Social Media in Business Continuity

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Social media is everywhere. It’s in coffee shops, at tourist attractions, even walking down the street. People are constantly cataloguing what is happening in their lives on social media with photos, news articles and trendy hashtags. And this is especially true when emergencies arise. Loved ones reach out, asking if they are ok. Photos still […]

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Operating By The Seat Of Your Pants?

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We’ve all seen them.  New companies that appear seemingly out of nowhere.  Often they have fancy marketing material, a snazzy logo, a few fast-talking sales people, and an energetic and keen staff working behind the scenes.  The company gets attention, makes some sales, and everything ticks along nicely.  The board is happy, the staff are confident, […]

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Are your vendors prepared?

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A solid business continuity plan is a great start to help you recover in the face of a major incident.  But have you considered what happens when there are “No 3rd Party Vendors”?  It’s time to check that they have plans in place. Why audit your vendors? A key piece of every business continuity plan […]

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Inter Cloud Disaster Recovery

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NOTE TO READER: This post is a post from guest blogger Chris Lawless, VP of Product Management at Dbvisit. More and more IT organizations are looking at the cloud. There are a variety of reasons why organizations would move their Oracle databases to the cloud. Discover our team’s instructions here. One fear that I hear from many […]

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BCP Consultants vs BCP Software: Is the field changing?

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I always find it interesting to see how the field of Business Continuity (BCP), Disaster Recovery (DRP) and Continuity of Operations (COOP) is continually evolving.  Recently I was asked to comment on the “need” for BCP consultants when a client already has BCP software.  Before this month this wasn’t a big deal, but now it’s a […]

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Backups vs. Disaster Recovery

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NOTE TO READER: KingsBridge and Dbvisit have entered into a partnership with guest posts going to each others blog.  This post is from Chris Lawless, VP of Product Management. As Dbvisitors, we talk to a lot of people about Disaster Recovery. At conferences, Oracle events, partner meetings and in day to day life we end up […]

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Hurricane Season – can your plan survive the storm?

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It happens every year at the same time.  With the weather being unpredictable as it is, you would think that we would know how to weather any storm.  Just like with hurricanes, our business continuity/disaster recovery plans are susceptible to the storms that might happen in the day-to-day running of our businesses. Are you watching […]

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What Is a Standby Database?

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NOTE TO READER: This post is a post from guest blogger Chris Lawless, VP of Product Management at Dbvisit. What Is a Standby Database? I was recently asked that question on a call. I was taken back a bit because I thought surely ‘everybody knows that’. But it was a good reminder that we should not […]

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