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ALSO CALLED: Continuity Planning, BCP
DEFINITION: Business continuance (sometimes referred to as business continuity) describes the processes and procedures an organization puts in place to ensure that essential functions can continue during and after a disaster. Business continuance planning seeks to prevent interruption of mission-critical services, and to reestablish full functioning as swiftly and smoothly as possible. Although business continuance  … 
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Business Continuity Planning White Papers (View All Report Types)
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The Best Protection For Worst-Case Scenarios: 5 Steps for Keeping Systems Online and Accessible
sponsored by Carbonite
WHITE PAPER: As disaster recovery-as-a-service grows, businesses are deploying their own DR programs with increasing levels of customizability. Read this white paper to discover 5 steps for implementing a DRaaS plan to keep your organization running smoothly.
Posted: 24 May 2017 | Published: 24 May 2017

Carbonite

5 Ways To Prepare Your Infrastructure For Disaster
sponsored by Dyn
WHITE PAPER: Learn 5 steps you can take to ready your infrastructure for disaster ahead of time, so that you can backup your data faster and keep downtime low.
Posted: 09 May 2017 | Published: 09 May 2017

Dyn

Hybrid Cloud & Data Fabric For Dummies
sponsored by NetApp SolidFire
WHITE PAPER: Hybrid clouds are seeing a growth in adoption rates, but we're also seeing data management challenges arise. This guide explores these challenges to the hybrid cloud model and how a data fabric addresses them.
Posted: 09 May 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

NetApp SolidFire

IT System Outages are Painful, But Not Uncommon
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn why adoption of a sophisticated long-term IT operations management (ITOM) strategy is key to keeping any successful agency or enterprise running. Download now to maximize your uptime in the face of costly outages.
Posted: 04 May 2017 | Published: 04 May 2017

ServiceNow

Disaster Recovery Guide: DR in Virtualized Environments
sponsored by Macquarie Cloud Services
WHITE PAPER: Download this essential DR guide to gain insight into the challenges, needs, strategies, and available solutions for disaster recovery and business continuity in 2017, especially for modern, virtualized environments and the public cloud. Additionally, view a BD/DR technology comparison, and fully automated replication architecture.
Posted: 27 Feb 2017 | Published: 27 Feb 2017

Macquarie Cloud Services

What To Do When 'It Should Never Happen' Happens: Guide to Writing a Disaster Recovery Plan
sponsored by Macquarie Cloud Services
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to establish a well-written DRP with 9 essential steps that ensure you reduce financial losses, minimize downtime, and keep customers on your side. Read on to assess the effectiveness of your current DRP (if you have one), and benchmark your current strategies against those illustrated here.
Posted: 24 Feb 2017 | Published: 24 Feb 2017

Macquarie Cloud Services

Software-defined storage for backup and recovery
sponsored by Hedvig Inc
WHITE PAPER: Discover a software-defined storage solution for backup and recovery with a comprehensive suite of enterprise storage capabilities like inline global deduplication, compression, snapshots, clones, and replication to help you meet any protection, disaster recovery, and availability requirement with a single solution.
Posted: 07 Feb 2017 | Published: 07 Feb 2017

Hedvig Inc

Carbonite: A Cornerstone For Ransomware Protection And Recovery
sponsored by Carbonite
WHITE PAPER: Ransomware attacks are pervasive. More than 4,000 ransomware attacks happen every day and this number is only increasing. In this white paper learn how to reduce exposure to ransomware and the best practices involved in recovering from ransomware attacks.
Posted: 30 Dec 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Carbonite

The Cost of Downtime: Top 5 Must-Know Facts about Backup, Recovery, & Continuity
sponsored by QuorumLabs Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how SMBs can ensure business critical systems sustain minimal downtime. Uncover 5 must-know facts about disaster recovery and data protection, including disasters are seldom natural, new technologies have disrupted the backup and recovery marketplace, and 3 more.
Posted: 17 Oct 2016 | Published: 17 Oct 2016

QuorumLabs Inc.

Making the Case for "Always Be Testing"
sponsored by QuorumLabs Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Whatever the reason, most businesses will experience at least one instance of system downtime a year. To deal with this contingency, this paper makes the case for an "Always Be Testing" (ABT) approach to DR. Find out how you can realistically implement weekly testing to ensure that your backup and data protection strategy is sound and reliable.
Posted: 14 Oct 2016 | Published: 14 Oct 2016

QuorumLabs Inc.

