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Reimagining Resilience in the face of 21st Century Disasters

Earlier this month as hurricanes lined up in the Atlantic like planes heading in for a landing at LaGuardia, communities and businesses struggled to redefine “resilience.” Staying safe physically is the overriding concern but protecting property and business assets is just as critical, because getting back to “normal” can take weeks if not months. Let’s […]

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Hurricane preparedness for businesses: Post-storm steps and long-term disaster recovery plans

The most important thing you can do for your business in the aftermath of a hurricane is stay safe. Flooding, downed trees, and other damage mean you should keep yourself, your family, and your employees as far away from affected areas as possible until authorities give the OK to return to your homes and businesses. […]

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Tammac Holdings remains strong despite freak tornado strike

Talk about your one-in-a-million situations. On June 13th, an EF-2 tornado struck the township of Wilkes-Barre, Pa. in the dark of night. For a city of approximately 40,000, this was an unusually powerful tornado, given how briefly it stayed on the ground. Once it struck, the tornado took a death-defying trip through the Wilkes-Barre Township business […]

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National Weather Service data outage: 3 reminders for improving resiliency

Memorial Day Weekend 2018 was a deluge for many parts of the country. Flash floods ripped through Ellicott City, Maryland. Subtropical storm Alberto triggered states of emergency in Florida, Mississippi and Alabama. Severe thunderstorms and tornadoes tore through the West and Midwest. Amid all this, the National Weather Service (NWS) experienced an outage from Sunday […]

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Sungard AS and Actifio Deliver Modern Backup & Recovery

Keep energy flowing. Keep real estate protected. Keep medicines available. From energy suppliers to global real estate brokers to national pharmacies, companies around the world are becoming increasingly digital. Organizations are adopting cloud, embracing IT transformation and adding modern, agile and efficient methods to harness the power of their business backbone: data. And with that unprecedented [...]

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Video: How businesses are improving DR plans after 2017’s disasters

2017 was a highlight reel of worst-case scenarios. WannaCry forced some organizations to play tug o’ war with their own data, while hurricanes halted business operations across the South. It felt like one terrible catastrophe after another, and while many organizations had effective safeguards in place, some did not. For those businesses who were unprepared, […]

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