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ALSO CALLED: Continuity Planning, BCP
DEFINITION: Business impact analysis (BIA) is an essential component of an organization's business continuance plan; it includes an exploratory component to reveal any vulnerabilities, and a planning component to develop strategies for minimizing risk. The result of analysis is a business impact analysis report, which describes the potential risks specific to the organization studied. One of the basic assumptions  … 
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Top 5 Reasons Why You Can’t Afford Not to Virtualize
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why embracing virtualization now is a necessary step for organizations across all industries. It gives the top 5 reasons that organizations need to move forward with virtualization.
Posted: 19 Aug 2014 | Published: 19 Aug 2014

VMware

Banking on your Data?
sponsored by NTT Communications ICT Solutions and Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains the importance of meeting compliance requirements and delivering modern data protection capabilities.
Posted: 19 Aug 2014 | Published: 18 Jun 2014


Achieve business continuity and keep people productive with remote access
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper discusses an approach to business continuity that leverages multiple virtualization technologies to provide the flexible mobile and remote access needed to keep the workforce connected to the critical apps and data they depend on.
Posted: 15 Aug 2014 | Published: 07 Jan 2014

Citrix

5 Ways Virtualization Can Protect Your Business Now
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper details a virtualization foundation focused on building robust business continuity and disaster recovery.
Posted: 13 Aug 2014 | Published: 13 Aug 2014

VMware

Infographic: Rethinking protection for the modern data center
sponsored by HP Autonomy
WHITE PAPER: This inforgraphic examines some of the most important trends surrounding modern IT and protecting the "always-on enterprise."
Posted: 05 Aug 2014 | Published: 05 Aug 2014

HP Autonomy

Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Management
sponsored by Insight and Symantec
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper takes a look at how business continuity has evolved, what your recovery objectives should be, the importance of planning and more.
Posted: 05 Aug 2014 | Published: 05 Aug 2014

Insight and Symantec

Head to Head Comparison: Two Top Backup Solutions Face Off
sponsored by arcserve
WHITE PAPER: This white paper compares two backup/data recovery tools. It shows how each performs on a number of different areas including performance, costs, ease of use and more.
Posted: 28 Jul 2014 | Published: 28 Jul 2014

arcserve

Create a Business Continuity Plan for the Contact Centre
sponsored by Genesys
WHITE PAPER: Companies today need to have a business continuity plan that covers more than minor application downtime -- they need to be ready for the very real possibility of natural or man-made disasters. How prepared is your contact centre for disaster? Find out in this white paper.
Posted: 23 Jul 2014 | Published: 23 Jul 2014

Genesys

Case Study University of North Texas
sponsored by FrontRange Solutions Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces an ITSM solution that utilises the cloud, and eliminates the pain points of traditional infrastructure management.
Posted: 21 Jul 2014 | Published: 21 Jul 2014

FrontRange Solutions Inc.

University of North Texas System Debuts IT Shared Services in the Cloud
sponsored by FrontRange Solutions Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces an ITSM solution that utilises the cloud, and  eliminates traditional infrastructure management pain points.
Posted: 18 Jul 2014 | Published: 18 Jul 2014

FrontRange Solutions Inc.

Put an End to Unplanned Outages
sponsored by Cox Communications, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces one company's solutions to the critical issue of unplanned IT outages, ensuring maximum uptime and minimal losses in the event of a disruption.
Posted: 17 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Cox Communications, Inc.

Using Amazon Web Services for Disaster Recovery
sponsored by Amazon Web Services and Intel
WHITE PAPER: This paper highlights AWS features and services that you can leverage for your DR processes and shows how to best recover from disaster. Improve your DR plan and leverage the full potential of AWS for disaster recovery by reading this report.
Posted: 15 Jul 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2012

Amazon Web Services and Intel

Best Practices for Disaster Recovery Planning
sponsored by CommVault Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This expert e-guide explains the top 10 mistakes that organizations often make in terms of planning a disaster recovery process. It also gives tips on how to can avoid these mistakes as well as advice for selecting the proper operational scenario during disaster recovery testing to ensure a successful DR plan.
Posted: 15 Jul 2014 | Published: 15 Jul 2014

CommVault Systems, Inc.

