Storage, disaster recovery and archiving in the Cloud: next free American Libraries Live broadcast

For Immediate Release
Tue, 01/06/2015


Rob Christopher

Marketing Coordinator

ALA Publishing

American Library Association


CHICAGO — Chances are you’ve been affected by a tech disaster, and you don’t have fond memories of what it was like. Is your library prepared for the next time it happens? In “A Library’s Guide to Storage, Disaster Recovery and Archiving in the Cloud,” the next broadcast of American Libraries Live, we’ll discuss how the Cloud can help you protect your library from the fallout of a major tech problem.  Tune in at 2 p.m. Eastern on Thursday, Jan. 22. You can view this free, streaming video broadcast from your home, library or on-the-go. Our expert panel of librarians and Microsoft Cloud specialists will discuss how libraries can be prepared for tech disasters and how to respond. Joining us for this episode are:

  • Robin Hastings, director of technology services for the Northeast Kansas Library System;
  • Asif Khan, cloud infrastructure specialist, Microsoft;
  • Flora Muglia, Azure solution specialist, Microsoft.

We are proud to have Microsoft as a sponsor for this broadcast. Microsoft is working to bring the benefits of technology and technology skills to all. Sharing the ultimate aim of all stakeholders, to use technology to help improve education and learning, create opportunity, and raise living standards for people around the world, their commitment is to the success of each educator and learner.  Their mission is to help learners and educators throughout the world realize their full potential. That is why they partner with education communities around the world to deliver a relevant and effective scalable set of technologies, services and programs that focus the contributions of many on improved learning outcomes for the individual.

AL Live is an immediate and effective way to get to the heart of the real issues in our industry. With the help of real-time technology, it’s like having your own expert on hand.  We look forward to you joining us. To receive e-mail reminders, register at, or go to at the time of the event. If you’re unable to attend live, this event will be recorded and available at shortly after it concludes.

For information about advertising or sponsoring an AL Live event, contact: Katie Bane, American Libraries magazine,, (312) 280-5105. For general information or press inquiries about AL Live, contact: Rob Christopher, Marketing Coordinator,, (312) 280-5052.