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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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Is Your Complete Restoration Plan on Track?
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to learn how finding the right storage partner can help you ensure your data is protected and accessible and put your mind at ease. Read on to discover what to look for in an offsite partner, explore key DR concerns to determine how your existing strategy holds up and more.
Posted: 01 Mar 2012 | Published: 01 Mar 2012

Iron Mountain

Plan Now, Worry Less After
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper for a guide to compiling a successful post-disaster checklist. Receive 4 post-disaster musts, learn 3 keys to staying afloat following a disaster, discover the importance of internal communication during downtime and more.
Posted: 01 Mar 2012 | Published: 01 Mar 2012

Iron Mountain

Who's Got the Talent? Build an A-List Backup Team
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: The key to a successful disaster recovery strategy is planning. Read this white paper to learn about the importance of being proactive about potential problems, discover how you can properly rehearse for disaster and understand the importance of knowing who's in charge of what when the time comes. Read on for more.
Posted: 29 Feb 2012 | Published: 29 Feb 2012

Iron Mountain

The (Business) Day After: Making a Double Rebound from Disaster
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: This white paper has today's best practices and keys to help you get back on your feet even if your backup data has been lost. Receive a backup maintenance checklist with key questions to ask regarding your backup strategies, discover common backup challenges and more. Read on to ensure you're prepared for the worst.
Posted: 28 Feb 2012 | Published: 28 Feb 2012

Iron Mountain

CW+: IDC Report - Enterprise disaster recovery for SMBs
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: Data protection and recovery are mature technologies today, and businesses of all shapes and sizes are busy protecting their data in any way they can.
Posted: 20 Oct 2011 | Published: 06 Jan 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

Key Elements of a Successful Disaster Recovery Strategy: Virtual and Physical
sponsored by Dell AppAssure Backup, Replication and Recovery Software
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to reduce your amount of at-risk data with a disaster recovery solution that offers these four key capabilities and four essential features.
Posted: 16 Jul 2012 | Published: 16 Jul 2012

Dell AppAssure Backup, Replication and Recovery Software

Recovering Microsoft Office SharePoint Server Data: Granular search and recovery means time and cost savings
sponsored by Kroll Ontrack, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Explore twelve benefits of adopting granular search and recovery tools for your SharePoint implementation. Find out how the ability to restore individual files can help you reduce the time, cost and energy involved in recovering critical SharePoint data.
Posted: 12 Jul 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Kroll Ontrack, Inc.

Zerto Hypervisor-Based Replication: A New Market Segment is Born
sponsored by Zerto
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents a virtual replication solution that protects virtual machines at the disk format file level, which prevents management and TCO challenges associated with array-based replication. Discover how your organization can take advantage of features like non-disruptive process, virtual protection groups and more.
Posted: 11 Jul 2012 | Published: 11 Jul 2012

Zerto

Virtualizing disaster recovery using cloud computing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how cloud-based disaster recovery (DR) plans eliminate the traditional tradeoff between speed and cost. DR is a business imperative in today’s unpredictable IT world. Discover the advantages of leveraging a scalable, speedy and inexpensive way to ensure you’re protected from all disasters.
Posted: 29 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 Jan 2012

IBM

Business Continuity Planning: IT Survival Guide
sponsored by CA ARCserve
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how businesses of all sizes can develop an effective business continuity plan designed to minimize the impact of disasters and reduce risk of time, money, valuable data, and reputation. 
Posted: 01 May 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2008

CA ARCserve

Building a Disaster Ready Infrastructure
sponsored by CenturyLink Technology Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the factors surrounding a well implemented disaster recovery/business continuity plan that will ensure minimal impact to your organization. Read now to find out how you can prevent downtime and revenue loss caused by an unforeseen outage, hardware failure or natural disaster.
Posted: 18 Apr 2012 | Published: 18 Apr 2012

CenturyLink Technology Solutions

Five Things You Need to Know About Disaster Recovery Planning
sponsored by NetIQ
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper for 5 things you must know about DR planning. Learn how virtualisation and cloud technologies are affecting DR processes, discover how to measure the ROI of disaster recovery, receive best practices for effective planning and testing and more.
Posted: 09 Mar 2012 | Published: 09 Mar 2012

