"Business owners need to understand that planning for a disaster can take many forms, and there are a multitude of issues to consider involving technology, processes, and people.
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Cary, NC (PRWEB) August 31, 2011
Patrick Dunn, practice manager – Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity for Consonus, will be featured on a popular talk radio show, “Back to Business with Deb Neuman.” Airing Sunday, September 4th on station WVOM 103.9 at 2pm EST and broadcast throughout New England, the one-hour long program will focus on the importance of disaster recovery planning. Dunn will offer practical advice to guests and listeners of the show.
“It is a pleasure to be on the airwaves promoting disaster preparedness for businesses,” said Dunn. “Business owners need to understand that planning for a disaster can take many forms, and there are a multitude of issues to consider involving technology, processes, and people. The Northeast is home to many of the nation’s small businesses and with increasing numbers of natural disasters throughout the United States, business owners must take the proper precautions if they want to stay in business should disaster strike.”
The Back to Business radio show covers a variety of topics related to small business featuring guest experts and entrepreneurs sharing their advice, tips and stories. Host Deb Neuman is a leading media personality, heard on multiple talk radio stations in Maine and surround areas. A staunch advocate for the small business entrepreneur, Neuman’s radio show has been broadcasting for five years and has acquired a steady stream of loyal followers.
Currently managing Consonus’ business continuity practice, Dunn has been instrumental in customer solutions that involve disaster mitigation for cloud networks and managed services for data protection. Dunn, along with the Consonus Professional Services team, work in conjunction to provide innovative approaches for managing risks, protecting mission-critical data, and provisioning IT disaster recovery systems in the event of a disaster.
Dunn has amassed two decades of experience in providing crisis management, business continuity development, disaster recovery planning, information security, and is a nationally recognized speaker at industry events. Impressive credentials include time spent at SunGard Availability Services as a BC/DR Consulting Practice Manager, as well as Cap Gemini, Wright Express, Check Free/FISERV, and Fairchild Semiconductor. Industry certifications include: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP), and National Incident Management Systems (NIMS).
In addition, Dunn is an active member of numerous highly-regarded industry organizations up and down the East coast. He is a former vice chairman of the Contingency Planning Association of the Carolina’s Inc. (CPAC) and is heavily involved with the Association of Contingency Planners (ACP) where he served as president of the Atlanta Chapter.
Raised in West Gardiner, Maine, Dunn is no stranger to New England. The University of Maine is his alma-mater where he was a two-time All American cheerleader and former University of Maine mascot, Bananas the Bear.
Consonus is a leading national provider of Data Center Services, IT Consulting, IT Infrastructure, and Managed Services. A subsidiary of Midas Medici Group Holdings, Inc., Consonus offers a comprehensive suite of technology services and support while providing customers with solutions that address data center efficiency, disaster recovery, data protection, and virtualization. Visit Consonus on the Web at http://www.consonus.com.
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