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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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Customer Use Case: When Disaster Strikes the DR Guys
sponsored by Quest Systems
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn how Quest was able to execute their own plan after a week of high winds and heavy rain caused eight utility poles to fall, kicking out power and blocking roads, and trapping employees in their darkened workplace. You'll learn how they were able to get back to business with no disruption to their operations.
Posted: 18 Dec 2014 | Published: 18 Dec 2014

Quest Systems

Simple, Efficient, Flexible Data Protection for EMC VSPEX Proven Infrastructure
sponsored by EMC & Arrow
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the data protection considerations that enterprises currently face and introduces EMC's innovative data protection technologies for VSPEX Proven Infrastructures.
Posted: 24 Nov 2014 | Published: 27 Nov 2013

EMC & Arrow

The New Five 9s: Achieving Big Iron Storage Availability with Commodity Storage Hardware
sponsored by Nexenta
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper from ESG takes a look at software-defined storage (SDS) in the enterprise and how it can help organizations achieve "five 9s" (99.999%) availability.
Posted: 21 Nov 2014 | Published: 21 Nov 2014

Nexenta

Guidelines for maintaining business continuity for your organization
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how mobile workspace technology can help make your strategy more comprehensive, protect against the risks posed by planned and unplanned disruptions, and keep your workforce productive. You'll learn how this approach delivers improved efficiency, cost savings, and more.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Citrix

There’s Never Been a Better Time to Virtualize
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn more about the benefits of server virtualization. You'll learn about the benefits you can expect with virtualization, including, cost savings, streamlined manageability, maximized uptime, improved business continuity and security, and more.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

VMware

Protecting Your Company From a Data Disaster
sponsored by LabTech Software
WHITE PAPER: Unexpected data loss can occur at any time. Whether due to natural disasters such as floods and tornadoes or to more common events such as water main breaks and hardware failures, the consequences of data loss can be extensive and far-reaching. It's up to you to educate your users and ensure a proper backup and disaster recovery plan is in place.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 11 Nov 2014

LabTech Software

5 Keys to Successfully Sell Business Continuity as a Service
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines five key capabilities service providers MSPs need to address when it comes to providing business continuity services.
Posted: 06 Nov 2014 | Published: 06 Nov 2014

Datto, Inc.

Business Continuity/ Disaster Recovery for Virtualized Tier 1 Applications
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will help you learn more about how VMware can help provide the continuity and recovery capabilities you need to keep your virtual environment running.
Posted: 21 Oct 2014 | Published: 21 Oct 2014

VMware, Inc.

VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager™ 5.0 Performance and Best Practices
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides SRM performance data and recommendations so that you can architect an efficient strategy that minimizes recovery time for your environment.
Posted: 21 Oct 2014 | Published: 21 Oct 2014

VMware, Inc.

IBM System x Reliability Solution for Stratus everRun Enterprise Reference Architecture
sponsored by Lenovo and Intel
WHITE PAPER: This reference architecture document discusses the software components, design philosophy, and bill of material for the new System x Reliability Solution for Stratus everRun Enterprise, which combines industry-leading downtime prevention software from Stratus with resilient IBM System x servers, powered by the latest Intel® Xeon® processors.
Posted: 20 Oct 2014 | Published: 01 Jan 2014

Lenovo and Intel

Building The Always - On, Always - Available Enterprise
sponsored by SUSE
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the 3 steps to take to get on the path to running 24x7x365 services. Read on to learn how you can calculate the cost of downtime, measure availability effectively, and match business needs to the appropriate technologies.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 11 Jun 2014

SUSE

SAP HANA® – High Availability FAQ
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In today's reality business cannot stop and data must always be accessible. Learn how SAP HANA can protect data and ensure business continuity in the most demanding mission-critical enterprise environments.
Posted: 24 Sep 2014 | Published: 24 Sep 2014

SAP America, Inc.

Software-defined Storage: Simplify Storage Management and Protect Investments
sponsored by ShiftF7
WHITE PAPER: Check out this brief paper that includes 4 user success stories for deploying software-defined storage. Learn how application performance and recovery objectives have improved with this data storage technology.
Posted: 19 Sep 2014 | Published: 19 Sep 2014

ShiftF7

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

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

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

How the Cloud Can Minimize Contact Center Downtime
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 center for disaster? Find out in this white paper.
Posted: 23 Jul 2014 | Published: 23 Jul 2014

Genesys

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.

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.

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.

Data backup comparison: Oracle vs. EMC
sponsored by Oracle and Intel®
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 and Intel®

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
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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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