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Brocade Helps Hospital Navigate the Rapids of Network Change

by Matt Roberts on ‎06-20-2013 09:23 AM (1,366 Views)

Four hours. That’s how long it took for Singing River Hospital to experience first-hand the importance of disaster recovery in IT networks.

When Hurricane Katrina struck on August 29, 2005, it flooded 92 percent of Singing River’s hometown of Pascagoula, Miss. While the hospital was able to muster its generators to continue operating despite a four-hour power outage, it dramatized the disruption that a network outage can inflict on a place where uptime is truly a matter of life and death.

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