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ALSO CALLED: Disaster Management, IT Disaster Planning, Disaster Recovery Planning
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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A Guide to Improving Disaster Recovery With Virtualized Storage
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper shows you how to make your disaster recovery as effective possible by implementing storage virtualization.
Posted: 08 Jun 2016 | Published: 08 Jun 2016

IBM

Drowning in Data Management Complexity? Eliminate IT and Storage Inefficiencies
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: Discover in this white paper how to lessen complexity, reduce risk, and effectively harness IT resources in your Big Data and database environments. Read on to achieve strategic gains in productivity and backup with expert advice.
Posted: 29 Apr 2016 | Published: 29 Apr 2016

Commvault

Using the CyrusOne IX for Active-DR Interconnection
sponsored by CyrusOne
WHITE PAPER: Effective DR strategies rely on highly connected data centers. Discover in this white paper how to situate your large-scale production environments within Web-scale carrier-neutral data centers, therefore maintaining the highest DR reliability.
Posted: 28 Mar 2016 | Published: 28 Mar 2016

CyrusOne

Defining Data Security
sponsored by CyrusOne
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how to take care of physical data security, secure all points of entry to your network, plan for when disaster does strike, and more. Additionally, learn how an enterprise data center colocation provider can play a key role in your specific data security strategy.
Posted: 25 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

CyrusOne

Consolidating and Protecting Virtualized Enterprise Applications with EMC XtremIO
sponsored by EMC XtremIO
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the components, design, functionality, and advantages of hosting a VMware-based, multi-site virtual server infrastructure consisting of consolidated, virtualized enterprise applications on the EMC XtremIO All-Flash array.
Posted: 22 Mar 2016 | Published: 22 Mar 2016

EMC XtremIO

Fault Tolerance Performance and Scalability Comparison
sponsored by NEC/INTEL
WHITE PAPER: This white paper compares a software FT and hardware FT based on Intel® Xeon® Processor. Discover how each fault-tolerant server solution performed and scaled with one, two, four, and eight fault-tolerant VMs, and learn which one is more scalable solution – processing 2.4 times better database performance with zero downtime or loss of performance.
Posted: 21 Mar 2016 | Published: 21 Mar 2016

NEC/INTEL

The Business Case for Hybrid Networks
sponsored by MASERGY
WHITE PAPER: The market for hybrid network services is growing rapidly which is driven by the increase in enterprise bandwidth consumption — growing by 30% a year, according to Gartner market research. Access this white paper now to discover if a hybrid network is right for your business.
Posted: 21 Mar 2016 | Published: 07 Mar 2016

MASERGY

Backup and Disaster Recovery Plans Get Cloudy
sponsored by Dimension Data
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, you will explore a host of modern approaches to backup and disaster recovery, and learn how to move elements of your environment to the cloud and manage your hybrid IT infrastructure. Read on to gain and maintain visibility of your entire backup and disaster recovery environment.
Posted: 07 Mar 2016 | Published: 07 Mar 2016

Dimension Data

The False Dilemma: Agentless vs. Agent Based Backup
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: In the following white paper, uncover the differences between agent based and agentless backup. Inside, learn about each approach's pros, cons, and how they fair against the most important factors of backup.
Posted: 20 Nov 2015 | Published: 20 Nov 2015

Dell Software

Big Data Needs Big Storage: Deciding on an Optimal Storage Platform
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines 4 important requirements to consider when deciding on the right storage platform for your Big Data needs. Read on to learn the benefits you can attain by implementing the right storage platform for your enterprise.
Posted: 01 Sep 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

IBM

Accelerating and Broadening Disaster Recovery Protection
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how disaster recovery solutions can still be useful even when top-tier applications do not experience problems. Discover how a hybrid data management model can efficiently help you with recoveries and other storage issues without contributing to data growth problems.
Posted: 05 Jan 2016 | Published: 05 Jan 2016

