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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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Business Continuity: A Growing Opportunity in a Digitalized World
sponsored by Carbonite
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the four common challenges channel partners are facing and offers strategies to overcome them and take advantage of market opportunities.
Posted: 10 Apr 2015 | Published: 05 Nov 2014


MSPs: Top 7 Benefits of Hybrid Cloud Backup for SMBs
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore the top 7 reasons every managed service provider—and every small-to-medium sized business—should embrace the hybrid cloud for data protection. Access now to uncover the benefits you can deliver your SMB clients.
Posted: 26 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Datto, Inc.

Data Protection: Save Time, Reduce Costs, and Limit Risk
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses a variety of data protection software and appliances that protect virtual, physical and cloud environments, all while saving you money. Access now to discover how your organization can utilize these tools to not only safeguard your critical digital assets, but also dramatically reduce costs and improve productivity.
Posted: 25 Feb 2015 | Published: 25 Feb 2015

Dell, Inc.

5 Reasons MSPs Love Time-Based Cloud Retention
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This executive brief highlights how managed service providers (MSPs) can offer customers secure, rapidly recoverable off-site backup for a fixed monthly price that is based on how long they need to retain their data.
Posted: 22 Jan 2015 | Published: 22 Jan 2015

Datto, Inc.

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


5 Keys to Success in Business Continuity Product Sales
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.

Continuous Availability in a Virtualized Data Center
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: The widespread adoption of server virtualization requires a rethinking of traditional Business Continuance planning. Today, the outage of even a small group of virtualized servers or VMs can negatively impact thousands of application users. Download this whitepaper to learn how the NetApp MetroCluster solution addresses these challenges.
Posted: 28 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014


Ovum Decision Matrix: Selecting an Enterprise Backup and Recovery Solution
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This resource provides a side-by-side comparison of leading enterprise backup and recovery platforms, focusing on the ability to deliver a holistic backup and recovery strategy. Access now to see which platform is the right fit for your enterprise and learn to administer and configure these technologies to meet your resiliency requirements.
Posted: 23 Oct 2014 | Published: 15 Jul 2014

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

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


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


Top Five Benefits of Image-Based Backup
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the five most important benefits you can achieve with image-based backup. Read on to learn how image-based backup differs from traditional backups, as well as its impact on disaster recovery.
Posted: 30 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

Datto, Inc.

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.

Best Practices for Taking Disaster Recovery to the Cloud
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: This white paper breaks down why disaster recovery is a perfect fit for the cloud and will show you how to get there.
Posted: 05 May 2014 | Published: 05 May 2014


Disaster Recovery, Made Easy
sponsored by Emerson Network Power
WHITE PAPER: With these varying sources of chaos around every corner, you need a strong DR plan in place, which starts with knowing what needs to be recovered, who will recover it, and how the recovery will occur. Download this exclusive white paper now for a guide to the hows, whats, and whos of DR, and how to uncover the keys to success.
Posted: 30 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

Emerson Network Power

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


Forrester on: The State of Business Technology Resiliency, Q2 2014
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel
WHITE PAPER: Discover the six trends that describe the state of resiliency today, and learn why companies are looking to the cloud and co-location for failover sites.
Posted: 24 Jun 2014 | Published: 12 May 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel

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 Enterprise
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 Enterprise

Protecting Technology Infrastructure: The Importance of Secure Access and Continuity Solutions
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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 Enterprise

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

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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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