Taking care of tape

Taking care of tape

“If you went to the Royal Bank of Canada’s data centres and told them to switch from tape, they would...

September 25th, 2008 Rafael Ruffolo

Ottawa fire ignites desire for better backup systems

Ottawa fire ignites desire for better backup systems

Some good can emerge, even from a catastrophe. The blaze at two Iron Mountain data facilities – including one in...

July 27th, 2006 Sharon Fisher

Firms want DR systems to be driven by business needs

Firms want DR systems to be driven by business needs

COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLECompanies today are clamouring for business-driven disaster recovery (DR) systems that allow them to run key applications...

July 16th, 2006

Oopsie….

Oopsie….

When the B.C. government auctioned off data storage tapes that contained details of the medical status of thousands of people...

March 27th, 2006 Brian Eaton

Data thefts prompting IT security checks

Data thefts prompting IT security checks

Bank of America Corp.’s loss of credit card data on some 1.2 million customers, along with other recent security incidents,...

March 31st, 2005 Lucas Mearian

SSHA ramps up security for backup storage

SSHA ramps up security for backup storage

Smart Systems for Health Agency (SSHA) has it all taped out. The Ontario Government agency has taken steps to guarantee...

February 20th, 2005 Patricia Pickett

Turning survival into revival

Turning survival into revival

Online trading broker Qtrade Investor depends on a rock solid network to serve the customers of more than 175 financial...

October 31st, 2004 Susan Maclean

Speaking up on disaster planning

Speaking up on disaster planning

For a country prone to disasters, from natural and man-made to technology-based, a surprising number of companies have unacceptable plans...

July 31st, 2004 Chris Conrath

Getting it together

Getting it together

The terrorist attacks of 9/11, the outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and last year’s Ontario blackout have undoubtedly...

June 16th, 2004 Rebecca Reid