Day: June 9, 2020

How the coronavirus crisis is changing the insurance industry

The COVID-19 pandemic, an unprecedented event in modern history, continues to leave its mark on societies and economies around the world. We have learned many lessons so far, the most poignant one being that we weren’t prepared for this.

The impact on the global economy has been devastating. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says the global economy will shrink by 3%, the worst decline since the Great Depression of the 1930s. Many advanced economies, including the US, UK, Canada, France, and Germany are expected to enter a recession this year.

The Dow and FTSE have suffered their worst quarterly drop

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3 myths of disaster recovery and cloud computing

DR (disaster recovery) is one of those topics that is addressed each time applications or a data set is placed into production, but often it’s just a checkmark. Deploying applications to public clouds should be no different. However, some confusion has arisen. I’ve looked into this and found three cloud-based disaster recovery myths that seem to be derailing enterprises as they move to the cloud.

Myth 1: DR is not needed because it’s already built in to public clouds.

The confusion here is that some basic DR features are systemic to public cloud providers; they have backup systems in case

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