Latest Disaster Recovery articles

Disaster recovery in the cloud - what's the business case?

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Mark Worts, practise manager at Company85, explains the advantages and risks of putting DR in the cloud
01 Dec 2014

CA Technologies pays millions to RBS over IT catastrophe

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Settlement will soften blow to RBS with the fiasco already costing the bank nearly £200m
24 Nov 2014

Backup and recovery: quantifying the cost of doing nothing

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John Leonard on the art of selling a strategic approach to enterprise backup and recovery to the board
09 Jan 2014

Interview: Raising IT's profile at Skanska

Computing speaks to Steve Capper, director of IT at construction giant Skanska, about re-energising a stale IT environment
09 Dec 2013

Your hard drive is playing up - should you stick it in the freezer?

John Leonard takes a look around the data recovery centre at Kroll Ontrack
05 Dec 2013

Scottish Health Board meltdown highlights headaches for IT managers

Report into incident clears IT team of any blame
22 Nov 2013

Pinewood Studios Group 'saves 15 hours a week' with Veeam Essentials

Restoring Microsoft Exchange mailbox used to take firm a whole day, and now takes minutes
31 Jul 2013

Disaster recovery: time for SMEs to look to the cloud

Research reveals many SMEs are ill-prepared for a disruptive event such as extreme weather, fire or data loss, despite having a growing range of DR options available to them
10 Jul 2013

In the eye of the storm: How PEER1 kept its datacentre running throughout Hurricane Sandy

Cloud host PEER1 tells Computing how it kept its New York datacentre online throughout Hurricane Sandy
02 Nov 2012

Baby, you can drive my CAR (Continuity, availability, recovery)


31 Oct 2012

It’s all in the detail – just what is cloud recovery all about?


11 Sep 2012

Case Study: When REAL disaster strikes

How BlackBay overcame two major earthquakes by a combination of resilience, new technology – and old technology
08 Aug 2012

Lessons of the O2 outage


25 Jul 2012

RBS could have been smelling of roses


10 Jul 2012

ENISA report highlights critical barriers to effective cyber insurance market

Empirical evidence needs collecting and understanding to make market more active, says security agency
29 Jun 2012

Bad decisions + blocked drains = disaster


19 Jun 2012

Computing research: the many faces of IT disaster

From hardware failures to defecating pigeons, Computing examines multifarious threats facing datacentre managers
24 May 2012

Top 10 causes of IT disasters – and how to deal with them (Available on-demand)

During this web seminar we will be looking at the sorts of incidents that can bring data centres grinding to a halt and what can be done about them.
22 May 2012

IT vs the animal kingdom


09 May 2012

Companies failing cloud security test

Organisations are failing to conduct vital due diligence on their choice of cloud computing partners
25 Apr 2012

King’s Cross Station selects Marathon EverRun to eliminate server downtime

Network Rail wanted 'no noticeable downtime in any server switchover'
16 Apr 2012

Report: UK pubic sector IT lacks disaster recovery

Spending squeeze blamed for poor backup resources
30 Mar 2012

IT Leaders Forum: Intelligent networking for an uncertain world

IT leaders from a range of sectors gathered in London this month to discuss how networks need to evolve to meet changing user requirements, support new business opportunities and mitigate potential threats
22 Mar 2012

Opinion: Storage virtualisation in the cloud

Cloud-based managed service providers are well equipped to tackle latency and compliance issues
01 Mar 2012