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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  … 
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The Costs and Implications of EHR System Downtime on Physician Practices
sponsored by Stratus Technologies
WHITE PAPER: The paper includes calculations showing the cost of downtime expected for a given level of EHR solution uptime in practices of various sizes, as well as products associated with specific uptime levels. The report also includes a “cost per hour” tool that estimates the financial impact of downtime in practices they administer, oversee or assist.
Posted: 11 Aug 2011 | Published: 11 Aug 2011

Stratus Technologies

Myth Busted: Affordable, Easy to Manage Virtualization with High-Availability is a Reality
sponsored by Stratus Technologies
WHITE PAPER: SMBs want to take advantage of the benefits of virtualization but it can be costly to manage if they do not have the required skills in-house. Dan Kusnetzky takes a deep look at all of the benefits as well as the issues these businesses are facing, including the requirement to use automated systems, reducing complexity and maintaining availability.
Posted: 11 Aug 2011 | Published: 11 Aug 2011

Stratus Technologies

Presentation Transcript: Best Practices for Automated Disaster Recovery with Virtualization
sponsored by Dell Compellent
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Disaster recovery (DR) is a critical operation for nearly every organization, and automating the DR process is essential for ensuring it happens continuously and efficiently. Take a look at this presentation transcript to learn how you can leverage virtualization to create an effective DR plan for your entire infrastructure.
Posted: 09 Aug 2011 | Published: 25 Jul 2011

Dell Compellent

IBM XIV Storage System: Engineered for Business Continuity
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This comprehensive white paper explores the factors to consider and the evaluations needed to make informed decisions to minimize downtime, prevent technological mishaps, and compensate for natural or man-made disasters.
Posted: 08 Aug 2011 | Published: 08 Aug 2011

IBM

Virtual Disaster Recovery Solutions for IT Executives
sponsored by Dell Compellent
EGUIDE: Disaster recovery (DR) shouldn’t be left on the back burner until a natural disaster strikes. In fact, around 80% of network disruptions are a result of IT architecture complexity. But for many organizations, virtualization is an economical DR solution. This e-guide addresses the benefits of virtual disaster recovery.
Posted: 05 Aug 2011 | Published: 05 Aug 2011

Dell Compellent

Automatic Failover for DR 101: Who Needs It and How It Works
sponsored by FalconStor Software
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this presentation transcript, Andrew Burton, senior editor of SearchDisasterRecovery.com and Jeff Boles, senior analyst with the Taneja Group, discuss who should consider automatic failover, the vendors that offer products in this space, how the technology works, and the challenges associated with automatic failover.
Posted: 29 Jul 2011 | Published: 29 Jul 2011

FalconStor Software

CIO strategies for DR planning in virtual environments
sponsored by Dell Compellent
EGUIDE: Regarding disaster recovery, expenses currently overshadow the risk of theoretical disaster. As a result, CIOs who hope to implement or upgrade their DR plans must compromise. This e-guide discusses how to make a value case for DR, along with a series of low-cost strategies for planning, implementing, and testing virtual DR plans.
Posted: 27 Jun 2011 | Published: 24 Jun 2011

Dell Compellent

eGuide: DR & BC Planning for the Midmarket
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Server virtualization promises to significantly increase the value proposition of the data center in the small to medium-sized market. Access this expert resource from the editors at SearchStorageChannel.com to learn about all the available options for disaster recovery.
Posted: 22 Jun 2011 | Published: 22 Jun 2011

IBM

Dell EqualLogic PS Series Video: Business Continuity
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
VIDEO: Check out this short video to learn about the Dell EqualLogic virtualized storage systems and how it can enable around-the-clock operation with minimal administration.
Posted: 21 Jun 2011 | Premiered: 21 Jun 2011

Dell, Inc.

E-Guide: Data Retention and Business Continuity Best Practices
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: This SearchStorage.com E-Guide focuses on retention issues that can’t be ignored, how to go about aligning your data protection strategy with business continuity, and leveraging overlooked backup strategies to your advantage. Download this informative e-guide to learn more!
Posted: 18 May 2011 | Published: 18 May 2011

IBM

Presentation Transcript: Disaster Recovery Planning and Security for the IT Industry
sponsored by IBM
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: The biggest security issues are the ones that you don’t know about – and the reality is many businesses don’t truly know where they stand. Check out this presentation transcript from a SearchDisasterRecovery.com webcast to learn about today’s biggest security concerns and best practices for protecting your IT center.
Posted: 17 May 2011 | Published: 17 May 2011

IBM

Presentation Transcript: How to Get Started with Cloud-based Disaster Recovery: Tips, Tricks and Vendors
sponsored by Dell and VMware
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: What about cloud for disaster recovery? Read this presentation transcript to learn how to set up cloud DR, the strengths and limitations of this technology, a list of vendors currently offering the service and more.
Posted: 25 Apr 2011 | Published: 25 Apr 2011

Dell and VMware

Selecting a Virtualization Solution for Your Small or Midsize Business
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: It’s often difficult for businesses to evaluate competing virtualization platforms. Despite superficial similarities, different providers' platforms are far from identical. This paper compares the VMware vSphere virtualization platform to two alternatives, focusing on features and issues.
Posted: 19 Apr 2011 | Published: 19 Apr 2011

VMware, Inc.

