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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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Disaster Planning White Papers (View All Report Types)
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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

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

Multiple Cloud Connectivity and Recovery Options Gives This Backup Software A Leg-Up
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: While backing your data up is crucial, it means nothing if you don't have a way to recover that information quickly and easily. In this white paper, learn about a program that lets you do just that, as well as the flexibility to restore VMs to different hypervisors, multiple physical and virtual restore options.
Posted: 10 Mar 2017 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Quest

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

Reduce the Time it Takes to Resolve IT Issues and Restore IT Services With Communication Integration
sponsored by EverBridge Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper discover a program that lets you connect the right on-call personnel with the right information to get restoration done faster. Learn how you can get detailed report and incident notifications and responses, manage group and shift calendars from one place, and more.
Posted: 20 Feb 2017 | Published: 20 Feb 2017

EverBridge Inc.

IT Alerting To Reduce Mean Time to Resolution and Restore IT Services Faster
sponsored by EverBridge Inc.
WHITE PAPER: When you face a major IT problem do you know how you're going to keep your customers calm and your response team informed? In this white paper learn about a cloud-based platform that helps you do just that with the ability to reach out through multiple platforms, automated escalation of alerts, and more.
Posted: 20 Feb 2017 | Published: 20 Feb 2017

EverBridge Inc.

10 Reasons Why Your IT Incidents Aren't Resolved Faster
sponsored by EverBridge Inc.
WHITE PAPER: When disaster strikes, one of the most important aspects of your recovery strategy is communication. Access this white paper to learn the top 10 reasons why your IT incidents are taking time to resolve and how improving your communication strategy helps prepare you to handle the unexpected.
Posted: 17 Feb 2017 | Published: 17 Feb 2017

EverBridge Inc.

Responding to Data Center Outages: 6 Keys to Developing an Effective Response Plan
sponsored by EverBridge Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Data Center outages cost your business both time and money, you need to be able to get back online as fast as possible. Discover 6 steps to developing a comprehensive and effective plan to identify and respond to data center outages in this white paper.
Posted: 16 Feb 2017 | Published: 16 Feb 2017

EverBridge Inc.

IT Notification and On-Call Management Tools: Build it, or Buy it?
sponsored by EverBridge Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Digital transformation has made IT snafus more problematic than ever before, which in turn makes alerting the people who can get your programs back up and running mission-critical. In this white paper, learn about the pros and cons of building or buying an IT notification tool.
Posted: 15 Feb 2017 | Published: 15 Feb 2017

EverBridge Inc.

From Routine To Crisis: Handling an Escalating IT Incident
sponsored by EverBridge Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Do you have a plan in place to keep a simple IT problem from turning into a full-blown crisis? Read this white paper to learn several essential methods of improving your disaster recovery process.
Posted: 15 Feb 2017 | Published: 15 Feb 2017

EverBridge Inc.

Move Beyond Backup Towards the Ultimate Goal of IT Resilience
sponsored by Zerto
WHITE PAPER: Explore this white paper to learn about cloud's expanding role in data backup and disaster recovery, as well as overall business continuity.
Posted: 06 Feb 2017 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

Zerto

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.

Cloud-based Backup and Recovery Outlook Report
sponsored by Druva Software
WHITE PAPER: In this detailed outlook report, discover the elements and benefits of cloud-based backup and recovery as well as use cases and best practices surrounding implementation.
Posted: 27 Jan 2017 | Published: 21 Nov 2016

Druva Software

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.

Using the CyrusOne InternetExchange (IX) for Active-Active, Active-Passive and Active-DR Interconnection
sponsored by CyrusOne
WHITE PAPER: This executive summary focuses on the cost saving advantages of accessing a national internet exchange which enables the edge Internet Exchange to be directly interconnected to the carrier hotel Internet Exchange, thereby creating an ecosystem of peers, partners and providers.
Posted: 03 Jan 2017 | Published: 01 Dec 2016

CyrusOne

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

5 Essentials for Cloud Archiving Success
sponsored by Mimecast North America
WHITE PAPER: Discover 5 essentials for email cloud archiving to keep your enterprise's data safe, available for easy access and sharing across the organization.
Posted: 30 Dec 2016 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Mimecast North America

Super Simple and Disaster Recovery Really Can Go Together
sponsored by Zerto
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about a disaster recovery software that takes less than 3 people to install and manage in under an hour. Read on to see how easy it was for one U.S. based financial company to implement this software and cut their RTO from 8-24 hours to 15-30 minutes.
Posted: 07 Dec 2016 | Published: 07 Dec 2016

Zerto
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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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