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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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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

Oracle Data Guard with Oracle Database 11g Release 2
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about a unique data protection and recovery solution that provides the management, monitoring, and automation software to create synchronized standby databases that protect data from failures and other disasters.
Posted: 20 Dec 2010 | Published: 20 Dec 2010

Oracle Corporation

Symantec 2010 SMB Information Protection Survey
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Small and midsized businesses (SMBs) have a reputation of being somewhat lax when it comes to information protection. Symantec’s last SMB survey, for example, showed a high percentage of SMBs had failed to enact even the most basic protections- Which is why this year’s SMB Information Protection Survey is so surprising. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 29 Nov 2010 | Published: 29 Nov 2010

Symantec Corporation

Simplify disaster recovery in a multi-tier SAP environment
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Built on the solid foundation of VMware virtualization, VMware® Site Recovery Manager enables the design of a powerful yet simple disaster recovery solution. Continue reading to learn how VMware® Site Recovery Manager can easily resolve typical disaster recovery challenges in an extremely cost-effective manner while providing complete flexibility.
Posted: 02 Nov 2010 | Published: 01 Jan 2010

VMware, Inc.

Comprehensive Data Protection and Disaster Recovery with Dell EqualLogic and VMware
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this solution brief to learn how the Dell EqualLogic PS Series' bundled Auto-Snapshot Manager and Auto-Replication features are used to effectively integrate with VMware for scalable online data protection of the complete virtual infrastructure. This paper also discusses protection and simplification for the virtual environment.
Posted: 15 Sep 2010 | Published: 13 May 2009

Dell, Inc.

Lessons Learned from Hurricane Katrina: How To Maintain Operations During a Regional Disaster
sponsored by SunGard Availability Services
WHITE PAPER: No one could have prepared the country for the wrath that Hurricane Katrina unleashed on the Gulf Coast of the United States. Why were businesses not more prepared to recover quickly and continue operating in the face of this disaster? Read this whitepaper to find out how a comprehensive disaster recovery plan could have helped.
Posted: 19 Aug 2010 | Published: 19 Aug 2010

SunGard Availability Services

Crisis Management
sponsored by SunGard Availability Services
WHITE PAPER: This document is not designed as a substitute for a comprehensive Disaster Recovery Plan; nor does it contain recovery procedures specific to your organization. This material suggests high-level issues that you should consider if you are in response mode. SunGard Availability Services is providing this as a public service.
Posted: 18 Aug 2010 | Published: 18 Aug 2010

SunGard Availability Services

Protect your SharePoint Content: An Overview of SharePoint 2007 Disaster Recovery
sponsored by Idera
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper covers key principles to help you develop a disaster recovery plan that meets the unique requirements of your SharePoint environment.
Posted: 12 Jul 2010 | Published: 12 Jul 2010

Idera

The CIO's New Guide to Design of Global IT Infrastructure
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Is it possible to eliminate the impact of distance?  This paper explores the 5 key principles successful CIOs are using to redesign IT infrastructure of any size.  Learn how to be prepared to adapt your environment in a way that supports distributed employees, anytime anywhere collaboration and the need for business continuity during a disaster.
Posted: 22 Jun 2010 | Published: 22 Jun 2010

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

Examining business resiliency management best practices: How to prepare today for future trends in business
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Today, organizations that aren’t able to respond to IT disruptions or rapid market changes can find themselves left behind. Read this paper and learn how  to effectively manage people, process, and technology within a business resilience strategy.
Posted: 17 Jun 2010 | Published: 17 Jun 2010

IBM

Business Continuity and Resiliency Services from IBM
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: When disaster strikes, business must keep moving. Combing the advantages of a cloud computing infrastructure, IBM helps deliver business continuity and resiliency solutions based on tested methodologies designed specifically for your enterprise. Read this paper and learn how cloud computing can give you access to your data no matter what.
Posted: 17 Jun 2010 | Published: 17 Jun 2010

IBM

Panic Slowly: Integrated Disaster Response and Built-In Continuity
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This article highlights disaster preparedness plans to help reduce risk and minimize the damage to your business in the event of an emergency.
Posted: 14 Jun 2010 | Published: 04 Sep 2006

IBM

Disaster Recovery Planning with Virtualization Technologies
sponsored by Vision Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Business continuity is not just a good business practice - it can mean success or failure if data and applications on a production server are lost. Read this white paper which examines Double-Take Software and their innovative approach to business continuity - one that goes beyond just recovery.
Posted: 28 May 2010 | Published: 27 May 2010

Vision Solutions

Why Should Companies Take a Closer Look at Business Continuity Planning?
sponsored by Datalink
WHITE PAPER: Over the last 30 years, companies have significantly changed their approach to ensuring that their businesses can continue to run in the event of a catastrophe. Read this white paper to learn how business continuity and disaster recovery solutions can help you to develop a more robust enterprise.
Posted: 27 May 2010 | Published: 26 May 2010

Datalink

ASG-Discovery and Dependency Mapping (ASG-DDM)™
sponsored by ASG Software Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Understanding which hardware and software components support which business systems is extremely difficult. For many years, the clipboard and spreadsheet appear to have been the tools of choice, with the result that many decisions were made based on outdated and inaccurate information. Read this paper to find out more.
Posted: 25 May 2010 | Published: 25 May 2010

ASG Software Solutions

The Different Types of UPS Systems
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: There is much confusion in the marketplace about the different types of UPS systems and their characteristics. Each of these UPS types is defined, practical applications of each are discussed, and advantages and disadvantages are listed.
Posted: 01 Apr 2010 | Published: 01 Feb 2005

APC by Schneider Electric

Calculating Total Power Requirements for Data Centers
sponsored by APC by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Assessing the electrical power required to support and cool the critical loads within the data center is essential in planning for the development of a facility that will meet the end user's availability expectations. Read this white paper to learn how.
Posted: 01 Apr 2010 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

APC by Schneider Electric

Top 10 Actions a CIO Can Take to Prepare for a Hurricane
sponsored by Dell India
WHITE PAPER: There are ten key actions that your company and CIO can take as this hurricane season approaches to help your business achieve communications continuity and business continuity to protect against the unpredictability and devastation that is a hurricane. Read this white paper to learn more!
Posted: 17 Mar 2010 | Published: 01 Aug 2008

Dell India

Real-Time Access to Real-Time Information: Oracle GoldenGate 11g
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a detailed look at Oracle GoldenGate 11g -- a log-based, real-time data replication and change data capture (CDC) software platform that offers real-time data integration and continuous availability solutions for mission-critical systems.
Posted: 02 Feb 2010 | Published: 02 Aug 2010

Oracle Corporation
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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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