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ERIC Number: EJ836125
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-May
Pages: 6
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1553-7544
Its All about Power
Schaffhauser, Dian
Campus Technology, v21 n9 p44-46, 48-50 May 2008
Data loss from life's little power calamities may be the most common form of IT disaster any campus can face. According to a 2007 industry association survey(www.connect.educause.edu/library/ecar/shelterfromthestormitandb/41174), 82 percent of higher education institutions reporting a disruptive occurrence in the five years prior to the study revealed the most common event was simple electrical failure. Even a momentary outage can knock out phone service, emergency notification devices, websites, e-mail, specialty equipment, security systems, research projects, legacy hardware, and critical networks. This article offers insights on how several institutions manage disruptive IT calamities.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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