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Published: 30 Oct 2012

Just when you thought you had it all figured out ... The game changes and there are new rules. It's like golf, where it's a game of inches and it turns out that all of your clubs are metric. The thing about protecting yourself is that you can never predict what's going to happen next. When Sept. 11 happened, we thought we saw the worst of humanity and the toll it took on our happy little world of IT. Thankfully, most of the organizations directly affected were able to failover exactly as planned. The problem was that they didn't think about some of the little things--like phones or a desk where people could use their phones. Some smaller shops found they could withstand a power outage; however, they forgot that without power, air conditioning doesn't work and without air conditioning computers melt down. After Sept. 11 everyone talked about disaster recovery (DR). Nobody did anything about it (well, except for the people that had already done something about it), but it sure was talked about. For a while, the government stuck its finger in and rounded up the... Access >>>

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