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ALSO CALLED: Continuity Planning, BCP
DEFINITION: Business continuance (sometimes referred to as business continuity) describes the processes and procedures an organization puts in place to ensure that essential functions can continue during and after a disaster. Business continuance planning seeks to prevent interruption of mission-critical services, and to reestablish full functioning as swiftly and smoothly as possible. Although business continuance  … 
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Business Continuity Planning Reports
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Disasters Will Happen—Are You Ready?
sponsored by Zerto
WHITE PAPER: Check out the following checklist to uncover whether or not your data center scores high enough on the scale to avoid serious consequences due to a disaster. Access now and learn how to ensure your company's survival today.
Posted: 24 Jul 2015 | Published: 24 Jul 2015

Zerto

Achieve the Full Potential of a Hybrid Cloud
sponsored by Zerto
WHITE PAPER: This infographic describes the capabilities that need to be added to the typical hybrid cloud environment.
Posted: 23 Jul 2015 | Published: 23 Jul 2015

Zerto

Get the Facts on Two High-Performing Deduplication Products
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
RESOURCE: The following resource provides a direct comparison between two leading deduplication products. Access now and learn how each system compares in terms of max native performance, types of support, deduplication ability, and more.
Posted: 10 Jul 2015 | Published: 10 Jul 2015

Quantum Corporation

You've Been Breached: How to Create an Effective Incident Response Plan
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks
VIDEO: In this video, a security expert discusses how you can develop an incident response plan that will ensure your organization isn't caught by surprise in a cyber-attack.
Posted: 09 Jul 2015 | Premiered: 09 Jul 2015

Dell SecureWorks

The Evolution of public cloud services in Australia
sponsored by Data#3
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how this evolution is changing the considerations for customers looking to move services to public cloud environment.
Posted: 01 Jul 2015 | Published: 01 Jul 2015

Data#3

Red Hat Gluster Storage's snapshot feature
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: The following resource provides readers with a technology overview of Red Hat Gluster Storage's Snapshot feature. Access now and learn how this feature can provide a point-in-time copy of Red Hat Gluster Storage server volume(s) so that an administrator can revert to a previous state of data in case of a mishap.
Posted: 30 Jun 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

Red Hat

When Disaster Strikes, Will Your BC/DR Plans Be Ready?
sponsored by FireHost Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores 4 critical disaster recovery assessments for your organization's cloud-based data and applications.
Posted: 25 Jun 2015 | Published: 25 Jun 2015

FireHost Inc.

What You Need to Know Now for Modern Backup
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited & Intel® (Processor Intel® Xeon®)
WHITE PAPER: This buyer's guide describes the capabilities of an effective data backup system and gives advice for selecting one that both meets your needs and your budget.
Posted: 23 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited & Intel® (Processor  Intel® Xeon®)

"Where The #$%* Is My Server Replacement?!"
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: View this white paper to learn how one customer utilized a backup strategy that was reliable and quick.
Posted: 19 Jun 2015 | Published: 19 Jun 2015

Datto, Inc.

A Category 4 Is No Excuse For Downtime
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about a complete line of backup solutions that you can profitably sell downmarket and upmarket.
Posted: 19 Jun 2015 | Published: 19 Jun 2015

Datto, Inc.

HP employs Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Migration Program
sponsored by HP
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how to employ a Microsoft Windows Server 2003 migration program. Read now to migrate to Windows Server 2012 R2 while making business improvements.
Posted: 16 Jun 2015 | Published: 31 May 2015

HP

Prevent Clients' Downtime from DB Errors
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
CASE STUDY: Access this white paper to learn how to implement a solid backup, recovery, and business continuity solution for clients' data. Read on to find out why tape backup systems are becoming obsolete, and how to meet government regulations like HIPAA.
Posted: 12 Jun 2015 | Published: 12 Jun 2015

Datto, Inc.

