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 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    Why are traditional backup licensing models outdated - and costly - in today's data-protection environment?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

  • Videos // Aug 2011

    CSX Customer Reference Video

    Business continuity is very important for CSX, since the North American railroad is a 24x7 business. If they go down, there are assets sitting undelivered and revenue that can't be collected. The company relies heavily on IBM to help keep things moving. Watch this video to see how CSX realizes...

    Provided By IBM

  • Case Studies // Aug 2011

    Forrester Total Economic Impact (TEI) Case Study - Oracle

    In this paper, Forrester Consulting examines the total economic impact and potential return on investment (ROI) realized by three Enterprise organizations as they virtualized mission-critical Oracle databases on the VMware vSphere platform. The purpose of this study is to provide readers with a framework to evaluate the potential financial impact...

    Provided By VMware

  • Webcasts // Jul 2011

    When Good Backups Go Bad

    This webcast addresses the top reasons backups fail, the repercussions of those failures, and why it doesn't have to be this way. Attendees will attain a broad understanding of backup and data recovery pitfalls, the serious consequences of those failures, and what to look for in a data recovery solution...

    Provided By Symantec

  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    How to assure customers of the quality and availability of business services

    As IT organisations are increasingly measured by their relationship to revenue, employee productivity and business success, the more they need to visualise, analyse and manage how the components in their IT environment impact business services. Read how CA Service Assurance addresses these key challenges and provides a comprehensive, unified understanding...

    Provided By CA

  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    The human side of business continuity planning

    While most businesses have continuity plans in place for remaining operational during a disruption, many don't address a company's most precious assets: its employees. This paper identifies key areas for organizations to consider as they prepare themselves to handle the human side of business disruptions.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    Endress+Hauser maximizes availability and resiliency with Linux on System z

    "Other companies that visit us are often amazed that our team is so small-but the simple and intuitive user management tools for System z make it possible for just 1.5 full-time employees to administer the entire Linux landscape.." says Aribert Starnell, Division Manager, Production Computer Center at Endress+Hauser Info Serve....

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    Endress+Hauser maximizes availability and resiliency with Linux on System z

    "Other companies that visit us are often amazed that our team is so small-but the simple and intuitive user management tools for System z make it possible for just 1.5 full-time employees to administer the entire Linux landscape.." says Aribert Starnell, Division Manager, Production Computer Center at Endress+Hauser Info Serve....

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    Exchange Disaster Recovery: Protecting Exchange in a Virtual Environment

    Disaster has struck. Your virtual Exchange system is down. The pressure's on. There's only one way to successfully avoid a potential catastrophe: You need a well-documented disaster recovery plan. In this Quest white paper, learn how to make a solid disaster recovery strategy today - before disaster strikes. Plus,...

    Provided By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    Data Protection: Evaluating Business Requirements & Classifying Your Data

    Data protection for your business is a given, but there's more to it. Have you considered stronger data protection for mission-critical information? What about reducing costs for long-term static data? An effective backup and recovery strategy means evaluating the importance of your company's data and THEN prioritizing its protection. ...

    Provided By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    VMware's vSphere Storage Appliance: High Availability for Small IT Operations

    Learn how small and midsized businesses are increasingly adopting virtualisation 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

  • Webcasts // May 2011

    The Perfect Couple: Business Process and Data Management

    There's no love lost between those responsible for your critical business processes and your data management efforts. Typically, their paths never cross and if they do, the relationship is plagued by miscommunication and misguided goals. Why is it important for these groups to be aligned and how do you...

    Provided By Trillium Software

  • White Papers // May 2011

    Forrester Analyst White Paper: The State of Enterprise Disaster Recovery Preparedness 2011

    This report outlines five trends that enterprises are architecting to better equip their DR solutions today including: secondary site configuration and separation, cloud recovery, tiers of applications and causes of disasters.

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // May 2011

    Generate formatted reports for IBM data servers using CLPPlus

    Generate Formatted Reports from IBM Data Servers Using CLPPlus. See how easy it is to generate reports from the new command line tool introduced in DB2 9.7?CLPPlus. Follow examples to get started with the available report formatting options. Article is part of a full e-kit designed for fast, easy...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2011

    IBM DB2 e-kit for Database Professionals: Extending skills is fast and easy

    IBM DB2 e-kit for Database Professionals: Extending skills is fast and easy. The move to IBM DB2 software is surprisingly easy due to new SQL compatibility features. And this e-kit makes it fast, because it's packed with technical resources, demos, DB2 software downloads and more. Begin taking advantage of...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2011

    IBM Information Protection Services-onsite data protection

    Is explosive data growth a problem for your organization? How are you protecting your information assets? IBM can provide managed data protection services for your data center servers, applications and databases worldwide. This datasheet discusses IBM Information Protection Services-onsite data protection service, a managed tape-and disk-based data protection service that...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    The Evolving Data Storage Role for Tape

    'Why tape storage remains relevant' is the main topic of discussion in this whitepaper. Rather than becoming extinct, Greg Schulz argues, that the role of tape in data storage is evolving and complementary of other storage management methods. For example, disk-based data protection devices such as the Quantum DXi-Series provide...

