Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity


Barracuda Backup Service Now Includes VMware Host Support

Barracuda Networks has released version 4.2 of its Barracuda Backup Service, which now includes VMware host support.

Are Warranties Warranted?

Boilerplate equipment warranties are giving way to negotiated agreements that give institutions the ability to manage their IT operations more efficiently and strategically.

Barracuda Boosts Backup Cloud Storage

Barracuda Networks is expanding cloud storage for organizations that subscribe to its local and cloud-based disaster recovery solution, known as Barracuda Backup Service.

Bracing for Disaster

No safety program can stop every campus threat, but proper preparation can mean the difference between life and death. CT looks at the three key components of a successful program.

Planning for Disaster

One community college system stages a yearly event to help member institutions hone their emergency-management skills.

Served Up Virtually

A Catholic liberal arts college in Vermont is significantly reducing the number of its physical servers by going virtual. The effort is not only paying off in energy efficiency and cost savings, but it's also allowed the college to establish a second data center dedicated to disaster recovery.

Penn State Tackles Emergency Response Planning System-Wide

In a multi-phase project that started in January 2010, Pennsylvania State University has done an analysis of the emergency preparedness and response capabilities of 21 campuses in its system. This initiative is a follow-up to a university-wide assessment done in 2009.

Report from the Campus Technology 2010 Executive Summit

At the CT2010 Executive Summit on July 19 in Boston, the morning session was dedicated to a scan of the IT environment in higher education; the afternoon would focus participants’ attention on leadership issues. Discussions suggested that the trend to exclude top IT leaders from the president’s inner strategic circle was premature and perhaps ill advised. And that CIOs who represent their jobs as primarily or exclusively maintaining IT operations may be missing significant national trends and changes.

Purdue U Goes Modular with HP Data Center

Purdue University has chosen HP's Performance Optimized Datacenter (POD) to expand and expedite its ability to deliver research projects. Earlier this year, the institution began rolling out a strategic plan for IT that included a focus on improving operations.

Disaster Recovery: Protecting Campus Data Against the Inevitable

South Carolina's Coastal Carolina University uses technology to steel its IT infrastructure against weather emergencies.