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Seeking Safety in the Cloud

Andrew Weis by Andrew Weis, Aveshka, Inc.
Thursday, March 1, 2012

The terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 killed nearly 3,000 people, injured thousands more, and destroyed billions of dollars in property. The attacks also scattered and destroyed countless hard copy files, computers, and servers, including those belonging to financial services companies, state and local government agencies, and even the Central Intelligence Agency, leading to the irrevocable loss of vital information. The tragic events of 9/11 made it evident that now, more than ever, business and government continuity depends on the resilience and integrity of information technology and data—a realization crystallized all the more in the aftermaths of Hurricane Katrina and the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan.