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Tips for Avoiding Biohazard Nightmares in Our Properties

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 Lora Davis (December 04, 2015)  The term Biohazard is not new to most people but perhaps there are many who really don’t know what it means. Bio refers to life while hazard simply means potential danger. When both words are combined you can be sure you are dealing with a potentially dangerous situation and especially where communicable diseases can easily get transmitted. If you are a property owner, you want to . (Continuity Disaster Recovery)

Tips to lose 50 pounds in a month

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 Emcad Mario (October 31, 2012)  Are you missing those days when you are looking very thin and fit? Then do not have to worry as here in this article, we provide you various guidelines on How To Lose 50 Pounds In A Month</b> that help you to attain your fit and thin physique. You might be thinking that how you can reduce 50 weight monthly but it is not as difficult as you think. In fact, you just have to follow .. (Continuity Disaster Recovery)

Carrying On in Stormy Wearther

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 Meir Portnoy (March 29, 2009)  Power loss incidents, which amount in USA to $80 billion annually, cause tremendous damages to computers and data, in industry, communication and data centers. Power failures are markedly related to stormy season, occurring mainly due to transformer failures, standby generator starting troubles and underground cable malfunctions, all victims of poor maintenance that could be avoided. .. (Continuity Disaster Recovery)

Generator Sizing For Compatibility With Uninterrupted Power Supplies

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 Robin Koffler (November 14, 2008)  Most critical power protection solutions, incorporating uninterrupted power supplies (UPS), today are interfaced with an alternative source of back-up power, which could be a fuel cell or flywheel but more usually it is a diesel generator. Generator sizing and UPS compatibility are fundamental to power continuity and must be taken into account at the outset of any power protection plan. . (Continuity Disaster Recovery)

Water Damages This Winter - Not If You Prepare

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 Ben Anton (October 22, 2008)  Home owners know that a little preparation one early Fall Saturday afternoon can dramatically help you weather the affects of a winter storm this season. Being ready for a storm is just as important as being ready for a natural disaster or other emergency. Frigid temperatures or excessive moisture can have an adverse affect on both your home and your family if proper care is not taken .. (Continuity Disaster Recovery)

Comparing Transformer Based and Transformerless Uninterruptible Power Supplies

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 Robin Koffler (October 16, 2008)  Choosing between transformer-based or transformerless uninterruptible power supplies may not be a simple ‘either/or’ decision, particularly above 10kVA. Both technologies have their place in today's power protection scenarios but the key differences between them are: physical size, efficiency, noise output and the levels of input harmonic distortion that they generate. Both . (Continuity Disaster Recovery)

What Facilities Managers Need to Understand About UPS

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 Robin Koffler (October 10, 2008)  In general, power protection (specifically uninterruptible power supplies) comes under the remit of the IT department whose responsibility also includes cramming increasing numbers of revenue-earning servers into decreasing computer room space. Secondary to the problem of space is capacity of the electrical system to supply enough energy to power more and more equipment. Electrical .. (Continuity Disaster Recovery)

Data Center - Build and Manage IT in House Vs Outsourcing

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 Amy Nutt (September 22, 2008)  Too Big for a Small Business As businesses began to increase their focus on having reliable and available data centers, centers began to grow in size and complexity. No longer a single room housing a comparatively simple computer system, businesses now required very large Internet data centers. These large data centers are expensive to run, expensive to maintain, and expensive to staff. . (Continuity Disaster Recovery)

Records Restoration and Archive Preservation

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 Ben Anton (September 22, 2008)  Museums, libraries and other organizations have the important and vital job of preserving historical archives and books for future generations. The best way for institutions like these to prevent document and archive loss is to implement storage techniques that will protect valuable articles against such catastrophes as flood or mold outbreaks. Though digital archiving is becoming more . (Continuity Disaster Recovery)

Is Your Business Disaster Ready? 10 Ways to Prepare Your Business For Any Natural Disaster

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 Amelia Brazell (September 16, 2008)  It is often after a hurricane, a tornado, a flood or earthquake, when businesses realize that they were not prepared for a natural disaster. And, then it is too late. This is true for many entrepreneurial companies - especially virtual companies. However, with a little planning and taking some precautionary steps, entrepreneurs can continue operating their businesses during any .. (Continuity Disaster Recovery)

Data Backup and Disaster Recovery - The Importance of Data Integrity

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 Trevas Walker (August 25, 2008)  For any type of business, whether it's a retail store or a large investment firm, computer data matters. In fact, in our technologically evolving world computer data is more important than ever. Without our computers many businesses would simply fail to run. The problem comes in when businesses fail to properly secure and backup their important files (and many of them don't). Since .. (Continuity Disaster Recovery)

Saving Your Members From Disaster - Is Your Association Promoting Business Continuity?

