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[25 Jun 2009 | Comments Off | 1,485 views]
Crisis Survivor launches Twitter-based crisis communication service

Business continuity planning consultancy, Crisis Survivor, has launched a new service which utilises micro-blogging site, Twitter, as a crisis communication tool.
The new service will provide the means for mass communication during a crisis and for use in coordinating contingency plans. Crisis Survivor believes that Twitter provides a cost-effective, more efficient method in communicating vital messages to employees.
Each company will have a Crisis Survivor managed Twitter account with all its employees following it. The account will remain dormant until necessary. After invocation ‘tweets’ will be sent to all employees via feeds …

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[7 May 2009 | Comments Off | 1,286 views]
Cisco CEO says physical and IT security are inseparable

At the RSA Conference in San Francisco, Cisco CEO John Chambers discusses how physical and IT security are one and the same. The architecture must be tied together to form a balanced resolution.

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[15 Apr 2009 | Comments Off | 1,151 views]

Based in Zagreb, Raiffeisenbank Austria (RBA) strives to offer the widest range of financial products and services in Croatia. Challenged by recent expansion, the Bank’s IT department wanted to reduce costs and better support the business with responsive, reliable IT services. It began by solving inefficiencies in its overcrowded data center. Many RBA servers hosted single applications that could not be deployed in a clustered environment. Using a Microsoft virtualization solution, IT staffers deployed these applications as virtual machines in a host clustering environment, increasing reliability through automated failover. RBA’s …

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[26 Mar 2009 | Comments Off | 2,395 views]

With mobile computing on the rise, AT&T’s Chief Security Officer, Ed Amoroso, says it’s time to unburden the masses by virtualizing security. Virtualization removes the need to invest in capital, manage hardware and administer support, upgrades and technology refreshes.
“As mobility becomes a greater component of the computing equation, we need to virtualize, centralize and amortize security,” Amoroso says. “By virtualizing mobility, IT has better management control and can help individuals…be more productive.”
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[16 Mar 2009 | Comments Off | 1,321 views]

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[3 Mar 2009 | Comments Off | 1,086 views]

An introduction to virtualization. It gives an overview of the technology and some of the reasons people are moving towards virtualization

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[3 Mar 2009 | Comments Off | 1,252 views]

Server Virtualization explained in 3 minutes by www.infoworld.com