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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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3 Things to Consider Before Implementing Cloud Data Protection
sponsored by QuorumLabs Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to implement a complete, cloud-integrated data protection strategy. Discover what 3 factors you should consider when taking this hybrid approach that incorporates cloud backup, instant recovery, and high availability appliances.
Posted: 18 Oct 2016 | Published: 18 Oct 2016

QuorumLabs Inc.

Why Not All Disaster Recovery Appliances Are the Same
sponsored by QuorumLabs Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper helps you evaluate and select the right disaster recovery appliance to fit your business's needs without coming up short on promised performance. Uncover 5 key questions to ask your recovery vendor before purchasing and installing your chosen appliance.
Posted: 18 Oct 2016 | Published: 18 Oct 2016

QuorumLabs Inc.

The Cost of Downtime: Top 5 Must-Know Facts about Backup, Recovery, & Continuity
sponsored by QuorumLabs Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how SMBs can ensure business critical systems sustain minimal downtime. Uncover 5 must-know facts about disaster recovery and data protection, including disasters are seldom natural, new technologies have disrupted the backup and recovery marketplace, and 3 more.
Posted: 17 Oct 2016 | Published: 17 Oct 2016

QuorumLabs Inc.

Making the Case for "Always Be Testing"
sponsored by QuorumLabs Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Whatever the reason, most businesses will experience at least one instance of system downtime a year. To deal with this contingency, this paper makes the case for an "Always Be Testing" (ABT) approach to DR. Find out how you can realistically implement weekly testing to ensure that your backup and data protection strategy is sound and reliable.
Posted: 14 Oct 2016 | Published: 14 Oct 2016

QuorumLabs Inc.

Creating and Testing Your IT Recovery Plan
sponsored by QuorumLabs Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Testing your backups and your IT disaster recovery plan on a regular basis is important to maintain best practices and comply with data protection standards. Access this white paper to learn how to create a well-defined IT disaster recovery plan that will help you assess, test, and improve your backups and data protection.
Posted: 12 Oct 2016 | Published: 12 Oct 2016

QuorumLabs Inc.

Preserving Agility with Data Recovery in the Cloud
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a cloud-based data management solution that can deliver enterprise-grade protection, while not only preserving your organization's current agility but also extending it to backup and disaster recovery operations. Read on here to key into how to ensure business continuity via a hybrid cloud.
Posted: 14 Sep 2015 | Published: 14 Sep 2015

Commvault

DNSSEC: How Savvy Attackers Are Using Our Defenses Against Us
sponsored by Neustar
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about how hackers are using DNSSEC against you and get inside the anatomy of one of these attacks. Discover how to best defend against these attacks and allow legitimate traffic to flow through your websites.
Posted: 03 Oct 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2016

Neustar

How to Protect Data from Ransomware
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: It can be difficult to recover data that is encrypted by ransomware malware. In this expert guide, discover how to stop ransomware from breaching your network in the first place and backup all of your data.
Posted: 27 Sep 2016 | Published: 22 Sep 2016

Dell Software

The Business Case for Hybrid Networks
sponsored by MASERGY
WHITE PAPER: The market for hybrid network services is growing rapidly which is driven by the increase in enterprise bandwidth consumption — growing by 30% a year, according to Gartner market research. Access this white paper now to discover if a hybrid network is right for your business.
Posted: 21 Mar 2016 | Published: 07 Mar 2016

MASERGY

Accelerating and Broadening Disaster Recovery Protection
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes how disaster recovery solutions can still be useful even when top-tier applications do not experience problems. Discover how a hybrid data management model can efficiently help you with recoveries and other storage issues without contributing to data growth problems.
Posted: 05 Jan 2016 | Published: 05 Jan 2016

Microsoft

Service Profile: Virtual Server Recovery
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a virtual server recovery service that utilizes the cloud to provide faster, reliable disaster recovery. Access now to see how the automated nature of this service can help your enterprise improve the reliability and accuracy of your recovery operations and discover how you can get started with six simple steps.
Posted: 10 Dec 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

