Will your disaster recovery plan work when the time comes? It's a hard determination for any organization to make. But in IBM's experience, the answer is often "no." Disaster recovery plans often fail because organization have based their recovery strategies on outdated assumptions. Read this white paper to learn seven common misconceptions about disaster recovery. You'll also discover how new technologies can help modernize disaster recovery efforts.
Disaster recovery has become a necessary component of organizations' IT plans, but that flat IT budget makes it harder and harder to protect critical business applications. Read this white paper to learn how cloud-based business resilience can provide cost-effective alternatives to traditional disaster recovery.
Zurich Insurance suffered a major flooding incident in 2011 that put their office out of commission for almost a month. The company invoked its disaster recovery plan and moved 120 staff to IBMís Damastown Technology Campus. Read the case study to find out how planning and working with IBM helped Zurich Insurance cope with this serious incident.
HP created and implemented a disaster recovery plan for BAT Italia, across data and desktop, to comply with the Groupís global standards. Read how the HP approach consolidated the existing server infrastructure and planned a new disaster recovery site. And ongoing, flexible support provides a quarterly review of processes and application and hardware refreshes, thus ensuring business continuity, for the first time, across the entire business.
Published By: Aventail
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
Disaster recovery is not only needed for catastrophic events like natural disasters or pandemics, but for any event, like a snow storm or power outage that keeps your workers from getting to the office and disrupts your business. This white paper by business continuity expert Tim Clark of Fact Point Group, explores best practices for disaster recovery and the key role of SSL VPNs in that process.
Published By: Caminosoft
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
This paper details CaminoSoft's vision for a disaster recovery solution that provides electronic protection of critical data at a remote location. The solution that provides this remote data protection is CaminoSoft's OFFSite Archive for NetWare.
Business continuity and disaster recovery are made more difficult by the pace of business change. Adapting to market changes requires proactive IT. For the first time, you can consolidate business continuity and disaster recovery (DR) planning in a heterogeneous IT environment with a single, central automated solution.
Published By: Xiotech
Published Date: Apr 13, 2007
Well-publicized disasters highlight the need for an effective and timely data recovery solution. While current tape and disk backup provide some peace of mind, they do not keep up with the demands placed on your business. You cannot afford to wait hours (or days) to recover your critical applications and data.
Learn about the Sarbanes-Oxley regulatory background and its impact on IT departments. This document provides information pertaining to access issues, change documentation, disaster recovery planning and illustrations of key audit-ready reports.
Effective IT disaster recovery and business continuity planning is essential for every business. All businesses depend on their IT services for moment-to-moment operations. It is vital to ensure that those services are not disrupted due to any disaster. Pre-test your plans in a simulated network.
Virtualized IT infrastructures can simplify management and facilitate business continuity while helping minimize power consumption and procurement costs. Virtualization also helps organizations automate disaster recovery plans. Dell EqualLogic PS Series arrays and VMware® Site Recovery Manager (SRM) software provide integrated, cost-effective, automated site recovery and testing for enterprise data centers.
Hopefully your business will never have to experience a major disaster. But having an effective disaster recovery plan with sufficient documentation, adequate testing, and well trained staff will increase your chances of survival when faced with a minor or major catastrophe.
The cost of downtime and/or lost data can be devastating. For this reason, business continuity and disaster recovery (BC/DR) is becoming a critical mandate. Virtualization can keep your business running through many types of planned and unplanned IT outages. Download this white paper to learn more.
Published By: CDW Vmware
Published Date: Aug 02, 2012
As with many enterprises today, your data center houses critical IT components that your business depends on. But are they fully secure and protected from potential threats such as intruders or natural disasters? A data recovery plan is very important to be fully prepared in the event of a disaster.
This Forrester Technology Adoption Profile (TAP) shows how growth in mission-critical applications is driving disaster recovery initiatives, enhanced disaster recovery capabilities shorten recovery objectives and the future of disaster recovery rests with advanced continuity tools. To learn more, download your copy of this informative Forrester TAP today.
Virtualization technology can solve the cost vs. time dilemma that traditional data recovery solutions pose, enabling organizations to quickly and cost-effectively recover all server workloads. To learn more, download your copy of this NetIQ paper today.
In your business environment, providing affordable protection for your physical and virtual servers is critical. This free NetIQ Disaster Recovery eBook outlines important topics you need to understand to protect todayís data centers. Download your copy of the guide and learn more.
Businesses need to plan for unforeseen events that can disrupt productivity, impair the customer experience, and possibly even threaten a businessís existence. A disruption every business needs to plan for is any event that destroys valuable data, inhibits access to data, or causes downtime of core applications.
Consider the staggering amount of information your company stores electronically. What if an unforeseen event destroyed all financial records, client contacts, and application data? You wouldnít be able to send customers accurate invoices. Your marketing efforts might be undermined. You would lack key metrics for measuring quality, profitability, and more. The losses could be staggering.
In every aspect of life, itís smart to plan for unexpected events. Thatís especially true for two plans every business must have: a disaster recovery plan and a business continuity plan.
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