Risky Business: Disaster Recovery Needs More Than Crossed Fingers

The list of potential culprits is long: Cyber criminals, hackers, rogue governments, competitors, terrorists/freedom fighters, disaffected current and former staff,  not to mention whoever was behind the denial of service attack on Sony’s PlayStation Network and Sony Entertainment Network and a bomb threat to an American Airlines flight carrying the president of Sony’s online entertainment… Read More

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Conquering The Three-Headed Hydra: Compute, Storage, & Networking

In Greek mythology, there was a nasty serpent-like monster with many heads that terrorized nearby villages. This monster was created by the Greek goddess Hera to destroy her enemy, Hercules. The beast was invulnerable as long as one head remained. But, as Hercules discovered, when he cut off one head, more heads grew back. In… Read More

Hercules slaying the Hydra

Giants, Shadows, and Innovators

In 1676, Isaac Newton borrowed a comment from the 12th century Bernard of Chartres, in which he said that the only way that he had managed to do what he had done was by “standing on the shoulders of giants”.  That is, people before him had set the foundations for Newton’s work – without all… Read More

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Law Firm Perkins Coie Builds Software Defined WAN

Delivering quality application and IT services to remote offices presents a challenge to any IT organization. The lack of local IT personnel makes it difficult to deploy hardware appliances or perform even mundane management tasks. Software can change all of that — just ask the IT team at Perkins Coie LLP. With 19 offices and 950 attorneys worldwide, Perkins Coie knows all… Read More

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Holding Management Responsible for Infrastructure Risk

In a recent move, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) issued innovative new Technology Risk Management (TRM) requirements. Rather than simply addressing banking systems, these new requirements are based on guidelines which expand the focus of security regulations and compliance to include all financial service providers. And in a notable move, these new regulations make… Read More

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Risky Business: Disaster Recovery Needs More Than Crossed Fingers

The list of potential culprits is long: Cyber criminals, hackers, rogue governments, competitors, terrorists/freedom fighters, disaffected current and former staff,  not to mention whoever was behind the denial of service attack on Sony’s PlayStation Network and Sony Entertainment Network and a bomb threat to an American Airlines flight carrying the president of Sony’s online entertainment unit... The bad guys are out to get you and the odds are that they will. Throw in Mother Nature, and the problem isn't if, but when disaster will strike -- and then what do you do next? For most large organizations, the answer to the last part appears to … Read More

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