IT Management  >   Systems Operations  >   Contingency Planning  >  

Business Continuity Planning

RSS Feed    Add to Google    Add to My Yahoo!
ALSO CALLED: Continuity Planning, BCP
DEFINITION: Business impact analysis (BIA) is an essential component of an organization's business continuance plan; it includes an exploratory component to reveal any vulnerabilities, and a planning component to develop strategies for minimizing risk. The result of analysis is a business impact analysis report, which describes the potential risks specific to the organization studied. One of the basic assumptions  … 
Definition continues below.
Business Continuity PlanningReports
176 - 200 of 455 Matches Previous Page  | Next Page
Euro crisis: Key questions CEOs and CIOs should ask each other
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ANALYST BRIEF: With a potential economic crisis looming in the Eurozone, Gartner offers a checklist of questions that CIOs and CEOs should ask each other.
Posted: 02 Apr 2012 | Published: 02 Apr 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

Global Sourcing Trends in 2012
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
IT BRIEFING: The latest IT outsourcing trends from global law firm Morrison & Foerster.
Posted: 05 Mar 2012 | Published: 05 Mar 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

2012 Security Outlook
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This report from the Corporate Executive Board, based on extensive research with Chief Information Security Officers, identifies the top 10 security imperatives for 2012.
Posted: 24 Feb 2012 | Published: 24 Feb 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

Global Disaster Recovery (DR) Index 2012
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
IT BRIEFING: The Acronis Global Disaster Recovery (DR) index is an annual benchmark of businesses disaster recovery preparations worldwide.
Posted: 01 Feb 2012 | Published: 31 Jan 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

CW+: Analyst's take: The benefits of third-party SAP and Oracle support
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: Organizations running mature SAP or Oracle applications experience significant ongoing savings from third-party support.  Nucleus found Rimini Street customers can reduce their annual license maintenance fees by at least 50 percent and avoid upgrade costs while extending the value of their software investment.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 27 Dec 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

Building an Effective DR and Business Continuity Strategy in Health Care
sponsored by Sirius and NetApp
EGUIDE: This E-Guide examines 5 key data replication strategies that will help maintain the availability of critical health data, even in the event of a disaster.
Posted: 23 Apr 2012 | Published: 23 Apr 2012

Sirius and NetApp

Building a Disaster Ready Infrastructure
sponsored by CenturyLink Technology Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the factors surrounding a well implemented disaster recovery/business continuity plan that will ensure minimal impact to your organization. Read now to find out how you can prevent downtime and revenue loss caused by an unforeseen outage, hardware failure or natural disaster.
Posted: 18 Apr 2012 | Published: 18 Apr 2012

CenturyLink Technology Solutions

Video: Fluid Data Overview
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WEBCAST: Dell Fluid Data architecture was designed to always put the right data in the right place at the right time. With Fluid Data storage, your data center or cloud will be efficient, agile and resilient, easily adapting to changing business conditions. Watch this 3-minute webcast to learn more.
Posted: 07 Apr 2012 | Premiered: Apr 7, 2012

Dell, Inc.

Why Disaster Recovery Preparation Pays Off
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
EGUIDE: To protect your organization during unplanned downtime, you must have effective disaster recovery (DR) and business continuity (BC) plans in place. This expert e-guide provides best practices for creating a comprehensive DR strategy and discusses why contingent controls are a vital - yet overlooked - part of DR and BC.
Posted: 30 Mar 2012 | Published: 30 Mar 2012

Dell, Inc.

E-Zine: Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Strategies
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
EZINE: This e-zine will explore the benefits and risk of relying on the cloud for disaster recovery, how virtualization technologies can keep your employees productive when a disaster occurs and why enterprise organizations are starting to shape disaster recovery strategies around mobile devices.
Posted: 23 Mar 2012 | Published: 01 Apr 2011

Dell, Inc.

Cutting Edge Data Protection for VMware Environments
sponsored by EMC Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights several new features within EMC Avamar 6.0 that specifically target and greatly advance the capabilities and performance of VMware data protection. With these features, EMC Avamar is enabling the rapid continued expansion of cloud environments required by the demand for IT-as-a-Service. Read now to learn more.
Posted: 12 Mar 2012 | Published: 01 Oct 2011

EMC Corporation

FAQ Guide: Tape Vaulting: Best practices to consider for offsite tape storage
sponsored by Iron Mountain
EGUIDE: In this FAQ Guide, David Chapa, senior analyst at the Enterprise Strategy Group, discusses some best practices for tape vaulting. Find out the costs of tape vaulting services, how offsite tape storage costs are determined, how to negotiate your SLAs, and whether or not you should encrypt your tapes before you ship them offsite.
Posted: 29 Feb 2012 | Published: 24 May 2011

Iron Mountain

Optimise the Healthcare Data Centre through Operational Efficiency and Data Resilience
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers valuable insight into how modern health care facilities can ensure the continuity of operations, even in the face of an unforeseen disaster. Additionally, the ROI associated with a data resilience plan is explored.
Posted: 17 Feb 2012 | Published: 17 Feb 2012

Hitachi Data Systems

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

How Verification Services Fortify Your Software Escrow Solution
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the types of verification services used in the escrow industry. It discusses why verification has become a best practice for both the users of software and the developers creating the applications, as well as a solid recommendation by the lawyers who advise them.
Posted: 28 Dec 2011 | Published: 28 Dec 2011

Iron Mountain

Best Practices for Enhancing Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Data Protection and Availability using Dell EqualLogic Snapshots
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: IT leaders are challenged by the growth of the amount of data they have to manage. While data management encompasses several areas of an organization, ensuring the data protection and business continuity is one of the most critical aspects. Inside this white paper, uncover strategies for avoiding data loss and lack of application availability.
Posted: 02 Dec 2011 | Published: 02 Dec 2011

Dell, Inc.

