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NY IT Prepares for Disaster Recovery

As New York braces for the Republican National Convention this week, IT managers at the city’s financial services companies may be nervous about the potential for terrorism, but they’re prepared. Having learned from the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and the massive power blackout of 2003, many Manhattan-based companies are now hardened with beefed-up disaster recovery initiatives, such as encrypted data backup processes, remote backup facilities and redundant telecommunications systems. John Shaffer, like IT managers at financial companies across the city, has checked and rechecked his backup and disaster recovery systems to ensure availability of his company’s critical IT resources. Full Story

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