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ALSO CALLED: Disaster Management, IT Disaster Planning, Disaster Recovery Planning
DEFINITION: A disaster recovery plan (DRP) - sometimes referred to as a business continuity plan (BCP) or business process contingency plan (BPCP) - describes how an organization is to deal with potential disasters. Just as a disaster is an event that makes the continuation of normal functions impossible, a disaster recovery plan consists of the precautions taken so that the effects of a disaster will be minimized  … 
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Disaster Planning Reports
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What Happens When a Contact Center's Communication Systems Fail 72 Hours Before Black Friday?
sponsored by Integrated Research
CASE STUDY: 72 hours before Black Friday, one organization's critical communication systems began to fail and business continuity systems crashed. Access this case study to find out what happened; why the outages occurred in the first place; and how to prevent a similar catastrophe within your organization.
Posted: 27 May 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Integrated Research

Develop a Plan for Desktop DR
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Access this infographic to discover several staggering results of a disaster on organizations that can seriously affect the workforce.
Posted: 22 May 2015 | Published: 22 May 2015

VMware

Disaster Recovery Runbook
sponsored by Databarracks
RESOURCE: This runbook is designed to help your IT team get systems up and running in the event of a disaster. It is also intended to supplement your full Business Continuity Plan (BCP).
Posted: 18 May 2015 | Published: 18 May 2015

Databarracks

Security Services: Beyond Malware and Antivirus
sponsored by AVG Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This white paper can help your MSP deliver effective and reliable security services in the modern threat landscape.
Posted: 14 May 2015 | Published: 14 May 2015

AVG Technologies

The Business Value and ROI of Backup
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for a comprehensive look at the business value and ROI of backup systems. Additionally, read on to learn about common backup and disaster recovery challenges and how to overcome them.
Posted: 23 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Battery Optimization Services A guide to Optimize Your Battery Maintenance
sponsored by Emerson
WHITE PAPER: Access the following white paper to uncover several on-site and remote battery testing techniques that you can use to ensure the dependability of your standby batteries and disaster recovery UPS systems. Read on to learn how to design an optimized maintenance regimen that will deliver improved battery reliability for each dollar spent.
Posted: 21 Apr 2015 | Published: 21 Apr 2015

Emerson

Lab Report: SIOS DataKeeper Replication for Windows Clusters
sponsored by SIOS Technology Corp
RESOURCE: Access this extensive study to learn just how effective DataKeeper is in an SQL Server 2012 environment. Discover how this software performed when cluster nodes failed. Read now to delve deeper into DataKeeper's implementation, and set up process to determine if it could help your organization with their data replication needs.
Posted: 20 Apr 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

SIOS Technology Corp

Business Continuity: A Growing Opportunity in a Digitalized World
sponsored by Carbonite
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the four common challenges channel partners are facing and offers strategies to overcome them and take advantage of market opportunities.
Posted: 10 Apr 2015 | Published: 05 Nov 2014

Carbonite

Armada Music Case Study: Fast and Effective DR
sponsored by Nexenta
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how Armada Music overcame their backup and disaster recovery challenges to successfully protect their valuable assets.
Posted: 08 Apr 2015 | Published: 08 Apr 2015

Nexenta

Case Study: Pernod Ricard Streamlines Approach to Cloud Backup & Disaster Recovery in EMEA
sponsored by Asigra
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how this organization was able to leverage cloud-based technologies to transform what had been an ad hoc approach into a single highly-effective backup solution with well-established recovery objectives.
Posted: 08 Apr 2015 | Published: 08 Apr 2015

Asigra

Learning the Art of Disaster Recovery in the Data Center
sponsored by Welldata
CASE STUDY: Not all data center disasters come down to equipment and power failures. Read this brief case study to learn how by implementing recovery modes, you can effectively overcome far more disasters than the standard equipment and power failures.
Posted: 07 Apr 2015 | Published: 07 Apr 2015

Welldata

Solving an Unsolvable Mystery in the Data Center
sponsored by Welldata
CASE STUDY: Read this brief case study to learn how Welldata aided in the well-being of a data center power problem that seemed to have a mind of its own.
Posted: 06 Apr 2015 | Published: 06 Apr 2015

