Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity


U Nottingham Call Center Bolsters Apps To Strengthen Disaster Recovery

The University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom has implemented new call center technology from NEC Philips Unified Solutions. The upgrade enables the university to expand its existing call center application, which is used by a number of schools and departments including IT support, an onsite NHS health center, a customer service center, and finance and payroll departments. In addition, the new implementation provides re-routing of all incoming calls as part of a new disaster recovery strategy.

Washington U Healthcare Researchers Turn to Virtual Storage

The Center for Clinical Imaging Research (CCIR) within Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at Washington University's School of Medicine in St. Louis is using BlueArc's Titan to provide back-end storage for a VMware virtual server environment serving the Center's bioimaging research. CCIR is using Titan as the backend for 60-plus VMware ESX virtual machines.

InMage Systems Upgrades Disaster Recovery Software

InMage Systems has released an update of its disaster recovery and business continuity software to provide better support of server virtualization platforms.

Feeling Data Squeeze, Liberty U Installs New NetApp SANs

Liberty University has installed a storage area network (SAN) from Network Appliance (NetApp) to accommodate an increase in enrollment and a greater reliance on digital information. The school has 11,300 resident students and 39,000 distance learners.

U Illinois Implements New StorMagic SAN in 15 Minutes

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has chosen the StorMagic SM Series, an iSCSI-based storage area network (SAN) designed for small and medium organizations. The new implementation allows the 40,000-user university to manage and protect its data while preparing for future growth.

U New Hampshire Consolidates Backup and Recovery Environments

The University of New Hampshire will deploy a new backup solution integrating a Sepaton virtual tape library (VTL) and DeltaStor software for data deduplication. The migration is part of a consolidation effort combining two separate backup and recovery environments into one disk-based storage infrastructure.

Microsoft, BearingPoint Team Up To Provide Risk-Based Compliance Solution

Microsoft has teamed up with BearingPoint to create the BearingPoint Enterprise Governance, Risk, and Compliance (EGRC) solution. The platform is built on Microsoft technology and capitalizes on the companies' long-standing relationship.

The Myth and Reality of Risk

The hackneyed advice from IT consultants and columnists is that security is all about risk management. But do our traditional measurements of risk reflect reality?

TOLIS Partners with Parallels, Provides Server Backup Solution for Mac

TOLIS Group has partnered with virtualization software provider Parallels to provide solutions that integrate with the Parallels platform.

VMware Finds Home on Campus in Disaster Recovery Planning

Three colleges--Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, and Sheffield Hallam University in the United Kingdom--have gone public with their use of virtualization software from VMware to manage growth and prepare for disaster recovery.