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CIO weekly wrap-up: IT disaster recovery value, technologies, budgets

Good morning! delved deep into IT disaster recovery this past week, looking into strategies for making the case for the value of disaster recovery, how technologies are changing IT disaster recovery outsourcing and how the recession is squeezing IT disaster recovery budgets. We also included part 2 of our look at IT outsourcing around the globe, focusing this time on the pros and cons of IT outsourcing in Latin and South America. Please review the stories below and let us know what you think!

Seven tips to make the value case for disaster recovery – How do you make the case in your company to invest in disaster recovery? Here are seven tips from leading providers that tell you how.

Technology is changing IT disaster recovery outsourcing – New technologies such as virtualization, disk backup and cloud are radically changing IT disaster recovery services.

Recession squeezing IT disaster recovery budgets – The recession is forcing CIOs to focus on risk assessments, processes and business resiliency to trim IT disaster recovery services. The result, say providers, is better decisions.

IT outsourcing pros and cons for Latin, South America – IT outsourcing pros and cons for Latin and South America range from time zone alignment and geographic proximity to a lack of vendors and language barriers. Learn more in this story (and also check out our story on the pros and cons of IT outsourcing in Asia).

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