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 2012

    6 Steps for Selecting a Cloud Backup Solution

    A cloud backup solution is necessary to ensure that your organization maintains best practices for data protection and control. Selecting the right vendor is important to maximize data protection from user error, malicious attacks, and data corruption. This white paper presents a clear evaluation process to ensure that your...

    Provided By Backupify

  • White Papers // Aug 2012

    Using HP StoreOnce Backup System with DPM 2010 for Microsoft Hyper-V protection

    Learn more about the benefits of using HP StoreOnce Backup Systems to back up Data Protection Manager (DPM) data.This paper will show you various DPM 2010 options available and make recommendations in order to assist businesses in making the right decisions about protecting their Hyper-V environments with HP StoreOnce Backup...

    Provided By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Backup Basics - Choosing the Right Data Protection System

    Data Protection simplified - Find out about disk, tape, deduplication and virtualization. Are you responsible for making sure that the data on your company's network, servers or computers is safe and secure? Then this booklet is for you! This common-sense guide will assist you in selecting products that fit your...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Codorniu tastes the benefits of the Cloud

    Spanish wine producer, Codorniu had a mixture of HP servers and varied storage systems that were vulnerable to outages and were taxing their IT staff. Read the case study and see how adopting IBM hardware and software reduced their risk and operational costs, and improved business agility. As Codorniu approaches...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2012

    Active-Active Replication: Considerations for High Availability

    Using Active-Active Replication to Ensure High Availability Read a free white paper to learn about a powerful technique that prevents both scheduled and unscheduled downtime from affecting data availability. You'll gain step-by-step guidance to attain more uptime, and even make the five 9's - or just 6 minutes of...

    Provided By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Using Cloud Computing to drive business transformation

    Since we launched The Cloud Circle in 2009, we have seen exponential growth of cloud computing adoption among UK organisations. With this explosion in uptake set to continue over the next five years, we decided to commission a survey to map the trends and determine how cloud computing is driving...

    Provided By The Cloud Circle

  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    The practicalities of cloud deployment

    In this report, underpinned by a survey of 250 senior business and IT personnel from SME to blue chip companies, we provide the very latest trends in the methodologies that organisations are using in their cloud adoption journeys as well as the problems they face. Whether it's calculating your requirements,...

    Provided By The Cloud Circle

  • Downloads // Jun 2012

    PHD Virtual Citrix XenServer Backup Software Trial Download

    Complete a simple form to download a free 15 day trial of PHD Virtual Backup for Citrix XenServer. Within minutes you can test how well this software can backup, replicate and recover virtual machines in your XenServer environment. This award-winning software is your best solution for XenServer backups, and requires...

    Provided By PHD Virtual Technologies

  • White Papers // Jun 2012

    Disaster recovery: Six steps to protect your IT

    As with many enterprises today, your datacentre houses the critical IT components ? hardware, data and software ? that your business depends on. But are they fully secure and protected from potential disasters? Your datacentre's health and fault tolerance rely on many factors unrelated to your IT environment, such as...

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // May 2012

    When Good Backups Go Bad: Data Recovery Failures and What to Do About Them

    Successfully backing up critical systems and data is key to disaster recovery and business continuity. Yet, Symantec's 2011 SMB Disaster Preparedness Survey revealed that only half of respondents have appropriate backup and data recovery plans in place. Why? Read When Good Backups Go Bad: Data Recovery Failures and What to...

    Provided By Symantec.cloud

  • White Papers // May 2012

    Cloud, Appliance or Software: How to Decide Which Backup Solution is Best for Your Small or Mid-Size Organization

    Successfully backing up critical systems and data is key to disaster recovery and business continuity. Yet, Symantec's 2011 SMB Disaster Preparedness Survey revealed that only half of respondents have appropriate backup and data recovery plans in place. Why? Read When Good Backups Go Bad: Data Recovery Failures and What to...

    Provided By Symantec.cloud

  • White Papers // Apr 2012

    Codorniu Case Study

    Spanish wine producer, Codorniu had a mixture of HP servers and varied storage systems that were vulnerable to outages and were taxing their IT staff. Read the case study and see how adopting IBM hardware and software reduced their risk and operational costs, and improved business agility. As Codorniu approaches...

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // Apr 2012

    5 Tech Tips Book

    Don't miss out on the chance to benefit from the real-world advantages of VMware's market-leading virtualization. With our vSphere(R) Essentials Kits you have the easiest, most affordable way to realize always-available IT - and free up your working day. Get our Tech Tips eBook to see how easy...

