Storage Smarts Answer #40

Storage Smarts Were you correct? This week's answer is:
d. Place backup facilities near each other

In a keynote speech after Sept. 11, Gary Bloom, CEO of Veritas Software Corp., described Veritas' emergency response to the attacks and offered advice for data recovery preparedness. He says, don't place backup facilities near each other. "The location of backup sites matters."

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This was first published in February 2003

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