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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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Develop a Plan for Desktop DR
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Access this infographic to discover several staggering results of a disaster on organizations that can seriously affect the workforce.
Posted: 22 May 2015 | Published: 22 May 2015

VMware

Security Services: Beyond Malware and Antivirus
sponsored by AVG Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This white paper can help your MSP deliver effective and reliable security services in the modern threat landscape.
Posted: 14 May 2015 | Published: 14 May 2015

AVG Technologies

The Business Value and ROI of Backup
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for a comprehensive look at the business value and ROI of backup systems. Additionally, read on to learn about common backup and disaster recovery challenges and how to overcome them.
Posted: 23 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Battery Optimization Services A guide to Optimize Your Battery Maintenance
sponsored by Emerson
WHITE PAPER: Access the following white paper to uncover several on-site and remote battery testing techniques that you can use to ensure the dependability of your standby batteries and disaster recovery UPS systems. Read on to learn how to design an optimized maintenance regimen that will deliver improved battery reliability for each dollar spent.
Posted: 21 Apr 2015 | Published: 21 Apr 2015

Emerson

Business Continuity: A Growing Opportunity in a Digitalized World
sponsored by Carbonite
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the four common challenges channel partners are facing and offers strategies to overcome them and take advantage of market opportunities.
Posted: 10 Apr 2015 | Published: 05 Nov 2014

Carbonite

Armada Music Case Study: Fast and Effective DR
sponsored by Nexenta
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how Armada Music overcame their backup and disaster recovery challenges to successfully protect their valuable assets.
Posted: 08 Apr 2015 | Published: 08 Apr 2015

Nexenta

Case Study: Pernod Ricard Streamlines Approach to Cloud Backup & Disaster Recovery in EMEA
sponsored by Asigra
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how this organization was able to leverage cloud-based technologies to transform what had been an ad hoc approach into a single highly-effective backup solution with well-established recovery objectives.
Posted: 08 Apr 2015 | Published: 08 Apr 2015

Asigra

Single Phase UPS Management, Maintenance, and Lifecycle
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Access this whitepaper to learn about the key factors that influence both battery and UPS life; and gain some simple recommendations and guidelines to help you manage your single phase UPS to maximize the life and overall availability.
Posted: 03 Apr 2015 | Published: 03 Apr 2015

Schneider Electric

The Ultimate Geographically Distributed Application Recoverability Solution for Clustered Applications
sponsored by Vision Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn about a geographically distributed application recoverability solution that does away with the single point of failure inherent in failover clustering to keep your clustered applications up and running.
Posted: 30 Mar 2015 | Published: 28 Dec 2012

Vision Solutions

The Executive's Guide to Breach Response
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper for a step-by-step guide on how to lead your organization through a crisis with comprehensive planning, sound leadership, and more.
Posted: 25 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited

How VMware Keeps Your Business-Critical Applications Up and Running
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to see how VMware virtualization tools can help you to successfully virtualize critical applications.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

VMware

Enterprise Data Backup: The Power of Recovery
sponsored by Zovy LLC
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will address the importance of enterprise data recovery – not just backup.
Posted: 23 Mar 2015 | Published: 23 Mar 2015

Zovy LLC

State of Resilience Report 2015
sponsored by Vision Solutions
WHITE PAPER: The following extensive white paper focuses on corporate IT resilience including discussions around high availability/disaster recovery, migration, data sharing, and cloud computing. Access now and learn about how a variety of trends are coalescing in the modern data center.
Posted: 20 Mar 2015 | Published: 20 Mar 2015

Vision Solutions

Backup and Recovery Best Practices With Veeam Backup & Replication
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: Veeam Backup and Replication solution is designed for virtual machine DR. Tintri VMstores are designed from the ground-up for virtualization.
Posted: 13 Mar 2015 | Published: 13 Mar 2015

Tintri

Ensure Business Continuity With a Flash Storage Platform
sponsored by Violin Memory
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover a flash storage platform that provides superior data protection in the rack, in the data center, in the metro environment, and more to ensure effective business continuity.
Posted: 05 Mar 2015 | Published: 05 Mar 2015

Violin Memory

Hyper-V Replicas in Windows Server 2012
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: One of the most significant new features in Microsoft Windows Server 2012 is the Hyper-V Replica (HVR) capability. Whether you are considering this for your own organization or just prepping for your Windows Server 2012 MCSA, this white paper presents the essentials of deploying this disaster recovery feature.
Posted: 03 Mar 2015 | Published: 27 Feb 2015

Global Knowledge

10 Common Pitfalls of Endpoint Backup
sponsored by Druva Software
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about the top 10 pitfalls commonly seen in endpoint backup and how to avoid them.
Posted: 09 Feb 2015 | Published: 09 Feb 2015

Druva Software

ESG Lab Review - Data Protection, Recovery and Business Continuity with SIRUS 2
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This report of ESG examines test results for an image-based data protection, recovery and business continuity solution that uses a hybrid cloud approach to enable highly redundant business continuity and to extend data protection beyond the walls of the local data center.
Posted: 26 Jan 2015 | Published: 28 Nov 2014

Datto, Inc.

A New Way to Simplify Disaster Recovery Planning and Management
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how you can simplify your disaster recovery planning and management with an integrated compute and storage appliance. Read on to learn how you can bring a comprehensive approach to managing disaster recovery that allows you to maintain your environment with efficient VM-centric backup and recovery.
Posted: 13 Jan 2015 | Published: 22 Oct 2014

Dell, Inc.

How Micron SSDs Handle Unexpected Power Loss
sponsored by Micron Technology
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how to protect data stored on SSDs from an unexpected power loss.
Posted: 12 Dec 2014 | Published: 12 Dec 2014

Micron Technology

The New Five 9s: Achieving Big Iron Storage Availability with Commodity Storage Hardware
sponsored by Nexenta
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper from ESG takes a look at software-defined storage (SDS) in the enterprise and how it can help organizations achieve "five 9s" (99.999%) availability.
Posted: 21 Nov 2014 | Published: 21 Nov 2014

Nexenta

A Virtualization Journey: a Near-Disaster to an Advanced Disaster Recovery Solution
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how one organization was able to virtualize their server environment, which helped to ensure that they was able to bounce back from a disaster and experienced zero downtime even after a fire put all of their on-premise servers out of commission.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 12 Nov 2014

VMware

Disaster Recovery: Any Way You Want It
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This valuable whitepaper explores new DR solutions that are simple and inexpensive to implement, manage, procure, and operate.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 11 Nov 2014

VMware

5 Keys to Success in Business Continuity Product Sales
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines five key capabilities service providers MSPs need to address when it comes to providing business continuity services.
Posted: 06 Nov 2014 | Published: 06 Nov 2014

Datto, Inc.

A New Approach to Remote Replications
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines the steps organizations can take in order to improve network utilization and speed up data transfer for more effective remote replication.
Posted: 01 Apr 2015 | Published: 01 Apr 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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