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 Stephen Belshaw (August 25, 2008)  A member of your association gets a phone call from the police. Their premises have been vandalized. During the incident a wash basin was pulled away from the wall and the spraying water damaged computers, documents and stock. The stock damage, loss of information and temporarily losing access to their premises meant they could not fulfill a big order for their main customer. The .. (Continuity Disaster Recovery)

5 Industries That Need Uninterruptible Power, Business Disaster Recovery

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 Eric Gehler (August 16, 2008)  While many businesses can recover from brief power outages, there are some industries where such outages can cause massive problems. Without a constant flow of electrical current, their systems would fail to operate. If that were to happen, the results could have a long-lasting, ruinous impact. Most of the companies and organizations in these industries have taken precautionary measures . (Continuity Disaster Recovery)

A Solution to the Expensive Cost of Oblique Imagery GIS Systems

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 Alan Herbert Jordan (July 29, 2008)  There's a powerful tool in the arsenal of disaster mitigation (which includes prevention) systems-the Graphical Information System (GIS) that includes oblique imagery. With this tool, it is possible to look at cities and rural areas as if you were Superman, with the ability to rapidly fly around large areas of land and buildings, and with vision that allows you to rapidly perceive it .. (Continuity Disaster Recovery)

Risk Management Process

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 Akhil Shahani (July 16, 2008)  How often have you regretted not taking simple precautionary measures which could have prevented a sizable loss or inconvenience in your business? Whether it's ensuring that the anti-virus software is updated or the fire alarm system is in place, most businesses have a need to protect themselves against unpleasant circumstances. Small wonder, that management of risk is a scientific and .. (Continuity Disaster Recovery)

Disaster Preparedness For Home Based Businesses

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 Akhil Shahani (July 15, 2008)  Natural disasters can affect anyone at any time. But being prepared for such an eventuality can help you bounce back quickly. While you may not have any control over disasters, you can certainly take steps to ensure that your business and employees are protected. While insurance is a necessity for any kind of business that you are running, there are also other steps you should take to .. (Continuity Disaster Recovery)

Data Centre Reliability Checklist

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 Amy Nutt (July 15, 2008)  Planning, creating, and building a data centre can be one of the most expensive tasks an IT director can face. In order to maximize cost effectiveness and achieve optimum performance, reliability is key. Data centre size can range from one room in an office to an entire building, but there are some basic requirements which must be implemented to ensure system reliability. When .. (Continuity Disaster Recovery)

The Importance of Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Software

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 Michael Gambacorta (July 15, 2008)  Disaster recovery and business continuity software are essential tools for any business that must be prepared for the unexpected. In the event of an emergency, disaster recovery and business continuity software can give organizations more peace of mind and enhanced ability to deal with critical situations, especially if this software incorporates an emergency notification service. .. (Continuity Disaster Recovery)

Overview of an Uninterruptible Power Supply

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 Eric Gehler (July 15, 2008)  When a power source fails, that failure can result in the loss of data, applications, capacity and other impacts. An uninterruptible power supply (UPS) is a piece of equipment that serves as a buffer between a power source and the equipment (computers, servers, machinery, etc. ) that require power to operate. If a power source fails, the UPS can supply enough electricity to help avoid .. (Continuity Disaster Recovery)

Surviving the Inevitable - 7 Steps to Avoiding Technology Disasters You Might Not Have Considered

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 Leo Notenboom (July 15, 2008)  Surviving the Inevitable - 7 Steps to Avoiding Technology Disasters You Might Not Have Considered Do you have a technology disaster plan? Technology disasters come in all shapes and sizes. From something as simple as hard disk failure to something as significant as an emergency affecting critical community infrastructure, disasters are difficult to predict, and often catastrophic when .. (Continuity Disaster Recovery)

What Are the Key Elements of a Business Continuity Plan BCP

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 Jason Davidson (July 13, 2008)  The following article lists some simple, informative tips that will help you have a better experience with. Recovering from a business devastation is not a good Business Continuity plan BCP. Many companies lack a game plan to make sure that their business can function at 100% health should disaster ever occur. Many claim to have a continuity plan in place but in reality what they have .. (Continuity Disaster Recovery)

Is Your Business Prepared For a Disaster?

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 James Stephenson (July 10, 2008)  Is your business prepared for a disaster? A couple of years ago the world watched as New Orleans almost became the ‘Lost City of Atlantis’. Hurricane Katrina almost completely destroyed this historic city on the Mississippi. Homes, lives, and businesses were lost in the matter of just a few days. Many of those businesses had enough warning to enable them to move vital .. (Continuity Disaster Recovery)

Is Your Business Prepared For a Disaster? Part II

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 James Stephenson (July 10, 2008)  Are you Prepared? I hope you don't think this is ‘beating a dead horse', but I can't help but draw your attention to the news coming out of the Southern California area this past October and November of 2007. Over 250,000 people had to be evacuated from this area due to wildfires fueled by a season (or more) of dry weather and driven by over 75 mph winds. . . In our past article .. (Continuity Disaster Recovery)

Is it Possible to Plan For the Unexpected and Can Murphy Be Defeated?

