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.

  • Case Studies // Jun 2009

    EMC Insurance Companies Sees a Secure Future on the Web

    EMC Insurance Companies have been serving policyholders and independent insurance agents for nearly 100 years. Today, EMC has more than 2,200 employees and assets exceeding $3 billion and is one of the top 60 largest property and casualty insurance companies in the United States based upon net written premiums. EMC...

    Provided By Unisys

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Disaster Recovery Solution Using Virtualization Technology: The Disaster Recovery Project Ii at Sap Co-Innovation Lab Tokyo

    Today, IT systems play a critical role in almost all companies. System malfunctions caused by natural disasters such as earthquakes and typhoons, or human-caused disasters such as terrorism and hacking, may lead to immeasurable damage to business operations. Japan is an earthquake-prone country, so maintaining the integrity of IT systems...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Nov 2012

    Demonstrating proven business value through backup redesign

    Clal is an Israel-based financial services company with 5,000 employees, providing insurance, pension funds, provident funds, mutual funds and investments. Over the last 3 years, Clal’s data volume grew from around 63TB to 130TB, due to data generated from its direct employees and its 6,000 external insurance agents. With...

    Provided By EMC

  • Webcasts // Mar 2013

    On-demand Webcast: Affordable and Secure Data Storage for the Mid-Market

    Storing and managing data doesn't have to be exclusive to the Fortune 500. The ability to effectively gather and archive data is as important to the mid-market as it is to the largest organization. In fact, finding the right mix of technology and strategy can help to dramatically reduce costs,...

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Mitigating DDoS Attacks with F5 Technology

    Distributed denial-of-service attacks may be organized by type into a taxonomy that includes network attacks, session attacks, application attacks, and business logic attacks. Read about an effective anti-attack technology for each layer of taxonomy.

    Provided By F5 Networks

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Automated DR Traffic Management With VMware SRM and the F5 BIG-IP

    Organizations using F5 and VMware can take advantage of a complete solution for automated disaster recovery between two data centers. This paper summarizes a solution for enabling VMware vCenter Server to automate the failover of the network portion of the application infrastructure, in the event that a vCenter Site Recovery...

    Provided By F5 Networks

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    The ROI of Consolidating Backup and Archive Data

    IDC recently conducted in-depth interviews with three organizations using EMC Data Domain deduplication storage systems to protect backup and archive data. The results of the interviews provided valuable insight into the benefits of implementing a data protection strategy. Access this white paper to examine the many ways that EMC...

    Provided By EMC

  • 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

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    Trust in IT Curve Global Study

    Discover the impact and upside of having high IT Trust maturity, as captured in this overview of the survey results.

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Feb 2010

    Backup and Recovery: Accelerating Efficiency and Driving Down IT Costs Using Data Duplication

    The demand for data duplication in midsize and enterprise environments is increasing. Firms are seeking ways to increase the growing storage space. This growth is fuelled by new applications. This paper looks at some approaches that will help in deduplication for back up data and outline processes. It also discusses...

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    EMC Business Continuity for SAP Disaster Recovery: Enabled by EMC CLARiiON CX4, EMC RecoverPoint, and VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager

    This Proven Solution Guide summarizes a series of best practices that were discovered, validated, or otherwise encountered during the validation of an EMC Business Continuity for SAP - Disaster Recovery solution using EMC CLARiiON CX4, EMC RecoverPoint, and VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager. EMC's commitment to consistently maintain and improve...

    Provided By EMC

  • Webcasts // Aug 2010

    Disaster Avoidance With VMware vSphere and EMC VPLEX

    EMC virtual storage vision breaks down traditional barriers to enable new ways of architecting virtualized data centers. The attendee of this webcast will see how EMC VPLEX and VMware vSphere combine to create an ideal disaster avoidance solution.

    Provided By EMC

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Simplify SAP Administration on z/OS

    SAP administrators often face complex management and business continuity challenges. The attendee of this webcast will learn how EMC software can simplify the management of the SAP environment, while ensuring business continuity and high availability.

    Provided By EMC

  • Webcasts // Jan 2010

    Deploying VMware SRM - Navigating the Options

    VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager (SRM) enables faster, more reliable disaster recovery for the virtualized infrastructure. But it is only one component of a comprehensive business continuity solution that will ensure that the organization can quickly resume operations after a failure. The attendee of this webcast will learn best practices...