NetIQ

Getting Real About Virtual Backup and Recovery
sponsored by Acronis
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to learn about the latest trends in virtualisation technology and discover what impact these improvements will have on backup and disaster recovery operations. Learn about the latest in off-site backups, data protection for virtual environments and more.
Posted: 05 Mar 2012 | Published: 05 Mar 2012

Acronis

The Essentials Series: Solving Network Problems Before They Occur - How to Use SNMP in Network Problem Resolution
sponsored by Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold
WHITE PAPER: The Simple Network Management Protocol can help you get a clear view into your network. Network visibility is one of the most important ways you can quickly find and eliminate issues and ensure that your network is doing everything it’s supposed to.
Posted: 13 Feb 2012 | Published: 13 Feb 2012

Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold

Key Considerations for Leveraging Virtualization and Keeping Your Applications Available
sponsored by SunGard Availability Services
WHITE PAPER: Discover how you can leverage virtualization for more effective disaster recovery in your data center. Virtualized DR enables local availability within a single data center and promises to increase flexibility and responsiveness. However, there are various challenges associated with virtualized DR.
Posted: 18 Jan 2012 | Published: 18 Jan 2012

SunGard Availability Services

Cloud Based Disaster Recovery for SAP®
sponsored by Symmetry Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The impacts of a system outage are felt within minutes of the incident and range from production and shipping stoppages to lost business, industry penalties and failed audits. Read this paper to learn how a disaster recovery (DR) plan based in the cloud mitigates these risks and protects the interests of shareholders, investors and customers.
Posted: 13 Jan 2012 | Published: 13 Jan 2012

Symmetry Corporation

Rethink the Economics of Data
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This thought-provoking research report from Gartner is based on thousands of end user interviews and offers a roadmap toward rethinking data protection in ways that maximize value and meet business-critical needs.
Posted: 05 Jan 2012 | Published: 05 Jan 2012

NetApp

Disaster Preparedness: Is there a hole in your disaster recovery plan?
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how software escrow agreements can be a critical tool to help ensure application continuity within your business continuity plan.
Posted: 04 Jan 2012 | Published: 04 Jan 2012

Iron Mountain

When Good Backups Go Bad: Data Recovery Failures and What to Do About Them
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn about some of the most common pitfalls associated with backups and how to avoid them. You'll learn about the repercussions of poor/failed backups, and learn how to establish a backup strategy that can ensure minimal downtime during a disaster. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 22 Nov 2011 | Published: 22 Nov 2011

Symantec Corporation

Symantec 2011 SMB Disaster Preparedness Survey
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper features the results of Symantec's second SMB disaster preparedness survey, and provides recommendations to help your organization establish and maintain a successful disaster recovery strategy.
Posted: 22 Nov 2011 | Published: 22 Nov 2011

Symantec Corporation

Proactive technical support: the overlooked essential in business resilience: Combine hardware and software technical support with business continuity and disaster recovery plans
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper and discover how IBM tech support solutions fit into every good resiliency plan and what to look for in a good business resilience vendor.
Posted: 25 Oct 2011 | Published: 25 Oct 2011

IBM

Creating and Testing Your IT Recovery Plan
sponsored by QuorumLabs
WHITE PAPER: Regular tests of your IT disaster recovery plan can mean the difference between a temporary inconvenience or going out of business. Read this white paper to learn how to create and implement a successful DR plan to ensure your business is prepared.
Posted: 05 Oct 2011 | Published: 04 Oct 2011

QuorumLabs

IBM XIV Storage System: Engineered for Business Continuity
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This comprehensive white paper explores the factors to consider and the evaluations needed to make informed decisions to minimize downtime, prevent technological mishaps, and compensate for natural or man-made disasters.
Posted: 08 Aug 2011 | Published: 08 Aug 2011

IBM

Guarding Against Network Failure
sponsored by Hughes Network Systems
WHITE PAPER: Network outages can affect a single branch or the entire business. Access this paper on best practices for developing an optimal disaster recovery strategy.
Posted: 02 Aug 2011 | Published: 02 Aug 2011

Hughes Network Systems

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: 22 Apr 2011 | Published: 22 Apr 2011

FalconStor Software
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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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