WEBINAR 10/21: Conquering Tough Challenges for Effective Emergency Notification.
Communication expert Dr. Robert Chandler discusses best practices in emergency messaging and how to effectively meet audiences' emerging expectation to be informed when disaster strikes. Click HERE>>

Business Resumption Contracts - A Must Have, but...
There are many names for these contracts (Emergency Response, Restoration, Rapid Response, DR, Business Recovery, etc.), and many vendors offer them. What are they and should your organization have one? Ted Brown writes. Click HERE>>

  • The GUIDE's "Facility Issues" Edition Available in Digital Format
    Our recent mini-GUIDE issue, focusing on Facility Issues is now available in digital format. If you do not receive the printed copy, follow this link for access to this invaluable resource. Click HERE>>
  • Cybersecurity Implementation Slow
    Only two of 24 cyber policy recommendations outlined by President Obama have been implemented, potentially putting the country's cyber infrastructure at risk. Click HERE>>
  • Nation's Disaster Response Inadequate on Children
    A commission has concluded the nation's medical facilities and responders are not prepared to care for severely injured children in the wake of a major disaster. Click HERE>>
  • Avoid a Crisis: Why Your Company Should Monitor Social Media
    When a prankster began tweeting about H&R Block, its social media outreach team noticed right away - and shut the former employee down in about an hour. Click HERE>>
  • How to Choose a Disaster Consultant
    Companies can no longer forego disaster and business continuity planning, but what criteria should they use to select a consultant? Click HERE>>
  • California Readies for the Big One
    It has been 153 years since the last major earthquake in California, making scientists extremely wary about a devastating seismic event in the near future. Click HERE>>
  • Are Actuaries Best-Suited for Enterprise Risk Management?
    As enterprise risk management becomes more complex and dependent on quantitative information, will actuaries step up to become the risk managers of the future? Click HERE>>

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Corporate Emergency Kit. Cover your company's basic preparedness needs with this great comprehensive quality survival kit. Don't wait any longer. Contingency planning begins with taking care of your number one resource - your employees! Click HERE>>

TAMP Systems web-based DRS Software
is named the Disaster Recovery System (DRS), which includes best practice content, planning templates to manage risks, accomplish the Business Impact Analysis, produce up to date plans and much more. Click HERE>>

Gartner Data Center Conference, Dec 6-9: LV, NV - 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>>

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MTU Onsite Energy Series 1600 Generator Set Receives Gold Award
MTU received the award in the annual Product of the Year competition for its diesel-powered generator set based on the all-new MTU Series 1600 engine. Sponsored by Consulting Specifying Engineer magazine, the award recognizes the best products introduced in 2009, according to votes cast by professional engineers. The new Series 1600 generator set covers the range of 250 kW to 600 kW. Click HERE>>

SunGard Expands Colocation and Managed Services Center in NY Metro Area
SunGard Availability Services has expanded its New York Metro area datacenter campus to meet growing customer demand for colocation and managed services. The expansion will help customers meet IT infrastructure needs without incurring the capital and operating expenses of building and running their own datacenters. The datacenter enhancements address the needs of companies that require security, redundancy and expansion capabilities. Click HERE>>

California Prepares for Quake
Get Ready to 'Shake Out', California! Prepare for the next earthquake by participating in the Great California ShakeOut, the yearly statewide earthquake drill that will happen at 10:21 am on October 21, 2010. Last year, nearly 7-million Californians statewide participated in the gigantic exercise, practicing the "Drop, Cover and Hold On" technique, which ended up helping those who were hit by quakes in 2010. Earthquake preparedness works! Click HERE>>

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