5 Reasons to Buy – Not Build – Backup Capabilities
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to discover five reasons why buying backup may be a better idea than building your own, and how you can take the first steps in purchasing a reliable backup solution for your clients.
Posted: 11 Jun 2015 | Published: 11 Jun 2015

Datto, Inc.

Best Planning Practices For Disaster Recovery
sponsored by Accelerite
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores why the DR planning process is still a hit-or-miss affair and delves into the importance of creating an after-action report following a DR exercise.
Posted: 01 Jun 2015 | Published: 01 Jun 2015

Accelerite

What Happens When a Contact Center's Communication Systems Fail 72 Hours Before Black Friday?
sponsored by IR
CASE STUDY: 72 hours before Black Friday, one organization's critical communication systems began to fail and business continuity systems crashed. Access this case study to find out what happened; why the outages occurred in the first place; and how to prevent a similar catastrophe within your organization.
Posted: 27 May 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IR

The Case for Hosted Exchange
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the benefits of managing Microsoft Exchange in the cloud and lays out the detailed costs of managing a hosted versus an on-premises Exchange environment.
Posted: 14 May 2015 | Published: 01 May 2013

Rackspace

Simplify Data Protection, Retention and Recovery
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to find out about the challenges, variables, and risks associated with data protection and how to overcome them. Read on to learn how you can control backup, recovery, and data retention from one place.
Posted: 08 May 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

Hitachi Data Systems

Business Continuity And SMBs: What's the Risk?
sponsored by Carbonite
RESEARCH CONTENT: In this brief research report, discover the measures organizations with limited resources are taking to ensure business continuity. View now to learn what steps your organization needs to take to ensure you can continue running no matter what happens.
Posted: 04 May 2015 | Published: 04 May 2015

Carbonite

Hybrid Generations: Managing the New Face of the Workforce
sponsored by NGA Human Resources
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover tips for navigating the upcoming "knowledge crunch" the boomers will leave behind and insights on how to tap the potential of the new generations coming into your organization.
Posted: 01 May 2015 | Published: 01 May 2015

NGA Human Resources

The Business Value and ROI of Backup
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for a comprehensive look at the business value and ROI of backup systems. Additionally, read on to learn about common backup and disaster recovery challenges and how to overcome them.
Posted: 23 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Monitoring Security In Cloud Environments
sponsored by CloudPassage
ANALYST REPORT: In this Dark Reading report, examine tools and practices that enterprises can use to monitor the security of cloud environments and receive notifications when their data might be at risk.
Posted: 21 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

CloudPassage

Business Continuity: A Growing Opportunity in a Digitalized World
sponsored by Carbonite
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the four common challenges channel partners are facing and offers strategies to overcome them and take advantage of market opportunities.
Posted: 10 Apr 2015 | Published: 05 Nov 2014

Carbonite

Building Your BCDR Strategy: A Blueprint for a Safe Voyage
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative resource to learn how virtualization technologies are being used for successful BCDR strategies. Discover how VMware's BCDR solution portfolio leverages the benefits of virtualization to deliver uptime and predictability to your data center.
Posted: 27 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

VMware

The Executive's Guide to Breach Response
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper for a step-by-step guide on how to lead your organization through a crisis with comprehensive planning, sound leadership, and more.
Posted: 25 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited

GPFS Design Best Practices by Scott Denham
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: Access this webcast and learn how to effectively design GPFS so that you can best manage your storage.
Posted: 01 Apr 2015 | Premiered: Apr 1, 2015

IBM
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BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLANNING DEFINITION (continued): …  is important for any enterprise, it may not be practical for any but the largest to maintain full functioning throughout a disaster crisis. According to many experts, the first step in business continuity planning is deciding which of the organization's functions are essential, and apportioning the available budget accordingly. Once the crucial components are identified, failover mechanisms can be put in place. New technologies, such as disk mirroring over the Internet, make it feasible for an organization to maintain up-to-date copies of data in geographically dispersed locations, so that data … 
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