Microsoft

Service Profile: Virtual Server Recovery
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a virtual server recovery service that utilizes the cloud to provide faster, reliable disaster recovery. Access now to see how the automated nature of this service can help your enterprise improve the reliability and accuracy of your recovery operations and discover how you can get started with six simple steps.
Posted: 10 Dec 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

IBM

Your Journey to Always-On in Four Steps
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn the industry trends that are affecting business processes and infrastructure decisions relating to business continuity. Additionally, learn four steps that you can take to keep pace using an "always-on" platform.
Posted: 10 Dec 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

IBM

The Big Bang – How cloud is changing the face of resiliency
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how the cloud may be the key to robust disaster recovery and mitigating cybersecurity threats and downtime. Read on and discover how implementing the right cloud strategy can help improve your enterprise's business continuity management and ensure stronger data protection.
Posted: 08 Dec 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM

7 Reasons to Consider DRaaS
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This interactive white paper presents 7 reasons why you need a resilient, cloud-based disaster recovery plan in place to protect data and operations.
Posted: 08 Dec 2015 | Published: 23 Apr 2015

IBM

The Cost of a Data Breach and Impact of Business Continuity Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this report, view the impact of data breaches and observe cost trends over time. Access this global study to learn how to mitigate the chance of an attack and how proper business continuity management can reduce the costs of data breaches for your organization.
Posted: 07 Dec 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

IBM

How Can I Become an Always-On Business?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the 3 prevailing strategies to being an always-on organization to address security threats and protect data without downtime.
Posted: 07 Dec 2015 | Published: 25 Nov 2015

IBM

How Business Continuity Management Can Improve Risk Exposure
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This expert resource discusses the key elements that your business continuity strategy needs in order to minimize the cost of security incidents. Read on to discover how to lower the probability of a data breach and reduce the impact if a breach occurs.
Posted: 04 Dec 2015 | Published: 26 Nov 2015

IBM

How to Virtualize Disaster Recovery with Cloud Computing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines how your business can grow securely and thrive in the expanding data universe, bolstered by one enterprise-grade, cloud-enabled disaster planning platform. Access this white paper to learn more about how cloud-based business resilience can provide an alternative to traditional disaster recovery.
Posted: 04 Sep 2015 | Published: 04 Sep 2015

IBM

Leverage the Cloud to Lower Risk and Downtime
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores cloud strategies that can help you dramatically reduce risk and downtime. Learn how cloud resilience can ease the restoration of servers, apps and data, improve the security of data, and more.
Posted: 04 Sep 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

IBM

Top 7 Practices for Effective Business Continuity
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper is your roadmap to elevating business continuity management (BCM) to the enterprise risk management level. Read on to explore the top 7 practices for effective BCM.
Posted: 04 Sep 2015 | Published: 04 Sep 2015

IBM

Cost of Data Breach Study: Global Analysis
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents IBM and Ponemon Institute's 2015 Cost of Data Breach Study, and explains the 3 major reasons contributing to a higher cost of data breach in 2015. Read on here to access the key findings from the report.
Posted: 04 Sep 2015 | Published: 04 Sep 2015

IBM

Business Continuity: How to Enhance Your Strategy
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the process of creating a more pragmatic and appropriate business continuity response to mitigate operational risk. Read on to learn how to create a smarter, more agile business continuity management framework, and discover 3 case studies for this strategy.
Posted: 04 Sep 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

IBM

Cloud Disaster Recovery: Answers to Your Top Questions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth report by Forbes explores the benefits and challenges of using a cloud-based disaster recovery strategy in an era of exponential data growth. Access now to learn answers to your top questions.
Posted: 04 Sep 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM

Linking Resiliency to Business Objectives: How To Make a Case For Corporate Investment
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper serves as a guideline for IT professionals, and explains how to generate investment for resiliency initiatives by linking IT risks to business risk using one resiliency services framework. Access this white paper to learn how to uncover the critical connections between IT and the business.
Posted: 31 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 May 2015

IBM
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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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