Disaster Recovery

Organizations live and die by the security of their data and the ability to access business-critical systems. TechRepublic offers advice and best practices for business continuity planning, data backup, and disaster recovery.

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Support on the go Using Mobile Devices to Provide End User Support

    In this report, HDI shares the current practices of technical support staffs, across more than thirty industries, regarding their practices related to using mobile devices to provide support to end users. This report is based on information of 233 technical support organizations and provides insight into not only the...

    Sponsored By Citrix

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Gartner 2014 Enterprise Backup Software and Integrated Appliances Magic Quadrant

    According to Gartner, the backup/recovery software and integrated appliance market comprises tens, if not hundreds, of vendors. This research narrows it down to those that have a strong presence in midsize and large organization IT environments.” Download the report to learn why CommVault has been named a leader and why...

    Sponsored By CommVault Systems

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Evolution: Business Resiliency Management

    A white paper details IBM’s approach to planning, managing and executing business resilience and continuity across six defined layers of resilience. It also covers recent trends and best practices used in today’s evolving business resiliency management programs, as well as IBM’s portfolio of business continuity and resiliency...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Webcasts // May 2014

    On-demand Webcast: Beyond High Availability

    Information has become the lifeblood of most enterprises, and competitive advantage goes to those organizations that can make data available to decision-makers anytime, anywhere and in whatever context needed. This is often difficult to accomplish in today's siloed environments in which data is often maintained within legacy environments. In addition,...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // May 2014

    University of Kentucky Leveraging SAP HANA to Lead the Way in Use of Analytics in Higher Education

    The University of Kentucky faces challenges similar to those faced by most public universities, including declining funding from state and federal sources, pressure to avoid tuition increases, and the need to increase the efficiency of operations and staff. The university needed to develop "better and approachable insight" into its operations...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Best-In-Class Steps to Successfully Manage the Buyer's Journey

    Delighting customers is no easy task for today’s organizations. The constant growth of information on numerous products and services empower customers with crucial intelligence that inuences their purchase decisions. Achieving success in keeping in-tune with customers’ rapidly changing needs requires businesses to streamline their customer data management activities to personalize...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Cutting the Cost of Application Security

    Web application attacks can result in devastating data breaches and application downtime, costing companies millions of dollars in fines, brand damage, and customer turnover. This white paper illustrates how the Imperva SecureSphere Web Application Firewall provides a Return on Security Investment of 2090% by preventing data breaches and website downtime....

    Sponsored By Imperva

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Building a Business Case for Continuity and Resiliency

    Based on findings from the largest study of its kind—the IBM Global Study on the Economic Impact of IT Risk—which surveyed 2,136 IT professionals around the world, 1,069 of them business continuity professionals looks at the cost data you need to build a business case for continuity and resiliency. Uncover...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    Avoiding the pitfalls of outdated DR plans: Expectations and threats may require new approaches.

    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...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    Forrester Report : The Risks Of DIY Disaster Recovery

    Did you know that without the proper resources in place, managing disaster recovery yourself can put a strain on your budget, your staff and your disaster preparedness? Read this IBM-Forrester global study “The Risks of ‘Do It Yourself’ Disaster Recovery” to learn the critical components that make a disaster...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    Five Myths of Do-It-Yourself: Disaster Recovery

    Learn about the most common faulty disaster recovery assumptions—from insufficient employee work arrangements to the inadequacy of annual or biannual disaster recovery testing.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Downloads // Feb 2014

    AppAssure 5 Trial

    Download your trial of AppAssure™ - an advanced data protection tool that unifies backup, replication and recovery in one software solution. It offers a variety of flexible recovery options so you can retrieve your data quickly, whether it resides on physical or virtual servers, or in the cloud.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Enterprise Best Practices for Real Time Auditing and Event Archival

    With data being generated at a record-setting pace, it’s never been more critical for your organization to properly manage it. Learn how the insights in this white paper can help transform your IT organization and help them intelligently collect, organize and store data.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Using Data Replication to Upgrade Your Oracle Database with Minimal Downtime

    To save money, many companies are migrating to less expensive hardware and operation systems, and away from older versions of Oracle. In this white paper, learn about these types of migrations – and how to conquer their challenges. Then, learn about a data replication solution that reduces downtime and failure...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Managing Data through Replication: Avoiding Errors, Improving Access

    CIOs and IT entities looking to secure data and ensure its availability during times of emergency could benefit from employing a data replication tool. Learn the ins and outs of data replication with this brief from the Center for Digital Government, and gain insight into how it works, what it...

