Every year, lightning hits our network and destroys hundreds of dollars of equipment. This is a church and we have three buildings with cat5 cable running between them. I guess that's what the lightning strikes and it sometimes cascades through switches and routers to destroy actual PC's or sometimes knock out the network cards.
What is the solution to this? The buildings are close enough for wireless but how would I get the bandwidth we need?
I agree with micropc1 that surge protection is the way forward for the computers, but UPS's for the switches may be more money than you want to spend. APC do a range of ProtectNet products here:
If you use NetScaler you will want to see these guides. The NetScaler How To Guides show administrators how to get NetScaler up and configured by providing instructions for common scenarios and some not so common ones.
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To efficiently enable the rotation of USB drives for backups, storage pools need to be created. This way no matter which USB drive is installed, the backups will successfully write without any administrative intervention.
Multiple USB devices need t…
This tutorial will walk an individual through setting the global and backup job media overwrite and protection periods in Backup Exec 2012.
Log onto the Backup Exec Central Administration Server. Examine the services. If all or most of them are stop…