    Provided By EMC

  • Webcasts // Apr 2010

    Protecting Business-Critical Applications During a Disaster

    VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) delivers an industry first in the coordination and orchestration of disaster planning and mitigation for the virtual infrastructure - enabling to meet the critical recovery needs. The attendee will learn how to leverage replication and virtualization technologies for fast, easy, reliable, and application-consistent disaster recovery.

    Provided By EMC

  • Webcasts // Apr 2010

    Automating Disaster Recovery in Virtual Environments

    As virtual data centers drive higher levels of consolidation and protection, replication for disaster recovery becomes a critical part of any virtualization strategy. The attendee will hear about architectures for planning a disaster recovery deployment and learn best practices for simplifying test, failover, and failback in virtual environments using EMC...

    Provided By EMC

  • Webcasts // May 2010

    Complete Disaster Recovery With EMC and VMware

    Better disaster recovery is no accident. Although virtualized environments present unique challenges, the main objective remains the same - the ability to restart your business and meet your critical RPO and RTO goals. By combining VMware Site Recovery Manager (SRM) with EMC replication solutions, one can integrate SRM procedures, plans,...

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Improving Backup and Recovery for VMware VSphere Environments

    Data deduplication adoption has made impressive strides over the past two years, likely fueled by interest in disk-based backup and recovery, the impact of the economy on IT budgets, and the proliferation of server virtualization. EMC incorporates data deduplication as a native feature to deliver highly efficient backup and recovery...

    Provided By EMC

  • Webcasts // Jun 2010

    EMC Centera and Seven10 Simplify Storage Management and Ensure Disaster Recovery

    Due to cost concerns or limited data center space, Centera-to-Centera replication isn't always possible. Seven10's StorFirst Altus software enables you to cost-effectively replicate EMC Centera data to tape or VTL (virtual tape library) or reclaim Centera capacity. The attendee of this webcast learns how they can: Replicate data from Centera...

    Provided By EMC

  • Webcasts // Apr 2010

    Managing VM-Aware Virtual Server Replication

    Disaster recovery is a top priority in VMware deployments, as organizations virtualize more and more production applications. EMC RecoverPoint offers comprehensive automated replication, recovery, and management of VMware virtual infrastructure for production environments - as well as for test and development. The attendee will learn more about this solution and...

    Provided By EMC

  • Podcasts // Jan 2011

    Data Replication Disaster Recovery: Part 1

    The speaker, product manager at F5 Networks, outlines the key points of data replication, Recovery-Point-Objective (RPO) and Recovery-Time-Objective (RTO), and their importance in a business continuity/disaster recovery plan.

    Provided By F5 Networks

  • Podcasts // Jan 2011

    Data Replication Disaster Recovery: Part 2

    In this podcast, the speaker outlines the key points of data replication, Recovery-Point-Objective (RPO) and Recovery-Time-Objective (RTO), and their importance in a business continuity/disaster recovery plan.

    Provided By F5 Networks

  • Webcasts // Jul 2010

    Data Center Virtualization

    Steve Herrod, CTO & SVP, Research and Development, VMware talks about how Intel and VMware are delivering solutions that will help enable 100 percent virtualized data centers.

    Provided By Intel

  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    EMC Customer Profile - Bennet Jones LLP

    Bennet Jones LLP - Active-active high performance environment minimized downtime and improves DR confidence.

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    EMC Customer Profile - University of Denver

    University of Denver - Private university transforms high availability in cloud with EMC VPLEX Metro.

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    IDC: Generating Proven Business Value with EMC Next Generation Backup and Recovery

    Read this IDC analysis of ten midsize companies that have deployed EMC backup and recovery solutions to learn key IDC findings including: Average payback period of 7 months ROI of 450% over 3 years, reduced restore times from 17 to 2 hours, and reduced backup windows from 11 to 3...

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Forrester Report: How to Improve Business Resiliency (German)

    In today’s economic environment, organizations must deliver top-notch service 24x7 or suffer financial losses and long term damage to the organization’s reputation. Across all industries, there is less and less tolerance for any kind of downtime and in a hyper-connected world, news of downtime spreads rapidly, damaging reputations. As a...

