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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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Super Simple and Disaster Recovery Really Can Go Together
sponsored by Zerto
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about a disaster recovery software that takes less than 3 people to install and manage in under an hour. Read on to see how easy it was for one U.S. based financial company to implement this software and cut their RTO from 8-24 hours to 15-30 minutes.
Posted: 07 Dec 2016 | Published: 07 Dec 2016

Zerto

IaaS and Storage-as-a-Service: Delivering Powerful Storage Infrastructure
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
CASE STUDY: Explore how the Australian Centre for Advanced Computing and Klikon Solutions leveraged IaaS and storage-as-a-service to overcome older disparate platforms, shrinking their storage footprint and guaranteeing better uptime. Discover how they resolved issues with disaster recovery, planned incremental updates, freed up key IT resources, and more.
Posted: 06 Dec 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

How To Plan For Disaster Recovery
sponsored by LogicNow
EBOOK: This e-Book outlines 5 key questions for disaster recovery scenarios and explains how to recover from and prevent them. The e-Book then dives deeper into detail around the 3 most common DR scenarios.
Posted: 05 Dec 2016 | Published: 05 Dec 2016

LogicNow

Choosing The Right Disaster Recovery Solution
sponsored by LogicNow
EBOOK: This e-Book will provide you with insight on how to setup and manage your DR plan. It explains how to determine which data is critical, how to identify your recovery objects, and how to determine the best backup and recovery methods and solutions for your enterprise.
Posted: 05 Dec 2016 | Published: 05 Dec 2016

LogicNow

The 3-2-1 Data Protection Rule and Hybrid Cloud Backup
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: Availability gaps are often the cause of detrimental downtimes. To close widening availability gaps and minimize outages, it may be worth adopting the 3-2-1 data protection rule. Check out this article to learn more about this rule and how it enables organizations to leverage the combination of storage snapshots.
Posted: 21 Nov 2016 | Published: 21 Nov 2016

Veeam Software

Case Study: Disaster Recovery Made Possible (and Painless)
sponsored by Code42
WEBCAST: Working daily with several hundred gigabytes of data, GoKart Labs needed to find a way to protect their growing amount of critical client data living on its endpoints. In this white paper, learn how an endpoint data protection plan for DR enabled GoKart Labs to decrease annual backup costs, support unlimited file sizes/types and more.
Posted: 17 Nov 2016 | Premiered: Nov 17, 2016

Code42

Targeting Disaster Recovery
sponsored by Code42
WHITE PAPER: Handling 5.1TB of highly confidential data, Lockheed Martin, the largest provider of IT services and systems integration to the U.S. govn't, knew that they needed a more reliable DR solution than tape backups. In this white paper, learn about an endpoint backup system that can restore data within 10-15 minutes - 90% faster than tape backup systems.
Posted: 17 Nov 2016 | Published: 17 Nov 2016

Code42

Remote and Branch Offices: Leveraging Modern Storage and Data Centers
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how remote and branch offices (ROBOs) can build the modern data center, a highly virtualized environment that leverages up-to-date storage and has a cloud strategy in place. Uncover useful tips and options for setting up critical systems like backup, recovery, replication, and more.
Posted: 17 Nov 2016 | Published: 16 Nov 2016

Veeam Software

The Guide to Modern Endpoint Backup and Data Visibility
sponsored by Code42
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores modern endpoint backup strategies with heightened visibility and insight to help provide protection across multiple devices and data migration. Uncover 15 essential traits of reliable data security platforms, including end-user data protection across multiple OS, end-user data control via the cloud, and more.
Posted: 15 Nov 2016 | Published: 15 Nov 2016

Code42

Graduating to Complete and Easy Endpoint Backup
sponsored by Code42
CASE STUDY: This case study explores how Columbia Business School implemented secure, easy-to-administer endpoint backup for all client devices. Discover how they leveraged fully automated, user-friendly self-restore capabilities, cross-platform, multi-device sync and share, and more to bring about reliable data storage.
Posted: 15 Nov 2016 | Published: 15 Nov 2016

Code42

5 Corporate Disaster Recovery Plan Essentials
sponsored by QuorumLabs Inc.
EGUIDE: Every organization will experience a disaster at one point or another and with every minute of downtime costing umpteen of thousands of dollars, it's critical to have a solid disaster recovery plan in place. In this eGuide, discover the five essential parts you will need to set up a strong disaster recovery plan.
Posted: 14 Nov 2016 | Published: 09 Nov 2016

QuorumLabs Inc.

A Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Plan for the Data Breach Age
sponsored by QuorumLabs Inc.
EGUIDE: Our increasing use of social media, internet of things (IoT), mobile computing and the cloud has increased our data dependence. While this has improved accessibility, it has also made us more vulnerable to cyber-attacks - 40% of businesses hit never recover. In this eGuide, find 10 best DR/BC practices DR/BC that will help you avoid fatal attacks.
Posted: 14 Nov 2016 | Published: 09 Nov 2016

QuorumLabs Inc.

