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ALSO CALLED: Data Protection, CDP, Enterprise Data Backups, Recovery Management, Continuous Backups, Backup and Recovery Management
DEFINITION: Continuous data protection (CDP), also called continuous backup, is a storage system in which all the data in an enterprise is backed up whenever any change is made. In effect, CDP creates an electronic journal of complete storage snapshots, one storage snapshot for every instant in time that data modification occurs.A major advantage of CDP is the fact that it preserves a record of every transaction  … 
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The 10 Most Dangerous Risks to Microsoft Security
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Security has always been an important part of any IT infrastructure. This white paper has tips to help improve your awareness of some of the more important risks threatening your Microsoft infrastructure.
Posted: 13 May 2009 | Published: 13 May 2009

Global Knowledge

Data privacy best practices: time to take action!
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the steps you need to consider when developing your privacy strategy and implementing your first data privacy project. Find out how you can help your organization implement best practices in privacy protection and make your privacy project successful from start to finish.
Posted: 04 Sep 2009 | Published: 01 Sep 2008

IBM

Hosted Security IT Manager's Guide
sponsored by Symantec Hosted Services
WHITE PAPER: Hosted security, such as MessageLabs, provides companies with protection against email and web malware plus spam and content filtering, email archive and continuity. Read this guide to learn more about your hosted security options.
Posted: 24 Jul 2009 | Published: 01 Jul 2009

Symantec Hosted Services

Server Virtualization and Disaster Recovery
sponsored by Overland Storage
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview of the issues and importance of a well thought-out disaster recovery plan for virtualization, and shows how to incorporate real-time data replication into your virtualized environment.
Posted: 06 Jul 2009 | Published: 06 Jul 2009

Overland Storage

Merging Backup and Disaster Recovery (DR) Processes
sponsored by FalconStor Software
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes how continuous data protection (CDP) technology can bridge various DR methodologies to help organizations overcome the challenges of tape and achieve maximum benefits from their IT investments.
Posted: 16 Jun 2009 | Published: 16 Jun 2009

FalconStor Software

Effective Risk Management in a Collaboration Driven Enterprise
sponsored by AvePoint, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: How will platform and content access interruptions affect productivity, revenue, and compliance-related exposure? This document will analyze common consequences of such interruptions and discuss why successful SharePoint deployments require effective management, vigorous protection, diligent compliance protocols, and continuous availability.
Posted: 11 Jun 2009 | Published: 01 Aug 2008

AvePoint, Inc.

Backup and Recovery for Microsoft Exchange Server - Data Domain Deduplication Storage Best Practices Guide
sponsored by EMC Backup and Recovery Solutions
WHITE PAPER: In many companies, Microsoft Exchange is now commonly viewed as a mission-critical application. Protecting Exchange information is critical and backup is still the primary method used. This paper focuses on the traditional backup and recovery practices for Microsoft Exchange Server along with solutions from Data Domain.
Posted: 08 May 2009 | Published: 08 May 2009

EMC Backup and Recovery Solutions

Data Protection Strategies Leveraging Replication: An In-Depth Look at Evaluation Criteria and Usage Scenarios
sponsored by Double-Take Software
WHITE PAPER: As dependence on continuous access to critical data grows, so does the importance of avoiding service interruption. This paper examines four data protection strategies and compares their merits for the most common business continuance scenarios.
Posted: 01 May 2009 | Published: 29 Feb 2008

Double-Take Software

Agentless Architecture: Agentless Backup is Not a Myth
sponsored by Asigra
WHITE PAPER: Agentless backup is NOT a myth. The Asigra solution is proof because it requires no agents, which inherently makes it easier to install and support than legacy backup and recovery solutions. This paper serves as an introduction to Asigra's Hybrid Cloud Backup and Recovery Software.
Posted: 20 Apr 2009 | Published: 20 Apr 2009

Asigra

BACKUP REDESIGN: Do More with Less ... Really!
sponsored by AppAssure Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The call to protect corporate data in less time and for less money has inspired a whole new way of thinking about backup - a complete backup redesign. This paper explores a better way to backup and protect data and applications - disk-based application.
Posted: 10 Apr 2009 | Published: 10 Apr 2009

AppAssure Software, Inc.

Enabling a safer internet: The positive approach to web security
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes today's new web threats, highlights the need for a positive security model to replace yesterday's access-blocking approach, and describes the three pillars of protection organizations need to safeguard their systems and resources.
Posted: 09 Apr 2009 | Published: 08 Apr 2009

Sophos, Inc.

How to Migrate from Microsoft Exchange 2000/2003 to Exchange Server
sponsored by Sun Microsystems, Inc. and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Making the move from Microsoft Exchange 2000/2003 Server to Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 is a relatively straight process. This guide documents the process for a typical migration to Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 along with a few critical considerations before the deployment takes place.
Posted: 08 Apr 2009 | Published: 07 Sep 2007

Sun Microsystems, Inc. and Microsoft

An Economical Approach To Maximizing Data Availability: Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage Systems
sponsored by Sun Microsystems, Inc. and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage Systems offer enterprise-class storage features while leveraging open source software and industry standard components to lower costs and provide greater innovation. Read this paper and see how your organization can benefit from Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage Systems.
Posted: 08 Apr 2009 | Published: 30 Nov 2007

Sun Microsystems, Inc. and Microsoft

Cisco Continuous Data Protection for Files
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Most analysts, including Enterprise Strategy Group, agree that performing only a periodic backup leaves data at risk, and they find that this is a major concern among the IT professionals they survey. The answer to this concern is Cisco Small Business Network Storage Systems (NSS) and Cisco Continuous Data Protection (CDP) for Files software.
Posted: 25 Mar 2009 | Published: 25 Mar 2009

Cisco Systems, Inc.

