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06/18/18

Backup Retention Policy

Can someone share your backup retention policy? We are a medium privately held manufacturing company. Today our retention policy is 3 weeks for non-prod system … read more ›

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05/09/18

Active Shooter policies and procedures

My facilities team/EHS team approached me to aid them with identifying a technical solution for an active shooter situation. We have employees with cell phones … read more ›

12 Comments
03/30/18

Hybrid DR with Azure Part 2

In order to do a worst case (Azure production & home office data center are dead) DR exercise we have to connect our Azure applications … read more ›

1 Comments
05/24/18

Disaster Recovery Planning

Disaster Recovery Planning Questions: - What should be considered during the training? Any example of training materials would be helpful. - Do all IT individuals … read more ›

1 Comments
05/14/18

Active Shooter Communication Protocols

Curious about communication protocols during the event of an active shooter situation when some employees don’t have cell phones on them to receive notifications. … read more ›

1 Comments
05/09/18

Looking for strategic network audit firm - prefer national

Need to find a company that can perform technical audits for new acquisitions/existing companies for purpose of proper architecture/standards protocols. Plus we will need to … read more ›

3 Comments
05/07/18

Concept of Continuous DR

Is the concept of "Continuous DR" being adopted? If so, what tools are people using to tie DR-BC Plan Managment into their CMDB and other … read more ›

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05/02/18

Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) Template Needed

Member is looking for a COOP (Continuity of Operations Plan) template other members are willing to share. … read more ›

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02/06/18

Costs for a Technology Assessment

We are a transit agency and are evaluating our business technology systems for overlap or gaps and currently looking for examples of cost proposals from … read more ›

1 Comments
10/02/17

AutoDesk Vault Backup Strategy?

Is anyone here using AutoDesk Vault and if so, how are you backing up your Vault instance(s)? I am told that AutoDesk only recommends a … read more ›

2 Comments
11/09/17

Business Continuity Crisis Team and Cyber Incident Response Team Organization Charts

We are looking for examples of organization charts (including Team Roles & Responsibilities but no employee names) specific to Business Continuity Crisis Team, Cyber Incident … read more ›

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02/16/18

Differing Data Retention Requirements and Tape Backup

We are working on a data retention strategy for our company, and one of the challenges we are running into is data saved on backup … read more ›

3 Comments
Closed Topic
03/15/18

Data Center Colocation

A member is seeking recommendations for a colocation provider to move their data center (Southern California/Arizona area). Would also like any RFPs and best practices … read more ›

1 Comments
Closed Topic
02/14/18

Data Protection / Backup and Recovery for Higher Education Organizations

Can other Higher Education Members share feedback regarding this topic? A Higher Education member asks what are other Higher Education organizations using for Data Protection … read more ›

2 Comments
Closed Topic
01/12/18

BCP Table Top Exercises Consultant

I am looking to connect with member who may have used a consultant to do BCP table top exercises with senior management and lines of … read more ›

1 Comments
Closed Topic
01/11/18

3rd Party Support for NetApp in Disaster Recovery

A member is considering using 3rd Party Support (TERiX) for their NetApp FAS 3220 system at their Disaster Recovery site. Have any members used 3rd … read more ›

1 Comments
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01/04/18

Recovery Plan / Playbook for a Critical Ransomware Event

Does anyone have a recovery plan/playbook for a critical ransomware event where all systems are brought down? … read more ›

1 Comments
Closed Topic
12/05/17

Data center colocation consultant needed

Can anyone recommend a (Northeastern Florida) consulting company to help migrate our data center to a colocation site? … read more ›

2 Comments
Closed Topic
11/06/17

Can Anyone Share Their Backup Policy?

A member is searching for a backup policy. Does anyone have one that they can share? … read more ›

1 Comments
Closed Topic
10/31/17

Cybersecurity Incident Response

Does anyone have a Cybersecurity incident response process or plan they can share? … read more ›

2 Comments
Closed Topic
06/05/17

Backup(Data Domain) to Cloud

We currently use Data Domain as our backup solution. We are looking to backup to cloud to reduce the storage in Data Domain. I would … read more ›

4 Comments
Closed Topic
05/26/17

Hybrid DR With Azure

We have a project moving two applications to Azure. I am trying to work out how to manage a DR exercise when the connectivity to … read more ›

4 Comments
Closed Topic
05/17/17

IT Emergency Reserve Fund

I’ve been tasked with establishing an IT Emergency Reserve Fund, basically a pool of money that IT should have on hand for “Just in case” … read more ›

4 Comments
Closed Topic
07/26/16

DR Printing Services

We are looking to gather information on what companies have done with respect to recovering printing capabilities. We're specifically interested in those that have contracted … read more ›

1 Comments
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06/08/16

DR and Backup revisted

I read through a number of the previous discussion group transcripts and found a lot of helpful information. My company is small to mid sized … read more ›

3 Comments
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