This flash provides an overview of how CA ARCserve® Backup r12 provides several new disaster recovery enhancements, including an easy-to-use Disaster Recovery wizard. Together with the replication and application failover functionality in CA XOsoft™ Replication and CA XOsoft™ High Availability, and the integrity testing features in CA XOsoft™ Assured Recovery, these tools enable you to recover servers, applications, and data swiftly and effectively.
CA ARCserve® Backup, CA XOsoft™ Replication, and CA XOsoft™ High Availability provide several key features that enable you to both protect virtualized servers and benefit from server virtualization in your overall recovery management strategy
The primary goal of this guide is not simply to provide a checklist of tasks, but to help you develop an understanding of the disaster recovery (DR) planning process and the principles that underlie it. Before getting into the details, let’s consider first just what this guide will do for you and equally importantly, what it will not do. What this guide will do is to lay out a framework for DR planning that keeps things conceptually simple and helps you know what steps must be carried out and why, without a lot of jargon or unnecessary formality.
Virtualization is a revolutionary technology that has emerged as one of the hottest trends in the IT segment. If you are not already leveraging the server virtualization wave as a means to deploy cost effective Disaster Recovery, then use this paper as a catalyst to transform your business today: virtualization enables greater efficiencies, faster application and data recovery, and overall cost savings.
Banking on DR: HeritageBank of the South’s Investment in Disaster Recovery Software Yields High Returns HeritageBank of the South is a community-oriented regional bank serving southwest Georgia and north central Florida. Founded in 1955, the company offers personal banking, commercial banking and investment services through eight full-service offices.
The AODA currently provides IT support and management for 32 remote offices serving approximately 1,000 end users. In a field dependent upon the highest standards of data integrity, protection and retention, it was critical for the AODA to implement the disaster recovery (DR) and business continuity solutions necessary for fulfillment of its objectives.
It’s a fact: nearly 48 percent of first-time Disaster Recovery (DR) plan implementations fail due to inaccurate estimates of necessary resources. Due in large part to faulty methods of estimating resource requirements, such as analyzing logs generated by tape backup software, organizations come to conclusions that are drastically wrong.
Disaster recovery involves continuous data availability and much more. Companies that understand the key steps to ensuring smooth recovery from a disaster can choose solutions that meet today’s need and tomorrow’s. This white paper explains the five steps that are necessary to develop and implement a disaster recovery plan, and recommends tools, techniques and best practices to make your efforts a success.
Email is the primary communication system and file transport mechanism used in organizations of all sizes. Email systems generate enormous amounts of content that must be preserved for a variety of reasons, including:
-Compliance with local, state, federal and international statutory requirements
- Electronic discovery requirements and best practices
- Knowledge management applications
- Disaster recovery and business continuity
For small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), the impacts of a disaster can result in loss of or lack of access to data, applications, and work facilities. Those with disaster recovery plans in place fared much better than those without such contingency plans.
This comprehensive white paper applies automation and ITIL best practices to the data center and reviews current industry trends, server automation energy usage issues and a variety of optimization strategies for data center improvement. The effects of virtualization are explored in-depth. Includes detailed sections on increasing operational efficiency using workflow analysis, automating and optimizing server change management, reducing infrastructure complexity and developing security, disaster recovery and business continuity procedures. Step by step instructions for developing metrics and a business case to justify data center and server automation are included.
The Auxiliary IT Operation center at the Indiana University has a lot of responsibility on its plate. It is in charge of the majority of for-profit activities the university is engaged in, namely the halls of residence, parking, dining facilities, campus transportation and much more. Additionally, this unit supports many critical IT processes including the secure distribution of student photos for identification cards.
Today’s business requirements—such as security, disaster recovery, and mobility—are more extensive than ever before. To meet these requirements, Microsoft® Exchange has extended its reach beyond simple e-mail to increase user productivity and keep information close at hand, while being flexible enough to meet your organization’s administrative model.
The Choices from many reputable suppliers of IT managed services can appear very much alike. Yet when you have a mission-critical business process whose function must not be interrupted, you know your requirements call for something above and beyond. This paper serves as a field guide to help you identify key characteristics that set a critical managed IT service apart from even highly capable general-purpose offerings.
Virtualization offers the promise of simplifying your IT infrastructure from the desktop to the data center. But can your virtual environment maintain the level of availability you need to keep your business running or to recover from a disaster?
As a growing law firm, Sills Cummis found itself presented with several classic IT challenges. It had to contend with server proliferation within its data center, implement a cost-effective disaster recovery system, and ensure high availability of key applications and services for its attorneys. Through its purchase of the VMware Infrastructure 3 suite, Sills Cummis was able to tackle all of these problems.
LifeLink Foundation needed to provide business continuity and DR of critical transplant related information to multiple locations and needed to manage DR planning and implementation in a hurricane zone. Learn how VMware & Dell EqualLogic worked together to implement two remote sites providing consolidated virtual storage, snapshot-based backup and recovery.
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.
This technical report will discuss the installation and configuration of Site Recovery Manager with the Dell EqualLogic PS Series storage arrays. It will cover setup, testing, failover, failback and troubleshooting. This document is designed to be used in conjunction with the Administrator Guide for Site Recovery Manager and assumes a prior knowledge of VMware Virtual Infrastructure.
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Published Date: Sep 17, 2008
Sending presentations, audio, video, or graphics files can jeopardize your network’s security. Now learn why you should never use FTP or conventional email to send oversize files; how managed file transfer makes networks safer; and how to avoid email compliance hassles. Don’t let large files become a security issue—download this white paper now.
Sending presentations, audio, video, or graphics files can jeopardize your network’s security. Now learn why you should never use FTP or conventional email to send oversize files; how managed file transfer can make your network safer; and 7 key criteria to look for. Plus, find out how to avoid email compliance hassles using tracking and traceability. Transferring large files could be a potential security issue. Download this white paper now and learn how to prevent it.
No matter the size of the business, technology plays a critical role in its financial success. At the most basic level, companies have to deal with desktop and laptop computers for all their employees, e-mail, access to the Internet, Blackberries, and other kinds of on-site and remote devices. Add networking issues like viruses, spam and bandwidth utilization, and suddenly, this effort becomes a major challenge to anyone operating a small or mid-sized business (SMBs) with limited resources and a limited budget.
Join this informative web event to hear from experts at Forrester Research and HP discuss the top ten challenges for effective disaster recovery planning, how to quantify the cost of downtime as well as tips on selecting and implementing disaster recovery solutions.
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