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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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Continuity of Operations Planning: Implement COOP Requirements For Storage with HP LeftHand P4000 SAN Solutions
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Continuity of Operations Planning (COOP) is the disciplined planning needed to prepare for a natural or man-made emergency that affects service availability. This data sheet presents an effective solution for COOP from HP.
Posted: 27 Aug 2009 | Published: 06 Aug 2009

Hewlett-Packard Company

Email As Part Of A Business Continuity Strategy: Why Always-On-Business Requires Always-On-Email
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: The modern organization has email at the heart of its communications and business processes. This makes it critical to minimize both the downtime and loss of email upon the outset of a business continuity event. Maintaining access to email while upholding risk mitigation and compliance is a challenging endeavor.
Posted: 06 Aug 2009 | Published: 05 Aug 2009

Mimecast

Planning for a Pandemic: Turning Office Workers into Mobile Workers for Business Continuity
sponsored by Fiberlink Communications
WHITE PAPER: This white paper looks at some of the key issues facing enterprises that might need to turn office workers into mobile workers, rapidly and in large numbers.
Posted: 20 Jul 2009 | Published: 20 Jul 2009

Fiberlink Communications

Enterprise Backup and Recovery Considerations: How to Maintain Your Restore-Readiness
sponsored by Sirius Computer Solutions
WHITE PAPER: IT systems are vulnerable to a variety of disruptions. This paper will focus on common processes and procedures that should be part of any effective enterprise backup/restore system.
Posted: 08 Jul 2009 | Published: 26 Jun 2009

Sirius Computer Solutions

Server Virtualization and Disaster Recovery
sponsored by Overland Storage
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview of the issues and importance of a well thought-out disaster recovery plan for virtualization, and shows how to incorporate real-time data replication into your virtualized environment.
Posted: 06 Jul 2009 | Published: 06 Jul 2009

Overland Storage

IT@Intel: Using TCO to Determine PC Upgrade Cycles
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: At Intel, we've developed a comprehensive methodology, based on total cost of ownership (TCO), that lets us calculate the real cost of operating more than 90,000 PCs. Using it, we can understand the real cost of deploying and maintaining our PCs across varying time horizons.
Posted: 30 Jun 2009 | Published: 01 May 2009

Intel Corporation

IDC White Paper: Making the Business Case for IT Consolidation
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: IDC believes that IT organizations are constantly being asked to do more with less. This analyst report will look at some of the key triggers CIOs look for when deciding to consolidate as well as getting started with consolidation and its impact on the business.
Posted: 26 Jun 2009 | Published: 01 Apr 2008

Hewlett-Packard Company

HP Simply Business Protection: Reliable Data Protection for Business Continuity
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: No matter the business, industry, or size, reliable data access is essential to operations. As that data continues to grow exponentially, it is important to have a backup and recovery strategy that meets current business needs and has the flexibility to grow and change. Read this white paper to learn about HP data protection solutions.
Posted: 23 Jun 2009 | Published: 01 Jun 2009

Hewlett-Packard Company

Embracing the Cloud: Top Seven Imperatives for an Organization
sponsored by Wipro Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This paper analyzes the impact of the cloud on the IT Ecosystem and provides answers to what an organization needs to do in embracing a right cloud strategy.
Posted: 12 Jun 2009 | Published: 01 Mar 2009

Wipro Technologies

Virtualization with HP, Intel, and VMware Solution Guide for Midsize Businesses
sponsored by HP, Intel, & VMware
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to learn how virtualization technology can help midsize businesses reduce costs, mitigate risks, and accelerate growth. HP and VMware can show you how.
Posted: 08 Jun 2009 | Published: 02 Apr 2009

HP, Intel, & VMware

Virtualization and the Midsize Organization: How Much Does It Help?
sponsored by HP, Intel, & VMware
WHITE PAPER: This IDC paper addresses concerns specific to midsize organizations and presents how virtualization improves their business.
Posted: 05 Jun 2009 | Published: 02 Feb 2009

HP, Intel, & VMware

VMware Solutions for Small and Midsize Businesses: The Most Cost-Effective Way to Enable Always On IT
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: Check out this solution brief to discover how VMware equips SMBs with technology solutions that allow them to cost effectively optimize the use of their existing IT assets and resources as well as protect the systems, data, and applications that run the business, ensuring Always On IT.
Posted: 01 Jun 2009 | Published: 01 May 2009

Dell and VMware

Business Continuity Planning IT Survival Guide
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This survival guide will help you and your company start to plan an effective business continuity plan. The end result should be a reduction in risk factors and to minimize the impact of disasters that are out of your control.
Posted: 28 May 2009 | Published: 05 Dec 2008

CA Technologies.

