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 // 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 // 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

  • 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 // 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 // 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

    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

  • 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

    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

    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

  • 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

  • Resource Center // Oct 2011

    ARRA Stimulus Funding: A Guide for the Medical Practice Physician (Resource Center)

    Unprecedented economic funding means unexpected opportunities for medical practices. It's important to have a trusted, reliable, technology partner that gives you access to proven industry systems and platforms - the right EHR solution that meets the needs of your practice and puts the most innovative and cost-effective systems in place...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Podcasts // Oct 2011

    Controlling change disruption in the service lifecycle (mp3)

    Panel of experts discuss key considerations for controlling change disruption in the service lifecycle.

    Provided By IBM

  • 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 // Oct 2011

    ESG Analyst White Paper - VMware's vSphere Storage Appliance: High Availability for Small IT Operations

    Learn how small and midsized businesses are increasingly adopting virtualization to deliver consolidation, improve data back up and disaster recovery and increase security with an in-depth new paper from the Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG). Learn directly from your peer's experiences and see why VMware's solutions are perfect for the growing...

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    Healthcare Disaster Recovery Whitepaper

    Bridgehead Software, offers a scalable, future oriented platform to overcome rising data volumes and increasing storage costs while delivering peace of mind around the access, availability, and protection of electronic patient data. Sponsored by HP and Intel®: Intel and the...

    Provided By HP and Intel®

  • 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

  • White Papers // Sep 2011

    Virtualization and business continuity

    Learn more about Virtualization and Business Continuity using HPA's Converged Storage to develop/enhance business resiliency in VMware Environments. Sponsored by HP and Intel® Xeon® Processors: Intel, the Intel logo, Xeon, and Xeon Inside are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.

    Provided By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • White Papers // Sep 2011

    IDC Vendor Spotlight: Data Protection and Recovery for Physical and Virtual Environments

    Your company needs a comprehensive backup and recovery solution - one that supports a tiered-recovery model so you can protect a variety of physical and virtual applications. This IDC Vendor Spotlight, "Data Protection and Recovery for Physical and Virtual Environments," examines the modern forces driving the advancements in today's data...

    Provided By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Sep 2011

    IDC Vendor Spotlight: ESG Research Report: New NetVault Backup Licensing Model

    Why are traditional backup licensing models outdated - and costly - in today's data-protection environment? In this Enterprise Strategy Group product brief, learn about the specific changes in the data protection industry, and how these shifts have affected changes in backup licensing models. Then, discover the drivers that are shaping...

    Provided By Dell Software

  • Webcasts // Aug 2011

    Control Your Physical and Virtual IT Infrastructure with VMware vCenter Configuration Manager

    VMware vCenter™ Configuration Manager collects, stores, fixes and manages configuration settings from servers and workstations, across physical and virtual environments. Using vCenter Configuration Manager, you can eliminate the hassle and expense associated with using multiple tools for managing change, patching, configuration, remediation and compliance.

    Provided By VMware

  • Webcasts // Aug 2011

    Reliable Disaster Protection with VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager

    A simple, cost-effective disaster-recovery solution for virtual environments is high on the agenda for IT organizations as they virtualize more business-critical applications with VMware. VMware vCenter? Site Recovery Manager - the market-leading disaster-recovery product - ensures the simplest and most reliable disaster protection for all virtualized applications. VMware vCenter Site...

    Provided By VMware

  • Webcasts // Aug 2011

    Minimize the Cost and Disruption of Your Windows 7 Migration

    For understaffed IT teams facing looming budget cuts, physically updating hundreds or thousands of desktops to Windows 7 can seem like a daunting task. When you virtualize with VMware View™ and VMware ThinApp™, you can migrate twice as fast and for half the cost of a traditional upgrade. View...

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Aug 2011

    Making the Business Case for Virtualization

    Small to midsize businesses (SMBs) are increasingly using virtualization to reduce capital expenses, improve business continuity and make their operations more responsive. This guide is designed to help business leaders make the business case for virtualization by demonstrating how it reduces costs, improves business continuity and increases IT efficiency.

    Provided By VMware

  • eBooks // Aug 2011

    eBook: A Guide to Modern IT Disaster Recovery

    This online eBook provides insight and advice on how to build an effective disaster recovery strategy in the evolving world of virtual infrastructures, while mitigating the impact of so-called 'Black Swan' events in the datacenter. Practical, how-to best practices, real customer success testimonials and links to additional resources.

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Aug 2011

    Ensuring a Secure and Compliant Virtual Environment with VMWare

    This three-page brief outlines the challenges of securing and managing compliance across a virtual environment, while highlighting VMware solution key benefits and capabilities.

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Aug 2011

    Forrester Wave Report

    Improvements in disaster recovery plans and broad business continuity strategies are top-of-mind concerns for leading enterprises today and recovery time is now measured in hours and minutes not days. These key insights are discussed in the 2010 Forrester Wave Report.

    Provided By IBM