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Published: 16 Oct 2012

There are no cookie-cutter business continuity implementations. If disaster strikes, each organization has its own unique requirements to make sure its business can continue. Outside the disaster horizon A key requirement of business continuity is that there's sufficient distance between data storage locations so that a disaster that wipes out one site is unlikely to wipe out another site. In fact, an organization should consider creating several types of business continuity solutions so it can respond to different types of risks. This article and a second one being published next month will look at some of the issues, technologies and products to keep your business afloat in case of a disaster. Traditional disk mirroring offers a familiar method for business continuity that assumes low latency and high bandwidth connections. This can be done with dark fiber or dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM). DWDM is a technology that puts data from different sources together on an optical fiber, with each signal carried at the same time on its own separate ... Access >>>

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