Tuesday, August 09, 2005

Healing Power: Electric Grid, Repair Thyself

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Computerworld Disaster Recovery
August 9, 2005
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In this issue:

* Healing Power: Electric Grid, Repair Thyself
* Data: Lost, Stolen Or Strayed
* CA Security Hole Points To Data Backup Threats
* 10 Tips To Faster Backups
* Archive And Backup: What's The Difference?
* Installing And Configuring Microsoft's Data Protection Manager, Part 1
* NEC Develops Organic Battery For IT Use
* Adelaide Bank Drops Novell In DR Overhaul

Healing Power: Electric Grid, Repair Thyself

Intelligent sensors, demand response systems and other emerging
technologies are expected to help contribute to the development of a
self-healing electric grid over the next five to 10 years.

http://www.computerworld.com/newsletter/0,4902,103554,00.html?nlid=DIS

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Data: Lost, Stolen Or Strayed

The most advanced backup and storage technologies are only as strong as
the weakest human and logistical link.

http://www.computerworld.com/newsletter/0,4902,103541,00.html?nlid=DIS

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CA Security Hole Points To Data Backup Threats

Computer Associates released patches designed to fix a security hole in
its data backup software. But the vulnerability is an example of the
weaknesses that are giving malicious hackers an opening for attacks
against systems via backup tools.

http://www.computerworld.com/newsletter/0,4902,103743,00.html?nlid=DIS

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10 Tips To Faster Backups

Opinion: By using these simple tips, backup managers can heal many of their
storage headaches, says Robert Farkaly of Overland Storage.

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Archive And Backup: What's The Difference?

Opinion: Archive and backup functions may seem similar but their roles are
different yet complementary. Sudhakar Muddu of Kazeon details the
differences and explains why it's important to have both.

http://www.computerworld.com/newsletter/0,4902,103645,00.html?nlid=DIS

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Installing And Configuring Microsoft's Data Protection Manager, Part 1

In this two-part article, you will learn how to install and configure
Data Protection Manager and evaluate how this newest member of
Microsoft's System Center product umbrella can be integrated into your
overall security strategy.

http://www.computerworld.com/newsletter/0,4902,103572,00.html?nlid=DIS

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NEC Develops Organic Battery For IT Use

NEC has developed a type of rechargeable battery that's based on
organic compounds and could be useful in IT applications.

http://www.computerworld.com/newsletter/0,4902,103716,00.html?nlid=DIS

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Adelaide Bank Drops Novell In DR Overhaul

Adelaide Bank Ltd. in Australia has completed its new disaster recovery
infrastructure and is migrating its open systems from Novell Inc. to
Microsoft Corp.

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