UBM Channel's CRN Unveils Investigative Tablet-Only Content Highlighting Disaster Recovery Best Practices

New series highlighting firsthand accounts available exclusively to CRN iPad app users

Sep 17, 2012, 09:39 ET from UBM Channel

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Channel's CRN today unveiled a new series of featured content exclusively available the CRN app for iPad, CRN Tech News. The series will highlight 10 tips for VARs on how to prepare for things such as illness, death, natural disasters, fires and other emergency situations through exclusive firsthand accounts. Divided up across five days, CRN Tech News subscribers will have access to in-depth articles, videos and slideshows focused on disaster recovery and business continuity. To subscribe to CRN Tech News, visit the Apple app store.

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The exclusive videos will feature channel leaders including: 

  • Mike Semel, a business continuity expert discussing the need to have a business continuity plan in place and what should be included in the plan
  • John Matanzani, a Joplin VAR discussing the tornado, the destruction to his business and where he is one year later
  • Ed Corriea, CEO of Sagacent, gives a candid interview on his recent health crisis and what it taught him about structuring his business
  • Arlin Sorenson, CEO of Heartland Technology Solutions, talks about Hands That Give, a program for VARs Helping VARs in time of crisis   

The CRN Tech news app was designed for mobile IT professionals who need access to mobile content and tools to better run their business.  It was also designed for investigative news fans interested in learning more about the IT channel's big picture. Each week, app subscribers will have access to in-depth reports exclusively from the CRN Tech News app. Articles will cover Solution Provider salaries, piracy issues, big government giveaways, among others.

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