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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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Next Generation Data Protection with Symantec NetBackup™ 7
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how NetBackup 7 simplifies the protection of your information-driven enterprise by automating advanced technologies and standardizing operations across applications, platforms, and virtual environments.
Posted: 25 Jun 2010 | Published: 24 Jun 2010

Symantec Corporation

Leveraging SAP Enterprise Support Services: A Journey to Lowering Costs
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Hear from Ross Wainwright, Executive Vice President, SAP Field Services, and Greg Pike, Senior Vice President, SAP Active Global Support and gain insight into the cost-saving and problem-solving services that have the biggest impact, where and how SAP customers should begin using these services.
Posted: 23 Jun 2010 | Published: 23 Jun 2010

SAP America, Inc.

The CIO's New Guide to Design of Global IT Infrastructure
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Is it possible to eliminate the impact of distance?  This paper explores the 5 key principles successful CIOs are using to redesign IT infrastructure of any size.  Learn how to be prepared to adapt your environment in a way that supports distributed employees, anytime anywhere collaboration and the need for business continuity during a disaster.
Posted: 22 Jun 2010 | Published: 22 Jun 2010

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

Examining business resiliency management best practices: How to prepare today for future trends in business
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Today, organizations that aren’t able to respond to IT disruptions or rapid market changes can find themselves left behind. Read this paper and learn how  to effectively manage people, process, and technology within a business resilience strategy.
Posted: 17 Jun 2010 | Published: 17 Jun 2010

IBM

Business Continuity and Resiliency Services from IBM
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: When disaster strikes, business must keep moving. Combing the advantages of a cloud computing infrastructure, IBM helps deliver business continuity and resiliency solutions based on tested methodologies designed specifically for your enterprise. Read this paper and learn how cloud computing can give you access to your data no matter what.
Posted: 17 Jun 2010 | Published: 17 Jun 2010

IBM

Panic Slowly: Integrated Disaster Response and Built-In Continuity
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This article highlights disaster preparedness plans to help reduce risk and minimize the damage to your business in the event of an emergency.
Posted: 14 Jun 2010 | Published: 04 Sep 2006

IBM

Considering Backup and Recovery
sponsored by D-Link
WHITE PAPER: Backup and recovery technology is a key component of an IT department’s data availability and protection strategy. In considering backup solutions, ultimately what matters most is data recovery or restore. Read this whitepaper to learn more.
Posted: 04 Jun 2010 | Published: 04 Jun 2010

D-Link

Disaster Recovery Planning with Virtualization Technologies
sponsored by Vision Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Business continuity is not just a good business practice - it can mean success or failure if data and applications on a production server are lost. Read this white paper which examines Double-Take Software and their innovative approach to business continuity - one that goes beyond just recovery.
Posted: 28 May 2010 | Published: 27 May 2010

Vision Solutions

Why Should Companies Take a Closer Look at Business Continuity Planning?
sponsored by Datalink
WHITE PAPER: Over the last 30 years, companies have significantly changed their approach to ensuring that their businesses can continue to run in the event of a catastrophe. Read this white paper to learn how business continuity and disaster recovery solutions can help you to develop a more robust enterprise.
Posted: 27 May 2010 | Published: 26 May 2010

Datalink

Best Practices for Proactive Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
sponsored by Qwest Communications
WHITE PAPER: Are your business network and your IT staff prepared to deal with the unthinkable? Imagine for a moment what would happen if your network and all the systems and applications that rely on it were suddenly unavailable. Read this paper to find out more.
Posted: 20 May 2010 | Published: 20 May 2010

Qwest Communications

Maximizing the Benefits of Virtualization: Windows Server® 2008 Hyper-V™ and the Intel® Xeon® Processor 5500 Series
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Together, Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V and servers based on the Intel Xeon processor 5500 series provide a highly efficient foundation for virtualization with improved performance and energy efficiency, increased flexibility, higher reliability and lower TCO. Read this paper to learn about the features and business benefits of these solutions.
Posted: 17 May 2010 | Published: 01 Mar 2009

Dell and Microsoft

Long-Term Data Protection and Retention: Finding the Correct Balance
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This expert white paper, written by storage guru Greg Shulz, is designed to give IT pros a better overall understanding of the strategic differences between short- and long-term data retention plans, what specific factors to consider when creating your backup plan, and the roles that disk and tape should play. Access this paper now to learn more.
Posted: 03 May 2010 | Published: 18 Mar 2009

Quantum Corporation

The Business Case for Hybrid Network Unification: Maximizing Performance, Continuity and IT Savings
sponsored by IPANEMA TECHNOLOGIES
WHITE PAPER: While enterprises can better serve their business needs by deploying two or more WANs, questions arise about what trade-offs need to be made. At issue is not only the ability to create a hybrid network with MPLS and Internet VPN between data centers and branch offices, but also the ability to control. Read this paper to learn more.
Posted: 28 Apr 2010 | Published: 28 Apr 2010

