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DEFINITION: A disaster recovery plan (DRP) - sometimes referred to as a business continuity plan (BCP) or business process contingency plan (BPCP) - describes how an organization is to deal with potential disasters. Just as a disaster is an event that makes the continuation of normal functions impossible, a disaster recovery plan consists of the precautions taken so that the effects of a disaster will be minimized  … 
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The Best Protection For Worst-Case Scenarios: 5 Steps for Keeping Systems Online and Accessible
sponsored by Carbonite
WHITE PAPER: As disaster recovery-as-a-service grows, businesses are increasingly deploying their own DR programs with increasing levels of customizability. In this white paper, discover 5 steps to implementing a DR plan to keep your organization running smoothly.
Posted: 24 May 2017 | Published: 24 May 2017

Carbonite

Planning to Succeed: Executing a BC/DR Strategy During a Digital Transformation
sponsored by TechData - Veeam
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn why availability should be the focus of your backup and DR strategy when serving customers dealing with digital transformation. Read on to additionally discover how you can optimize your backup service strategy for the future, and more.
Posted: 10 May 2017 | Published: 10 May 2017


Backup is Changing, Are You Prepared?
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: As data and IT environments change, backup systems need to change with it. In this white paper, learn 5 backup necessities for the modern enterprise.
Posted: 10 May 2017 | Published: 10 May 2017

Commvault

5 Ways To Prepare Your Infrastructure For Disaster
sponsored by Dyn
WHITE PAPER: Learn 5 steps you can take to ready your infrastructure for disaster ahead of time, so that you can backup your data faster and keep downtime low.
Posted: 09 May 2017 | Published: 09 May 2017

Dyn

IT System Outages are Painful, But Not Uncommon
sponsored by ServiceNow
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn why adoption of a sophisticated long-term IT operations management (ITOM) strategy is key to keeping any successful agency or enterprise running. Download now to maximize your uptime in the face of costly outages.
Posted: 04 May 2017 | Published: 04 May 2017

ServiceNow

How to Bridge the Gap in Data Protection and Recovery
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper learn how backup appliances can ensure your data and documents can be recovered in case of loss and drive huge improvements in backup performance and recovery times. Also discover 5 common backup problems and their solutions, as well as 6 things to look for when choosing the right solution to bridge the availability gap.
Posted: 10 Apr 2017 | Published: 10 Apr 2017

Veeam Software

Performance Evaluation Criteria for Hyperconverged Infrastructure
sponsored by Nutanix
WHITE PAPER: 85% of IT pros surveyed currently use hyperconverged infrastructures (HCI) technology or plan to over the next 12 months. In this vendor-neutral Enterprise Strategy Group report, Senior Analyst Mike Leone explores why organizations are adopting HCI and gives you 3 key questions to evaluate HCI performance for yourself.
Posted: 21 Mar 2017 | Published: 30 Nov 2016

Nutanix

Ransomware: Everything You Need to Know
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Learn about ransomware and the different ways it can attack your systems. Find out how to foil ransomware attacks with disaster recovery strategies, respond to an ongoing ransomware attack, recover from attacks that have already entered your system, and more.
Posted: 01 Mar 2017 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Disaster Recovery Guide: DR in Virtualized Environments
sponsored by Macquarie Cloud Services
WHITE PAPER: Download this essential DR guide to gain insight into the challenges, needs, strategies, and available solutions for disaster recovery and business continuity in 2017, especially for modern, virtualized environments and the public cloud. Additionally, view a BD/DR technology comparison, and fully automated replication architecture.
Posted: 27 Feb 2017 | Published: 27 Feb 2017

Macquarie Cloud Services

Automated Cloud Migration and DR for Multi-tier, Physical and Virtual Production Apps
sponsored by CloudVelox
WHITE PAPER: There is a hybrid cloud tool that not only covers all of the processes in involved in cloud migration, but automates them as well. Access this white paper to take a quick look at One Hybrid Cloud software and see what hybrid cloud is capable of.
Posted: 24 Feb 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

CloudVelox

What To Do When 'It Should Never Happen' Happens: Guide to Writing a Disaster Recovery Plan
sponsored by Macquarie Cloud Services
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to establish a well-written DRP with 9 essential steps that ensure you reduce financial losses, minimize downtime, and keep customers on your side. Read on to assess the effectiveness of your current DRP (if you have one), and benchmark your current strategies against those illustrated here.
Posted: 24 Feb 2017 | Published: 24 Feb 2017

Macquarie Cloud Services

Accelerating Your BDR: 7 Ways to Turn Your Turtle into a Cheetah
sponsored by QuorumLabs Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover 7 ways you can accelerate your backup and disaster recovery and stay ahead of your competitors.
Posted: 02 Feb 2017 | Published: 02 Feb 2017

QuorumLabs Inc.

Backup and Disaster Recovery in the Cloud
sponsored by QuorumLabs Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides information on how to best evaluate your cloud-based BDR options and find the best solutions for your enterprise.
Posted: 17 Jan 2017 | Published: 17 Jan 2017

QuorumLabs Inc.