IBM

The Big Bang – How cloud is changing the face of resiliency
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how the cloud may be the key to robust disaster recovery and mitigating cybersecurity threats and downtime. Read on and discover how implementing the right cloud strategy can help improve your enterprise's business continuity management and ensure stronger data protection.
Posted: 08 Dec 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM

7 Reasons to Consider DRaaS
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This interactive white paper presents 7 reasons why you need a resilient, cloud-based disaster recovery plan in place to protect data and operations.
Posted: 08 Dec 2015 | Published: 23 Apr 2015

IBM

The Cost of a Data Breach and Impact of Business Continuity Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this report, view the impact of data breaches and observe cost trends over time. Access this global study to learn how to mitigate the chance of an attack and how proper business continuity management can reduce the costs of data breaches for your organization.
Posted: 07 Dec 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

IBM

How Can I Become an Always-On Business?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper details the 3 prevailing strategies to being an always-on organization to address security threats and protect data without downtime.
Posted: 07 Dec 2015 | Published: 25 Nov 2015

IBM

How Business Continuity Management Can Improve Risk Exposure
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This expert resource discusses the key elements that your business continuity strategy needs in order to minimize the cost of security incidents. Read on to discover how to lower the probability of a data breach and reduce the impact if a breach occurs.
Posted: 04 Dec 2015 | Published: 26 Nov 2015

IBM

How to Virtualize Disaster Recovery with Cloud Computing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines how your business can grow securely and thrive in the expanding data universe, bolstered by one enterprise-grade, cloud-enabled disaster planning platform. Access this white paper to learn more about how cloud-based business resilience can provide an alternative to traditional disaster recovery.
Posted: 04 Sep 2015 | Published: 04 Sep 2015

IBM

Leverage the Cloud to Lower Risk and Downtime
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores cloud strategies that can help you dramatically reduce risk and downtime. Learn how cloud resilience can ease the restoration of servers, apps and data, improve the security of data, and more.
Posted: 04 Sep 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

IBM

Top 7 Practices for Effective Business Continuity
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive white paper is your roadmap to elevating business continuity management (BCM) to the enterprise risk management level. Read on to explore the top 7 practices for effective BCM.
Posted: 04 Sep 2015 | Published: 04 Sep 2015

IBM

Cost of Data Breach Study: Global Analysis
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper presents IBM and Ponemon Institute's 2015 Cost of Data Breach Study, and explains the 3 major reasons contributing to a higher cost of data breach in 2015. Read on here to access the key findings from the report.
Posted: 04 Sep 2015 | Published: 04 Sep 2015

IBM

Business Continuity: How to Enhance Your Strategy
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the process of creating a more pragmatic and appropriate business continuity response to mitigate operational risk. Read on to learn how to create a smarter, more agile business continuity management framework, and discover 3 case studies for this strategy.
Posted: 04 Sep 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

IBM

Cloud Disaster Recovery: Answers to Your Top Questions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This in-depth report by Forbes explores the benefits and challenges of using a cloud-based disaster recovery strategy in an era of exponential data growth. Access now to learn answers to your top questions.
Posted: 04 Sep 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM

Linking Resiliency to Business Objectives: How To Make a Case For Corporate Investment
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper serves as a guideline for IT professionals, and explains how to generate investment for resiliency initiatives by linking IT risks to business risk using one resiliency services framework. Access this white paper to learn how to uncover the critical connections between IT and the business.
Posted: 31 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 May 2015

IBM

How to Enhance Testing for Better Disaster Recovery
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a 3-step testing approach that will help distinguish if your disaster recovery strategy is reliable.
Posted: 31 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

IBM

Vendor Comparison: DRaaS Market Evaluation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this Gartner report, discover detailed reviews on 14 major players in the DRaaS market. Access now to learn which ones are leaders, challengers, visionaries, and more.
Posted: 28 Aug 2015 | Published: 21 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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