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 // Oct 2014

    The Ultimate Guide to Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery

    This guide looks at the facts around when disaster strikes and assesses whether you are equipped to survive the disaster. It also looks at types of incidents to plan for and the steps to create a Business Continuity plan. Another important aspect covered by this report is how to combat...

    Provided By attix5

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    What would you do without a Cloud?

    Your organisation needs to have a plan to ensure that you can recover from a catastrophic event – some businesses don’t plan and often don’t survive the effects of this oversight. Read more and watch this video to learn how HP’s cloud based Disaster Recovery services can protect your...

    Provided By HP

  • White Papers // Oct 2014

    Open for business: Ins and outs of enterprise-class cloud continuity

    HP examines the emergence of a new generation of cloud-based business continuity solutions and addresses the most current challenges of enterprise-class cloud continuity and how traditional IT operations can be recovered to the cloud. Read this report and learn how HP helped organisations reduced operational cost and maintained availability.

    Provided By HP

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    The Forrester Wave™: Big Data Hadoop Solutions 2014

    Hadoop is today’s sizzling-hot data management platform because it: 1) offers lower-cost storage than traditional systems, 2) has open source innovation, 3) can scale nicely, as its distributed file system makes it suitable for storing and processing big data, and 4) has opened firms’ eyes again to the power and...

    Provided By MapR

  • White Papers // Sep 2014

    Drowning in a Sea of Downtime - Infographic

    With your reputation, ROI, and revenue on the line, you can't afford downtime. You need a way to safeguard your applications and websites, ensuring top performance 100% of the time. Check out this infographic for more shocking stats about downtime, and discover a performance management technology that helps you on...

    Provided By Micro Focus

  • 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...

    Provided By Citrix

  • 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 to...

    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

  • 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,...

    Provided By Dell Software

  • 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

    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

  • 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...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Workforce disruptions stress test

    This briefing lays out five critical abilities a company should have in order to pass the “workforce disruptions stress test.” Use this briefing to keep disruptions from affecting your business goals and overall productivity.

    Provided By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    The Cloud Advantage: Five Ways the Cloud Is Better for Business When Disaster Strikes

    Recently flooding in the UK caused an unprecedented level of damage and disruption. Faced with extended power outages, fuel shortages, flooding, and transportation limitations, some companies managed to keep their businesses running while others suffered significant downtime. Why such a drastic difference among companies hit hard by the same storm...

    Provided By EVault

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    The Cloud Advantage: Five Ways the Cloud Is Better for Business When Disaster Strikes (Dutch)

    Recently flooding in the UK caused an unprecedented level of damage and disruption. Faced with extended power outages, fuel shortages, flooding, and transportation limitations, some companies managed to keep their businesses running while others suffered significant downtime. Why such a drastic difference among companies hit hard by the same storm...

    Provided By EVault

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    The Cloud Advantage: Five Ways the Cloud Is Better for Business When Disaster Strikes (French)

    Recently flooding in the UK caused an unprecedented level of damage and disruption. Faced with extended power outages, fuel shortages, flooding, and transportation limitations, some companies managed to keep their businesses running while others suffered significant downtime. Why such a drastic difference among companies hit hard by the same storm...

    Provided By EVault

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    The Cloud Advantage: Five Ways the Cloud Is Better for Business When Disaster Strikes (German)

    Recently flooding in the UK caused an unprecedented level of damage and disruption. Faced with extended power outages, fuel shortages, flooding, and transportation limitations, some companies managed to keep their businesses running while others suffered significant downtime. Why such a drastic difference among companies hit hard by the same storm...

    Provided By EVault

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Strategies for Storage: Modernize data protection practices

    Traditional approaches to data protection are no longer enough. A strategy that thoughtfully augments your legacy infrastructure with modern data protection approaches can help reduce complexity, slash costs, and minimize risk of loss —while accelerating your organization’s time to value. This report addresses key ways to manage data and provides...

    Provided By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Solution Brief: VMware vSphere Built on FlexPod Data Center Solution

    It gives you a solution brief on how to standardize configurations and processes for consistent deployments that eliminate guesswork, enabling your organization to efficiently transform your data center with minimal risk. Also, on how to reduce risk with an always-on architecture and built-in high-availability redundancy at each layer.

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Advanced Data Protection For Your Virtualized Environments

    Virtualization is the leading technology for transforming today's data centers. While it offers several benefits in terms of cost reduction and operational efficiency, data protection in virtualized environments is actually one of the biggest information management challenges. In this paper you will learn: Top five challenges that you...

    Provided By HP US

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Protection Storage Architecture: The What, Why, and How

    Over the next few years, IT will be faced with a new set of data protection challenges, centered on delivering multiple data protection services, including backup and recovery, archive, disaster recovery and data availability, across the organization. Traditional backup architectures lack the flexibility, agility, and scale to meet these requirements....

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Avamar: High performance BR for a software-defined data center

    Data centers are becoming more difficult to manage and protect as more data and applications are moved into virtual software-defined environments. Adding fuel to the fire, CIOs must now deal with corporate mandates to build an IT infrastructure that scales to unknown demand levels and provides service assurance for fluctuating...

    Provided By EMC

  • 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.

    Provided 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...

    Provided 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...

    Provided By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Global Study Website

    Based on an independent global study of 3,200 respondents around the world, nearly half (45%) of all respondents report that their senior executives are not confident that their organizations have adequate availability, security, and backup and recovery capabilities. Visit this site to view the full results of the study...

    Provided By EMC