The Best Way to Prepare for the Worst
You know what they say about the best-laid plans of mice and men ... It’s even more true when it comes to the technology that supports your business--especially in our digital economy--so you have to be ready for the worst. In this think-tank meeting, attendees will hear first-hand about an IT professional’s real-life disaster--and how the systems that were (and were not) in place affected the outcome. Attendees will work together to identify how products, people, processes, training and planning must align for a company to be truly prepared; discuss the risk vs. reward of hosting systems and data offsite; and develop a checklist for evaluating data center facilities and service-level agreements to help ensure that the unthinkable won't happen and to smooth transitions if it does.
Participant created final content:
Whitepaper: Data center disaster prevention and recovery plan
Participating Companies: IBM, Oracle, Coyote Logistics, State of Michican, Canara Inc. and others.
Lab Advisor and Featured Speaker
Bill Kleyman, CTO, MTM Technologies
Bill Kleyman is an enthusiastic technologist who is the CTO at MTM Technologies. Bill's work has been published and referenced on WindowsITPro, Data Center Knowledge, InformationWeek, NetworkComputing, and many others. Recently, Bill was ranked #16 and #4 globally in the Onalytica study which reviewed the top 100 most influential individuals in the cloud and security landscapes, respectively.
Live Meeting Details
Location: Hilton Chicago / Oak Brook Suites, 10 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace, IL
Meeting Room: Lane Room
Sleeping Room Reservations: $186/night. Call 1-800-HILTONS, request this hotel and mention the "AFCOM LEADERS LAB" group.
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