communication outage incidents in the EU in 2012.
>> More articles
Sign up for a free e-mail newsletter.
Six keys to effective reputational and IT risk management
Find out what you can do to protect your reputation from IT risks.
The growing data storage dilemma
Increases in data volume impacting backup and disaster recovery strategies.
Managing Big Data risks and opportunities
We have to scale the human generated Big Data Mountain ‘Because it’s there,’ says David Gibson.
Preventing data disasters
Ten steps to prevent an organizational data catastrophe.
How to prevent admin rights abuse
A project checklist for the financial sector.
Choosing a data disaster recovery strategy
Nick Mueller provides some advice for companies considering the best route to take for data disaster recovery.
The revival of IT disaster recovery as a business continuity management core issue. By Lyndon Bird FBCI.
How to address the challenge of recovering hybrid environments
Advice from SunGard Availability Services.
Five tips for effective data protection in virtualized environments
VM architectures require more advanced backup and recovery processes than traditional server architectures, but these need not be complicated to select, configure and use – if appropriate consideration is given to the potential problems.
Enterprise data recovery myths
Kroll Ontrack has published a listing of what it views as the top five enterprise data recovery myths.
How to secure boardroom buy-in for backup and IT disaster recovery
David Blackman offers some tips for success in this area.
Continuity as a service: an emerging reality
We are in the middle of a big evolutionary leap in data recovery services, says Justin Lord.
Five tips for overcoming the challenges of backups in virtual environments
How to adequately protect data and ensure its recoverability without backup operations limiting the performance of the host machines.
Selecting a reliable NAS solution
When it comes to network attached storage devices, business continuity starts with selecting the right solution.
Developing seamless business continuity and DR plans
Dr. Jim Kennedy provides a framework in which the recovery time objectives for the business continuity and the disaster recovery plan can be developed together.
Object storage for big unstructured data
How to create uniformly scalable storage systems with an automated healing mechanism. By Tom Leyden.
More than a plan: establishing a disaster recovery program
Glen Bricker overviews ISO 27031 and ITIL IT Service Continuity Management and provides some pointers for choosing between these two ICT guidelines.
Enterprise notification software: the last system standing
Matthes Derdack discusses the key features to look for and potential pitfalls to avoid when selecting an enterprise notification system.
Top technology trends
Martin Kuppinger overviews the trends that business continuity managers need to be aware of.
Enterprise wide backup: a checklist
Data management is entering a new era and Alexander Eiríksson provides some tips on how to make the most of new opportunities.