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery with CA Recovery Management and VMware Infrastructure
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This article will take a look at the different trends that companies are seeing in response to the expansion of IT systems that has emerged in response to the growth of mission critical business processes. Learn how CA Recovery Management and VMware Infrastructure can help you effectively respond to these challenges and opportunities.
Posted: 28 May 2009 | Published: 28 May 2009

CA Technologies.

Building a Long-term Strategy for IT Sustainability
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Intel IT is engaged in developing a broad, ongoing sustainability strategy to help Intel consume fewer resources and emit less waste. In analyzing the business case for IT sustainability, we identified the bottom-line benefits and defined the metrics that enabled us to effectively reduce our environmental footprint.
Posted: 27 May 2009 | Published: 01 Apr 2009

Intel Corporation

IBM WebSphere Message Broker, Version 6.1 with IBM WebSphere Adapters: Communicating with Enterprise Information Systems
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals how WebSphere® adapter nodes within IBM® WebSphere Message Broker V6.1 speed and simplify the tasks of creating integrated processes, resulting in greater productivity and lower cost.
Posted: 12 Feb 2009 | Published: 11 Feb 2009

IBM

IP Address Management (IPAM) -- Preventing Network Downtime
sponsored by BlueCat
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines the failsafe technologies that BlueCat Networks has incorporated into Proteus and Adonis (DNS/DHCP appliances) to protect against a wide variety of potential failure conditions.
Posted: 03 Feb 2009 | Published: 03 Feb 2009

BlueCat

Oracle Real Application Clusters in Oracle VM Environments
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how to run sophisticated or highly-available applications in virtualized environments by creating a software-based virtualization infrastructure that offers high availability and grid readiness.
Posted: 17 Dec 2008 | Published: 17 Dec 2008

Oracle Corporation

Exchange Server 2007: What to Expect
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 has been designed to meet the tough challenges for a corporate communication solution and provides a rich feature set that users can access through a variety of different interfaces and devices.
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2006

Global Knowledge

Business Continuity No Longer out of Reach
sponsored by Dell | EqualLogic
WHITE PAPER: This paper looks at how any company can create an affordable infrastructure that delivers the full spectrum of protection - from simple data protection to disaster recovery to business continuity.
Posted: 05 Dec 2008 | Published: 05 Dec 2008

Dell | EqualLogic

Enabling Enterprise Business Process Management
sponsored by Telelogic, An IBM Company
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how enterprise process modeling; analysis, architecture and implementation are at the core of business process management and optimization.
Posted: 21 Oct 2008 | Published: 21 Oct 2008

Telelogic, An IBM Company

The Business Drivers for Data Center Excellence
sponsored by Liquid Computing
WHITE PAPER: The Data Center Excellence Executive Leadership Report Series provides executives with an approach to align the investment and support of their data centers into the organization's overall strategic goals and objectives.
Posted: 17 Oct 2008 | Published: 17 Oct 2008

Liquid Computing

Hurricane Preparedness: Is Your Organization Ready?
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: This executive guide contains a detailed list of what you can do to prepare your organization before, during and after a hurricane.
Posted: 14 Oct 2008 | Published: 11 Oct 2008

Iron Mountain

AT&T Business Continuity Survey: 2008
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WHITE PAPER: The goal of this business continuity survey was to learn what these executives were doing about business continuity, and how it figured in their overall IT strategy.
Posted: 06 Oct 2008 | Published: 04 Oct 2008

AT&T Corp

5 Steps toward Disaster Preparedness
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: For small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), the impacts of a disaster can result in loss of or lack of access to data, applications, and work facilities. This paper explains five key steps to consider when implementing a program for your company.
Posted: 25 Sep 2008 | Published: 25 Sep 2008

Cisco Systems, Inc.
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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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