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How to debug and prevent flaky unreliable IT environment? [closed]

I am not an IT admin, I'm a software developer (microsoft stack) and I'm trying to understand what is wrong with the IT environment of one of our customers. We have deployed our client\server ...
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Moving all internal servers to the cloud

Background One of my clients is an IT-dependent workflow-driven law firm with about 50 seats. They have been audited by one of their clients (an FSA regulated mortgage lender) and told that their ...
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OEM to Virtual Machine for Diaster Recovery / Business Continuity [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? We are trying to deploy a Business Continuity Appliance (Zenith BDR) for a customer and one of the features is the ...
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Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plans — suggestions for external help

my company is looking for outside assistance in (re)putting together our BC and DR plans. I was looking for suggestions as companies to look at for these type of services? How do you judge companies ...
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Device to manage 2 dsl connections - failover, load balancing and bonding

I'm setting up an offsite DR facility on a budget. The office has 2 ADSL lines coming in to identical router/modem devices. I'm looking for a cost effective (cheap) way of joining the two connections ...
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Are business applications which depend on remote desktop are obsolete

We are planing to invest in new software for our factory. Targeting application is standard users application for handling data of goods (bills, finances, accounting management, goods, simple ...
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8answers
957 views

Password Manager

I work at a small business that needs a new password management software solution. Our needs are: Multiple Databases (one for IT passwords, one for Accounting passwords, etc...) Multiple ...
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5answers
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What's the difference between a Disaster Recovery Plan and a Business Continuity Plan?

I used to think both terms referred to the exact same thing, but one of my clients just requested to have a look at both documents. The request emanates from the security department of a very big ...
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Best floor of a tall building to locate your server room or data center [closed]

What reasons would you give for locating data centre in the basement instead of a upper floors?
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Community Input on Backup Solutions

I am considering changing my backup strategy from using backup tape to using a product from EMC called Avamar. I have a Corp Data Center and a Disaster recovery Data Center. The plan is to put Avamar ...
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SQL Server 2000 High Availability

How do you implement high availability on SQL Server 2000? Are there any 3rd party tools out there or any other ideas?
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8answers
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Business Internet Outage/Disaster Recovery

We have all of our corporate servers co-loc'd in a secure data center about an hour away that serves many Terminal Services remote apps to our local clients. We have a speedy network connection ...
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3answers
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How to retrieve files from a drive that has lost its master boot record

We have a developer who lost their MBR on their laptop and we would like to recover the sourcecode on his drive does anybody have any suggestions on recovering this data. We have used FixBoot.exe and ...
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Desktop standby solution?

Does anyone know of a good solution to have a Windows desktop standby so that users can be back up and running quickly in case of hardware failure? Assumption is that the desktops aren't generic but ...