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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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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

Choosing an online backup tool - Why speed should be a key consideration
sponsored by LogicNow
WHITE PAPER: In the following white paper, uncover why speed is one of the most important factors when considering an online backup tool. Additionally, learn about an online backup tool that can deliver the speed necessary to avoid costly mishaps.
Posted: 25 Aug 2015 | Published: 25 Aug 2015

LogicNow

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

Data Protection: Save Time, Reduce Costs, and Limit Risk
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores an array of cost-efficient data protection software and appliances that protect virtual, physical and cloud environments. Access now to discover how these products can not only provide resilient data protection, but also deliver a sound ROI.
Posted: 25 Feb 2015 | Published: 25 Feb 2015

Dell Software

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

Disaster Recovery: This is Not a Drill
sponsored by SearchCIO.com
EBOOK: In this issue of Modern Infrastructure: CIO Edition, learn how to govern enterprise disaster response and recovery efforts and spring into action when true crisis strikes.
Posted: 10 Oct 2014 | Published: 10 Oct 2014

SearchCIO.com

Head to Head Comparison: Two Top Backup Solutions Face Off
sponsored by arcserve
WHITE PAPER: This white paper compares two backup/data recovery tools. It shows how each performs on a number of different areas including performance, costs, ease of use and more.
Posted: 28 Jul 2014 | Published: 28 Jul 2014

arcserve

Avoiding the Data Apocalypse: Mitigating and Minimizing Data Disasters
sponsored by Commvault
VIDEO: Access this webcast to learn how you can mitigate and minimize data disasters by leveraging the advice and insight of experts in the field. You'll also learn about the biggest challenges to data protection today such as VM sprawl and tips on how to handle them.
Posted: 08 Jul 2014 | Premiered: 27 Jun 2014

Commvault

Podcast: Avoid the Data Apocalypse: Mitigating and Minimizing Data Disasters
sponsored by Commvault
PODCAST: This podcast delivers advice and insight from two experts in the field regarding the biggest challenges to data protection today such as VM sprawl and tips on how to handle them.
Posted: 08 Jul 2014 | Premiered: Jul 2, 2014

Commvault

Forrester on: The State of Business Technology Resiliency, Q2 2014
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel
WHITE PAPER: Discover the six trends that describe the state of resiliency today, and learn why companies are looking to the cloud and co-location for failover sites.
Posted: 24 Jun 2014 | Published: 12 May 2014

Dell, Inc. and Intel

Network Project of the Year 2014
sponsored by Talari_DON'T USE
CASE STUDY: This exclusive resource details how a leading railcar manufacturer utilized a networking tool to maximize availability and prevent costly network downtime. Read on to find out more.
Posted: 20 Jun 2014 | Published: 20 Jun 2014

Talari_DON'T USE

Data backup comparison: Oracle vs. EMC
sponsored by Oracle and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the benefits and capabilites of a high performance backup solution for Oracle Exadata that dramatically reduces backup and restore times at lower costs than the competition.
Posted: 06 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Oracle and Intel®

Secure Access and Continuity in a Virtualized and BYOD World
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This business whitepaper focuses on the challenges facing midsize businesses who are looking to provide business continuity and minimized downtime. It also highlights the benefits of HP Just Right IT secure access and business continuity solutions.
Posted: 06 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Protecting Technology Infrastructure: The Importance of Secure Access and Continuity Solutions
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This white paper investigates mid-market continuity solutions drivers, deployment stages, and benefits and requirements. Its goal is to help IT managers understand the need for continuity solutions, benchmark their continuity journey against their peers, and evaluate how the right continuity solutions can address those needs.
Posted: 06 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Remote Management for the Financial Sector
sponsored by Emerson Network Power
VIDEO: This video explains the role of out-of-band access in the disaster recovery process. It also highlights how an out of band solution can provide access even when the network is down, allowing for remote diagnostics and problem fixing capabilities.
Posted: 22 May 2014 | Premiered: 22 May 2014

Emerson Network Power

Giving Small Businesses the Recovery Capabilities they Need
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper describes how MSPs can break into the small business market by offering business continuity solutions that touch on the 5 areas that are most important to small businesses.
Posted: 20 May 2014 | Published: 20 May 2014

Datto, Inc.

Active Directory Disasters and Tools to Prevent Them
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Microsoft Active Directory (AD) is the source of nearly all authentication and authorization in most Windows environments, which means it's critical to keep up and running. While AD's features can protect against some failures, there are others it can't recover from on its own. So what do you do when that dreaded day of disaster arrives?
Posted: 16 May 2014 | Published: 09 Jan 2013

Dell Software

The Surprising Affordability of Today’s Cloud Archive
sponsored by Infrascale
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains why cloud data archive is a more secure and reliable backup option over legacy tape solutions for MSPs.
Posted: 14 May 2014 | Published: 14 May 2014

Infrascale

Webinar: Getting Hadoop Through an IT Audit
sponsored by WANdisco
WEBCAST: Join this webinar from GigaOM Research and WANdisco to learn how enterprises are hardening Hadoop across global data centers to ensure continuous availability, even during maintenance windows.
Posted: 08 May 2014 | Premiered: May 8, 2014

WANdisco
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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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