Podcast: Virtualizing Business Critical Applications
sponsored by Stratus Technologies
PODCAST: The second wave of virtualization will help many businesses extend the benefits of virtualization to additional applications and databases. Find out how self-managing, “zero-touch” infrastructure combined with vSphere virtualization and ftServer systems can help you immediately leverage the benefits of Stage 2 virtualization.
Posted: 22 Nov 2011 | Premiered: Nov 22, 2011

Stratus Technologies

E-Guide: What Joplin Teaches Hospitals About Disaster Recovery Planning
sponsored by HP & Intel®
EGUIDE: The 2011 Joplin Tornado tore through Joplin, MO, leaving devastation in its tracks. One organization that was hit particularly hard that day was St. John’s Regional Medical Center. If it wasn’t for proper disaster recovery planning, many patient records would be lost. In this e-guide, learn the story of how this hospital was prepared for the worst.
Posted: 14 Nov 2011 | Published: 14 Nov 2011

HP & Intel®

How to Prevent IT Disasters at Work from Ruining Your Vacation
sponsored by Webroot
WHITE PAPER: The scenario is a familiar one. You’re about to step out for a leisurely day on the links, at the beach or in the backyard hammock and couldn’t be more excited about your time off, when the little red light starts blinking on your phone: URGENT.
Posted: 14 Nov 2011 | Published: 10 Nov 2011

Webroot

Discover the Key to a More Cost-Effective Data Center
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Emerging technologies such as virtualization and cloud computing are driving the demand for a next generation data center. This essential resource explores how you can make your business operations more cost effective and how service providers can help you rationalize and optimize your infrastructure, and sustain rapid expansion.
Posted: 04 Nov 2011 | Published: 04 Nov 2011

Alcatel-Lucent

E-Guide: Decoding DR: Selecting the right vendors and strategy for your implementation
sponsored by Dell Compellent
EGUIDE: Disaster recovery (DR) isn’t simple – but it isn’t optional, either. The truth of the matter is that a catastrophe-battered organization without a DR solution in place won’t survive. This e-guide provides straightforward guidelines for choosing vendors, determining must-have components and structuring essential plans for DR.
Posted: 03 Nov 2011 | Published: 03 Nov 2011

Dell Compellent

E-Guide: Recovering from IT disaster: What’s really causing your outage?
sponsored by Dell Compellent
EGUIDE: Most IT disasters have nothing to do with the hurricanes, earthquakes, and floods that can wipe out a facility. In fact, studies show that hardware failure is the number one reason for DR declarations.  This e-guide describes common DR misconceptions and consequences, and provides backup and testing suggestions for optimal recovery.
Posted: 02 Nov 2011 | Published: 02 Nov 2011

Dell Compellent

Virtualize Critical Applications with IBM and VMware
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: When IT professionals migrate critical applications to a virtualized infrastructure, they must consider continuity throughout every stage in the application lifecycle. Access this white paper to learn about technology solutions that can virtualize your critical applications to enhance business value and minimize risks.
Posted: 01 Nov 2011 | Published: 01 Nov 2011

VMware, Inc.

Critical Communications for Business Continuity: How to Ensure Employees, Partners & Customers Stay Connected
sponsored by Polycom, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines why companies should develop and implement an on-demand conferencing and collaboration plan that supports business continuity for both the enterprise and its customers.
Posted: 18 Oct 2011 | Published: 18 Oct 2011

Polycom, Inc.
176 - 200 of 455 Matches Previous Page    6 7 8 9 10 11    Next Page
 
BUSINESS CONTINUITY PLANNING DEFINITION (continued): …  behind BIA is that every component of the organization is reliant upon the continued functioning of every other component, but that some are more crucial than others and require a greater allocation of funds in the wake of a disaster. For example, a business may be able to continue more or less normally if the cafeteria has to close, but would come to a complete halt if the information system crashes. As part of a disaster recovery plan, BIA is likely to identify costs linked to failures, such as loss of cash flow, replacement of equipment, salaries paid to catch up with a backlog of work, loss … 
Business Continuity Planning definition sponsored by SearchStorage.com, powered by WhatIs.com an online computer dictionary

About TechTarget:

TechTarget provides enterprise IT professionals with the information they need to perform their jobs - from developing strategy, to making cost-effective IT purchase decisions and managing their organizations' IT projects - with its network of technology-specific Web sites, events and magazines

All Rights Reserved, Copyright 2000 - 2014, TechTarget | Read our Privacy Statement