Posts tagged: Earthquake

Tokyo 2011 Observations

Jim Hamilton
 Jul 14, 2011

I’ve spoken at InfoTrends’ On Demand Japan conference for many years now. My annual visit to Tokyo is a high point of the year because it gives me a chance to visit face-to-face with our Japanese clients and to catch up with InfoTrends employees here. Since I was here last July, of course, Japan has suffered a tremendous natural disaster followed by a nuclear plant accident with long-lasting implications. It’s only been four months since the earthquake and as I arrived I wondered what changes I would see in Tokyo since my last visit.

Here are a few observations:

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To Truly Safeguard Important Digital Photos, Redundancy is the Only Option

David Haueter
 May 9, 2011

With the recent earthquake and tsunami in Japan, tornadoes in the Southern and mid-Atlantic regions of the United States, and flooding in the Midwest, 2011 could become known as the “Year of Natural Disasters” — and we haven’t even gotten to hurricane season yet! These events should make people realize more than ever how important it is to have a plan in place for secure storage and protection of their valued digital photos.

Even with all of today’s technologies, printed photos or high-quality photo books are still one of the best ways to ensure that important photos will be easily retrievable and available to view and share in years to come, but printed photos and books are vulnerable to these and other types of disasters. Read more »

Impact on Office Products Industry from Earthquake in Japan

Other Posts
 Mar 18, 2011

The tragic events in Japan over the last week have left many around the world wondering about loved ones and professional colleagues in the affected areas and how the country will move beyond this crisis. Scattered reports indicate that some of the companies involved in the office products industry have been severely impacted: Read more »

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