HP StorageWorks SAN Virtualization Services Platform: Simplifying Heterogeneous Storage Virtualization
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Read this report and learn the results of ESG Lab testing of the HP StorageWorks SAN Virtualization Services Platform (SVSP) with a focus on the fundamentals of heterogeneous storage virtualization including centralized management, ease of use, thin provisioning, data mobility and capacity-efficient point-in-time snapshots.
Posted: 16 Mar 2009 | Published: 16 Mar 2009

Hewlett-Packard Company

Comparative Management Cost Survey: Workload Weighting for Mid-range Storage Array Administrators
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Data center and storage administrators will find this white paper to be a valuable source on the time and cost savings, from a storage administrator's perspective, that can be realized from using StorageWorks EVA as compared to competing solutions from EMC and NetApp.
Posted: 16 Mar 2009 | Published: 23 Feb 2009

Hewlett-Packard Company

HP StorageWorks tape and disk-to-disk data protection
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Company and Intel
WHITE PAPER: HP protects the integrity of your data and helps you regain access to it. We have a range of change-ready, cost-effective, and trusted solutions that provide the appropriate level of protection based on your specific business requirements.
Posted: 11 Mar 2009 | Published: 03 Nov 2008

Hewlett Packard Company and Intel

7 Requirements of Data Loss Prevention
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This report provides a clear understanding of the capabilities a successful data loss prevention solution must deliver. It also incorporates insight into the capabilities that companies require from their solution.
Posted: 10 Mar 2009 | Published: 10 Mar 2009

Symantec Corporation

Virtually Effortless Backup for VMware Environments
sponsored by FalconStor Software
WHITE PAPER: VMware Consolidated Backup (VCB) improves virtual server backup, but there are a number of limitations. FalconStor Software has a solution that works with VCB while overcoming these limitations. Using this solution, you can quickly and efficiently back up virtual machines and retain transactional consistency, without management complexity.
Posted: 09 Mar 2009 | Published: 09 Mar 2009

FalconStor Software

Data privacy best practices: time to take action!
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the steps you need to consider when developing your privacy strategy and implementing your first data privacy project. Using proven data masking techniques can help your organization implement best practices in privacy protection and make your privacy project successful from start to finish.
Posted: 24 Feb 2009 | Published: 24 Feb 2009

IBM

Taming The Power Hungry Data Center
sponsored by Fusion-IO
WHITE PAPER: The widening disparity between CPU performance and that of storage subsystems has spawned numerous solutions that do not fix the problem. This white paper exposes this fundamental flaw and introduces the means available today to substantively reduce power consumption while improving performance: Fusion-io's flash memory-based storage technology.
Posted: 16 Feb 2009 | Published: 16 Feb 2009

Fusion-IO

Solid State Storage - A New Standard for Enterprise-Class Reliability
sponsored by Fusion-IO
WHITE PAPER: With throughput and seek times faster than disk arrays, data centers are including NAND flash as part of their server infrastructure. Fusion-io offers solid state storage solutions with NAND flash that provides integrity for data exceeding today's solid state storage solutions and surpasses enterprise-class rotating magnetic storage devices.
Posted: 16 Feb 2009 | Published: 16 Feb 2009

Fusion-IO

Streamline Your Storage Usage: 4 Straightforward Ways To True NAS Management
sponsored by Northern Parklife
WHITE PAPER: In a relatively short span of time, Network Attached Storage [NAS] has become a popular, widely implemented technology given its many attractive features and benefits. This whitepaper details four techniques for managing network attached storage, including file management simplification and data access without server intervention.
Posted: 12 Feb 2009 | Published: 12 Feb 2009

Northern Parklife

User Directed Storage Management: How To Make Users Accountable For Responsible Storage Usage
sponsored by Northern Parklife
WHITE PAPER: The accelerated pace of doing business in today's world puts organizations under tremendous pressure. They need to be fleet and flexible, able to rapidly respond to opportunities, make decisions, and deploy resources. Critical to this is the way information is managed and stored.
Posted: 12 Feb 2009 | Published: 12 Feb 2009

Northern Parklife

Achieve Immediate Returns With Practical Storage Management
sponsored by Northern Parklife
WHITE PAPER: This white paper in an introduction to Northern Storage Suite, a perfect solution for organizations seeking to implement a systematic approach to storage resource management, once and for all reclaiming control over previously ungoverned storage use.
Posted: 12 Feb 2009 | Published: 12 Feb 2009

Northern Parklife
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CONTINUOUS DATA PROTECTION DEFINITION (continued): …  that takes place in the enterprise. In addition, if the system becomes infected with a virus or Trojan, or if a file becomes mutilated or corrupted and the problem is not discovered until some time later, it is always possible to recover the most recent clean copy of the affected file. A CDP system with disk storage offers data recovery in a matter of seconds -- much less time than is the case with tape backups or archives. Installation of CDP hardware and programming is straightforward and simple and does not put existing data at risk.The market for CDP products is expected to grow as businesses … 
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