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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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Don't Overlook Records Management in Business Continuity Planning
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: Effective business continuity (BC) and disaster recovery (DR) planning is a critical aspect of any business – without it you're at risk for serious consequences. But many enterprises today make the mistake of only planning for digital files. Read on to learn 10 steps to crafting a BC/DR plan for your digital and physical records.
Posted: 21 Nov 2012 | Published: 21 Nov 2012

Iron Mountain

CW+: Analyst's take: The benefits of third-party SAP and Oracle support
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: Organizations running mature SAP or Oracle applications experience significant ongoing savings from third-party support.  Nucleus found Rimini Street customers can reduce their annual license maintenance fees by at least 50 percent and avoid upgrade costs while extending the value of their software investment.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 27 Dec 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

Hosting.com & VMware Deliver Disaster Recovery For All
sponsored by Hosting.com
WHITE PAPER: Access this exclusive resource to learn how your business can employ enterprise-class BC/DR at a mid-market price.
Posted: 30 Aug 2012 | Published: 30 Aug 2012

Hosting.com

Virtualizing disaster recovery using cloud computing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how cloud-based disaster recovery (DR) plans eliminate the traditional tradeoff between speed and cost. DR is a business imperative in today’s unpredictable IT world. Discover the advantages of leveraging a scalable, speedy and inexpensive way to ensure you’re protected from all disasters.
Posted: 29 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 Jan 2012

IBM

Holistic risk management: Perspectives for IT professionals
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Business continuity planning and IT security management are increasingly becoming a critical part of enterprise-wide risk management and business resilience frameworks. This report explores how the shift towards more holistic risk management is affecting the day-to-day work for business continuity planners, IT risk managers and security executives.
Posted: 28 Jun 2012 | Published: 16 Oct 2012

IBM

Developing an effective resiliency capability within a cloud design
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how to develop a reliable resiliency management program for your cloud environment. Review the key elements, business areas and questions you should consider.
Posted: 27 Jun 2012 | Published: 31 Aug 2011

IBM

Microsoft MVP Expert Guide: Windows Server 2008 Backup for VM and Physical Servers
sponsored by Dell AppAssure Backup, Replication and Recovery Software
WHITE PAPER: Gain insight into backup for virtual machines and physical servers in this 10-tip guide.
Posted: 25 May 2012 | Published: 25 May 2012

Dell AppAssure Backup, Replication and Recovery Software

Business Continuity Planning: IT Survival Guide
sponsored by arcserve
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how businesses of all sizes can develop an effective business continuity plan designed to minimize the impact of disasters and reduce risk of time, money, valuable data, and reputation. 
Posted: 01 May 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2008

arcserve

Building a Disaster Ready Infrastructure
sponsored by CenturyLink Technology Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the factors surrounding a well implemented disaster recovery/business continuity plan that will ensure minimal impact to your organization. Read now to find out how you can prevent downtime and revenue loss caused by an unforeseen outage, hardware failure or natural disaster.
Posted: 18 Apr 2012 | Published: 18 Apr 2012

CenturyLink Technology Solutions

Cutting Edge Data Protection for VMware Environments
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights several new features within EMC Avamar 6.0 that specifically target and greatly advance the capabilities and performance of VMware data protection. With these features, EMC Avamar is enabling the rapid continued expansion of cloud environments required by the demand for IT-as-a-Service. Read now to learn more.
Posted: 12 Mar 2012 | Published: 01 Oct 2011

EMC Corporation

Optimise the Healthcare Data Centre through Operational Efficiency and Data Resilience
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers valuable insight into how modern health care facilities can ensure the continuity of operations, even in the face of an unforeseen disaster. Additionally, the ROI associated with a data resilience plan is explored.
Posted: 17 Feb 2012 | Published: 17 Feb 2012

Hitachi Data Systems

Rethink the Economics of Data
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This thought-provoking research report from Gartner is based on thousands of end user interviews and offers a roadmap toward rethinking data protection in ways that maximize value and meet business-critical needs.
Posted: 05 Jan 2012 | Published: 05 Jan 2012

NetApp

Disaster Preparedness: Is there a hole in your disaster recovery plan?
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how software escrow agreements can be a critical tool to help ensure application continuity within your business continuity plan.
Posted: 04 Jan 2012 | Published: 04 Jan 2012

