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.

  • 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

    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 // Jan 2014

    Avoiding the pitfalls of outdated disaster recovery plans: Evolving business expectations and threats may require new disaster recovery approaches

    IBM has identified seven outdated assumptions on which many organizations base their disaster recovery plans. This white paper lists them and discusses how to modernize disaster recovery operations.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 // 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 // Feb 2013

    Virtualizing disaster recovery using cloud computing

    Given the demands of an around-the-clock world, organizations need to start thinking in terms of application continuity rather than infrequent disasters. With faster recovery time and reduced costs, cloud-based business resilience can provide an attractive alternative to traditional disaster recovery. Read this paper to learn how organizations can use cloud...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2013

    Develop an intelligent disaster recovery solution with cloud technologies

    If you're unhappy with the state of your current disaster recovery operations, IBM is offering a must-read Q and A. In this interview, IBM cloud experts share their insights on how cloud computing can provide nearly instantaneous failover and failback of critical business applications. This type of speedy recovery keeps...

    Sponsored 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...

    Sponsored 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....

    Sponsored 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...

    Sponsored 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...

    Sponsored 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...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • 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...

    Sponsored 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

    Sponsored 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.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    IBM Is A Leader Among Traditional Disaster Recovery Service Providers

    In a recent Forrester Wave report, IBM is identified as a “top dog” among traditional disaster recovery service providers, with a strong product offering and global presence. Read this specially commissioned IBM executive brief of the Wave report to find out how IBM’s disaster recovery services can help you meet...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Case Studies // Apr 2014

    A broadband company streamlines its recovery processes with IBM Cloud

    Read the case study “A broadband company streamlines its recovery processes with IBM Cloud” to learn how IBM service teams used cloud-based technology to help the company develop an innovative and proven cloud computing solution for its backup and recovery environment. IBM’s turnkey solution helped the company improve protection, recovery,...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Analyst Briefings // Apr 2014

    The Risks Of DIY Disaster Recovery (Forrester)

    Are you considering in-house disaster recovery management? In the last five years, many companies have. But 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...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • Presentations // Apr 2014

    Five Myths of DIY 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

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    How IBM is enhancing BCM to help address changing business realities (Fondly referred to as the IBM story)

    When an organization’s business strategy undergoes significant changes, new risks can arise. Taking a smarter approach to your business continuity program so that it connects business resiliency directly to your business strategy helps address these risks before they can affect your business. IBM did just that with its own business...

    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

  • 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

    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

  • 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 // Jul 2014

    Case Study: Cloud Iaas implementation at Ajinomoto Co. Inc.

    This case study is exploring the benefits of a Cloud IaaS pay-per-use Model. Ajinomoto is a japanese organsation with activities in the food industry, they needed to decentralise the production and disaster recovery systems, while reducing costs and time with DR systems maintenance. Download this case to learn what was...

    Sponsored By Fujitsu

  • 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 // 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

    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

    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 // 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

  • Downloads // Apr 2007

    SolutionBase: Backup Linux reliably with rsync and tar

    If you want to have a successful disaster recovery plan in place, you've got to start with backups. There are several utilities you can use to back up Linux servers, but one of the most basic ways is by using some common built-in utilities such as rsync and tar. Jack...

    Provided By Jack Wallen

  • Downloads // Sep 2011

    IT Consultant Client Triage Decision Tree

    Whether responding to downed email servers, failed VPNs, malware outbreaks, broken printers, dead terminal servers, or other critical issues, technology consultancies frequently resemble an emergency room where all injured parties want immediate attention. This flowchart is a great resource for consultants dealing with clients' crises.

    Provided By Erik Eckel

  • Downloads // Aug 2008

    Create custom event triggers in Vista Task Scheduler

    When you attach a task to an event in Event Viewer, the operation launches the Create Basic Task wizard, which is pretty much the same wizard that Task Scheduler provides except that it is specifically targeted on events in Event Viewer. However, if you feel that you need to be...

    Provided By Greg Shultz

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    openBench: V-locity VM Accelerates Exchange 2010 Over 60%

    openBench Labs recently tested Condusiv’s V-locity VM, seeking to validate the claim that V-locity I/O optimization software accelerates applications in virtual environments by 50% or more—with no extra hardware. Since Exchange is one of the most widely used server programs in the world, openBench set up a full-scale test environment...

    Provided By Condusiv Technologies

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Surround SCM Backup and Disaster Recovery Solutions

    Investing in a source code management application, like Surround SCM, protects the code from accidental overwrites, deleted versions, and other common errors. The next step in protecting the code is investing time and money in an effective backup and disaster recovery solution for Surround SCM. The challenge is to schedule...

    Provided By Seapine Software

  • 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