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Mohave Community College’s Lake Havasu City campus Refining Disaster Recovery in a Challenging Environment An innovative use of software-defined network virtualization took Mohave Community College from a crippling 72-hour outage to a 45-minute (and still dropping) recovery time. By David Raths Nestled in the northwest corner of Arizona, Mohave County is the fifth- largest county in the contiguous United States. That makes for some serious challenges for the 16-person IT team at Mohave Community College, which has campuses far- flung in Kingman, Lake Havasu City, Bullhead City and Colorado City. “My closest campus is 45 minutes away and my farthest is four-and- a-half hours away, and I have to drive through 37 Photos: Courtesy of Mohave Community College 

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