Proactively Prevent Your Business Continuity Plan from Failing
sponsored by Charter Communications
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Discover how to successfully secure network performance and maintain operations uptime during unplanned disruptions. Access this resource now to ensure that your business continuity plan not only looks good on paper, but functions during any disaster.
Posted: 11 Nov 2016 | Published: 04 Oct 2016

Charter Communications

10 Essential Best Practices for Virtual Server Backups
sponsored by Computerworld Business Solutions
EBOOK: This e-book explores the specific challenges of creating a data protection and backup strategy for virtual servers. Uncover 10 helpful best practices that will boost your disaster recovery strategy, like making use of hypervisor tools, using snapshots responsibly, and 8 more.
Posted: 09 Nov 2016 | Published: 09 Nov 2016

Computerworld Business Solutions

Resume Business Faster with Engineered Oracle Database Recovery
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
VIDEO: This brief video examines the only backup and recovery system co-engineered with Oracle databases and Oracle cloud. Access now to discover a zero data loss recovery appliance that will minimize the time it takes to recover your databases fully with cloud-connected automated backups that eliminate silos and vastly improve user experiences.
Posted: 08 Nov 2016 | Premiered: 26 Oct 2016

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

ESG Lab Review: Always Available Dell Storage SC Series
sponsored by Dell EMC and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: In the following exclusive ESG vendor report, uncover a storage system that makes the always on dream a cost-effective reality.
Posted: 04 Nov 2016 | Published: 24 Dec 2015

Dell EMC and Intel®

2016 Buyer's Guide: Disaster Recovery as a Service
sponsored by Microsoft
ANALYST REPORT: This comprehensive Gartner resource compares several providers of disaster recovery as a service. Learn the strengths and cautions behind the leading vendors, according to criteria like product/service capabilities and quality, sales execution/pricing, customer experience, and more.
Posted: 01 Nov 2016 | Published: 16 Jun 2016

Microsoft

Disaster recovery and business continuity: Essential guide
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EGUIDE: Not only can a solid business continuity strategy protect organisations from reputational damage and lost trade, but – for those operating in regulated industries – it can also prevent firms being hit with downtime-related enforcement action.
Posted: 31 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

Holistic Data Protection Center: Reduce Your Costs and Downtime
sponsored by Commvault
VIDEO: Access this video case study to learn how Salem Health implemented a stronger data protection strategy to minimize downtime, accelerate recovery, reduce costs, and achieve compliance with ease.
Posted: 31 Oct 2016 | Premiered: 31 Oct 2016

Commvault

Aberdeenshire Council Calls for a New Backup and Recovery System
sponsored by Commvault
CASE STUDY: This case study explores how Aberdeenshire Council updated their data protection system with a unified, modern approach to backup and recovery. Discover how they implemented a platform that boosted their centralized, cloud-first strategy and integrated easily with their pre-existing apps.
Posted: 28 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Commvault

10 Signs You've Outgrown Your Current Backup and Recovery Solution
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides you with 10 signs you've outgrown your current data protection strategy. Find out if your backup and recovery systems are getting the job done or if it's time to consider migrating to a newer, more holistic platform.
Posted: 28 Oct 2016 | Published: 28 Oct 2016

Commvault

Plan for Disaster Recovery Based on Specific Threat Considerations
sponsored by LogicNow
EBOOK: Benjamin Franklin's adage 'an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure' holds true for disaster recovery scenarios. Being proactive is better than being reactive. Download this e-book to access 5 key questions to ask yourself when planning and future-proofing your disaster recovery strategies.
Posted: 26 Oct 2016 | Published: 26 Oct 2016

LogicNow

How to Choose the Right Disaster Recovery Solution
sponsored by LogicNow
EBOOK: In this e-book, you will learn how to formulate tactical backup and recovery by considering the possible disasters, matching them with the data sets to be protected, and identifying key recovery objectives. Read on to build a DR solution requirements list that specifically matches your organization's needs.
Posted: 26 Oct 2016 | Published: 26 Oct 2016

LogicNow

Comprehensive Disaster Recovery Testing Plan Can Prevent Major Outages
sponsored by Zerto
EGUIDE: The August 2016 Delta outage caused a stir in the disaster recovery world. Ensure your organization doesn't make the same mistakes as the airliner with these DR testing guidelines.
Posted: 25 Oct 2016 | Published: 21 Oct 2016

Zerto

Five Corporate Disaster Recovery Plan Essentials
sponsored by Zerto
EGUIDE: Some shops have yet to establish a corporate DR plan they know they can rely on. This exclusive e-guide brings together a group of trusted data protection experts to share their must-haves in any corporate disaster recovery plan and discover benefits and drawbacks of three data replication technologies.
Posted: 25 Oct 2016 | Published: 24 Oct 2016

Zerto
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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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