Waking Up From The Ransomware Nightmare
sponsored by QuorumLabs Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how ransomware attacks are on the rise, and how BDR is the real ransomware solution. Included in the white paper are 5 steps to taking control of your ransomware attack.
Posted: 06 Jan 2017 | Published: 06 Jan 2017

QuorumLabs Inc.

Backup and Disaster Recovery: The IT Experience
sponsored by Carbonite
WHITE PAPER: According to IDC, 80% of small and midsize businesses (SMBs) have experienced downtime at some point in the past, with costs ranging from $82,200 to $256,000 for a single event. Download this white paper for access to one company's comprehensive suite of disaster recover solutions.
Posted: 30 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Carbonite

What to Consider When Looking for Cloud-powered Data Protection
sponsored by Carbonite
WHITE PAPER: It is impossible to have an IT modernization conversation today without talking about the cloud, especially about its perceived economic benefits, its operational agility, and its often-superior recovery-scenario capabilities. Learn how two of the earliest innovators in cloud-powered data protection are now one entity.
Posted: 30 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Carbonite

Why Midsized Organizations Should Consider EVault by Carbonite
sponsored by Carbonite
WHITE PAPER: Today it is possible, even for smaller organizations, to establish both backup and full-fledged hybrid data protection under one robust onsite/offsite underpinning. ESG has four recommendations to assist such organizations as they try to pursue a disk-to-disk-to-cloud data protection strategy in the right way.
Posted: 30 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Carbonite

Carbonite: A Cornerstone For Ransomware Protection And Recovery
sponsored by Carbonite
WHITE PAPER: Ransomware attacks are pervasive. More than 4,000 ransomware attacks happen every day and this number is only increasing. In this white paper learn how to reduce exposure to ransomware and the best practices involved in recovering from ransomware attacks.
Posted: 30 Dec 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Carbonite

3 Things to Consider Before Implementing Cloud Data Protection
sponsored by QuorumLabs Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to implement a complete, cloud-integrated data protection strategy. Discover what 3 factors you should consider when taking this hybrid approach that incorporates cloud backup, instant recovery, and high availability appliances.
Posted: 18 Oct 2016 | Published: 18 Oct 2016

QuorumLabs Inc.

Why Not All Disaster Recovery Appliances Are the Same
sponsored by QuorumLabs Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper helps you evaluate and select the right disaster recovery appliance to fit your business's needs without coming up short on promised performance. Uncover 5 key questions to ask your recovery vendor before purchasing and installing your chosen appliance.
Posted: 18 Oct 2016 | Published: 18 Oct 2016

QuorumLabs Inc.

The Cost of Downtime: Top 5 Must-Know Facts about Backup, Recovery, & Continuity
sponsored by QuorumLabs Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how SMBs can ensure business critical systems sustain minimal downtime. Uncover 5 must-know facts about disaster recovery and data protection, including disasters are seldom natural, new technologies have disrupted the backup and recovery marketplace, and 3 more.
Posted: 17 Oct 2016 | Published: 17 Oct 2016

QuorumLabs Inc.

Making the Case for "Always Be Testing"
sponsored by QuorumLabs Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Whatever the reason, most businesses will experience at least one instance of system downtime a year. To deal with this contingency, this paper makes the case for an "Always Be Testing" (ABT) approach to DR. Find out how you can realistically implement weekly testing to ensure that your backup and data protection strategy is sound and reliable.
Posted: 14 Oct 2016 | Published: 14 Oct 2016

QuorumLabs Inc.

Will You Recover if Disaster Strikes?
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to implement a cost-effective, next-gen data protection strategy that incorporates access to the cloud. Discover how to put a reliable DR strategy in place with the 5 principles of highly effective DR.
Posted: 14 Oct 2016 | Published: 14 Oct 2016

Commvault

Creating and Testing Your IT Recovery Plan
sponsored by QuorumLabs Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Testing your backups and your IT disaster recovery plan on a regular basis is important to maintain best practices and comply with data protection standards. Access this white paper to learn how to create a well-defined IT disaster recovery plan that will help you assess, test, and improve your backups and data protection.
Posted: 12 Oct 2016 | Published: 12 Oct 2016

QuorumLabs Inc.

The Essential Guide Data Protection and Disaster Recovery
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: Download this guide to understand the must-have storage features that are essential to modern DP and DR practices;provided are specific guidelines on what to look for, how to strategize DR in your organization, and more.
Posted: 24 Mar 2017 | Published: 24 Mar 2017

Tintri
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DISASTER PLANNING DEFINITION (continued): …  and the organization will be able to either maintain or quickly resume mission-critical functions. Typically, disaster recovery planning involves an analysis of business processes and continuity needs; it may also include a significant focus on disaster prevention.Ask your questions about disaster recovery at ITKnowledgeExchange.comDisaster recovery is becoming an increasingly important aspect of enterprise computing. As devices, systems, and networks become ever more complex, there are simply more things that can go wrong. As a consequence, recovery plans have also become more complex. According … 
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