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Gartner Data Center Conference,
Dec 6-9 in Las Vegas provides unbiased expertise and best practices to help you better manage your data centers' agility, optimize costs, and navigate critical next steps in emerging technologies like virtualization and cloud computing. Click HERE>>

After the Recovery: "Show Me the Money!" - Common Problems that Affect Insurance Funds. After 18 years in the catastrophe restoration industry and 10 years as an insurance adjuster, Jim McGovern, of McLarens Young Int'l., offers insight on how to handle an insurance claim. Click HERE>>

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  • The Facility Issues Edition of the Disaster Resource GUIDE is Out
    The Facility Issues edition of the Disaster Resource GUIDE has just been sent. Look for it in the mail next week. If you don't receive one, check with us on how to renew your free subscription. To begin a subscription Click HERE>>
  • IT Risk: Let's Get Serious About it Now, Says IBM
    Where do you stand when it comes to IT Risk Mitigation? According to IBM, 88 percent of companies, based on their sample, still have room for improvement. Click HERE>>
  • Nashville Flood Recovery Update: Opry Mills Mall
    After the May flood in Nashville, the Opry Mills Mall has had trouble recovering and re-opening due to an insurance conflict and it could cost the Mall its very existence. Click HERE>>
  • Emergency Preparedness Drill Tests Local First Responders
    75 active emergency personnel from Waverly, PA and its surrounding areas were involved in the drill. A total of 20 different agencies participated. Click HERE>>
  • October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month
    Be secure and safe online by participating in this year's National Cyber Security Awareness Month. The Nat'l. Cyber Security Alliance provides many helpful resources for you. Click HERE>>
  • 18-Month Decertification Process for Hurricane Barrier Initiated by FEMA
    FEMA calls for decertification or proof of the barrier's protective ability within 18 months. If it is not recertified, financial repercussions could ensue for homeowners. Click HERE>>
  • Reasons Behind the Fact that Cyber Security is Crucial for Government
    Today, government entities are like big corporations, and like big corporations, they now require a heavy focus on cyber security in order to avoid monumental risk. Click HERE>>

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Contingency Planning & Management Conference
NYC, Nov. 3-4, 2010 In-depth education on today's hot topics & best practices in Business Continuity, Emergency Mgmt & Homeland Security. NYC OEM Commissioner to keynote. Save $200 before Oct.15 Click HERE>>

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YOU can HELP the people in your organization prepare. The Survival Kit I supplies basic necessities for the first 72 critical hours after a disaster. It provides single person essentials in a compact, durable pack. Click HERE>>

American Red Cross, OC Chapter's Disaster Preparedness Academy. Anaheim, CA - October 27. Academy workshops offer the latest in disaster planning, mitigation, response and recovery information. A one of a kind preparedness seminar for So Cal. Click HERE>>

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Gartner Says Energy-Related Costs Are 12% of Data Center Expenditures
Stamford, CT - Energy-related costs account for approximately 12 percent of overall data center expenditure and are the fastest-rising cost in the data center, according to Gartner, Inc. Analysts said that data center power, cooling and energy supply, and cost problems are likely to worsen during the next few years as organizations grow their technology infrastructure as they emerge from a recessionary period. Click HERE>>

Raysat Now Operating Under Spacenet Integrated Government Solutions (SIGS)
Spacenet Integrated Government Solutions (SIGS) is now managing Raysat Antenna Systems' (RAS) US division. SIGS is focused on delivering network and communications solutions to meet the unique requirements of the Department of Defense, Homeland Security, the Intelligence Community and other government agencies. The integration of RAS will enable SIGS to expand its offerings and increase business opportunities in the government market. Click HERE>>

HISPI Names Avalution Trainer of BCI Good Practices Guidelines Training
The Holistic Information Security Practitioner Institute (HISPI) named Avalution Consulting as the trainers to deliver their BCI Good Practices Guidelines introduction and certification preparatory training. The BCI, whose mission is to promote high standards of professional competence and commercial ethics in the provision and maintenance of BCP education and professional certification, is a partner with the HISPI to host and deliver their training. Click HERE>>



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