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  • Queensland auditor issues disaster recovery warning

    Queensland government departments should boost their disaster preparedness, according to a report released today by the state's auditor-general.

  • NSW regional councils extend VMware deal

    Forty regional NSW councils, led by Queanbeyan City Council, have extended their contracts with VMware as part of a multi-council deal.

  • IT disaster recovery during Cyclone Lam

    Cyclone Lam struck the Northern Territory in February causing millions of dollars in damage. The 230 kilometre-per-hour gusts also threatened to destroy emergency communications systems.

  • Go-to storage and disaster recovery products

    LEAF Commercial Capital used to wrestle with tape backups for disaster recovery. Now the equipment leasing and finance company is using a software-based service from Evolve IP for disaster recovery.

  • Our bullet-proof LAN failed. Here's what we learned

    In my organization we manage almost all IT in-house, including the LAN, which is highly redundant. We have 35 Floor Wiring Concentrators around campus, each with around 300 active ports, and the concentrators have dual Gigabit uplinks to network cores in two data centers that are 300 meters apart. The data centers are linked by multiple 10Gb links, and each is connected to the Internet via two trunks that follow different paths.

Features about disaster recovery
  • 7 ways to save money with hybrid cloud backup

    <em>This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter's approach.</em>

  • Some data center operators take their chances with floods

    Even most of those hit hardest by Hurricane Sandy are hardening their facilities instead of moving them entirely. In the storm-prone South, however, it's a different story.

  • Tornadoes and data centers are OK in Oklahoma

    If the question about tornadoes comes up at his Oklahoma City data center, as it sometimes does, Todd Currie, vice president of operations and general manager at Perimeter Technology, has answers. He even has cutout sample of his roof to show how it is built.

  • 'Black swan' predictions for 2013 include solar storm

    If you are making a list of tech predictions for next year, as this story does, it may be a good idea to put the solar maximum on this list. The next one is expected in 2013, says NASA.

  • Hurricane Sandy leaves wounded servers in its wake

    Data recovery experts have been kept busy in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, which left a slew of data centers underwater, damaging equipment and threatening a significant loss of business-critical data.

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