Toronto flash flood tests conferencing firm’s DR plan

A severe thunderstorm that dumped more than five inches of rain on Toronto in just two hours and caused over $850 million in damages this summer, turned out to be the perfect occasion

Published on: September 19th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Sales of unused IPv4 addresses gathering steam

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- A growing number of U.S. carriers and enterprises are hedging their bets on IPv6 by purchasing blocks of unused IPv4 addresses through official channels or behind-the-scenes dealmaking. The U.S. government, Internet

Published on: May 30th, 2012 Carolyn Duffy Marsan

The new DDoS: Silent, organized and profitable

Depending on how unscrupulous your business practices are, a denial-of-service attack can give you a competitive advantage. From keeping competitors offline to engaging in outright extortion, there are organizations (some more obviously criminal

Published on: May 24th, 2012 brian bloom

Canadians admit paltry business continuity spending

Canadian firms believe the four per cent of their IT budget currently put towards business continuity planning is insufficient, according to a recent survey by IDC Canada. In fact, companies surveyed responded that

Published on: August 14th, 2007 Kathleen Lau

And I say to myself ‘what a dangerous world’

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEThe IT folks at Louisiana State University have had some tough tests lately. They survived Hurricane Katrina with their own systems in Baton Rouge intact, only to see that campus

Published on: January 1st, 2007 Mary K Pratt