NAAT introduces a HOT-SITE KIT, which turns virtually any remote branch into a DR site at a fraction of the cost of traditional Hot-Sites. Supporting up to 80 servers in 200 sq. ft. the kit starts at UNDER $30,000 and includes 5 Cabinets, a 30KVA UPS and a 30KW A/C Unit. Click HERE>>


Guide to Creating a Successful Project Proposal
It is the first of a series of documents needed to manage a project. Getting management to sign off will give you a fighting chance to create a successful plan and give you the necessary budget. Irene Rozansky tells us more. Click HERE>>



Priceline CIO Shares His Bird Flu Plan
The avian flu is on everyone’s minds these days, as more cases are reported every week. In a new Q&A, a top exec at Priceline shares his plans on how they would get through it. Click HERE>>

Tech Institute Looks for Security's Next 'American Idol'
There’s a $50,000 prize up for grabs as students at Georgia Tech compete to make information security user-friendly. Is this the ‘American Idol’ for security pros? Click HERE>>

Blackout Looms for NYC
Some experts are predicting New York City will face another massive power outage this summer. Are IT managers in the city ready for it? No, say some managers. Click HERE>>

Avoiding the Seven Deadly Sins of Email
Your communication depends on e-mail. But in a crisis, e-mail gaffes can bring down your business. Do you know how to avoid the seven deadly sins of e-mail? Click HERE>>

Proving Your Disaster Recovery Plan Works
Post-Katrina, management, government regulators and even customers demand companies have DR plans in place. You’ve got the plan, but can you prove that it works? Click HERE>>

DHS Earns another “F” on Cybersecurity Report Card
It wasn’t exactly unexpected. For the third straight year, the DHS has earned a failing grade on the government’s computer security report card. Click HERE>>


AOK RESCUE CHAIR
The safest and easiest way to transport a disabled person, in an emergency, down or up a flight of stairs in a high-rise building! The ADA requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations for disabled employees. Click HERE>>


It's Time to Think Mitigation An earthquake can cripple the unprotected office in a matter of seconds. The estimated damage to computers during the Loma Prieta earthquake was $100 million according to FEMA. Equipment fasteners can make a difference. Don’t wait. Click HERE>>

DR & Data Protection Summit
May 31-June 1. Tampa Bay, FL. This is a unique event focused on business continuity requirements of organizations threatened directly or indirectly by hurricanes and tropical storm systems. Click HERE>> for more info.


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DRI Asia will hold its 5th Annual DRI Asia Conference and Exhibition April 24-27
Kuala Lumpur — It is the premier event organised with the objective of delivering key information to BCP professionals and business leaders whose business operations have a significant presence in the Asian region. The conference will cover important topics including Asia's changing mindset on business continuity amidst new threats to business survival like the Bali Bombing, Hurricane Katrina, Asian Tsunami and the Flu Pandemic. www.driasia.org

The Non-Profit Directory 2005 is now available.
This publication contains more than 85,000 Non-Profit organizations and Foundations located in both the United States and Canada. It is fully searchable with Acrobat Reader and makes it easy to look for keywords in the document. You will find a wealth of information to either finance your next project or team up with other organizations. You’ll have access to clickable URLs and a full description of their activities and objectives. Price: $149.95. To order, please call: 450-224-9275.

myCOOP 5.1 BCP Software Released at DRJ Spring World
Reston, VA — COOP Systems’ BCP planning software has a new version being released at DRJ Spring World on March 26th. Enhanced Administrator, Planner and Contributor capabilities are all delivered with ease of use, low cost, power, and flexibility. Many notable organizations have decided myCOOP is the right direction for them. Visit their booth (#606) or click on the following URL to get more details: http://www.coop-systems.com/about/032006.htm

RecoveryPlanner.com and PAR3-EnvoyWorldWide Align
Shelton, CT — RecoveryPlanner.com and EnvoyWorldWide® recently announced their partnership.  This alliance combines the high capacity, scalability and security of EnvoyXpress®, Envoy’s notification platform, with the interactive web-based planning software tool devised by RecoveryPlanner.com to maximize time efficiency and minimize the amount of downtime during unplanned events and disasters. www.RecoveryPlanner.com, www.envoyworldwide.com

 

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