Will You Recover if Disaster Strikes?
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to implement a cost-effective, next-gen data protection strategy that incorporates access to the cloud. Discover how to put a reliable DR strategy in place with the 5 principles of highly effective DR.
Posted: 14 Oct 2016 | Published: 14 Oct 2016

Commvault

Creating and Testing Your IT Recovery Plan
sponsored by QuorumLabs Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Testing your backups and your IT disaster recovery plan on a regular basis is important to maintain best practices and comply with data protection standards. Access this white paper to learn how to create a well-defined IT disaster recovery plan that will help you assess, test, and improve your backups and data protection.
Posted: 12 Oct 2016 | Published: 12 Oct 2016

QuorumLabs Inc.

The Benefits of Disaster Recovery in the Cloud
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative document to learn about the benefits that cloud computing provides when employing a disaster recovery solution. Read on to see how implementing a DR plan can reduce your enterprise's costs without sacrificing service.
Posted: 28 Sep 2015 | Published: 28 Sep 2015

Commvault

Best Practices for Your Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Plan
sponsored by McKesson Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this expert guide, discover 10 best practice tips to ensure your disaster recovery/business continuity plan meets your enterprise's data security needs. Also learn how backup and disaster recovery, historically treated as separately, are converging to provide a more cohesive data management plan.
Posted: 13 Sep 2016 | Published: 12 Sep 2016

McKesson Corporation

Future Proof your Data Storage with the Hybrid Cloud
sponsored by Equinix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights one hybrid cloud platform with customizable end-to-end data center and cloud storage solutions. Read on and discover how this solution can provide your enterprise with secure storage for your mission-critical data and simplified backup and archiving.
Posted: 13 Apr 2016 | Published: 13 Apr 2016

Equinix

The Business Value of Integrated Backup Appliances
sponsored by Veritas
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores integrated backup appliances that enable efficient, storage-optimized data protection for data centers, remote offices, and virtual environments. Read on and learn how these appliances can simplify your enterprise's backup and deduplication strategy and maximize your IT staff time, operations, and storage investment.
Posted: 27 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

Veritas

Accelerating and Broadening Disaster Recovery Protection
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how disaster recovery solutions can still be useful even when top-tier applications do not experience problems. Discover how a hybrid data management model can efficiently help you with recoveries and other storage issues without contributing to data growth problems.
Posted: 05 Jan 2016 | Published: 05 Jan 2016

Microsoft

Information, Technology and Innovation in Business Management, Part 1: Schumpeter's Gale
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn about the role and impact of information technology on management to date, and which of these recent developments will combine to have a transformative impact in the near future. Additionally, learn what to keep in mind when selecting a business analytics software option.
Posted: 16 Dec 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

IBM

The Big Bang – How cloud is changing the face of resiliency
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how the cloud may be the key to robust disaster recovery and mitigating cybersecurity threats and downtime. Read on and discover how implementing the right cloud strategy can help improve your enterprise's business continuity management and ensure stronger data protection.
Posted: 08 Dec 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM

7 Reasons to Consider DRaaS
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This interactive white paper presents 7 reasons why you need a resilient, cloud-based disaster recovery plan in place to protect data and operations.
Posted: 08 Dec 2015 | Published: 23 Apr 2015

IBM

The Cost of a Data Breach and Impact of Business Continuity Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this report, view the impact of data breaches and observe cost trends over time. Access this global study to learn how to mitigate the chance of an attack and how proper business continuity management can reduce the costs of data breaches for your organization.
Posted: 07 Dec 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

IBM

How Can I Become an Always-On Business?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the 3 prevailing strategies to being an always-on organization to address security threats and protect data without downtime.
Posted: 07 Dec 2015 | Published: 25 Nov 2015

IBM

How Business Continuity Management Can Improve Risk Exposure
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This expert resource discusses the key elements that your business continuity strategy needs in order to minimize the cost of security incidents. Read on to discover how to lower the probability of a data breach and reduce the impact if a breach occurs.
Posted: 04 Dec 2015 | Published: 26 Nov 2015

IBM

Special Report: Best Practices for Incident Response
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: The SANS 2015 Incident Response survey results reveals an increasingly complex response landscape and the need for automation of processes and services to provide both visibility across systems and best avenues of remediation. Read this paper for coverage of these issues, along with best practices and sage advice.
Posted: 22 Oct 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

Intel Security

Leverage the Cloud to Lower Risk and Downtime
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores cloud strategies that can help you dramatically reduce risk and downtime. Learn how cloud resilience can ease the restoration of servers, apps and data, improve the security of data, and more.
Posted: 04 Sep 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

IBM
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BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLANNING DEFINITION (continued): …  is important for any enterprise, it may not be practical for any but the largest to maintain full functioning throughout a disaster crisis. According to many experts, the first step in business continuity planning is deciding which of the organization's functions are essential, and apportioning the available budget accordingly. Once the crucial components are identified, failover mechanisms can be put in place. New technologies, such as disk mirroring over the Internet, make it feasible for an organization to maintain up-to-date copies of data in geographically dispersed locations, so that data … 
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