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 Tony J Murphy (July 03, 2008)  Is it possible to plan for the unexpected? More importantly is it possible to produce a business continuity plan which helps to ensure that our business survives an emergency or natural disaster? In this article we look at a straightforward way of thinking about planning that can help you to plan for the unexpected. Imagine you have been tasked with producing a plan that ensures that .. (Continuity Disaster Recovery)

Ten Tips For Successful Server Virtualisation

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 John Malabon (July 02, 2008)  You may be ready to implement server virtualisation, but ensuring that each stage of the process is successfully carried out can be easier said than done. This 10 step easy-to-follow guide provides ten expert tips to ensure that server virtualisation is an exercise that is undertaken only once and provides a platform for future application containment. With the assistance of .. (Continuity Disaster Recovery)

Disaster Recovery Water Damage Classifications

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 Ben Anton (June 26, 2008)  Water damage is caused by a number of things including flooding, burst or leaky pipes, fire hoses, and regular humidity. Water damage is typically very severe because it impacts every aspect of your home. It can rots the wood in your floors, furniture and walls. It can rust the steel and other metal items. It can de-laminate plywood. It can completely ruin important documents, family .. (Continuity Disaster Recovery)

Disaster Recovery Mold Damage Can Be Cleaned

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 Ben Anton (June 26, 2008)  Indoor and outdoor molds and fungi are present at harmless levels nearly everywhere we go. Mold growth levels can rise to unsafe and harmful amounts after a water-related disaster. Nearly all building materials, documents, appliances and furniture are susceptible to mold growth. The longer they are allowed to linger, the higher the potential for health risks to those that are around it. . (Continuity Disaster Recovery)

Looking For Office Space in Toronto, Canada?

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 Saidul A Shaari (June 24, 2008)  Ladies and gentlemen especially those involved in business, do you have any plans to shift or open your business in Toronto, Canada? Sorry for asking but I found something that might interest you folks earlier today. I found out that there are many companies that offer various types of office spaces from typical ones to those favored by executives in Toronto, Canada. I might as well .. (Continuity Disaster Recovery)

Categorizing UPS Loads and Load Types

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 Robin Koffler (June 23, 2008)  Hardly anyone will argue that the need for uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) is on the rise as ancient power supply infrastructures creek under the weight of increasing demand for energy worldwide. But why do power protection load types need to be categorised? Firstly, business managers must assess what UPS loads are in terms of their criticality to the continuity of operations in .. (Continuity Disaster Recovery)

Small Business Disaster Recovery Plan Critical Tasks You Can Do Now

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 Ellen Davis (June 19, 2008)  Research has shown that only about 30% of small businesses have a disaster recovery plan. I believe this is because business owners don't have a clear idea on what needs to be done. The main purpose of any disaster recovery plan is to protect business critical data from being lost. Business critical data includes any key business information that could not be recovered if it were .. (Continuity Disaster Recovery)

Have You Overlooked Something?

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 David Vallance (June 18, 2008)  You have invested time and money getting your IT infrastructure right, you've got the right equipment in terms of redundant power supplies, hard drives, fans & UPS products. Your servers are being monitored and set to alert you to any issues and the server room temperature is regulated by an air conditioning unit, what could possibly go wrong now? Excessive Server Room Temperature .. (Continuity Disaster Recovery)

The Importance of Critical Incident Management and Incident Management Systems

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 Michael Gambacorta (June 17, 2008)  Critical incident management is a crucial part of any organization's business continuity and emergency operations plan. Today having a communication tool that allows you to contact all the members of your organization, as well as monitor the ongoing situation or incident, is critical to being able to deal with unforeseen circumstances such as a natural disaster or any other emergency. .. (Continuity Disaster Recovery)

Integrate Your Disaster Recovery Plan in the Management Process

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 Cindy King (June 16, 2008)  The best disaster recovery plan is one that deals with the events or risks most likely to hit your company. The biggest problem today is that most people agree with the idea of having a disaster recovery plan but very create and maintain it. The rule is: Integrate your disaster recovery plan in the management process. These three steps can help keep you from disasters path. Verify or . (Continuity Disaster Recovery)

Your Disaster Recovery Plan is Out of Date

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 Cindy King (June 16, 2008)  Some would call it an unfair, overly broad and possibly untrue statement that your Disaster Recovery Business Continuity plan is out of date. But unless you were working on it this week, it probably is. If you even have one. Disaster Recovery plans change Companies change, employees’ change, management decisions that impact a Disaster Recovery plan are not always filtered down .. (Continuity Disaster Recovery)

Reliable Data Protection For Business Continuity

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 Cindy King (June 16, 2008)  As far back as we go in history, protecting data for business continuity has always been essential. From the days when the dead sea scrolls were imperfectly stored in pottery jars and wrapped in linen and left in a mountainside cave to the days when Gutenberg was developing his moving press. Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas Edward Lawrence, better known as Lawrence of Arabia, wrote his .. (Continuity Disaster Recovery)

Can Your Business Recover Swiftly After an Emergency?

