Richard Dolewski, Chief Business Continuity Officer, Maxava
Richard Dolewski is a certified disaster recovery planner with over 25 years of experience in Information Technology. He has extensive subject matter experience in Disaster Recovery Planning, High Systems Availability, Backup & Recovery Program Design, and Cloud Computing Architecture.
Mr Dolewski is an award-winning speaker who has presented over 250 sessions at many user groups and conferences, including IBM, COMMON, Oracle, Infor, JD Edwards, VMware. He is a frequent technical contributor to industry publications, such as IBM Power Magazine, Digital Journal, ITJungle, Disaster Recovery Journal, and the author of System i Disaster Recovery Planning a book on Disaster Recovery Planning available in 15 languages worldwide. Richard has held positions as President of local users groups, board member, Advisory Committee panelist for IBM Business Resiliency, and speaker/subject matter expert at IBM COMMON where he is one of the most decorated award winning speakers and a member of the Speaker Excellence Hall of Fame. He was also recently presented the only “ IBMCOMMON Impact Award” by COMMON.
Meeting of Members - Agenda:
• 5:00 Session – Business Continuity for 21st Century
Backup & Recovery program design is undergoing a dramatic transformation. Complacent DR thinking is a classic risk management mistake that will cost your organization dearly in a disaster. People, Technology and Geography are common critical points of failure. Now organizations can choose from a host of technologies to incrementally improve or completely transform their backup, recovery, and enhance availability requirements for the Data Center. Data protection techniques have made great strides in addressing today’s business challenges as it relates to recovery of IBM Power and other platforms. The seminar will provide the attendee an overview of the following fundamentals:
1. Traditional Backup & Recovery
2. Cloud - Virtualization for DR
3. Systems Availability
• 7:00 Session – Topic TBA
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