Welldata

Single Phase UPS Management, Maintenance, and Lifecycle
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: Access this whitepaper to learn about the key factors that influence both battery and UPS life; and gain some simple recommendations and guidelines to help you manage your single phase UPS to maximize the life and overall availability.
Posted: 03 Apr 2015 | Published: 03 Apr 2015

Schneider Electric

The Ultimate Geographically Distributed Application Recoverability Solution for Clustered Applications
sponsored by Vision Solutions
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource to learn about a geographically distributed application recoverability solution that does away with the single point of failure inherent in failover clustering to keep your clustered applications up and running.
Posted: 30 Mar 2015 | Published: 28 Dec 2012

Vision Solutions

The Executive's Guide to Breach Response
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper for a step-by-step guide on how to lead your organization through a crisis with comprehensive planning, sound leadership, and more.
Posted: 25 Mar 2015 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

Hewlett-Packard Limited

How VMware Keeps Your Business-Critical Applications Up and Running
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to see how VMware virtualization tools can help you to successfully virtualize critical applications.
Posted: 24 Mar 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

VMware

Enterprise Data Backup: The Power of Recovery
sponsored by Zovy LLC
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will address the importance of enterprise data recovery – not just backup.
Posted: 23 Mar 2015 | Published: 23 Mar 2015

Zovy LLC

State of Resilience Report 2015
sponsored by Vision Solutions
WHITE PAPER: The following extensive white paper focuses on corporate IT resilience including discussions around high availability/disaster recovery, migration, data sharing, and cloud computing. Access now and learn about how a variety of trends are coalescing in the modern data center.
Posted: 20 Mar 2015 | Published: 20 Mar 2015

Vision Solutions

Backup and Recovery Best Practices With Veeam Backup & Replication
sponsored by Tintri
WHITE PAPER: Veeam Backup and Replication solution is designed for virtual machine DR. Tintri VMstores are designed from the ground-up for virtualization.
Posted: 13 Mar 2015 | Published: 13 Mar 2015

Tintri

Ensure Business Continuity With a Flash Storage Platform
sponsored by Violin Memory
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to discover a flash storage platform that provides superior data protection in the rack, in the data center, in the metro environment, and more to ensure effective business continuity.
Posted: 05 Mar 2015 | Published: 05 Mar 2015

Violin Memory

Hyper-V Replicas in Windows Server 2012
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: One of the most significant new features in Microsoft Windows Server 2012 is the Hyper-V Replica (HVR) capability. Whether you are considering this for your own organization or just prepping for your Windows Server 2012 MCSA, this white paper presents the essentials of deploying this disaster recovery feature.
Posted: 03 Mar 2015 | Published: 27 Feb 2015

Global Knowledge

Disaster Recovery as a Service Makes VM Replication Easy
sponsored by Rackspace
EGUIDE: This expert guide introduces Disaster Recovery as a Service and helps you decide if it's the right option for your business.
Posted: 27 Feb 2015 | Published: 27 Feb 2015

Rackspace

10 Common Pitfalls of Endpoint Backup
sponsored by Druva Software
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about the top 10 pitfalls commonly seen in endpoint backup and how to avoid them.
Posted: 09 Feb 2015 | Published: 09 Feb 2015

Druva Software

A New Approach to Remote Replications
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines the steps organizations can take in order to improve network utilization and speed up data transfer for more effective remote replication.
Posted: 01 Apr 2015 | Published: 01 Apr 2015

IBM

CIO Decisions E-Zine - February 2015
sponsored by SearchCIO.com
EZINE: When it comes to high-profile data breaches, hindsight is 20/20. In this issue of CIO Decisions, we examine the new security paradigm and how CIOs are strategizing to protect data.
Posted: 04 Feb 2015 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

SearchCIO.com
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DISASTER PLANNING DEFINITION (continued): …  and the organization will be able to either maintain or quickly resume mission-critical functions. Typically, disaster recovery planning involves an analysis of business processes and continuity needs; it may also include a significant focus on disaster prevention.Ask your questions about disaster recovery at ITKnowledgeExchange.comDisaster recovery is becoming an increasingly important aspect of enterprise computing. As devices, systems, and networks become ever more complex, there are simply more things that can go wrong. As a consequence, recovery plans have also become more complex. According … 
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