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Optimizing Your Disaster Recovery Dollars to Address Real Risks
Companies face many hurdles when trying to implement and manage a successful disaster recovery program, including lack of available resources and budget; unrealistic testing scenarios; interdependencies between applications; and backups. In addition to these challenges, today’s manual or semi-manual processes don’t scale to meet the potential risks businesses face today.
In this webcast, learn why it’s important to re-evaluate your DR strategy and spending dollars and determine whether or not they’re being optimized to mitigate the real risks to the business.
SpeakersJohn Morency Research Vice President, Gartner
John Morency is a research vice president who covers the management of disaster recovery and IT resiliency. He also focuses on compliance, security and risk management issues related to the implementation of effective disaster recovery. Prior to his career in research, Mr. Morency spent 14 years in technical, marketing and IT industry consulting, managing a wide range of services that included total cost of ownership, network complexity and infrastructure consolidation analyses.Michael de la Torre Vice president of Product Management, SunGardAS
Michael de la Torre is the vice president of product management, Recovery Services, at SunGardAS. Michael manages SunGard’s offerings for IT and Workforce Continuity. Prior to joining SunGard, Michael worked as the Global Product Director at Cooper Power Systems where he helped define and execute Cooper’s emerging smart grid strategy and ran the Voltage Regulator business. Prior to Cooper, Michael worked in private equity for GFI Energy Ventures and as a consultant for McKinsey & Company.