Entries Tagged as 'recovery'
by Jay Heiser | February 15, 2012 | Comments Off
Other than some analysis and speculation about how the takedown changed traffic patterns without actually reducing global piracy, and regular reports about the legal status of Kim Dotcom, the Megaupload drama hasn’t provided much in the way of news for a couple of weeks. On the theory that putting the string ‘Megaupload’ into the title of […]
Category: Cloud risk management Vendor Contracts Tags: continuity, recovery, SaaS escrow
by Jay Heiser | November 17, 2011 | 2 Comments
An SLA from a public cloud service promising some sort of recoverability is a crow feather, clutched in the trunk of the enterprise elephant, providing them the false courage to be willing to fly in the public cloud.
Category: Cloud risk management Vendor Contracts Tags: continuity, contract, Dumbo, feather, recovery, SLA
by Jay Heiser | November 2, 2011 | 1 Comment
Its easy to imagine a smallish procurement shop in which the only person to have been sent a warning was on a 2-week vacation, and won’t get around to reading about it until it is several days too late to download their only copy of several years worth of past and current purchasing data.
Category: Applications Cloud risk management Tags: cloud failure, continuity, data loss, disaster recovery, outsourcing, recovery, SaaS, vendor lockin, vendor viability
by Jay Heiser | August 10, 2011 | 3 Comments
A common natural disaster strikes, the high availability mechanisms don’t work, a recovery mechanism turns out to be broken, and fixing it takes a long time….because it is a cloud.
Category: Cloud risk management Tags: cloud disaster, disaster recovery, recovery
by Jay Heiser | May 6, 2011 | Comments Off
It is easier to build a nuclear bomb shelter than it is to anticipate every stroke of the software butterfly’s wing that might cascade into a cloud data storm.
Category: Cloud risk management Tags: backups, BCP/DR, Cloud, cloud security, failure mode, recovery, resiliance, Security-Summit-NA
by Jay Heiser | September 13, 2010 | Comments Off
The Titanic was widely claimed to be unsinkable. Unfortunately, belief in its invulnerability discouraged greater attention to disaster response mechanisms. Is the availability of increasingly sophisticated cloud fault tolerance mechanisms leading us to make a similar mistake?
Category: Cloud risk management security Tags: continuity, failure, Google, recovery, redundancy