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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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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

Protecting and Recovering Virtual Server Environments
sponsored by InMage Systems
WHITE PAPER: Server virtualization technology is here to stay. When choosing a server virtualization application, it's important to understand the many facets various solutions have, and the limitations inherant in them. This paper explains the benefits of InMage's software-based solution.
Posted: 28 Jan 2010 | Published: 21 Jan 2010

InMage Systems

Disaster Got You Down?
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The risks attached to not having a BC or DR plan are neither small nor cheap. Every good plan employs certain technologies and methodologies to limit the disruptiveness of an outage. CDW offers storage, power and networking specialists to assist with disaster recovery needs.
Posted: 27 Jan 2010 | Published: 27 Jan 2010

CDW Corporation

Technical Guide: Using a Comprehensive Virtualization Solution to Maintain Business Continuity
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the challenges of maintaining "business as usual" during major disasters and disruptions to distill the requirements of an ideal solution for disaster recovery and business and workforce continuity through virtualization.
Posted: 07 Jan 2010 | Published: 07 Jan 2010

Citrix

Quantum DXi6500 Family to Challenge Data Domain with Mid-Market-Targeted Deduplication Solution
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The efficiency benefits introduced with deduplication technology are driving mid-market organizations to modernize their backup infrastructures. With the introduction of its DXi6500 family of secondary storage systems with deduplication, Quantum has a competitive offering for mid-market companies—in features and price.
Posted: 15 Dec 2009 | Published: 14 Dec 2009

Quantum Corporation

HP Data Protector 6.1 software VMware Integration Installation Best Practice
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the different ways for installing the Data Protector package and shows the pros and cons of each method. You can choose the method which fits your requirements. At the end of this white paper, a troubleshooting chapter lists error messages and necessary steps for fixing these problems.
Posted: 17 Nov 2009 | Published: 17 Nov 2009

Hewlett-Packard Company

Five Cost-Effective Ways to Enable Fast Recovery
sponsored by i365, makers of Evault
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reviews options for a multifaceted recovery strategy, ensuring that your key systems are protected with maximum efficiency at minimal cost.
Posted: 16 Nov 2009 | Published: 16 Nov 2009

i365, makers of Evault

A Practical Guide to Disaster Recovery Planning: The Basics to Getting Started
sponsored by Double-Take Software UK
WHITE PAPER: This paper is intended to help simplify the process of starting a disaster recovery plan so as not to be so overwhelming. Through some basic steps, businesses can better protect themselves against data loss while working toward a more complete business continuity plan.
Posted: 23 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 Dec 2006

Double-Take Software UK

Getting Personal with Business Continuity: Five Critical Success Factors in Overcoming Workforce Disruptions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper addresses the critical factors you need to be aware of when dealing with workforce disruption, including threats like pandemics.
Posted: 06 Oct 2009 | Published: 02 Oct 2009

IBM

Six Secrets to 24x7 Exchange Availability
sponsored by Marathon Technologies
WHITE PAPER: The following six secrets to 24x7, disaster-tolerant Exchange will show you how to implement an Exchange environment with zero lost data and continuous application availability—with no IT intervention—in the event of a disaster.
Posted: 28 Sep 2009 | Published: 28 Sep 2009

Marathon Technologies
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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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