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    The Evolution and Value of Purpose-Built Backup Appliances

    This White Paper explores the increased use and adoption patterns of Purpose-Built Backup Appliances (PBBAs), both integrated and targeted, and the utility these appliances provide to customers in their data protection processes. In addition, this White Paper illuminates the customer value that Symantec's Backup Exec and NetBackup appliances bring to...

    Sponsored By Symantec

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    The seven essential practices for effective business continuity management

    Making changes to your business strategy can often create new risks. If your business continuity management (BCM) plan is not part of an organization-wide, integrated program, it may not evolve to address these new risks. The key to successfully protecting your organization’s business operations and reputation is to take a...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Cloud-based data backup: a buyer's guide

    Many IT executive view cloud computing as an attractive platform for data backup. They know cloud can help protect business-critical data and provide near-ubiquitous information access. But while having a cloud-based solution is valuable, developing one in-house is tricky. That's why many organizations want to contract with a third-party cloud...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    The case for cloud-based data backup - IBM SmartCloud Managed Backup offers significant improvement over traditional data backup methods

    Using tape may be appropriate for long-term data storage, but many IT executives find it too expensive, inefficient and unreliable for day-to-day data backup. It is also typically not suitable for backing up data stored on virtualized servers. Learn how IBM SmartCloud Managed Backup cloud services can lower costs while...

    Provided By IBM

  • Analyst Briefings // Jun 2014

    The economics of IT risk and reputation: What business continuity and IT security really mean to your organization

    For one of the largest global studies ever conducted of more than 2,000 business continuity and IT security professionals, IBM teamed up with the Ponemon institute to dig deeper into the true economic impact of business continuity and security failures. The groundbreaking study revealed key findings that you’ll want...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    7 essentials whitepaper

    Making changes to your business strategy can often create new risks. If your business continuity management (BCM) plan is not part of an organization-wide, integrated program, it may not evolve to address these new risks. Understand which practices can be followed to successfully protect your organization’s business operations and reputation...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Building the business case for continuity and resiliency

    Now available: the cost data you need to build the business case for improved continuity and resiliency. Based on findings from the largest study of its kind—the IBM Global Study on the Economic Impact of IT Risk—which surveyed 2,136 IT professionals around the world, 1,069 of them business continuity professionals....

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    2014 Ponemon Cost of Data Breach Study

    The 2014 Global Cost of Data Breach Study from Ponemon Institute, sponsored by IBM, Showcases How much could a data breach cost your organization? This report provides benchmark data based on actual experiences of organizations in United States

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    The challenge of protecting critical data

    Protection of the most valuable data should be a central, clearly defined and constant component in an overall security strategy, read this report to understand how senior executives can identify their “crown jewels” in a mountain of sensitive enterprise data.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    7 Benefits you realize with a Holistic Data Protection Approach

    Like a wildfire that quickly spreads as it increases speed and power, today’s data growth increases the demand and management complexity of storage, backup and recovery. Imagine trying to stop that fire with a garden hose. Your legacy backup and recovery software is equally under-equipped to manage and facilitate operations...

    Provided By CommVault Systems

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Tech Tips: VMware vSphere with Operations Management

    Straight from our experts at VMware, follow these technical tips to see how you can get the most out of your virtualized environment using VMware vSphere with Operations Management. From configuring alerts to monitoring performance, reference these tips in order to optimize capacity and proactively manage your vSphere environment. Read...

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Trend Micro Deep Security + VMware vSphere with Operations Management

    VMware and Trend Micro have partnered to deliver the first security and operations management bundle designed for virtualized environments within midsize businesses.

    Provided By Trend Micro

  • White Papers // May 2014

    The Complete Guide to Disaster Recovery Planning

    This comprehensive guide will help you understand what a disaster recovery plan is and how to effectively implement one for your business. It was designed to serve as a primer in disaster management and preparation.