    Provided By VMware

  • Webcasts // Mar 2012

    VMware vSphere 5 QuickStart Series Part 2: Introduction to VMware vCenter Server

    This presentation will be available to audience members until November 09, 2012 at 09:00 AM Pacific Standard Time. Who should view: IT Professionals looking to gain a technical understanding of VMware vSphere 5, specifically VMware vCenter Server. Recommended pre-requisites: Virtualization 101 or a basic understanding of virtualization concepts...

    Provided By VMware

  • Webcasts // Mar 2012

    VMware vSphere 5 QuickStart Series Part 3: Management with VMware vCenter Server

    This presentation will be available to audience members until November 16, 2012 at 09:00 AM Pacific Standard Time. Who should view: IT Professionals looking to gain a technical understanding of VMware vSphere 5, specifically VMware vCenter Server. Recommended pre-requisites: Virtualization 101 or a basic understanding of virtualization concepts...

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Storage Data Protection Strategies In Today's Data Center

    Data protection is a critical aspect of all computing environments. Over the years, it has changed with the goal of protecting an enterprise's data from device failure expanding to encompass software failure, human error, site outages and theft. Furthermore, as corporate data has become the life blood of organizations, recovery...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Oracle StorageTek Tape Storage - A Clear Winner Over IBM

    After more than 40 years of leadership in tape and tape library solutions, Oracle's StorageTek offerings are still the clear winner. This paper compares Oracle's enterprise tape offerings to the latest IBM enterprise tape offerings and describes how Oracle's industry-leading capacity, performance and flexibility can help IT organizations manage complexity,...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Mar 2012

    Backup and Recovery Performance and Best Practices for Exadata Cell and the Oracle Exadata Database Machine

    The Sun Oracle Database Machine is an easy to deploy, out-of-the-box solution for hosting the oracle Database and delivers the highest levels of performance available. It is a "grid in a box" that is composed of database servers running Oracle Database, Sun Oracle Exadata Storage Servers (Exadata), an InfiniBand fabric...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Feb 2012

    Backup and Recovery for VMware Using EMC Next-Generation Backup Solutions

    Find out EMC backup and recovery deduplication solutions simplify and reduce cost of backup and recovery of virtual machines and resident data. VMware virtualization provides the power to consolidate servers and automate processed, enabling IT-as-a-service, but it can come at the cost of extra storage, backup resources and administrative...

    Provided By EMC

  • Resource Center // Jan 2012

    Protect Your Data with CA ARCserve D2D from Insight

    Visit Insight.com to learn about the data security threats businesses face and the qualities a good system needs to effectively protect data without impeding commerce. CA Technologies' new disk-based recovery system in terms of: virus protection, back-up efficiency, breadth of coverage, software and platform compatibility and ease of use. Insight...

    Provided By Insight Direct

  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    Top 10 Reasons Why Customers Deploy Microsoft Applications with VMware vSphere Essentials on EMC VNXe

    Trusted partners are the key to any successful business. And, the best partners align values and goals. So there's a reason why VMware vSphere on EMC VNXe is a "go-to" for Microsoft applications, 10 actually! Download this whitepaper, Top 10 Reasons Why Customers Deploy Microsoft Applications with VMware vSphere...

    Provided By Technologent

  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    Unified Backup: Virtual & Physical

    In independent testing, researchers found that Dell AppAssure offered advantages in ease-of-use and backup/recovery time. AppAssure’s image-level backup technology essentially eliminates the potential for data loss by creating closely spaced recovery points for critical applications, such as Exchange, SQL and SharePoint. For IT operations, the new OO architecture of AppAssure...

    Provided By Dell

  • White Papers // Dec 2011

    Backup and Recovery with Oracle's Sun ZFS Storage Appliances and Oracle Recovery Manager

    Unceasing data growth is posing a number of challenges for organizations. Not only are storage costs skyrocketing due to the need to store and manage more data, but protecting the enterprise's critical data also is becoming increasingly difficult. Databases are widely deployed and are typically cited as having the most...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Dec 2011

    High Availability with Oracle Database 11g Release 2

    As the use of IT-enabled services becomes more prevalent, modern enterprises have become increasingly dependent on their IT infrastructure and its continuous availability. Application downtime and unavailability of data directly translates into lost productivity and revenue, dissatisfied customers, and tarnished corporate image. This white paper reviews the common causes of...

    Provided By Oracle

  • Webcasts // Dec 2011

    Screencast: Private Cloud Storage Optimization (related to Optimizing Storage)

    Learn how optimizations in Oracle Database 11g and Oracle Exadata Efficiently manage more data, maximize performance and provide protection against data loss. Reduce storage costs by a factor of 10x.