    Provided By Quantum

  • Webcasts // Mar 2011

    Symantec Study: SMBs Not Prepared For Disasters, Don't Act Until It's Too Late

    Symantec's 2011 SMB Disaster Preparedness Survey found that though SMBs are at risk, they are still not making disaster preparedness a priority until they experience a disaster or data loss. The data also revealed that disaster-related downtime costs a typical SMB $12,500 per day. Learn more about the survey findings...

    Provided By Symantec

  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Trial: Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack v5.5

    Download a free 60-day trial version of Tivoli Storage Manager FastBack, IBM's continuous data protection and near-instant recovery solution for business-critical Windows servers. With TSM FastBack, you will be able to recover any amount of data within a couple of minutes, from any previous point-in-time, following almost any type of...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    Practical Backup and Disaster Recovery for SMBs Implementing Server Virtualization

    Small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) have been moving to virtualized environments. It improves efficiency, reduces costs, offers stronger security, less complicated PC management and potentially better disaster recovery abilities. Your IT group has to make it all work - but without specific virtualization knowledge, they're struggling. What's needed are powerful,...

    Provided By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Feb 2011

    Business Continuity for the Twenty-First Century

    Business dependency on IT systems has never been greater, and when problems occur the impact can prove catastrophic to an organization's productivity, revenue, and reputation. Despite the critical role of business applications, the tools many companies use to ensure their functionality and protection remain undervalued and overlooked, resulting in faulty,...

    Provided By Neverfail Group

  • White Papers // Feb 2011

    Fast Track Stays Ahead of the Game with Neverfail.

    Fast Track is an internationally renowned sports marketing agency with an unrivalled reputation for delivering impactful and measurable events, both in the UK and across International territories. It manages the execution of high-profile events including the Aviva UKA Grand Prix Events and British Basketball at the O2 Arena as well...

    Provided By Neverfail Group

  • White Papers // Feb 2011

    WHATʼS MISSING FROM YOUR DISASTER RECOVERY PLAN?

    When most IT professionals think of a disaster recovery plan, they think big, really big, like an earthquake, fire, flood, etc., where the data center is totally inaccessible. To protect against this scenario elaborate data replication technologies are usually deployed with the primary focus of getting data out of the...

    Provided By Neverfail Group

  • White Papers // Feb 2011

    The Importance of Email Continuity

    Email is the single most important tool in helping employees to get work done in organizations of all sizes. Most email users have become so dependent upon their corporate email system that they check email almost constantly while at work, most check it at home on weekdays and weekends, they...

    Provided By Neverfail Group

  • White Papers // Feb 2011

    Five Tips for Effective Backup and Recovery in Virtual Environments

    Your virtual environment houses critical (and often irreplaceable!) information, so you need an effective backup and recovery solution. In this Quest Software technical brief, learn how to not only increase the effectiveness of backup and recovery in your virtual environment, but how to also make it simple, fast, affordable...

    Provided By Dell Software

  • Case Studies // Jan 2011

    UAE Exchange Accelerates and Secures Money Transfers Using NetApp Storage Solutions

    UAE Exchange (UAEX) is a global leader in remittance and foreign exchange. They need to develop scalable storage to accommodate data growth and implement a disaster recovery plan. UAE Exchange chose NetApp to overcome these challenge. They chose NetApp for fast provisioning, business agility, disaster recovery, and efficiencies. The results...

    Provided By NetApp

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Are Your PCs and Laptops Recovery and Discovery Ready? (With Laura DuBois of IDC)

    Find out why corporations are quickly adopting a centralized PC Backup and Protection strategy to mitigate their risks from data loss and to gain visibility and accessibility to critical data across the network. IDC Program Vice President Laura DuBois will examine the critical reasons why corporate PC data loss should...

    Provided By Iron Mountain

  • White Papers // Jan 2011

    ESG: Cloud Data Protection for Midmarket and Midsize Enterprises

    Even the most skeptical are looking to leverage cloud-based data protection services recognizing they can save both administrative time and capital budgets if they migrate. On- and off-premises data protection solutions offered by companies like Iron Mountain provide a way to ease into the cloud for midmarket and midsize enterprises...

    Provided By Iron Mountain

  • Webcasts // Jan 2011

    Secrets of a Successful Cloud Data Protection Strategy

    More and more businesses of all types and sizes are now considering the cloud for an ever-increasing number of IT applications and services. Although most business and IT decision makers already understand the benefits in terms of savings and scalability, many are still uncertain exactly where the cloud fits in...

    Provided By Iron Mountain