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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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Top 3 Considerations When Looking at Cloud-Based Backup
sponsored by arcserve
WEBCAST: Due to its affordability, cloud-based disaster recovery is enabling small and medium-sized businesses to upgrade their data protection to rival that of enterprise-level organizations. What does this trend mean for other affordable mediums? Watch this on-demand webcast to find out!
Posted: 17 Mar 2016 | Premiered: Oct 31, 2015

arcserve

Improving Business Continuity with a Virtual DR Strategy
sponsored by Hedvig Inc
EGUIDE: This expert e-Guide examines how you can improve business continuity with an effective virtual disaster recovery strategy. Learn how to craft a solid virtual DR strategy and discover key tips and advice to help you get started today.
Posted: 12 Feb 2016 | Published: 03 Feb 2016

Hedvig Inc

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

Why are Data Backups and Disaster Recovery Converging?
sponsored by Veritas
EGUIDE: Backup and disaster recovery have primarily been treated separately. In this exclusive e-guide, consultant Brien Posey explains how server virtualization has allowed these two technologies to converge.
Posted: 17 Mar 2016 | Published: 16 Mar 2016

Veritas

Computer Weekly – 1 March 2016: Protecting the UK from cyber attacks
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we talk to the National Crime Agency's top cyber cop about tackling IT security threats against the UK through global collaborations. We ask CIOs for their tips on building an IT strategy for the digital age. And we review the big six storage suppliers' plans for all-flash arrays. Read the issue now.
Posted: 29 Feb 2016 | Published: 01 Mar 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

Planning and Testing Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery
sponsored by CloudEndure Inc.
EGUIDE: This e-guide highlights the challenges of managing cloud DR and discusses the importance of having the same managers control both the production site and DR site. Read on to learn about the DR management options available to you if you're on a tight budget, including utilizing a hosting provider or implementing a private cloud environment.
Posted: 26 Feb 2016 | Published: 24 Feb 2016

CloudEndure Inc.

Why You Should Incorporate a Cloud Disaster Recovery Plan
sponsored by CloudEndure Inc.
EGUIDE: This e-guide discusses how transitioning your traditional DR architectures to cloud can provide significant cost savings and greater versatility and data accessibility. Read on to learn more about cloud backup solutions, cloud gateway, on-ramp and integrated storage solutions, and cloud-hosted DR solutions.
Posted: 26 Feb 2016 | Published: 24 Feb 2016

CloudEndure Inc.

Implementing Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery: Six Key Steps
sponsored by CloudEndure Inc.
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, storage expert Brien Posey discusses how a cloud-based recovery site can be the key to reaching an effective DR strategy and can be extremely beneficial when a primary data center is incapacitated. Read on to learn the 6 important steps to consider when implementing a cloud-based DR solution.
Posted: 26 Feb 2016 | Published: 24 Feb 2016

CloudEndure Inc.

Computer Weekly – 23 February 2016: Surviving broadband failure
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, after the recent BT broadband outage, we examine the options to keep your communications in place in the event of a failure. We look at the prospects for the OpenStack open source cloud platform in the enterprise. And we see how Ireland is making progress on delivering a digital health service. Read the issue now.
Posted: 19 Feb 2016 | Published: 23 Feb 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

The Business Value of Integrated Backup Appliances
sponsored by Veritas
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores integrated backup appliances that enable efficient, storage-optimized data protection for data centers, remote offices, and virtual environments. Read on and learn how these appliances can simplify your enterprise's backup and deduplication strategy and maximize your IT staff time, operations, and storage investment.
Posted: 27 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

Veritas

Case Study: Leading Insurance Company Slashes Database Report Creation Time With All-Flash Array
sponsored by EMC
CASE STUDY: This case study focuses on an insurance company's struggle with running end-of-month reports on a timely basis and how they solved it by implementing an all-flash storage array. Read on to see how this all-flash array can reduce your enterprise's data, allowing you to save on storage and maintain full DR backup.
Posted: 19 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

EMC

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

Information, Technology and Innovation in Business Management, Part 1: Schumpeter's Gale
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn about the role and impact of information technology on management to date, and which of these recent developments will combine to have a transformative impact in the near future. Additionally, learn what to keep in mind when selecting a business analytics software option.
Posted: 16 Dec 2015 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

IBM

Monitise Uses Resiliency Service to Improve Business Continuity
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: This webcast details how Monitise, a leading global mobile money specialist, developed a business continuity management systems and strategy to safeguard systems, processes, and personnel while also supporting extremely high service levels as mobile transaction volumes continue to increase.
Posted: 11 Dec 2015 | Premiered: Aug 5, 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

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

Proving the Value of a Business Continuity Plan
sponsored by Colt Data Centre Services
EGUIDE: Our experts explore why linking risks to business performance is the key to proving the value of a continuity plan to business managers and discover best practices for approaching this important disaster recovery topic.
Posted: 05 Oct 2015 | Published: 05 Oct 2015

Colt Data Centre Services

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
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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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