Why are Small Businesses Moving to Cloud Backup and Recovery?
sponsored by Carbonite
WHITE PAPER: This research report explains the benefits of cloud-based backup and recovery solutions, especially as they relate to small businesses.
Posted: 08 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

Carbonite

Five Steps on Worry-Free Endpoint Backup and Data Migration
sponsored by Code42
WHITE PAPER: Access this brief white paper to learn the 5 steps you need to take in order to ensure worry-free endpoint backup and data migration. You'll get tips on how you can identify your backup endpoint backup needs, solve the pyramid problem with user self-restore, and more.
Posted: 07 Jul 2014 | Published: 07 Jul 2014

Code42

Top Five Benefits of Image-Based Backup
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the benefits of image-based backup over traditional methods. Image-based backup provides faster and more reliable data recovery and protection.
Posted: 30 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Datto, Inc.

10 Mistakes to Avoid in Your Disaster Recovery Planning Process
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This expert e-guide explains how to establish a thorough and successful disaster recovery plan. It examines why the disaster recovery planning process can be so difficult and gives common mistakes to avoid such as trying to back up everything and mismanagement of data and infrastructure.
Posted: 09 Jun 2014 | Published: 09 Jun 2014

Dell, Inc.

Explore Your Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Options
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this expert e-guide, learn the variances between the strategies and responses as well as examples of strategies and how to turn a strategy into a response.
Posted: 09 Jun 2014 | Published: 09 Jun 2014

Dell, Inc.

Data backup comparison: Oracle vs. EMC
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the benefits and capabilites of a high performance backup solution for Oracle Exadata that dramatically reduces backup and restore times at lower costs than the competition.
Posted: 06 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Oracle Corporation

Three Ways System Downtime Affects Companies and Four Methods to Minimize It
sponsored by GlobalScape
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the top 3 ways downtime will negatively impact organizations, and offers 4 steps to help you improve security and availability of your systems.
Posted: 23 May 2014 | Published: 23 May 2014

GlobalScape

Business Continuity Built from the Ground Up Meet the Next Generation of Datto
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the benefits of a new suite of business continuity solutions that can be marketed by MSPs and VARs to deliver value to customers that is beyond that of traditional backup.
Posted: 21 May 2014 | Published: 21 May 2014

Datto, Inc.

Give Small Business What It Needs
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper describes how MSPs can break into the small business market by offering business continuity solutions that touch on the 5 areas that are most important to small businesses.
Posted: 20 May 2014 | Published: 20 May 2014

Datto, Inc.

Secure Access and Continuity in a Virtualized and BYOD World
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This business whitepaper focuses on the challenges facing midsize businesses who are looking to provide business continuity and minimized downtime. It also highlights the benefits of HP Just Right IT secure access and business continuity solutions.
Posted: 06 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Protecting Technology Infrastructure: The Importance of Secure Access and Continuity Solutions
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper investigates mid-market continuity solutions drivers, deployment stages, and benefits and requirements. Its goal is to help IT managers understand the need for continuity solutions, benchmark their continuity journey against their peers, and evaluate how the right continuity solutions can address those needs.
Posted: 06 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Active Directory Disasters and Tools to Prevent Them
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Microsoft Active Directory (AD) is the source of nearly all authentication and authorization in most Windows environments, which means it's critical to keep up and running. While AD's features can protect against some failures, there are others it can't recover from on its own. So what do you do when that dreaded day of disaster arrives?
Posted: 16 May 2014 | Published: 09 Jan 2013

Dell Software
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BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLANNING DEFINITION (continued): …  behind BIA is that every component of the organization is reliant upon the continued functioning of every other component, but that some are more crucial than others and require a greater allocation of funds in the wake of a disaster. For example, a business may be able to continue more or less normally if the cafeteria has to close, but would come to a complete halt if the information system crashes. As part of a disaster recovery plan, BIA is likely to identify costs linked to failures, such as loss of cash flow, replacement of equipment, salaries paid to catch up with a backlog of work, loss … 
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