Getting Business Leaders to Buy-in for Virtualization Initiatives
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how small to midsize businesses are increasingly using virtualization to reduce capital expenses, improve business continuity and make their operations more responsive.
Posted: 19 Apr 2011 | Published: 19 Apr 2011

VMware, Inc.

Graydon, Head & Ritchey, LLP Migrates From Microsoft Hyper-V To VMware, Virtualizing Key Applications And Centralizing Management Of Their Virtual Environment
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
CASE STUDY: After an outage occured, shutting down email and document management systems, management at Graydon, Head & Ritchey lawfirm decided to invest in a new IT infrastructure. Read this case study to learn how VMware helped the firm virtualize key applications and centralize management of their virtual environment.
Posted: 19 Apr 2011 | Published: 19 Apr 2011

VMware, Inc.

Presentation Transcript: Customer Experience Focused Transformation
sponsored by Alcatel-Lucent
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This presentation transcript discusses Telecom Service Provider Transformations as well as business strategies and models to improve quality of experience, including customer experience management planning and the role-managed services can play in this transformation.
Posted: 14 Apr 2011 | Published: 14 Apr 2011

Alcatel-Lucent

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Strategies
sponsored by SearchCIO.com
EZINE: CIOs are finding that effective BC and DR plans hinge on an understanding of emerging technologies and confidence in their supply chains. This white paper will look at the ways in which companies can implement some of these new technologies to help improve everyday business.
Posted: 11 Apr 2011 | Published: 11 Apr 2011

SearchCIO.com

Presentation Transcript: FAQ - How server virtualization benefits disaster recovery
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Server virtualization presents some interesting implications for disaster recovery (DR), including cost reductions and increased recovery times. In this FAQ, business continuity expert Paul Kirvan discusses the various server virtualization approaches that are effective for DR and how they benefit failover and failback processes.
Posted: 07 Apr 2011 | Published: 07 Apr 2011

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

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®

Intel® Virtualization Technology FlexMigration Enablement
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: Intel® Virtualization Technology FlexMigration allows virtualization software vendors to deliver live migration solutions across different generations of Intel® Xeon® processor-based servers. This white paper explains how Intel VT FlexMigration works, including how and why some instructions are masked by the hypervisor while others are not.
Posted: 18 Mar 2011 | Published: 18 Mar 2011

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

What's New in VMware vSphere 4.1 for Small and Midsize Businesses
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WEBCAST: For small and midsize businesses, the new VMware vSphere 4.1 delivers higher efficiency, greater agility and more freedom of choice than ever before, making it easier than ever to optimize existing assets and get always-on IT with comprehensive, cost-effective backup and recovery. View this webcast to learn more.
Posted: 04 Mar 2011 | Premiered: Mar 4, 2011

VMware, Inc.

Maximizing Business Continuity and Minimizing Recovery Time Objectives in Windows Server Environments
sponsored by StorageCraft Technology Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines each of these issues, why they are important for SMBs to address and how to resolve them while maximizing business continuity and minimizing IT resources necessary to accomplish the demands of maintaining Windows servers.
Posted: 18 Feb 2011 | Published: 18 Feb 2011

StorageCraft Technology Corporation

Protecting Mission-Critical, Multi-Tier Business Applications with Neverfail and Virtualization
sponsored by Neverfail Group Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines many of the common virtualization deployment scenarios organizations face and describes how Neverfail Continuous Availability and virtualization can be used, to deliver a more complete, consistent and cost effective availability solution for mission-critical, business applications.
Posted: 15 Feb 2011 | Published: 15 Feb 2011

Neverfail Group Limited

Enhancing Exchange Server 2010 Availability with Neverfail: Best Practices for Simplifying and Automating Email Continuity
sponsored by Neverfail Group Limited
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview of the availability features in Microsoft’s Exchange Server 2010 platform. Details include planning, migration, and cost-related considerations. The paper also includes details on how Neverfail’s technology can help IT organizations build an efficient, manageable, and cost-effective messaging infrastructure.
Posted: 15 Feb 2011 | Published: 15 Feb 2011

Neverfail Group Limited

E-Zine: Enterprise CIO Decisions: CIO Perspectives on Cloud Computing
sponsored by Google
EZINE: If there’s an overhyped term today, it is cloud computing. Cautiously optimistic might be one way to describe some of those attitudes presented in this edition of Enterprise CIO Decisions: Many see the benefits, but costs, risk and uncertainty still prevail. At the very least, cloud computing is forcing IT professionals to innovate.
Posted: 15 Feb 2011 | Published: 15 Feb 2011

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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 … 
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