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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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5 Cornerstones of Compliance
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper in order to get the 5 cornerstones of storage compliance. Read on to learn about considerations and tips to meeting requirements including country-specific and other stringent regulations.
Posted: 16 May 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Datto, Inc.

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.

The Importance of Continuity in Office 365 Environments
sponsored by Mimecast
WHITE PAPER: Email downtime can translate to big losses for your business, especially in Microsoft Office 365 environments. This valuable report explains how implementing a continuity strategy can enable your users to continue working even when service is unavailable.
Posted: 14 Aug 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013


Giving Small Businesses the Recovery Capabilities they Need
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.

Active Directory Disasters and Tools to Prevent Them
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Microsoft Active Directory (AD) is the source of nearly all authentication and authorization in most Windows environments, which means it's critical to keep up and running. While AD's features can protect against some failures, there are others it can't recover from on its own. So what do you do when that dreaded day of disaster arrives?
Posted: 16 May 2014 | Published: 09 Jan 2013

Dell Software

The Surprising Affordability of Today’s Cloud Archive
sponsored by Infrascale
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains why cloud data archive is a more secure and reliable backup option over legacy tape solutions for MSPs.
Posted: 14 May 2014 | Published: 14 May 2014


Providence Health & Services is Reacting to Threats Five Times Faster
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This case study features Providence Health & Services experience with a managed security services provider that offered reliable and efficient security management.
Posted: 25 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

Symantec Corporation

The Case for GRC: Addressing the Top 10 GRC Challenges
sponsored by RSA
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shares the top 10 governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) challenges, and offers industry-leading advice on how to make the best investments in each of these areas.
Posted: 16 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012


PEM Fuel Cells Make a Powerful Case for Small Business Backup
sponsored by CommScope
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper offers PEM fuel cells as an option to help prevent power outages, which lead to costly downtime.
Posted: 11 Apr 2014 | Published: 11 Apr 2014


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


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

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®

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


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


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

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


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


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

Virtualizing Business Critical Apps. Clearing the Performance Hurdle
sponsored by DataCore Software Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this paper, the root cause behind the unacceptable behavior is considered and a practical, proven solution is offered.
Posted: 30 Aug 2013 | Published: 30 Sep 2012

DataCore Software Corporation
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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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