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This article is part of the December 2012/January 2013, Vol. 18 issue of Disaster recovery ascends to the cloud
Jessica Carroll, managing director of IT and digital media at the United States Golf Association in Far Hills, N.J., was something of a pioneer in her embrace of cloud disaster recovery and business continuity. In 2008, when cloud computing was still a blip on the technology horizon, Carroll was faced with the challenge of bringing her '90s-era IT shop into the 21st century. She knew that tape rotation and colocation weren't going to be the wave of the future. Higher expectations for disaster recovery -- quick, seamless, gap-free -- led her to consider and ultimately adopt a cloud disaster recovery solution from IBM. "It enabled us to port our data to an off-site location without adding strain to the administration of managing the backups, without adding huge amounts of infrastructure and without unreasonable costs," she said. With the cloud-based data backup solution in place, the United States Golf Association (USGA) set up a secondary site at an IBM facility in Sterling Forest, N.Y., with servers and personnel prepared to recreate the organization's IT ... Access >>>
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