Disasters are rare, but when they occur, they can bankrupt an unprepared organization. Here are 20 quick tips than can help you to minimize a disaster's impact on your IT assets.
Written by Bill Hammond
Disasters happen. They're uncommon, but they happen. Pretending otherwise serves only to amplify their negative effects.
In many people's minds, a "disaster" means a hurricane, earthquake, flood, fire, or other natural calamity or, possibly, a terrorist attack. Those clearly qualify as disasters, but for the purposes of this article, "disaster" has a broader meaning.
IBM this week announced new systems software for managing virtualized servers that is designed to help clients plan, build, and maintain data centers while reducing costs. IBM is also helping clients protect their long-term investments in Power Systems by announcing an upgraded path to its next-generation servers that will include POWER7 microprocessors.