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Post-earthquake learning curve for IT

On the day of the 7.1 magnitude earthquake that struck Canterbury, Gavin Till, IM&CT Business Unit Manager at the Christchurch City Council, counted his lucky stars.
Had the former civic office on Tuam Street — and the old datacentre still within — sustained more damage than it did, and if the full data outsource to the new data centre hadn’t finished just minutes before the quake, staff and emergency crews could have been hamstrung for hours, possibly days, without access to critical IT applications and services.

Written by Shelley Grell and Stephen Bell12 Dec. 10 22:00