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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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DR-to-the-Cloud Best Practices
sponsored by Rackspace
WEBCAST: This exclusive whitepaper will provide you with a set of best practices for disaster recovery in the cloud.
Posted: 18 Jun 2014 | Premiered: Jun 18, 2014

Rackspace

Best Practices for Cloud Recovery Testing and Building a Disaster Recovery Site
sponsored by CenturyLink Technology Solutions
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide will help you take the right approach as you formulate your disaster recovery plan for the cloud.
Posted: 17 Jun 2014 | Published: 17 Jun 2014

CenturyLink Technology Solutions

Best Practices for Cloud Based Disaster Recovery
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide details some best practices for cloud-based disaster recovery and much more.
Posted: 12 Jun 2014 | Published: 12 Jun 2014

IBM

6 Ways You can Improve Backup and Recovery
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Check out this resource to discover the huge number of benefits that can be gained from leveraging server virtualization.
Posted: 09 Jun 2014 | Published: 09 Jun 2014

VMware, Inc.

Choose Backup Tools to Address Data Growth, Administrative Workload
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores some of the new data protection options available today such as continuous data protection, data deduplication and tiered storage in order to help readers decide which approach is best for their needs.
Posted: 09 Jun 2014 | Published: 09 Jun 2014

Dell, Inc.

10 Mistakes to Avoid in Your Disaster Recovery Planning Process
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This expert e-guide explains how to establish a thorough and successful disaster recovery plan. It examines why the disaster recovery planning process can be so difficult and gives common mistakes to avoid such as trying to back up everything and mismanagement of data and infrastructure.
Posted: 09 Jun 2014 | Published: 09 Jun 2014

Dell, Inc.

Explore Your Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Options
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this expert e-guide, learn the variances between the strategies and responses as well as examples of strategies and how to turn a strategy into a response.
Posted: 09 Jun 2014 | Published: 09 Jun 2014

Dell, Inc.

Test Your Disaster Recovery Plan to Ensure You're Prepared for Anything
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explains how to leverage disaster recovery monitoring tools to help recover from a disaster. It also examines why DR plan testing is critical to identifying changes within an environment to update or modify accordingly.
Posted: 09 Jun 2014 | Published: 09 Jun 2014

Dell, Inc.

Why you need more than Enterprise backup for effective protection of ECM
sponsored by enChoice Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the unique challenges of protecting information within ECM systems. It discusses why it's imperative to have not only a solution for safeguarding against full system failures and disasters, but also to have a solution that enables object-level recovery with no system downtime.
Posted: 06 Jun 2014 | Published: 06 Jun 2014

enChoice Inc.

ECM: Ensuring Object Integrity and Recoverability
sponsored by enChoice Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access the following white paper to explore the myth of information protection in ECM systems and ultimately, to ensure your organization is not suffering from a false sense of recovery.
Posted: 05 Jun 2014 | Published: 05 Jun 2014

enChoice Inc.

ECM Information Protection Solution to the Rescue
sponsored by enChoice Inc.
CASE STUDY: Download this case study to learn how a wave of natural disasters spurred Cytec Industries to complement its enterprise backup and recovery system with an ECM-specific hot backup and granular recovery solution that enables improved productivity, application availability, and more.
Posted: 05 Jun 2014 | Published: 05 Jun 2014

enChoice Inc.

Endpoint Backup & Restore: Protect Everyone, Everywhere
sponsored by Code42
WEBCAST: Access now and watch Arek Sokol from the bleeding-edge IT team at Genentech/Roche explain how he leverages cross-platform enterprise endpoint backup in the public cloud as part of his company's global, "100% virtual" strategy.
Posted: 05 Jun 2014 | Premiered: Aug 2, 2013

Code42

Key Considerations for Data Backup and Disaster Recovery
sponsored by CommVault Systems, Inc.
EGUIDE: This e-guide gives tips for planning disaster recovery and backup plans. It also explains the differences between backup, disaster recovery and archiving and lists 10 common mistakes organizations make when planning their disaster recovery strategies.
Posted: 03 Jun 2014 | Published: 03 Jun 2014

CommVault Systems, Inc.

Achillion Achieves Data Protection and Compliance with ECM Backup and Recovery Solution
sponsored by enChoice Inc.
CASE STUDY: This case study tells the story of one organization who realized the need to upgrade their existing disaster recovery system in order to meet regulatory requirements and handle the challenges of data growth.
Posted: 30 May 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014

enChoice Inc.

UPS Technology Innovations
sponsored by Eaton Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Explore this informative resource to learn about new and upcoming UPS technology innovations and how you can benefit from these technologies to get the best ROI possible.
Posted: 29 May 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Eaton Corporation

Do I really need a UPS?
sponsored by Eaton Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Explore this resource to learn about the benefits of deploying a UPS in your existing data centre, even if power cuts to your equipment are rare.
Posted: 27 May 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Eaton Corporation

Three Ways System Downtime Affects Companies and Four Methods to Minimize It
sponsored by GlobalScape
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the top 3 ways downtime will negatively impact organizations, and offers 4 steps to help you improve security and availability of your systems.
Posted: 23 May 2014 | Published: 23 May 2014

GlobalScape

Remote Management for the Financial Sector
sponsored by Avocent
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

Avocent

Explore the Benefits of Remote Management
sponsored by Avocent
VIDEO: This video explains a solution that allows users to mitigate the risk of operating business-critical IT equipment in disparate locations by implementing a solution that delivers out-of-band remote access.
Posted: 21 May 2014 | Premiered: 21 May 2014

Avocent

Business Continuity Built from the Ground Up Meet the Next Generation of Datto
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the benefits of a new suite of business continuity solutions that can be marketed by MSPs and VARs to deliver value to customers that is beyond that of traditional backup.
Posted: 21 May 2014 | Published: 21 May 2014

Datto, Inc.

Give Small Business What It Needs
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.

Tax Time Means No Downtime
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
CASE STUDY: This case study explains how one accounting firm was able to mitigate the effects of a server crash by having in place an image-based backup solution based on a hybrid-cloud model.
Posted: 20 May 2014 | Published: 20 May 2014

Datto, Inc.

The Case For Modernizing Your Data Protection Strategy In 2014
sponsored by Datto, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This guide lists the biggest threats facing data protection strategies today and offers advice as to why organizations should consider upgrading their approaches with new technologies and solutions.
Posted: 19 May 2014 | Published: 19 May 2014

Datto, Inc.

Protecting Technology Infrastructure: The Importance of Secure Access and Continuity Solutions
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
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 Company

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
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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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