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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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The State of Security Today: What Needs to Change
sponsored by Unisys
VIDEO: This video discusses the state of security and what needs to change in order to keep our enterprises safe in today's environment. Watch now to learn how micro segmentation can minimize the damage of vicious threats and attacks.
Posted: 20 Nov 2015 | Premiered: 09 Nov 2015

Unisys

Research Report: Attack Detection and Incident Response
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: This report examines organizations' security strategies, cyber-attack environments, and IR challenges and needs, including a lack of visibility into user and network activity, shortage of investigative skills, and poor security analytics capabilities.
Posted: 20 Oct 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

Intel Security

A Comprehensive Guide to Selecting the Right Hosted Communications Solution
sponsored by Cisco
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers a three-step process that will allow you to make an informed decision on which cloud partner and hosted communications solution you should choose.
Posted: 07 Oct 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Cisco

How to Solve Cloud Backup Difficulties
sponsored by Dimension Data
WHITE PAPER: This informative brief highlights how a hybrid cloud approach with an integrated backup service can extend to server, files, and applications and can support cloud-based and both on and off-premise servers. Read now to see how this scalable solution can efficiently back up your enterprise applications and workloads.
Posted: 06 Oct 2015 | Published: 06 Oct 2015

Dimension Data

Ensure Business Continuity with a Modern Disaster Recovery Approach
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: This essential white paper discusses the need for a modern, cloud approach to disaster recovery that consists of multiple facets united on a common platform. Read on to learn how cloud can help your enterprise unify, centralize and simplify your DR operations.
Posted: 29 Sep 2015 | Published: 29 Sep 2015

Commvault

Best of VMworld Award Winners
sponsored by arcserve
EGUIDE: The Best of VMworld 2015 Awards recognize the most innovative new products in the server virtualization, cloud and end-user computing markets. A panel of expert judges evaluated 153 nominated products on display at VMworld 2015 and named winners in seven categories. Download now to find out what made the list.
Posted: 28 Sep 2015 | Published: 28 Sep 2015

arcserve

The Benefits of Disaster Recovery in the Cloud
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative document to learn about the benefits that cloud computing provides when employing a disaster recovery solution. Read on to see how implementing a DR plan can reduce your enterprise's costs without sacrificing service.
Posted: 28 Sep 2015 | Published: 28 Sep 2015

Commvault

What Would You Lose in a Data Breach?
sponsored by IBM
RESOURCE: Based on a Ponemon study, this data breach calculator can help you figure out just how much your organization would lose if breached.
Posted: 21 Sep 2015 | Published: 21 Sep 2015

IBM

High Availability is not a Luxury: How to Eliminate Downtime
sponsored by arcserve
WHITE PAPER: It's time for another "get real" moment. What you do in terms of disaster recovery and business continuity planning matters to your organization...a lot. Yet many organizations choose to ignore the challenge. Don't ignore it. Review this analysis to get a better understanding of how you can eliminate application downtime.
Posted: 26 Aug 2015 | Published: 26 Aug 2015

arcserve

Leveraging the Public Cloud for Faster Disaster Recovery at Lower Cost
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the importance of disaster recovery and suggests the cloud as an alternative to traditional, more expensive DR strategies.
Posted: 25 Aug 2015 | Published: 21 May 2015

Commvault

Technology in Action: Kingston Tech Migrates to a Broadband WAN
sponsored by Silver Peak
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper and see how Kingston Technology implemented a software-defined WAN to reduce costs and complexity while streamlining data replication efforts.
Posted: 25 Jun 2015 | Published: 25 Jun 2015

Silver Peak

Strategies for the age of digital disruption
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Disruption can happen at any time, in any sector, and its effect on traditional organisations can be fundamental. Capgemini offers some strategic advice.
Posted: 25 Feb 2015 | Published: 25 Feb 2015

ComputerWeekly.com

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

Special Report: Best Practices for Incident Response
sponsored by Intel Security
WHITE PAPER: The SANS 2015 Incident Response survey results reveals an increasingly complex response landscape and the need for automation of processes and services to provide both visibility across systems and best avenues of remediation. Read this paper for coverage of these issues, along with best practices and sage advice.
Posted: 22 Oct 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

Intel Security

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

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

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

Computer Weekly – 25 August 2015: Coping with a crisis
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, IT leaders discuss their experiences of dealing with disaster and the importance of planning to ensure business continuity. Jaeger's CIO talks about bring the iconic fashion brand into the digital age. And we look at the issues around writing supplier contracts for agile software development. Read the issue now.
Posted: 21 Aug 2015 | Published: 21 Aug 2015

ComputerWeekly.com

The Democratization of IT Disaster Recovery
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover how the notion of DR has been democratized through a dramatic reduction in cost and complexity.
Posted: 03 Aug 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Commvault

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

Proactive Measures Help to Ensure Business Continuity
sponsored by SearchServerVirtualization
EBOOK: Having a virtualized infrastructure provides significant benefits to businesses, but there needs to be planning to ensure that disasters are limited in frequency and scope.
Posted: 16 Feb 2015 | Published: 16 Feb 2015

SearchServerVirtualization
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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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