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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 Recovery E-Brief
sponsored by SearchStorage.com
EGUIDE: Featuring a detailed list of everything you need to establish an effective DR strategy, this resource featuring expert Paul Kirvan has all of the information you need to get started developing and managing a successful DR plan. Read on for today's best practices and newest DR strategies.
Posted: 16 Jan 2012 | Published: 16 Jan 2012

SearchStorage.com

CW+: IDC Report - Enterprise disaster recovery for SMBs
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: Data protection and recovery are mature technologies today, and businesses of all shapes and sizes are busy protecting their data in any way they can.
Posted: 20 Oct 2011 | Published: 06 Jan 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

Iron Mountain Data Backup & Recovery Benchmark Report
sponsored by Iron Mountain
PRESENTATION: This data backup and recovery report explores the survey results of 1,200 participants from a variety of organizations, and the findings may surprise you. Check out this presentation to learn what you should be doing to ensure your company's storage and recovery needs are met.
Posted: 04 Oct 2011 | Published: 04 Oct 2011

Iron Mountain

Cloud Based Disaster Recovery for SAP®
sponsored by Symmetry Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The impacts of a system outage are felt within minutes of the incident and range from production and shipping stoppages to lost business, industry penalties and failed audits. Read this paper to learn how a disaster recovery (DR) plan based in the cloud mitigates these risks and protects the interests of shareholders, investors and customers.
Posted: 13 Jan 2012 | Published: 13 Jan 2012

Symmetry Corporation

Rethink the Economics of Data
sponsored by NetApp
WHITE PAPER: This thought-provoking research report from Gartner is based on thousands of end user interviews and offers a roadmap toward rethinking data protection in ways that maximize value and meet business-critical needs.
Posted: 05 Jan 2012 | Published: 05 Jan 2012

NetApp

Disaster Preparedness: Is there a hole in your disaster recovery plan?
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how software escrow agreements can be a critical tool to help ensure application continuity within your business continuity plan.
Posted: 04 Jan 2012 | Published: 04 Jan 2012

Iron Mountain

Disaster Recovery 101: Assessing Risk & Preventing Human-made Disasters
sponsored by QuorumLabs
EGUIDE: This SearchDisasterRecovery.com E-Guide will provide you with the necessary steps for evaluating risk in you DR plan, and offer insight into the high-level threats you need to watch out for today. Read on for a deep dive into the risk evaluation process, information on preventing human-made disasters and more.
Posted: 01 Jan 2012 | Published: 29 Dec 2011

QuorumLabs

FAQ Guide: What to Look for in IT Disaster Recovery Services
sponsored by Actifio
EGUIDE: In this FAQ guide, ESG senior analyst David Chapa gives his tips for what to look for in IT disaster recovery services.
Posted: 23 Dec 2011 | Published: 22 Dec 2011

Actifio

When Good Backups Go Bad: Data Recovery Failures and What to Do About Them
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn about some of the most common pitfalls associated with backups and how to avoid them. You'll learn about the repercussions of poor/failed backups, and learn how to establish a backup strategy that can ensure minimal downtime during a disaster. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 22 Nov 2011 | Published: 22 Nov 2011

Symantec Corporation

Symantec 2011 SMB Disaster Preparedness Survey
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper features the results of Symantec's second SMB disaster preparedness survey, and provides recommendations to help your organization establish and maintain a successful disaster recovery strategy.
Posted: 22 Nov 2011 | Published: 22 Nov 2011

Symantec Corporation

E-Guide: What Joplin Teaches Hospitals About Disaster Recovery Planning
sponsored by HP & Intel®
EGUIDE: The 2011 Joplin Tornado tore through Joplin, MO, leaving devastation in its tracks. One organization that was hit particularly hard that day was St. John’s Regional Medical Center. If it wasn’t for proper disaster recovery planning, many patient records would be lost. In this e-guide, learn the story of how this hospital was prepared for the worst.
Posted: 14 Nov 2011 | Published: 14 Nov 2011

HP & Intel®

Disaster Recovery Utilizing P2Vs
sponsored by AMD
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This presentation transcript follows the history of P2V and explains how companies can extend virtualization to the physical machines in their production environments. Find out when virtualization may not be recommended and discover key DR points to keep in mind. including RTO and RPO.
Posted: 01 Nov 2011 | Published: 01 Nov 2011

AMD

Proactive technical support: the overlooked essential in business resilience: Combine hardware and software technical support with business continuity and disaster recovery plans
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper and discover how IBM tech support solutions fit into every good resiliency plan and what to look for in a good business resilience vendor.
Posted: 25 Oct 2011 | Published: 25 Oct 2011