    Provided By Oracle

  • Podcasts // Dec 2011

    Video: Introduction to the Oracle Database Appliance

    Introducing the Oracle Database Appliance, a fully integrated system of software, servers, storage and networking in a single box. It's a complete, engineered high availability database solution capable of supporting a wide range of home grown and packaged OLTP and Data Warehousing applications. It's simple to implement, maintain, support and...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Nov 2011

    Tivoli FlashCopy Manager 2.x for Windows Backup & Recovery Solution for SQL Server 2008 and Exchange Server 2007 on the IBM XIV Storage System

    Backup systems can prevent unexpected outages and slowing productivity in Microsoft Exchange environments. Read the white paper and learn how IBM Tivoli Storage FlashCopy Manager leverages IBM XIV Storage Systems to offer improved application availability and service through backup and restore features that reduce downtime. With its simplified management, protecting...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2011

    Busting the Myth of Email Encryption Complexity

    Barely a month goes by without a big data protection story in the media. But where is the real threat and what can you do to protect your business? How do you protect data 'at rest' and data 'in transit'? If encryption is so important, why isn't everyone using it?...

    Provided By Symantec

  • White Papers // Nov 2011

    VMware Solutions for Small and Midsize Business

    VMware is the most trusted virtualization vendor across all industries and company sizes, used by more than 250,000 customers worldwide. With VMware, you can keep your business running with business continuity protection, and improve productivity by enabling end users to access their applications from any device. VMware's policy-based automation keeps...

    Provided By CDW & VMware

  • White Papers // Nov 2011

    Developing an effective resiliency capability within a cloud design

    Determining how to protect information and manage the risk associated with IT is a critical focus of businesses across the globe. Read this white paper to learn the benefits of implementing an enhanced resiliency approach combining local operational availability with remote disaster recovery to provide better risk management.

    Provided By IBM

  • Videos // Nov 2011

    Smarter Data Center Multi-media white paper

    The Value of Smarter Data Center Services mutli-media white paper discusses why partnering with external data center providers such as IBM is a smart choice for many IT organizations. According to IDC, these type of relationships can help organizations glean the most value possible from their virtualized data center investments...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2011

    Business Continuity Index

    IBM Business Continuity and Resiliency Services is committed to delivering better risk management strategies, and raising the profile of business continuity management among the businesses we work with. The IBM Business Continuity Index allows you to take the pulse of your organization - identifying where improvements can be made, and...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2011

    Examining business resiliency management best practices: How to prepare today for future trends in business

    Today, organizations that aren't able to respond to IT disruptions or rapid market changes can find themselves left behind.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2011

    Managed Back-up Cloud Video

    Business data backup and recovery is more challenging today. Watch this video to learn how partnering with IBM can help you implement end-to-end, cloud-based solutions to help you protect your business data, regardless of where it's stored.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2011

    The evolutions of business resiliency management - A proactive guide to helping you strengthen your business resiliency management program

    Risk management, business continuity, and crisis management professionals need to achieve business resilience to respond rapidly to threats and opportunities. Read this white paper to learn about IBM's methodical and risk-centric approach to preparing, managing and executing business resilience and continuity risk mitigation.

    Provided By IBM

  • Webcasts // Nov 2011

    Introduction to the Oracle Database Appliance

    Introducing the Oracle Database Appliance, a fully integrated system of software, servers, storage and networking in a single box. Watch this video to discover why it's a complete, engineered high availability database solution capable of supporting a wide range of home grown and packaged OLTP and Data Warehousing applications. It's...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    Backup and restore service for data protection

    What is your organization's rate of successful data backup and restore? Are you worried about your exposure to data loss? Unsuccessful backups and long restore times can negatively impact your business. This data sheet discusses how IBM can help with an onsite data protection solution that can enable your business...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    Automated data backup

    Your business depends on consistent access to vital data. Without an automated data backup system, your organization can be vulnerable if your storage systems are compromised. This data sheet discusses how IBM can help with a professionally managed, cloud-based data backup and protection service for your servers and personal computers.

    Provided By IBM

  • Case Studies // Oct 2011

    Merced Systems Protects Operations With Cross-Atlantic NetApp Disaster Recovery

    Merced Systems is a leading provider of enterprise software solutions focused on improving the business execution of sales and customer service activities. Merced Systems helps companies dramatically improve their customer acquisition, loyalty, and lifetime value with domain-specific performance. Their challenge is to transform an unmanageable, unreliable storage environment into a...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    Keep business secure with data safety preparations

    Lightning, fire, flood: if your company suffered a catastrophic data loss, would you look back and rue the day you didn't come up with a data safety plan? For small to medium-businesses owners who aren't ready for disaster, their lack of preparedness could mean the end of the company. Before...

    Provided By Iron Mountain