    Provided By Macquarie Telecom Australia

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Modernizing Data Protection With Backup Appliances

    Transformation of the backup infrastructure is the next frontier for IT and storage managers. Backup is an area where architectures are only slowly evolving, and "never touch a running system" is the mantra in many organizations. However, the transformation of the IT infrastructure that is happening in most IT departments...

    Provided By Symantec

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Unified Data Protection for Physical and Virtual Environments

    This white paper will discuss the evolution, benefits and challenges of data protection for virtual environments and how a modern data protection solution can enable both virtualization professionals and storage managers to perform successful backups, but more importantly guaranteed restores.

    Provided By Symantec

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Simpana IntelliSnap Technology Datasheet

    Snapshot technology is the fastest and most efficient way to protect and recover data and applications. But integrating snapshots and applications and managing the process can be very challenging. CommVault pioneered integrated snapshot and backup management across multiple disk vendors with its IntelliSnap technology. With IntelliSnap you can maximize the...

    Provided By CommVault Systems

  • Webcasts // Apr 2014

    Snapshot Management – Ask the Educator Series

    Want a first-hand look at how easy it is to enhance and simplify snapshot backup? For a detailed technical tour and demonstration of Simpana IntelliSnap Technology, view this Ask the Educator session from CommVault Technical Instructor, Eric Mars.

    Provided By CommVault Systems

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Balancing Cost, Risk and Complexity in Your Disaster Recovery Strategy

    In the face of more frequent disaster situations and higher reliance on technology, Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity have become absolutely vital for maintaining an edge in todays competitive business environment. This whitepaper explores how to balance cost vs risk using a multi-tiered catalog of recovery technologies.

    Provided By CommVault Systems

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    CIO Guide to Virtual Server Data Protection

    Server virtualization is changing the face of the modern data center. CIOs are looking for ways to virtualize more applications, and faster across the IT spectrum. Selecting the right data protection solution that understands the new virtual environment is a critical success factor in the journey to cloud-based infrastructure. This...

    Provided By CommVault Systems

  • Podcasts // Apr 2014

    Basics of Hardware Snapshots

    CommVault’s Phil Philip Curran (@PhilJPhilip Curran) discusses how integrated snapshots and data replication technologies can quickly create multiple recovery-ready copies of production data without impacting server performance. In addition, CommVault’s deep integration with VMware vStorage APIs for data protection (VADP) helps customers protect their virtual machines as they come online.Learn...

    Provided By CommVault Systems

  • Videos // Apr 2014

    Webinar: Modernized Disaster Recovery with Simpana 10 On Demand

    Learn about capabilities in Simpana software that allow you to accelerate DR operations to meet ever-shrinking SLAs while optimizing storage. We'll discuss deduplication-aware replication, VM encapsulation, on-the-fly P2V migration and much more.

    Provided By CommVault Systems

  • Webcasts // Apr 2014

    Customers on CommVault - LWG Consulting Deployment

    Paul Slager from LWG will discuss how he is achieving the following amazing results by leveraging the singular Simpana software solution from CommVault to deliver deeply integrated application-aware backup, archive and replication that spans physical and virtual environments: Reduce backup times by over 400%, recover VMs in under 10 minutes,...

    Provided By CommVault Systems

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    5 eDiscovery Challenges Solved

    eDiscovery challenges continue to present themselves as data storage becomes more complex and grows the Big Data Era. Read this CommVault Solution Brief to learn how to deal with 5 persistent eDiscovery challenges with Simpana 10 software.

    Provided By CommVault Systems

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Forrester Report: CommVault is a Leader in Enterprise Backup and Recovery

    CommVault has been named a Leader in The Forrester WaveTM: Enterprise Backup and Recovery Software, Q2 2013, and has received the highest score for current offering. In this report, Forrester takes a deep dive into the evaluation criteria, how CommVault is positioned and the features and functionality that make Simpana...

    Provided By CommVault Systems

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    IBM System Storage LTO Ultrium 6 Tape Drive Performance White Paper

    This white paper examines the performance benchmarks of the IBM® System Storage® LTO Ultrium 6 Tape Drive which uses technology specifically designed for the midrange open systems environment. It features hardware encryption of data, two interface options, and two form factors. The native data rate of up to 160 MB/s...

    Provided By IBM