IBM

Recovering from a disaster: Over 40 tips and steps to take
sponsored by Dell Compellent
EGUIDE: DR plans must be flexible and scalable to address a wide range of things that can go wrong. This exclusive SearchDisasterRecovery.com E-Guide provides you with everything disaster recovery from A-Z - including over 40 tips and steps to help ensure your DR plan functions successfully.
Posted: 11 Oct 2011 | Published: 11 Oct 2011

Dell Compellent

Creating and Testing Your IT Recovery Plan
sponsored by QuorumLabs
WHITE PAPER: Regular tests of your IT disaster recovery plan can mean the difference between a temporary inconvenience or going out of business. Read this white paper to learn how to create and implement a successful DR plan to ensure your business is prepared.
Posted: 05 Oct 2011 | Published: 04 Oct 2011

QuorumLabs

IBM's Technology Center
sponsored by IBM
RESOURCE CENTER: As part of this multimedia resource center, expert Mike Laverick reviews the different disaster recovery options available for VMware infrastructures.
Posted: 12 Sep 2011 | Published: 09 Sep 2011

IBM

eZine Volume 6: Evaluating Exchange Server in the Cloud
sponsored by IBM
EZINE: In this Exchange Insider E-zine, we will evaluate running exchange server in the cloud, how to make disaster recovery less painful for IT pros, and discuss why properly configuring virtual machines that host Exchange 2010 server roles is essential in a virtualization project.
Posted: 09 Sep 2011 | Published: 09 Sep 2011

IBM

Presentation Transcript: Remote Data Center Management for Disaster Recovery Purposes
sponsored by Iron Mountain
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Andrew Burton, Editor of SearchDisasterRecovery.com and Kyle Rankin, Systems architect for QuinStreet Incorporated and President of the North Bay Linux Users Group will discuss remote server management and outline the benefits of having your data backed up somewhere off-site.
Posted: 25 Aug 2011 | Published: 25 Aug 2011

Iron Mountain

Automated Data Backup: Protect Distributed Data with a Robust, Security-Rich Backup and Recovery System
sponsored by IBM
DATA SHEET: Your business depends on consistent access to vital data. Without an automated data backup system, your organization can be vulnerable if your storage systems are compromised. This data sheet discusses how IBM can help with a professionally managed, cloud-based data protection service.
Posted: 12 Aug 2011 | Published: 04 Aug 2011

IBM

Resilience Services for Business Continuity and Risk Management: Address Risks More Effectively with a Flexible Resilience Strategy
sponsored by IBM
DATA SHEET: The demand for continuous access to information and applications places increasing pressure on organizations to have an optimal business resilience program. This data sheet discusses how IBM can help you assess, plan, design, architect, implement and test your business continuity and resilience plans across the enterprise.
Posted: 12 Aug 2011 | Published: 12 Aug 2011

IBM

Planning for Disaster Recovery in a Health Care Setting
sponsored by Dell Compellent
EGUIDE: This Eguide will help health care providers create and implement an effective disaster recovery plan.
Posted: 09 Aug 2011 | Published: 01 Aug 2011

Dell Compellent

IBM XIV Storage System: Engineered for Business Continuity
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This comprehensive white paper explores the factors to consider and the evaluations needed to make informed decisions to minimize downtime, prevent technological mishaps, and compensate for natural or man-made disasters.
Posted: 08 Aug 2011 | Published: 08 Aug 2011

IBM

Guarding Against Network Failure
sponsored by Hughes Network Systems
WHITE PAPER: Network outages can affect a single branch or the entire business. Access this paper on best practices for developing an optimal disaster recovery strategy.
Posted: 02 Aug 2011 | Published: 02 Aug 2011

Hughes Network Systems

Modern Security and Disaster Recovery Challenges
sponsored by CA Technologies.
EBOOK: This expert e-book explains how the mainframe can help mitigate some of the security challenges posed by the cloud. Access a checklist for developing your defense strategy and learn how to minimize business risk in the event of a disaster.
Posted: 01 Aug 2011 | Published: 01 Aug 2011

CA Technologies.

Automatic Failover for DR 101: Who Needs It and How It Works
sponsored by FalconStor Software
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this presentation transcript, Andrew Burton, senior editor of SearchDisasterRecovery.com and Jeff Boles, senior analyst with the Taneja Group, discuss who should consider automatic failover, the vendors that offer products in this space, how the technology works, and the challenges associated with automatic failover.
Posted: 29 Jul 2011 | Published: 29 Jul 2011

FalconStor Software
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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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