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Vital Lessons Learned: VITA’s Award-Winning DR Strategy

Speaker: Joshua Haravay, Virginia Information Technololgy Agency (VITA)

Monday, March 7, 2:50 pm – 3:50 pm

DRI Awards of Excellence Winner

DRI Awards of Excellence Winner

How do you design and implement and effective DR strategy? Attend this session to hear from the recipient of the 2015 DRI International IT Infrastructure Award Winner who will share lessons learned, the top five dos and don’ts, as well as the reasons why the answer that’s intuitive may not always be right. Virginia Information Technologies (VITA) is the Commonwealth of Virginia's consolidated technology services and solutions provider responsible for the state's technology infrastructure, governance, security and oversight of major information technology projects, and procurement of technology-related goods and services on behalf of state and local governments.

Joshua Haravay

Joshua Haravay is an IT professional with over 20 years of experience. He is currently working for the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Disaster Recovery Specialist where he has built up a business continuity program from its beginnings. He has experience working within both government and private sectors and has recently been published in State Tech Magazine. On twitter he can be followed at

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