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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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Healthcare Disaster Recovery
sponsored by BridgeHead Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper guides you through healthcare data basics to help you better understand what exactly you need to protect. Click now to discover backup and disaster recovery best practices to ensure always-on data availability and minimal downtime.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

BridgeHead Software

Practical Guidance for Evaluating and Simplifying your Business Continuity Program Requirements
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This resource gives information on removing the complexities of handling regulations in the fields Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery. It focuses on ways in which organizations can more easily decipher which regulations to follow and which regulations don't apply to them.
Posted: 13 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

EMC Corporation

CIO Strategies for Storage: Modernize Data Protection Practices
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Explore this game-changing resource to discover the key features of a modernized data protection solution, and how it can benefit your organization.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Dell, Inc.

Ensure Business Resiliency with IBM Power Systems
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive document to find out the requirements for delivering resilience and availability in your server systems, as well as one vendor's recommended approach for business resilience.
Posted: 27 Jan 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

IBM

Virtual Backup Strategies: Using Storage Snapshots for Backups
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: Check out this informative white paper to find out how storage snapshots can be used as backups for virtual environments, and how it compares to one vendor's disk-to-disk backup solution.
Posted: 16 Jan 2014 | Published: 16 Jan 2014

Veeam Software

Prepare Now and Save Later: Guide to Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Implementation
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: Take a look at this in-depth white paper to find out how this backup and replication solution helps organizations plan and implement a disaster recovery and business continuity that is capable of supporting their demanding data centers.
Posted: 08 Jan 2014 | Published: 08 Jan 2014

Veeam Software

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: 07 Jan 2014 | Published: 07 Jan 2014

Citrix

Samaritan Medical Center: CIOs Approach to Consolidating Hospital Data
sponsored by BridgeHead Software
WHITE PAPER: This case study on Samaritan Medical Center highlights their experience with a single, standardized data management platform, and how they were able to offer constant data availability even during disaster recovery. Click now to see how else they're benefiting.
Posted: 26 Dec 2013 | Published: 26 Dec 2013

BridgeHead Software

CIO Strategies for Storage: Modernise data protection practices
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource discusses how you can combine the best of traditional backup and recovery with continuity and modern resiliency solutions to help reduce complexity, slash costs and minimise the risk for data loss, all while accelerating your organization's time to value.
Posted: 19 Nov 2013 | Published: 19 Nov 2013

Dell, Inc.

10 Sins of an Enterprise Backup & Recovery
sponsored by Asigra
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive resource examines ten common enterprise backup and recovery problems that organizations today face, and discusses the steps you can take to ensure that if and when disaster strikes, the correct data can be efficiently restored with minimum disruption.
Posted: 15 Nov 2013 | Published: 15 Nov 2013

Asigra

What You Need to Know about Disaster Recovery
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: This eBook explores what it takes to ensure you're in the best position to bounce back should disaster strike.
Posted: 15 Oct 2013 | Published: 15 Oct 2013

Iron Mountain

Understanding the Economics of IT Reputational Risk
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper today to view the results of a survey of more than 1000 business continuity specialists and more than 1200 security practitioners, and learn how your peers are approaching modern DR and reputation management practices.
Posted: 11 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

Maximizing Data Center Uptime with Business Continuity Planning
sponsored by Vision Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers the value of protecting your business critical applications with a co-location facility.
Posted: 28 Feb 2014 | Published: 17 Feb 2011

Vision Solutions

Balancing Cost, Risk and Complexity in Your Disaster Recovery Strategy
sponsored by CommVault Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This guide goes over the requirements for a suitable Disaster Recovery strategy and highlights the fact that traditional backup plans aren't capable of dealing with new technologies.
Posted: 27 Feb 2014 | Published: 27 Feb 2014

CommVault Systems, Inc.

Five Disaster Recovery Tips for Small to Midsize Businesses running IBM® i
sponsored by Vision Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper covers five tips for small and mid-sized businesses to follow for a comprehensive disaster recovery plan that can protect their data.
Posted: 25 Feb 2014 | Published: 13 Feb 2013

Vision Solutions

Mastering Disaster Recovery in the Cloud
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper looks at how organizations are turning to Disaster-Recovery-as-a-Service in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Also learn how to pick the right provider for your organization.
Posted: 25 Feb 2014 | Published: 25 Feb 2014

VMware, Inc.

Trend Micro Deep Security: VMWare vSphere with Operations Management
sponsored by Trend Micro
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource introduces a security and operations management solution that protects virtualized datacenters and desktops from the latest threats. Read on to learn how this solution can help your organization address 5 main areas of concern, including security, business continuity, and 3 more.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 20 Feb 2014

Trend Micro

Best Practices for the Move Towards Virtualization
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Check out this exclusive resource to find out the virtualization best practices so you can make sure your move to a virtualized environment doesn't risk the safety and security of your organization and its data.
Posted: 06 Feb 2014 | Published: 12 Sep 2013

Symantec Corporation

Demand More From Your Data Center Environment
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces a colocation strategy that offers more than just space and power to help you optimize your data center operations, achieve compliant IT security, and more.
Posted: 28 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Iron Mountain

Breakthrough Replication Solution to Eliminate Disaster Recovery Risks
sponsored by HP and Intel
WHITE PAPER: Explore this exclusive white paper to find out about HP's latest and greatest replication solution which addresses the challenges data growth presents, while promising superior disaster recovery.
Posted: 27 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

HP and Intel

Symantec NetBackup™ Appliances: Key Factors in Modernizing Backup and Recovery
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Disasters strike without warning, so shouldn't your data protection solutions always be up to par? Explore this resource to find out the advantages of backup solution models, key requirements for solution offerings and cost-effective solutions.
Posted: 27 Dec 2013 | Published: 27 Dec 2013

Symantec Corporation

Minimize Downtime With a Disaster-Resilient Architecture
sponsored by Fujitsu
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive paper examines a backup and recovery solution that helps software-based backup data protection infrastructures reach previously unknown service levels.
Posted: 27 Nov 2013 | Published: 27 Nov 2013

Fujitsu

Make the Smart Storage Decision for your Business
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper details innovative, affordable, easy-to-use, scalable storage systems for small and midsized businesses that offer IT efficiency, business agility, and simplified management to enterprise data centers.
Posted: 09 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

NetApp

Ten Smart Things to Know about Storage
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper outlines the top ten smart things to know about storage and how it could affect your business.
Posted: 09 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

NetApp

FAQ: VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper explores a virtualized DR solution that provides automated orchestration and non-disruptive testing to simplify DR management of your virtualized applications. Discover the answers to your most burning questions about modern DR solutions and find out how this technology can help your specific needs. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 11 Sep 2013 | Published: 30 Aug 2013

Dell and VMware
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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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