disaster recovery

Resource pages for "disaster recovery"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


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News From NFPA: Ready Or Not, Disaster Can Strike Facilities Anytime

Whether it's a natural threat of extreme weather or a manmade hazard, a disaster can take out an electrical system. What is your plan?
electrical safety

Electrical Safety Before, During, And After A Disaster

From hurricanes to wildfires to tornadoes, disasters can leave facilities exposed to a range of electrical safety issues. This roundtable with several industry experts provides insight.
disaster recovery plan

One In Four Companies Never Test Disaster Recovery Plan

Nearly 30 percent of organizations lost business revenue due to an outage in the last 12 months, according to Spiceworks study.
scalable video surveillance

Highly Scalable Video Surveillance

NETGEAR and Arcus Global Inc. have partnered for Milestone Arcus on ReadyNAS, a world-class IP video surveillance solution for small and medium size businesses.
electrical

Hurricane Season Disaster, Recovery Tips For Data Centers

Early forecasts from storm prediction analysts indicate 2018 will be above average for hurricane season. Here’s how to protect data centers from significant downtime.
hurricane season

InCarib.net Launches Caribbean Infrastructure Suppliers Directory

Inspired by rebuilding efforts in the region after the 2017 hurricane season, this online resource strives to connect private sector suppliers and government, utility, and regional development agencies.

Six Tips To Propel Disaster Recovery

Hiring a contractor with disaster relief experience is a key for facility professionals to get their organizations up and running as quickly as possible.
public works project

Vermont State Complex Rebuilds After Flood

Hit hard by Tropical Storm Irene in 2011, the Waterbury State Office Complex Redevelopment is recognized with a 2017 American Public Works Association award.
natural disaster

Legrand Matching Employee Contributions To Red Cross

In response to the damaging floods in the Bayou-Lafayette region of Louisiana and other natural disaster events in the U.S., the company has set up a relief fund.
transportation safety

SRM-872 & Security Center 5.5 Transportation Safety

The SRM-872 mobile NVR now fully integrates with the Security Center 5.5 unified security platform for transportation safety.
security platform

Security Center 5.5 Security Platform by Genetec

Security Center 5.5 is an updated version of the open architecture, unified IP security platform. It combines access control, video surveillance, ALPR, and communications with several enhancements.

15 Steps To Mitigate Disasters

From planning to recovery, having specific procedures in place for disasters helps protect facilities from immediate and long-term damage.

Top Three IT Workplace Issues Prevent CIOs From Sleeping

Sungard AS study finds CIO and IT professionals worry most about information security, downtime, and talent acquisition.

November Is Critical Infrastructure Security And Resilience Month

Emphasizing how essential America’s critical infrastructure is to national security and economic growth, President Barack Obama has proclaimed November to be Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month.

National Disaster Resilience Competition Launched

HUD partners with the Rockefeller Foundation to announce $1 billion competition.

CEOs To Promote Resilient Planning And Building Materials

In conjunction with Building Safety Month, chief executive officers (CEOs) of almost two-dozen leading design and construction industry associations issued a joint statement on resilience.
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Technology and FM: Disaster Tech

When planning for possible threats, don’t forget this aspect of your facility workings. From the October 2013 issue.

The 2013 Hurricane Season Begins June 1

With the average Hurricane Season typically having nine to 12 named storms, of which five to seven reach hurricane strength and one to three become major hurricanes, the numbers and resources for 2013 are clear indicators that facility managers need to heed this warning and prepare their businesses—now.

NYC Building Resiliency Task Force Announced, Urban Green Will Organize

Urban Green Council to lead building resiliency task force in NYC; blue ribbon panel to make in-depth recommendations on building preparedness.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Dealing With Disasters

In a post-Sandy world, how can facility managers prepare to bring operations back online without causing even greater problems?

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