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Disaster Preparedness: It's Not Just for the Work Place Anymore
By Leo Wrobel, Sharon Wrobel
Sep 7, 2009
September is National Preparedness Month (NPM). NPM affords us all the opportunity to ask ourselves how well WE are prepared, not only as organizations but also as individuals.
Troubleshooting Network Sharing Issues: Part 2
By Eric Geier
Jun 26, 2009
Eric Geier shows how to verify sharing and file permissions, access shares manually and how to reinstall networking gear to solve network sharing problems.
Interconnecting Data Centers Using VPLS: Data Center Layer 2 Interconnect
By Nash Darukhanawalla, Patrice Bellagamba
Jun 24, 2009
This chapter provides an overview of high availability (HA) clusters, legacy deployment models for interconnecting data centers, and problems related to extending Layer 2 networks.
Avoiding Telecom Sabotage, Part 2 of 2
By Leo Wrobel, Sharon Wrobel
Jun 22, 2009
Leo A. Wrobel and Sharon M. Wrobel conclude their series on avoiding the hazards of deliberate telephone sabotage with some suggestions about other communications options (some of them free!) that you should include in your First Alert procedures.
Troubleshooting Network Sharing Issues: Part 1
By Eric Geier
Jun 19, 2009
Eric Geier shows you how to refresh your networking gear and verify that the sharing, firewall, and router settings are correctly configured.
Avoiding Telecom Sabotage, Part 1 of 2
By Leo Wrobel, Sharon Wrobel
Jun 15, 2009
Leo A. Wrobel and Sharon M. Wrobel remind us that not only are some disasters not natural - they're actually deliberate. In part 1 of this two-part series, they consider the wide-ranging effects of telecom sabotage, including business losses and interruption of emergency services.
Mashup Styles, Techniques, and Technologies
By J. Jeffrey Hanson
May 25, 2009
J. Jeffrey Hanson points out some of the most widely used styles, techniques, and technologies to build mashups.
The Hidden Costs of Not Planning for Disasters
By Leo Wrobel, Sharon Wrobel
May 12, 2009
Here's how to help your executives focus on the true costs involved in failing to plan.
What Is a CMDB?
By Carlos Casanova, Glenn O'Donnell
Apr 23, 2009
In this chapter, learn about the enigma that is a CMDB (Configuration Management Database), including answers to frequently asked questions.
10 Questions to Ask To Find a Great, Green Data Center Site
By Douglas Alger
Apr 17, 2009
Doug Alger provides 10 questions to ask about property you're considering for your next Data Center to help you have a productive, green server environment.
Becoming the Paperless Office
By K.J. McCorry
Apr 17, 2009
K.J. McCorry outlines the complexities of eliminating paper in the workplace.
Collaboration Is Key for Green IT
By John Lamb
Apr 17, 2009
Collaboration among many stakeholders is a must for green data center technology. John Lamb describes how to help make this collaboration happen.
Green IT: The Key to Energy Efficiency
By John Lamb, Dustin Sullivan
Apr 17, 2009
IBMers John Lamb, Chris Molloy, and Jody Cefola discuss energy management in information technology and John's new book.
The Importance of Green IT
By John Lamb
Apr 17, 2009
John Lamb explains the basic environmental impact of IT and lays the foundation for solutions to those problems.
Are Private-Sector Organizations Responsible for Failing to Plan for Natural Disasters? (Part 3 of 3)
By Leo Wrobel, Sharon Wrobel
Mar 31, 2009
Leo A. Wrobel and Sharon M. Wrobel conclude this series with a discussion of an alarming fact (disasters are on the rise) and what might be an even more alarming conclusion for disaster recovery planners (yep, you're responsible).
Are Private-Sector Organizations Responsible for Failing to Plan for Natural Disasters? (Part 2 of 3)
By Leo Wrobel, Sharon Wrobel
Mar 23, 2009
Contingency planners must adopt those new technologies - or be held responsible for failure to do so. How do these issues affect your role in emergency planning for your organization?
Are Private-Sector Organizations Responsible for Failing to Plan for Natural Disasters? (Part 1 of 3)
By Leo Wrobel, Sharon Wrobel
Mar 16, 2009
If you're the company's disaster-recovery planner, and you're caught unprepared for a natural disaster, are you at fault?
Defining ITIL Change and Release Management Processes
By Larry Klosterboer
Mar 2, 2009
Learn how to customize your own change and release management processes.
Absolute Beginner's Guide to Project Management: Essential Elements for Any Successful Project
By Greg Horine
Feb 12, 2009
Learn the leading causes of "troubled" projects, and the common principles, techniques, and tools underlying most successful projects.
Setting Up Web Filtering for a Network Using OpenDNS (Part 2)
By Eric Geier
Dec 19, 2008
Eric Geier continues his guide on using OpenDNS, a free Domain Name System (DNS) service that helps provide a safer, faster, smarter, and more reliable Internet.

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