Category Archives: Downtime

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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Thursay Day Link Day | 11-17-2011

How costly is version control?  Good discussion of patching, versioning, cloud advantages. Playstation downtime. If your software goes down, I hope it’s for accountants. Insider data breaches soaring. Half of UK laptops vulnerable? Data loss risks – perception vs. reality.

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Guest blog post on ClearRisk

Check it out: 3 Steps You Must Take TODAY to Reduce Your Software Risks

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