Our 2016 Business Continuity Review – From National Resilience to Toasters (and Back)

It’s always an editorial dilemma – Do we start with the event with the biggest business continuity impact? The event that was the most unbelievable? For the 2016 Business Continuity Review, we have some difficult choices, including the massive cyberattack of the toasters, the most powerful man in the world (soon) trying to carve up the Internet, and a smartphone threatening the health of a national economy.

The Cloud Experience

For many years we’ve been hyped with the cloud generation of computing with the likes of giants such as Amazon, Microsoft, VMware and Oracle to name a few in the ring. But moving entirely to the cloud has some considerations to take into account and a Cloud Risk Assessment is to be conducted to analyse…

When Retail Giants Move into Disaster Recovery

Amazon already did it. With huge data centre installations and expertise to support its exclusively electronic commerce, it wasn’t a big leap to start providing cloud computing platform services and practically limitless data storage resources for other companies. Amazon Web Services now offer organisations the possibility to move their disaster recovery and business continuity into…