BELFOR'S Red Alert Program
Protect your organization's mission-critical assets by taking simple steps now. When you pre-register and become part of Belfor's Red Alert, your corporate needs can be more effectively addressed if a disaster occurs. BELFOR is the worldwide leader in disaster recovery services with more than 100 offices and 3000 plus employees worldwide.
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Total Cost of Ownership for Data Center
Neil Rasmussen, CTO, APC reviews an improved method for measuring TCO of data center and network room physical infrastructure and relating these costs to the overall IT infrastructure. The largest cost driver is shown to be unnecessary costs resulting from the oversizing of the infrastructure. costs resulting from the oversizing of the.To learn more,
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IT Security Experts Urged To Think ‘Inside Out’
Developing a solid IT security strategy is an exercise in ‘reverse engineering’ says one group of consultants – start at the core and move security outwards. Click HERE>>

Value Of Psychological First Aid Questioned
Does crisis intervention therapy immediately following an emergency or disaster actually prevent post-traumatic stress disorder? Probably not, say some experts. Click HERE>>

NYC Pilot Project Could Speed Disaster Recovery for Wall St.
A new service lets companies and organizations designate employees who are key to a business’ survival. These essential workers are granted first access by authorities to premises following an emergency or disaster. Click HERE>>

SONET For Telecom/Storage Connectivity
A synchronous optical network (SONET) can offer the bandwidth, reliability, security and the ability to connect multiple systems and formats on a single WAN/MAN. That’s why some say it’s a suitable choice for connecting a network’s backup DR/BC storage systems. Click HERE>>

Limit Your Legal Liability In Cases Of Workplace Violence
As if having an eruption of workplace violence isn’t bad enough itself, injured employees can also seek damages from employers in many states. But there are strategies for business owners to protect themselves from lawsuits. Click HERE>>

“Share the Wealth”…Industry Organizations Update
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Register Now and Save $50 on DSPN's One-day Business Continuity Workshop.
Participants learn best practices for designing a comprehensive, enterprise-wide Business Continuity Plan. For discount, use this promotional code: "e-guide6" Click HERE>>

EVAC-U8™...Innovative Escape Smoke Hood

Three out of four fire fatalities are caused by smoke inhalation. The EVAC-U8™ provides respiratory protection with 15 minutes of breathable air to help you evacuate safely in a fire related emergency.
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Connecting Communities:
Comprehensive Emergency Management
November 14-20 in Orlando. IAEM'S 2003 Conference will stress the importance of private sector and public sector disaster preparedness and homeland security collaboration.
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