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Best Practices in Data Protection Monitoring

    Regardless of whether you consider your domain to be a private cloud, a hybrid cloud, or a public cloud, you are providing data protection as a service. It should not come as a surprise that, according to ESG's 2013 IT Spending Intentions Survey, improving data backup and recovery was the...

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Top 5 reasons why more people choose EMC backup for Oracle

    This 1-page handout summarises the main arguments to selecting EMC over Oracle for your data backup solution.

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Transform your Backup, Accelerate your business

    Organizations today are challenged to decrease costs while getting IT to play a bigger role in driving revenue. That is why HOW you backup is more important than ever before. Done the right way, backup can accelerate the business. Done the wrong way, backup can slow your business down... way...

    Provided By EMC

  • Webcasts // Mar 2009

    Deploying a Multi-Site Disaster Recovery Solution Across the Enterprise

    Data loss during a disaster is one of the biggest risks companies face today. Such losses can be devastating, often forcing businesses to shut down. EMC RecoverPoint provides a single product solution for local, remote, and multi-site replication, supporting recovery from any scenario. The attendee will hear an in-depth discussion...

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Disaster Recovery for Windows Using EMC RecoverPoint/Cluster Enabler

    EMCR RecoverPointCluster Enabler software integrates with Microsoft Failover Cluster software that uses Node Majority and Node and File Share Majority quorum modes to allow geographically dispersed cluster nodes to replicate their data using RecoverPointJSE and RecoverPoint continuous remote replication. EMC RecoverPointiCE addresses common cost bottlenecks in implementing a disaster recovery...

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    EMC Celerra Version 5.6 Technical Primer: Business Continuity and Data Protection - Technology Concepts and Business Considerations

    Data is valuable, and it must be protected. Celerra Network Server offers a broad range of data protection options. Depending on the system configuration, backend hardware, backup requirements, RPO, and RTO, there are several features to protect data and implement high availability in file systems. This paper provides a basic...

    Provided By EMC

  • Webcasts // Aug 2008

    Deploying the Ultimate Disaster Recovery Solution - Best Practices From VMware and EMC

    Data loss during a disaster is one of the biggest risks companies face today. Such losses can be devastating, often forcing businesses to shut down. A fully integrated disaster recovery solution combines the strengths of VMware and EMC to protect the virtual environments. The results: A secure data recovery system...

    Provided By EMC

  • Webcasts // Dec 2008

    Best Practices for Implementing Disaster Recovery Solutions in a VMware Environment $

    Can the organization improve disaster recovery and ensure business continuity for its virtual infrastructure by cutting costs, as well as both enhancing disaster response time and reducing the risk of disaster? The attendee of this webcast will explore the storage requirements for consolidating the VMware environment. An EMC network-based replication...

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Using Oracle Data Guard With Cisco Wide Area Application Services for Data Center Replication

    Oracle Data Guard is one of the most effective and comprehensive data protection and disaster recovery solutions available for enterprise data. The solution offers protection for Oracle Databases, providing customers the ability to protect business data. Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS) optimizes the performance of many different applications by...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Webcasts // Dec 2010

    Companies Look to the Clouds for Collaboration

    Business leaders and IT departments are under pressure to provide innovative tools and capabilities to users they serve during a time of shrinking budgets and limited resources. Cloud-based collaboration services address these challenges. Delivering collaboration services from the cloud is an opportunity custom made for service providers. Are you ready?...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Whitepaper: Effect of UPS on System Availability

    This white paper explains how system availability and uptime are affected by AC power outages and provides quantitative data regarding uptime in real-world environments, including the effect of UPS on uptime.

    Provided By APC by Schneider Electric

  • Webcasts // May 2010

    Skip IMS Image Copies and Look Like a Genius

    How brilliant would one look if they could save time and resources by automatically taking image copies of only the databases that have changed? How smart would one look if they could improve the protection, performance, and productivity of their backup and recovery processes for full-function databases, HALDBs, and DEDBs?...

    Provided By BMC Software

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    EMC 15-minute guide to continuous availability

    Everyone in business today expects to be able to access applications and data whenever and wherever they need to. Users and customers have less tolerance for downtimes, planned or unplanned. Continuous availability can tackle these challenges and this paper explores this in more depth and how it can be...

    Provided By EMC