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 Elia Levi (June 07, 2008)  Home Security is certainly one of the most pressing worries for anyone who cares about family and loved ones. But once your physical defensive means against home intrusion are in place and after you possibly installed some form of Surveillance, you may think that the job is done and that life is only to be enjoyed. However most people, and probably you too, spend quite long hours of .. (Continuity Disaster Recovery)

Uninterruptible Power Supplies Remote Monitoring

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 Robin Koffler (June 03, 2008)  Business has never been more reliant on a continuous supply of electricity - and never better served than by modern UPS manufacturers. Whether it's an easily portable desktop uninterruptible power supply or a powerful parallel-redundant installation backed up by standby power sources, every conceivable power protection challenge can be overcome. Capability is meaningless without .. (Continuity Disaster Recovery)

Online Uninterruptible Power Supplies

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 Robin Koffler (June 03, 2008)  Ensuring uninterrupted power is a vital part of any organisation's business continuity planning and can be achieved with the correct deployment of a suitable uninterruptible power supply (UPS). Different types of UPS can be used as stand-alone solutions or in conjunction with one another other. The three main static UPS topologies are as follows: Online ('On-line') or Double Conversion .. (Continuity Disaster Recovery)

Fire Alarms Are a Commercial Necessity

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 Rex Magnum (May 29, 2008)  In the early days of the American textile mills, fires were fought using a sprinkler system made of perforated pipes. This system was not automated and had to be turned on manually. Around the time of the Civil War, men started trying to find better ways to protect factory workers from fire. In 1872, Philip W. Pratt patented the first automatic sprinkler. It was better, but needed .. (Continuity Disaster Recovery)

Emergency Planning For Small Businesses

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 Charles Cooper (May 28, 2008)  How prepared are you for some natural or man-made disaster? Now that we are well into the 2008 tornado season here in the U. S. , that's a question many small business owners should be asking themselves. Most people don't have the first clue as to how to prepare their business for a disaster of any size, but have no fear. By taking the kinds of hazard that might be faced one at a time, .. (Continuity Disaster Recovery)

The Value Of Information, Risk Management & Business Continuity - A Logical And Structured Approach

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 Jose Masson (April 30, 2008)  VALUE of INFORMATION To ensure continuity (going concern) we make use of many resources. The unavailability or impairment of some resources will threaten continuity and affect our chances of success and sometimes our chances of survival. One of these important/critical resources is information. We can consider the ‘intrinsic" value of information as the cost of acquiring, the .. (Continuity Disaster Recovery)

CRM History - The Evolution of Better Customer Service

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 Nahshon Wingard (January 25, 2008)  There was a time when frequent flyer miles, loyalty award systems and credit card points were virtually unknown to businesses and consumers alike. CRM history shows that customer relationship management is the system that popularized consumer benefits such as this. CRM history is indeed a brief one when it comes to the technological aspect of customer service. Although marketing .. (Continuity Disaster Recovery)

The Importance of Continuity and Disaster Recovery in an Organization

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 Bill Pratt (January 10, 2008)  Continuity and disaster recovery is one aspect that a company has to focus on to have effective and successful operations most of the time. This would assure them that in the event of any kind of disaster, their business would be able to remain fully functional and operational. Unfortunately, business owners simply cannot tell as to when disaster would strike. That is why they would .. (Continuity Disaster Recovery)

Continuity and Disaster Recovery in Business - Analysis of Business Impact

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 Bill Pratt (January 07, 2008)  Analysis of business impact would be a crucial aspect of the process of the business continuity planning. This step would be quantifying the data and would be getting into the real issues of potential losses, which could negatively impact your business. This particular step is used to be able to understand the most critical impacts, as well as how to be able to protect your data, .. (Continuity Disaster Recovery)

Continuity and Disaster Recovery in Business - Choosing Business Continuity Strategies

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 Bill Pratt (January 07, 2008)  The risk analysis, as well as business impact analysis would have identifiable risks to the primary business functionalities. Additionally, the potential impacts and possibilities of these risks and the costs needed in the prevention or mitigation of damages and the time needed to recover would have been established. The evaluation and selection of which strategies to use would be based . (Continuity Disaster Recovery)




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