Category Archives: Disaster Recovery

5 Disaster Preparedness Resolutions

You might think that new year’s resolutions are made to be broken.  Whether it’s to exercise more, chew fingernails less, or other clichés, they are hard to follow through on.  Witness the packed gym in January that becomes empty before March. … Continue reading

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Thursday Link Day

12 boneheaded PR mistakes. Be ready for crisis, don’t erase negative comments. Some great data loss disaster stories. With miraculous recoveries. CNN suggestions on preparing for technology disasters.  But cloud is no silver bullet. Infographic on datacenters and downtime.  Big … Continue reading

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5 Stages of Grief

“It’s not rocket science.” – Some Expert “One test is worth a thousand expert opinions” – Wernher von Braun (Rocket Scientist) I am a firm believer that reducing software & IT risks is not easy, but it is imperative.  It … Continue reading

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No Place Like Risks For the Holidays

The biggest holiday risk on your mind might be electrocution by lawn decoration or having to suffer through a eggnog induced story from your brother-in-law.  However, there are a few risks to consider for your online business or website that … Continue reading

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Interview with PacketDrivers IT Outsourcing President Scott Hamlin

Scott Hamlin is a local business owner and IT professional that has been serving IT customers since the early 90′s. I recently had the opportunity to ask him a few questions about PacketDrivers and his views on improving software resiliency. … Continue reading

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Plan on the Shelf

“Plans are nothing; planning is everything” – Dwight D. Eisenhower I was chatting with a couple of disaster recovery/business continuity folks yesterday over happy hour, and I listened as they talked about some of the challenges with disaster recovery planning. One … Continue reading

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Little Disasters Worse Than Big Disasters?

“The dose makes the poison.” – Paracelsus I had coffee with a friend who runs a small IT service company on Friday, and we were talking a bit about preparing for disasters. He’s been doing this a long time and seen … Continue reading

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