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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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Best Practice For a Disaster Recovery Planning Process
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
EGUIDE: Learn ten critical mistakes to avoid when planning your disaster recovery process.
Posted: 26 Nov 2014 | Published: 26 Nov 2014

Symantec Corporation

Modern Infrastructure: Democratizing Disaster Recovery
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this expert to learn how cloud computing capacity and scalability are making disaster recovery capabilities more availability for organizations across all industries. You'll also get insight into how you can reduce the costs of colocation, leverage big data to take on IT management, and explore the growing role of tablets in the enterprise.
Posted: 24 Nov 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

CDW Corporation

Podcast: Top Reasons to Consider Horizon Air Desktop DR for Workforce Continuity
sponsored by VMware
PODCAST: Access this podcast to explore how Desktop-as-a-Service can be used as a disaster recovery plan to provide workforce continuity, even during disasters.
Posted: 24 Nov 2014 | Premiered: Nov 12, 2014

VMware

Webcast: Top 5 Reasons to Deploy Desktop as a Service (DaaS) for Disaster Recovery
sponsored by VMware
WEBCAST: Access this video to learn 5 reasons why Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) should be used for your disaster recovery plan to ensure employee productivity, no matter what the disaster.
Posted: 24 Nov 2014 | Premiered: Nov 11, 2014

VMware

The New Five 9s: Achieving Big Iron Storage Availability with Commodity Storage Hardware
sponsored by Nexenta
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper from ESG takes a look at software-defined storage (SDS) in the enterprise and how it can help organizations achieve "five 9s" (99.999%) availability.
Posted: 21 Nov 2014 | Published: 21 Nov 2014

Nexenta

Global Real Estate Firm Gets a New Lease on Business Continuity with Veeam
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines how the global real estate firm CBRE Group, Inc. was able to come up with a solution that not only filled the gaps left unaddressed by their legacy backup solution for reliable availability, but also allowed them to optimize their WAN connectivity at the same time.
Posted: 13 Nov 2014 | Published: 13 Nov 2014

Veeam Software

Turn to Continuous Data Protection (CDP) For Disaster Recovery
sponsored by Dell Software
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, learn how continuous data protection (CDP) can help you with your disaster recovery processes. Examine how CDP can act as a time machine by replicating data as well as maintaining records.
Posted: 13 Nov 2014 | Published: 13 Nov 2014

Dell Software

Keep Mission Critical Applications Online and Your Data Secure
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Are you searching for a way to keep mission-critical apps online and your data secure? This quick infographic offers insight into security challenges that may affect your organization and a tool to help conquer these obstacles.
Posted: 13 Nov 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

IBM

A Virtualization Journey: a Near-Disaster to an Advanced Disaster Recovery Solution
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how one organization was able to virtualize their server environment, which helped to ensure that they was able to bounce back from a disaster and experienced zero downtime even after a fire put all of their on-premise servers out of commission.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 12 Nov 2014

VMware

Disaster Recovery: Any Way You Want It
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: This valuable whitepaper explores new DR solutions that are simple and inexpensive to implement, manage, procure, and operate.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 11 Nov 2014

VMware

Protecting Your Company From a Data Disaster
sponsored by LabTech Software
WHITE PAPER: Unexpected data loss can occur at any time. Whether due to natural disasters such as floods and tornadoes or to more common events such as water main breaks and hardware failures, the consequences of data loss can be extensive and far-reaching. It's up to you to educate your users and ensure a proper backup and disaster recovery plan is in place.
Posted: 11 Nov 2014 | Published: 11 Nov 2014

LabTech Software

Top 5 Reasons for Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive whitepaper explores five reasons you need to consider cloud-based disaster recovery.
Posted: 06 Nov 2014 | Published: 06 Nov 2014

CDW Corporation

TechTips: How to Get Started with VMware vCloud Air Disaster Recovery
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Download this exclusive whitepaper now for 10 tech tips for setting up a successful disaster recovery service.
Posted: 06 Nov 2014 | Published: 06 Nov 2014

CDW Corporation

5 Keys to Successfully Sell Business Continuity as a Service
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines five key capabilities service providers MSPs need to address when it comes to providing business continuity services.
Posted: 06 Nov 2014 | Published: 06 Nov 2014

Datto, Inc.

Active Directory Forest Disaster Recovery. What You Don't Know WILL Hurt You
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper arms you with case study documented warning signs to look out for and to address before AD forest disaster occurs. Download now and prepare yourself against a company business failure.
Posted: 05 Nov 2014 | Published: 01 Oct 2014

Dell Software

Downtime Costs How Much? Calculating the Business Value of Disaster Recovery
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This exclusive e-book is designed to help put you on the path to developing an effective backup and disaster recovery plan that will be seen as a strategic tool to your company's success.
Posted: 04 Nov 2014 | Published: 29 Aug 2014

Dell, Inc.

Aligning your Business needs with Veeam Backup & Replication
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: Read through this in-depth white paper to find out how critical your data and systems are to your company, and how this vendor's backup and replication solution can provide you with superior data protection.
Posted: 31 Oct 2014 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Veeam Software

Prepare Now and Save Later: Guide to Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Implementation
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: Take a look at this in-depth white paper to find out how this backup and replication solution helps organizations plan and implement a disaster recovery and business continuity that is capable of supporting their demanding data centers.
Posted: 31 Oct 2014 | Published: 01 Aug 2014

Veeam Software

Top 5 Reasons to Deploy VMware Horizon Air Desktop DR for Workforce Continuity
sponsored by VMware
WHITE PAPER: Read on to discover the top five reasons to deploy a cloud-hosted virtual desktop and apps service to protect your organization if a natural or manmade disaster should occur.
Posted: 30 Oct 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

VMware

Ensuring Fast Failover and Disaster Recovery for Virtualized Enterprise Applications
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the effectiveness of integrating Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization with Symantec Cluster Server to address application high availability and disaster recovery for virtualized environments.
Posted: 24 Oct 2014 | Published: 24 Oct 2014

Symantec Corporation

Business Continuity/ Disaster Recovery for Virtualized Tier 1 Applications
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper will help you learn more about how VMware can help provide the continuity and recovery capabilities you need to keep your virtual environment running.
Posted: 21 Oct 2014 | Published: 21 Oct 2014

VMware, Inc.

VMware vCenter Site Recovery Managerâ„¢ 5.0 Performance and Best Practices
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides SRM performance data and recommendations so that you can architect an efficient strategy that minimizes recovery time for your environment.
Posted: 21 Oct 2014 | Published: 21 Oct 2014

VMware, Inc.

5 Steps to Worry-Free Endpoint Backup and Data Migration
sponsored by Code42
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides five steps to worry-free endpoint backup and data migration, including identifying your basic endpoint backup needs.
Posted: 14 Oct 2014 | Published: 14 Oct 2014

Code42

How to be Productive Amid Disaster
sponsored by Code42
WEBCAST: Watch this webcast to learn how your organization can be productive amid disaster. Enable secure, self-service endpoint data recovery.
Posted: 14 Oct 2014 | Premiered: Aug 14, 2014

Code42

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
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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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