IPANEMA TECHNOLOGIES

ArcGIS® Server and Virtualization
sponsored by Esri
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization is becoming a standard IT practice. It is becoming more popular among ArcGIS customers as well. ESRI uses virtualization technologies for the development, QA and certification processes of ArcGIS Server. This paper provides an overview of virtualization and addresses some common questions regarding ArcGIS Server and virtualization.
Posted: 14 Apr 2010 | Published: 01 Jan 2010

Esri

Four Steps to Determine When a Standby Generator is Needed for Small Data Centers and Network Rooms
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Small data centers and network rooms vary dramatically in the amount of uninterruptible power supply (UPS) runtime deployed. This paper identifies four steps to identifying if a standby generator is required.
Posted: 01 Apr 2010 | Published: 01 Jul 2007

Schneider Electric

Making the Right Move to a Managed Service Provider for SSL VPN
sponsored by MegaPath Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Adoption of SSL VPNs is growing rapidly. A sample of areas in which SSL VPNs can help include serving more communities, supporting more access environments, providing access without application and network changes, enforcing compliance, protecting the network, quickly modifying access policies, and ensuring business continuity.
Posted: 26 Mar 2010 | Published: 26 Mar 2010

MegaPath Inc.

Maximizing ERP Return on Investment with On-Demand Support Services
sponsored by itelligence, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The current economic environment challenges manufacturers seeking to capitalize on their enterprise resource planning (ERP) software: How can a company increase ERP functionality while reducing operating costs and even head counts? To achieve this difficult balance, many manufacturers have turned to on-demand ERP-support services.
Posted: 08 Mar 2010 | Published: 08 May 2009

itelligence, Inc.

Real-Time Access to Real-Time Information: Oracle GoldenGate 11g
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a detailed look at Oracle GoldenGate 11g -- a log-based, real-time data replication and change data capture (CDC) software platform that offers real-time data integration and continuous availability solutions for mission-critical systems.
Posted: 02 Feb 2010 | Published: 02 Aug 2010

Oracle Corporation

High Availability for Desktop Virtualization
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This Implementation Guide shows how to provide high-availability, disaster recovery and business continuity to a XenDesktop environment. The document is divided into the following sections: local availablity, global availability, and disaster recovery/business continuity.
Posted: 01 Feb 2010 | Published: 26 Oct 2009

Citrix

Why You Need an Infrastructure Provider - The Top 10 Things to Look For When Choosing One
sponsored by Verio
WHITE PAPER: Read this whitepaper to learn the benefits of outsourcing to infrastructure providers in today's competitive environment that can deliver solutions that meet the new demands of IT departments. Here are 10 things to look for when seeking out that provider.
Posted: 29 Jan 2010 | Published: 29 Jan 2010

Verio

Performing Effective MTBF Comparisons for Data Center Infrastructure
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) is often proposed as a key decision making criterion when comparing data center infrastructure systems. This paper explains how MTBF can be effectively used as one of several factors for specification and selection of systems, by making the assumptions explicit.
Posted: 28 Jan 2010 | Published: 28 Jan 2010

Schneider Electric

Disaster Got You Down?
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The risks attached to not having a BC or DR plan are neither small nor cheap. Every good plan employs certain technologies and methodologies to limit the disruptiveness of an outage. CDW offers storage, power and networking specialists to assist with disaster recovery needs.
Posted: 27 Jan 2010 | Published: 27 Jan 2010

CDW Corporation

Technical Guide: Using a Comprehensive Virtualization Solution to Maintain Business Continuity
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the challenges of maintaining "business as usual" during major disasters and disruptions to distill the requirements of an ideal solution for disaster recovery and business and workforce continuity through virtualization.
Posted: 07 Jan 2010 | Published: 07 Jan 2010

Citrix

Cisco Delivers Enterprise-Class Next-Generation Acceleration Solution for Disaster Recovery and SAN Extension
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BC/DR) emerges as one of the critical areas of focus as these data centers virtualize, unify, centralize, and scale out their storage resources. This document discusses some of the critical challenges related to the BC/DR solutions and how the Cisco MDS 9000 I/O Accelerator (IOA) addresses each of them.
Posted: 29 Dec 2009 | Published: 29 Dec 2009

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Five Cost-Effective Ways to Enable Fast Recovery
sponsored by i365, makers of Evault
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reviews options for a multifaceted recovery strategy, ensuring that your key systems are protected with maximum efficiency at minimal cost.
Posted: 16 Nov 2009 | Published: 16 Nov 2009

i365, makers of Evault
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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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