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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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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

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

Continuous Data Protector (CDP): Using FalconStor CDP with Microsoft Exchange 2007
sponsored by FalconStor Software
WHITE PAPER: This paper illustrates how to use FalconStor CDP to protect a Microsoft Exchange 2007 server and its email databases. It also explains how continuous real-time data journaling and periodic snapshots provide simple, rapid, and granular recovery to any point in time.
Posted: 21 Apr 2011 | Published: 21 Apr 2011

FalconStor Software

Disaster Recovery and the Cloud: New solutions for offsite data protection
sponsored by Nasuni Corporation
WHITE PAPER: offers an unlimited supply of reliable storage at a very low cost. Traditionally slow access speeds prevented the real use of the cloud in disaster recovery planning. However, modern cloud storage gateways accelerate the speed of access and can provide immediate access to data stored in the cloud. Read on to learn more today!
Posted: 20 Apr 2011 | Published: 20 Apr 2011

Nasuni Corporation

Addressing the Problem of Inactive Data Filling Up Expensive Active Disk Silos
sponsored by SGI
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines how an active archive strategy requires planning and tools, but when done properly it can dramatically reduce the overall costs of managing a growing pool of data. By de-coupling production disk from other tiers of storage, single points of failure are virtually eliminated.
Posted: 20 Apr 2011 | Published: 20 Apr 2011

SGI

Protect sensitive data with multiple layers of loss protection
sponsored by CDW Healthcare
WHITE PAPER: This healthcare white paper from CDW focuses on the ever-increasing need to protect digital data records with effective data loss management strategies. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 13 Apr 2011 | Published: 12 Apr 2011

CDW Healthcare

Business Risk and the Midsize Firm: What Can Be Done to Minimize Disruptions?
sponsored by HP & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: While it is clear that midsize businesses must prepare for disasters just as larger enterprises do, very few have actually taken action. What are the critical steps for disaster preparedness? Read this paper for that information.
Posted: 21 Mar 2011 | Published: 21 Mar 2011

HP & Intel®

Protect sensitive data with multiple layers of loss protection
sponsored by CDW Healthcare
WHITE PAPER: This healthcare white paper from CDW focuses on the ever-increasing need to protect digital data records with effective data loss management strategies. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 04 Mar 2011 | Published: 04 Mar 2011

CDW Healthcare

Data Protection and Backup: Questions to Consider When Creating Your Disaster Recovery Plan
sponsored by StorageCraft Technology Corporation
WHITE PAPER: When it comes to data protection and recovery, many businesses are not as safe as they believe. The first thing that comes to mind when considering a disaster recovery plan, by the average consumer and corporate technology professionals alike, is a backup of critical files. This white paper will answer important questions on backups and recovery.
Posted: 18 Feb 2011 | Published: 18 Feb 2011

StorageCraft Technology Corporation

Cloud-Connected Backup and Recovery Delivers a Command Performance for small and mid-size business
sponsored by i365, makers of Evault
WHITE PAPER: Move out of the stone age with cloud-connected data backup and recovery. There is a fundamental shift taking place in data protection. More and more companies are turning to cloud-based solutions to provide a more secure and even more simplified method of storing and access business-critical information. Read this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 07 Feb 2011 | Published: 07 Feb 2011

i365, makers of Evault

The Acronis Global Disaster Recovery Index: 2011
sponsored by Acronis
WHITE PAPER: When it comes to successfully recovering from a serious incident the Australians were the least confident. Just 22% of Australian businesses felt that they would be able to recover quickly in the event of downtime, compared to a global average of 50%.
Posted: 30 Jan 2011 | Published: 28 Jan 2011

Acronis

Symantec 2011 SMB Disaster Preparedness Survey
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: For the second year, Symantec’s SMB Disaster Preparedness Survey revealed that SMBs are not taking disaster preparedness for their computer and networking systems as seriously as they should. Read this survey and analysis to learn more.
Posted: 21 Jan 2011 | Published: 21 Jan 2011

Symantec Corporation

A Guide to Ensuring Business Continuity Through the Power of Virtualization
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Citrix provides a robust set of virtualization technologies to help improve the resilience and usefulness of an organization's information infrastructure, ensuring that not just critical resources remain available but that they are always accessible to all users in any location with any device. Continue reading to learn more.
Posted: 21 Dec 2010 | Published: 21 Dec 2010

Citrix
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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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