Six Tips for SMEs

IT system downtime puts small and midsize businesses at high risk, but relying on native or tape backup as a cost-saving measure can leave gaps in the continuity plan. The key to getting back on track quickly is an affordable, reliable disaster recovery plan that provides fast access to a current copy of data. Here [...]

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Protecting SharePoint

You rely on SharePoint Server to manage content, pages and email – but what if something happens to the server? Double-Take Availability provides high availability and disaster recovery for SharePoint Server, ensuring your users always have access to content. Download Whitepaper

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Is Cloud Computing More Energy Efficient than On-Premise Data Centers?

This blog is based on the cloud computing panel session at the third annual SVLG Data Center Energy Summit. The panel was moderated by Teresa Tung of Accenture, with Jon Koomey of Stanford and LBNL and James Staten of Forrester. From left: James Staten, Jon Koomey, and Teresa Tung First, let’s define what they were [...]

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ISO 27001 vs. ISO 27002

If you came across both the ISO 27001 and the ISO 27002, you probably noticed that ISO 27002 is much more detailed, much more precise – so, what’s the purpose of ISO 27001 then? First of all, you cannot get certified against ISO 27002 because it is not a management standard. What does a management [...]

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Cloud Backup and Recovery

Protecting business means protect ongoing access to servers and data; traditionally that means backing up the server. However, backing up the server is only part of the equation. If you can’t recover the data, the backup is useless. Download Whitepaper

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Keynote Speech at Data Center World: Cybersecurity for Data Centers

In the last two Data Center Worlds, the keynote speeches were on cloud computing and the increase of data traffic going through the Internet and, therefore, through data centers. This year the keynote was on security at data centers. It was delivered by Subodh Kulkarni, CTO of Imation.   Subodh Kulkarni His presentation covered the [...]

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Discover Cal: Oil Spill Aftermath

Oil Spill Aftermath Environmental Science and Corporate Responsibility Recovering from the explosion and spill that resulted in 4.9 million barrels of oil gushing into the Gulf of Mexico — a wound in the earth that could not be staunched for nearly three months — requires our best minds. Discover Cal offers perspectives from Berkeley experts [...]

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Shavlik Statement on October 2010 Patch Tuesday

"The October 2010 version of Microsoft Patch Tuesday is a large one with Microsoft releasing 16 bulletins that address 49 vulnerabilities. Both of these numbers are new all time highs for Microsoft. The most alarming number for most administrators will be the 49 vulnerabilities being addressed. But, 26 of these vulnerabilities are addressed in 2 [...]

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Ultimate Cooling Method for Servers? Green Revolution Cooling’s Way for Cooling Servers

When we consider cooling at data centers, we are combating symptoms but not getting at the root cause. The high-density transistors in the CPUs of IT equipment like servers generate extensive heat. One of APC’s white papers states that only 1% of the electricity given to a server is used to power it, and the [...]

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October 2010 Patch Tuesday Preview

As expected, Microsoft is releasing a large amount of bulletins for the October Patch Tuesday. Typically, Microsoft follows a light month of patches with a heavy month of patches. Although, last month’s "light" patch month contained 9 new bulletins. Microsoft announced today they will be releasing a whopping 16 new security bulletins addressing a total [...]

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