Iron Mountain

How Verification Services Fortify Your Software Escrow Solution
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the types of verification services used in the escrow industry. It discusses why verification has become a best practice for both the users of software and the developers creating the applications, as well as a solid recommendation by the lawyers who advise them.
Posted: 28 Dec 2011 | Published: 28 Dec 2011

Iron Mountain

Best Practices for Enhancing Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Data Protection and Availability using Dell EqualLogic Snapshots
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: IT leaders are challenged by the growth of the amount of data they have to manage. While data management encompasses several areas of an organization, ensuring the data protection and business continuity is one of the most critical aspects. Inside this white paper, uncover strategies for avoiding data loss and lack of application availability.
Posted: 02 Dec 2011 | Published: 02 Dec 2011

Dell, Inc.

How to Prevent IT Disasters at Work from Ruining Your Vacation
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: The scenario is a familiar one. You’re about to step out for a leisurely day on the links, at the beach or in the backyard hammock and couldn’t be more excited about your time off, when the little red light starts blinking on your phone: URGENT.
Posted: 14 Nov 2011 | Published: 10 Nov 2011

Webroot

Virtualize Critical Applications with IBM and VMware
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: When IT professionals migrate critical applications to a virtualized infrastructure, they must consider continuity throughout every stage in the application lifecycle. Access this white paper to learn about technology solutions that can virtualize your critical applications to enhance business value and minimize risks.
Posted: 01 Nov 2011 | Published: 01 Nov 2011

VMware, Inc.

Critical Communications for Business Continuity: How to Ensure Employees, Partners & Customers Stay Connected
sponsored by Polycom, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines why companies should develop and implement an on-demand conferencing and collaboration plan that supports business continuity for both the enterprise and its customers.
Posted: 18 Oct 2011 | Published: 18 Oct 2011

Polycom, Inc.

Deliver Dynamic Business Continuity for the Enterprise with Dell Compellent Live Volume
sponsored by Dell Compellent
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about an innovative platform that can help your business minimize downtime, balance workloads, and easily shift resources across the cloud.
Posted: 17 Oct 2011 | Published: 17 Oct 2011

Dell Compellent

Is your data center holding you back?
sponsored by HP
WHITE PAPER: Access this essential resource to discover five crucial steps to jump-start business and IT agility by becoming an instant-on enterprise, including planning, standardizing, virtualizing, and more.
Posted: 10 Oct 2011 | Published: 10 Oct 2011

HP

When Good Backups Go Bad: Data Recovery Failures and What to Do About Them
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to explore how to make sure your backup and recovery system protects all of your data, all of the time.
Posted: 21 Sep 2011 | Published: 20 Sep 2011

Symantec Corporation

Total Economic Impact of Vmware Virtual Desktop Infrastructure- Healthcare Industry
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Find out what happened when Forrester Consulting interviewed a healthcare facility that implemented virtual desktops. Gain insight on both quantitative and qualitative benefits, including reduced support costs, increased worker productivity and more. Learn how your organization can take advantage of desktop virtualization.
Posted: 30 Aug 2011 | Published: 30 Aug 2011

Dell, Inc.

Intel Cloud Builders Guide: Cloud Design and Development on Intel Platforms Trusted Computer Pools with Parellels
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes six key aspects of security and offers advice for addressing them in your cloud strategy.
Posted: 23 Aug 2011 | Published: 22 Aug 2011

Intel

How to Choose a Cloud Backup Provider
sponsored by Asigra
WHITE PAPER: Many people think the only question is to ask when thinking about backup and recovery is "What is the best way to make backups?" That’s certainly a critical question but business data is the very lifeblood of your business. You can’t afford to look at only half the equation. Recovery is vital as well, especially when choosing a cloud provider.
Posted: 22 Aug 2011 | Published: 22 Aug 2011

Asigra

The Costs and Implications of EHR System Downtime on Physician Practices
sponsored by Stratus Technologies
WHITE PAPER: The paper includes calculations showing the cost of downtime expected for a given level of EHR solution uptime in practices of various sizes, as well as products associated with specific uptime levels. The report also includes a “cost per hour” tool that estimates the financial impact of downtime in practices they administer, oversee or assist.
Posted: 11 Aug 2011 | Published: 11 Aug 2011

Stratus Technologies
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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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