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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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ROI of IT Disaster Recovery
sponsored by Acronis
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the importance of a disaster recovery (DR) solution using an ROI analysis as an argument for the investment. Read on to learn how your enterprise can choose a DR and business continuity strategy that will match your needs and how to calculate ROI for your DR solutions.
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Acronis

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

Oracle Backup and Recovery Strategies: Moving to Data-Protection-as-a-Service
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
JOURNAL ARTICLE: This white paper discusses a data loss recovery appliance that provides continuous data protection, combined with off-site replication and efficient backup and recovery. Read on to discover how this model can not only simplify your data management, but also reduce your enterprise's RPO and RTO in the event of a disaster.
Posted: 12 Jan 2016 | Published: 22 Oct 2015

Oracle Corporation

Business VoIP Services Market to Reach $35 billion by 2018
sponsored by Carousel Industries
EGUIDE: This white paper talks about the inevitable trend towards enterprise adoption of VoIP and UC services, and why the market is expected to grow so quickly.
Posted: 10 Dec 2015 | Published: 10 Dec 2015

Carousel Industries

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

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

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

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
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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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