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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 Plan Blueprint: Turn Your Dreams Into Actionable Goals
sponsored by ConnectWise
WHITE PAPER: This e-book and planning worksheet will walk you through the steps to creating a winning business plan and change the way you look at your business processes.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 19 Jul 2013


Prepare for the Unexpected: Guide to Modern IT Disaster Recovery
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource presents the theory of Black Swan Events, and shows you how to prepare and mitigate the consequences on your data center.
Posted: 06 Jun 2013 | Published: 06 Jun 2013

VMware, Inc.

A Guide to Hybrid Cloud-Based Backup and Recovery
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this document to learn how hybrid cloud services can provide your enterprise with cost-saving business continuity and data backup strategies. Read on to see how easily accessible, off-site systems can protect your data and prepare your enterprise for any type of future disaster.
Posted: 21 May 2013 | Published: 20 May 2013

Datto, Inc.

Making the Most of Disaster Recovery Products and Services
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative paper highlights a four-step process for selling disaster recovery and business continuity products and services. Read to learn how you can successfully engage with clients about the need for disaster recovery.
Posted: 01 Feb 2013 | Published: 01 Feb 2013

Datto, Inc.

Putting Cloud Disaster Recovery to the Ultimate Test
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: When disaster strikes, you want your disaster recovery (DR) partner to be in the trenches with you, battling to keep your systems running. This white paper explores how a disaster recovery provider kept its partners up and running during Hurricane Sandy.
Posted: 01 Feb 2013 | Published: 01 Feb 2013

Datto, Inc.

Five Critical Lessons in 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: 31 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Iron Mountain

How Virtualization is Key to Managing Risk: A Guide to Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
sponsored by Dell and VMware
WHITE PAPER: Learn how encapsulation and server consolidation can minimize the damage that disasters cause.
Posted: 26 Jul 2013 | Published: 26 Jul 2013

Dell and VMware

Cloud BDR for MSPs: Partner Support Makes the Difference
sponsored by Intronis
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper provides deeper insight into solution providers, value-added resellers and MSPs implementing online backup as a cost-effective way to deliver a foundational IT service to SMB clients. Find out you can provide maximum value to customers while realizing optimal recurring revenues, profits and branding opportunities.
Posted: 22 Jul 2013 | Published: 22 Jul 2013


Building an Affordable, Fully Redundant Storage Appliance
sponsored by LSI Corporation.
WHITE PAPER: A shared storage solution is critical to achieving many of the benefits of server virtualization. Find out how LSI Syncro CS solutions can help you get reliable and high availability shared storage now.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

LSI Corporation.

Affordable High Availability (HA) Delivers Convenience, Value and Improved Response Time to Retail Branches
sponsored by LSI Corporation.
WHITE PAPER: Need to minimize the risk of server failures and optimize your inventory database? LSI shows why deploying HA servers at your retail branch locations is critical to adding value to your business.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

LSI Corporation.

IBM Power Systems Keep Your Applications Ready for Anything
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This short white paper provides insight into a disaster recovery solution that maintains continuous high availability in the face of any threat to the data center.
Posted: 26 Jun 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2012


Neverfail Heartbeat Failover Engine
sponsored by Neverfail
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to explore a business continuity solution that continuously keeps your applications up in the face of any threat to system availability.
Posted: 24 Jun 2013 | Published: 24 Jun 2013


Crash Insurance: Protect Your Business with Virtualization
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers how virtualization can protect you against unpredictable disasters and includes six steps for crash-proofing your business.
Posted: 09 May 2013 | Published: 09 May 2013


IDC: The Business Value of Entry-Level Enterprise Storage
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: In this short white paper, learn how to deploy the next-generation of entry-level arrays to businesses that are budget-conscious, but also cannot afford to compromise on technology.
Posted: 24 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

Hitachi Data Systems & VMware Deliver Disaster Recovery For All
sponsored by
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

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


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


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


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


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


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
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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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