It’s National Hurricane Preparedness Week, folks. Before you roll your eyes, let us remember that Hurricane Sandy tore through the East Coast not all that long ago (October 2012) and did $75+ billion (this number keeps going up every time I check Wikipedia) in damage. During Hurricane Sandy, SunGard AS received 342 alerts from our […]
By George Gobla, Technical Service Delivery Manager Like most other residents of the East Coast, I had been following the news about the approach of Hurricane Sandy vigilantly. As a New Jersey resident, my interest was even greater, as the storm the media dubbed “Frankenstorm” was tracking to make landfall on the evening of October 29 […]
By Ron LaPedis, CISSP-ISSAP, ISSMP, MBCP, MBCI Apparently what’s headed for the East Coast is a “monster” of a storm. It’s so bad, in fact, that they’re calling it, “
By Maryling Yu When I was a kid growing up in the Southeastern United States, I spent a lot of time in the back of my Mom’s lime-green Dodge station wagon, accompanying her on her many business trips to Miami, Florida. I used to love it when I got asked to go, because a) it […]
Hurricane season brings into focus the need for companies to reexamine disaster recovery plans. As we've been talking to customers about the volitile weather season, we advise organizations to approach hurricane preparedness not as a reactive disaster recovery process but as the opportunity to manage a hurricane as a planned event.