UPCOMING EVENTS

Disaster Recovery / Business Continuity – Resilient Infrastructure

 

Strategies to help protect and recover your organization’s most critical data.

 

November 10, 2021

 

9:00am-5:00pm CDT; 10:00am-6:00pm EDT

 

7 CPE / 0.7 CEU / CISSP / 7 PDU Credits Awarded

 

Conference location: ONLINE 

  

      


Overview

 

Your system crashing is inevitable! Never mind the reason. The goal is to make sure you have an infrastructure that is as resilient as possible so that it can meet business needs in the event of a disaster. There are steps you can take to maximize your availability and prevent significant downtime.

 

The content of this one day conference will help you in determining the right level of availability protection, how to design, implement, test, and get management buy-in for a highly reliable network infrastructure.

 

Who Should Attend:

  • CIOs/VPs/Directors
  • DR Managers
  • Infrastructure & Security Managers

What You Will Learn

 

In this one day conference attendees will learn:

  • Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity – How Should You Modify Your Plan During a Pandemic
  • Increasing Your Data Protection Posture: A Pragmatic Approach to Data Center Modernization
  • How the Pandemic Changed BCP Planning
  • Is Your Data Protection Strategy Fit for an All Cloud World?
  • Cloud Security & BC/DR: Recovering from Ransomware & Breaches
  • How Organizations are Adapting Their BC/DR Plans During this Crisis (panel discussion)

Conference Price: $0.00 per person

 

Each attendee will receive a certificate awarding 7 CPE credits for CISSP continuing education, in addition to 0.7 CEUs and 7 PDUs. CISSP is a registered certification mark of (ISC)², Inc.


9:00am-10:00am:  Cloud Architecture: DR in the Cloud, DC Failover in Near Real Time

 

Content that will be covered:

  • New DR trends
  • How to make DR easier
  • How to encourage the business to pay for DR and what should be encompassed
  • Moving DR into the cloud

 


10:00am-10:30am: Refreshment Break

 


10:30am-11:30am:  Value of Investment – Balancing Data Corruption, Disaster Recovery, and Cost

 

For decades, enterprises have worked to get their Recovery Point from days, to hours, to seconds. Today, ransomware and data corruption are challenging and forcing enterprises to develop new but often counter-intuitive approaches to business continuity. This session will provide strategies for balancing these conflicts while still allowing for sub-second disaster recovery RPO.

 


11:30am-12:30pm:  Building Operational Resilience in a Chaotic Environment

 

Wes Loeffler, Senior Product Manager, Archer

 

Coinciding regulations and threats from the pandemic and cyber disruptions have pressured organizations to evolve from being recoverable to embracing operational resilience. Regulatory guidelines have been issued around the globe – beginning in the United Kingdom and spreading to the European Union, Australia, Canada, the United States, and more. This session will provide best practices for instituting an operational resilience framework in your organization.

 

In this session attendees will learn:

  • How global regulations are reshaping business resilience
  • Key industry trends and metrics driving operational resilience
  • Proper steps for building operational resilience
  • Deadlines for complying with regulations

 

 

Loeffler

 


12:30pm-1:30pm: Lunch Break

 


1:30pm-2:30pm:  Reducing the Cost of DR and Lowering your Risk Profile

 

Learn modern strategies on how enterprises can make IT investments available for data replication.  Pat will present frameworks on how to reduce Recovery Time Objective (RTO) from days to hours, and Recovery Point Objective (RPO) from hours to minutes. This session will give you some ideas how to better build your infrastructure while improving your Disaster Recovery posture.

 


2:30pm-3:00pm: Refreshment Break

 


3:00pm-4:00pm: Cloud Architecture: DR in the Cloud, DC Failover in Near Real Time

 

Content that will be covered:

  • New DR trends
  • How to make DR easier
  • How to encourage the business to pay for DR and what should be encompassed
  • Moving DR into the cloud

 


4:00pm-5:00pm: Business & IT: Planning with the End in Mind – How to Bake BC/DR Into Everything You Do (panel discussion)

 

Moderated by:

Annur Sumar, Chief Technology Officer, Maetech

 

Panelists include:

Patrick Kinard, Sr. Enterprise Server Operations Manager, Chicago Public Schools

 

In this session attendees will learn how to better set expectations with the business by getting ahead of the curve with a BC/DR first mentality towards every initiative.

 

Areas that will be covered:

  • How to start with a BC/DR first mentality
  • How to review the plan with the business
  • Adjusting for new business application priorities
  • How the teams should respond together in the wake of a disaster

 

 

   

Sumar          Kinard

 


Conference Price: $0.00 per person

 

Each attendee will receive a certificate awarding 7 CPE credits for CISSP continuing education, in addition to 0.7 CEUs and 7 PDUs. CISSP is a registered certification mark of (ISC)², Inc.

 

Exhibits

As is always the case at CAMP IT Conferences events, the talks will not include product presentations.  During the breaks, you will have the opportunity to informally meet representatives from the following sponsoring companies, who have solutions in the area of the conference.


CONFERENCE CO-SPONSORS