Disaster Recovery Market to Reach $39 Billion by 2015

ABI Research forecasts that the global market for business continuity and disaster data recovery solutions will grow to nearly $40 billion by 2015. Business Continuity Solutions provides cloud infrastructure, data center, and backup and disaster recovery (BDR). Business Continuity Solutions offers services similar to larger companies like Citrix, EMC Corp and Rackspace Hosting. Larry Fisher,…

7 Reasons Why Business Continuity Plans Fail

Here are a few reasons why business continuity plans fail, and how to avoid them. 1.     Unrealistic Expectations Many plans are created expecting that power, mobile phones, landlines, Internet, and water will all be working, and roads will be open.  Plans are written expecting that everyone will show up for work, staff won’t have damage…

Hackers attack Microsoft computers

Microsoft has become the latest US technology company to confirm that it has been targeted by computer hackers. In a blog post, Microsoft announced that “a small number” of its computers had recently been deliberately infected with malicious software. The firm said it found no evidence that any customer data had been accessed, but an…