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One Year After Hurricane Sandy … Are You Prepared for a Disaster?

Today’s IP news roundup highlights some of the latest headlines in convergence, virtualization and more: One year after Hurricane Sandy, Forbes.com has published a list of things you may be forgetting at your disaster recovery site. The article states, “Most business continuity and disaster...
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IT Security Is Protecting the Wrong Assets, Says Study

Today’s IP news roundup highlights some of the latest headlines in network security, convergence, virtualization and more: An Oracle study has revealed that enterprises allocate 67% of their IT resources to protecting their networks, although they believe that a database breach would cause...
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Recover from Outages in Minutes – Not Hours

According to Dell, you no longer have days – or even hours – to recover from outages, as “Today’s internal and external users have much higher expectations when it comes to server availability: they want to see applications available all the time, 24 hours a day in many cases. This raises...
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Almost 90% of Businesses Are Proactive About Network Security [Study]

Today’s IP news roundup highlights some of the latest headlines in network security, disaster recovery and more: The latest AT&T Business Continuity Study revealed that almost 90% of businesses are proactively addressing their network security and business continuity. Many of these...
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Global Mobile Data Usage Doubled Within the Past Year

Today’s IP news roundup highlights some of the latest headlines in mobility, business continuity and more: According to the latest “Ericsson Mobility Report”, global mobile subscriptions grew by 8% while mobile broadband subscriptions increased by 45% year-on-year during Q1 2013. This...
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What to Consider Before Moving Your Backup and Recovery to the Public Cloud

If you’re thinking about moving your backup and recovery to the cloud, you might want to check out CA ARCserve’s tip sheet, “The Top 10 Best Practices to Leverage the Public Cloud for Backup and Disaster Recovery”. This tip sheet recommends a combination of both local and cloud protection,...
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Zeus Malware Activity Reaches a New High

Today’s IP news roundup highlights some of the latest headlines in network security, disaster recovery and more: Computerworld reported that the number of Zeus (or Zbot) variants peaked in May and the increased malware activity is expected to continue through June. Zeus is primarily used in...
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Why business continuity demands succession planning of Papal proportions

BUSINESS CONTINUITY AWARENESS WEEK: Let’s explore the recent conclave and the importance of planning the key human resources that are essential to your organization’s ongoing operations
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Don’t Let Engineers Near Your Emergency “Off” Buttons … and Other Data Centre Disaster Lessons

Computing recently surveyed 140 IT professionals to learn about the risks – both real and perceived – that can cause downtime and/or data loss in medium to large enterprise data centres. While the majority of organizations plan for disasters such as fire (75%), extreme weather (62%) and loss of...
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Mobility on the Rise, as 70% of Organizations Plan to Increase Smartphone and Tablet Usage

Welcome to the Monday edition of the IP news roundup. Here are the latest headlines in mobility, cloud and more: A Jabra and Frost & Sullivan survey revealed that organizations are placing more importance on mobility. The study of 302 organizations revealed that 70% plan to increase their...
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Chinese Virtualization Adoption Rates to Hit 70% by 2016

Welcome to the Wednesday edition of the IP news roundup. Here are the latest headlines in virtualization, disaster recovery, big data and more: Chinese virtualization adoption rates are set to soar. Today, 10% of China’s x86 enterprise service workloads are virtualized. According to Gartner,...
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The Big Data Boom May Cost You Your Privacy

Welcome to the Monday edition of the IP news roundup. Here are the latest headlines in big data, business continuity, disaster recovery and network security: Is a potential big data economic boom worth the invasion of your privacy?  PoliticusUSA.com questioned whether big data can create an...
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5 Disaster Recovery News Items That Will Help You Plan for the Unexpected

In light of Hurricane Sandy’s trip up the East Coast, this week’s IP news roundup focuses on disaster recovery. Here are some of the latest headlines: Five things you must do after disaster strikes. According to an article on Entrepreneur.com, business continuity and data recovery plans are...
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SIP Trunking Improves Operational Efficiencies by Almost 25%

Welcome to the Wednesday edition of the IP news roundup, where you will find the latest headlines in SIP trunking, big data, disaster recovery and cloud: SIP trunking can help companies improve efficiencies by 23%. A recent Webtorial report revealed that companies utilizing SIP trunking can...
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Sexiest Career of the 21st Century = Big Data Scientist?

Welcome to the Wednesday edition of the IP news roundup, where you will find the latest headlines in big data, network security, disaster recovery and cloud: Here’s another sign that nerds are poised to take over the world … according to the Harvard Business Review, the sexiest career of...
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Disaster Recovery in the Cloud is Hot, but You May Get Burned

Welcome to the Monday edition of the IP news roundup. Here’s what’s happening in the worlds of disaster recovery, SIP trunking, big data, network security and cloud: During the past 12-18 months, the disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) market has grown to a $425 million-$450 million...
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