The Continuity of the Computing Business

When was the last time you company’s ability to recover accidentally lost information was tested?

Monday, June 25, 2012

Effective business management is what allows operation to continue in situations of crises generated by technological interruptions in operation. Every business must have a technological backup in the event of an emergency.

Mauricio Solano in his article in details the key factors that organizations should consider:

"Types of technology:
It was common for organizations to use mainframe systems and base their entire operation on a single computer. Today, organizations no longer use a single or unique type of platform. Some companies develop a wide variety of technologies used in a data center, so it is important to take that into consideration as part of the development of strategies for continuity and disaster recovery, because this heterogeneity could lead to difficulties in the case of recovery in the event of a disaster.

Virtualization technology: This factor relates to the new virtualization technologies. "Virtualise it” seems to be the buzzword for many companies, not because it is fashionable but for the number of benefits offered.

Examples of such advantages are flexibility, in addition to agility, portability, security and the which can isolation can be established between the different environments that are virtualized on a single physical server."

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May 2014

With the investment of $60 million in new data centers in the capital the country's position as a strategic point for the storage of data in the region has been strengthened.

With $35 million as an initial investment and an area of ​​6,000 square meters, KIO Networks has opened its data center in Panama Pacific, constituting the company's first technology campus in Central America.

Panama: Strategic Center for Data Storage

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The fact that companies from the sector have invested about $250 million to settle in the country, is characterising Panama as a strategic center for data storage in America.

According to Eduardo Jaen, head of the Panamanian Authority for Government Innovation (AIG), the majority of these firms offer their services to banking and telephony companies in Central America and the Caribbean, and "Panama has found a safe haven for their data ".

Business Continuity

May 2012

From 21st to 22nd May the Latin American Conference on Business Continuity and Information Security will take place in Costa Rica.

National and international experts will analyze and discuss the key pieces to improving the business continuity program, technologies and data integrity in businesses.

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This decade will see governments, organized crime and individuals declare cyber war on companies' information.

Computer fraud is now a full time business for many, whether it be for profit or in an attempt to achieve a competitive advantage. Governments regularly acuse each other of cyber foul play and institutions are having to take ever more drastic measures to protect themselves.

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