Los Angeles worries over the “dependability of cloud computing”

With the Los Angeles municipal email contract still up for debate, The LA Times published a “think piece” today on whether cloud computing is dependable. The piece is even-handed, ending with a quote by the city’s chief technology officer, “Is it going to be 100%? There’s probably going to be a time when we may have an issue. But what don’t we have an issue with?”

IBM White Paper on “resiliency” a/k/a “backup”

In May, IBM published a white paper that it calls Business Continuity and Resiliency Services, or what we mere mortals call “backup and restore.” Some of the service is based on Tivoli products and others are evolutionary versions of traditional services that would normally be associated with an enterprise-wide support plan. This white paper does […]

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