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 // Sep 2008

    Configuring ASE Cluster Edition for High Availability

    Adaptive Server Enterprise Edition and its Virtualized Resource Management technology virtualizes the resources of a shared disk cluster architecture, enabling IT departments to easily set up and maintain different availability strategies for each application running on a single ASE Cluster Edition installation. The Virtualized Resource Management technology gives IT departments...

    Provided By Sybase

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Interactive Replication Server eBrochure

    Replication Server moves and synchronizes data across the enterprise to meet a host of competing challenges in the enterprise, such as heterogeneous data replication and synchronization, real-time reporting, and disaster recovery and high availability. This allows businesses to comply with increasingly rigid industry regulations, remove risk from their distributed enterprise...

    Provided By Sybase

  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    Disaster Recovery Solution Using Fujitsu ETERNUS Disk Storage Systems and Windows Server 2008 Failover Clustering

    Business continuity is one of the important issues which one should address in the business activities. As information technology is indispensable for business operations, IT system failures both directly and indirectly impact profitability. In addition to the direct impact on operations, IT failures risk wider damage via their effects on...

    Provided By Fujitsu

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    ETERNUS SF AdvancedCopy Manager Technologies

    ETERNUS SF AdvancedCopy Manager is a comprehensive software application that uses the reliable, high-speed backup, restore and replication functions of Fujitsu's ETERNUS disk storage systems. The Advanced Copy functions of ETERNUS disk storage systems ensure that high-speed backups are performed every time, regardless of the size of the data, keeping...

    Provided By Fujitsu

  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    TechRepublic Resource Guide: Disaster Planning and Recovery

    You may already have a general idea for how you'll keep your organization operating in the event of a disaster. But this free TechRepublic Resource Guide will help you fill in the gaps and create a holistic strategy that includes weighing in human factors and developing a crisis communications policy....

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    TechRepublic Resource Guide: Data Backup and Recovery

    When it comes to administrative tasks, knowing what NOT to do is sometimes more important than knowing what you should do. Such is the reason for leading off this TechRepublic Resource Guide with Peter Herbener's piece on "worst practices" for backing up your mission-critical data. The informative articles included here...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Apr 2004

    Business Continuity Planning Software Tool Box

    Business continuity planning means going beyond tape backup systems, storage systems, and hot sites by developing a comprehensive, cost-effective plan that ensures the continuity of your key business processes, delivery services, and IT services during an emergency. To help you develop such a plan, several vendors offer business continuity planning...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Apr 2005

    Disaster recovery plan update checklist

    A disaster recovery plan isn't a static document. For the plan to be effective in a crisis, you need to review and reevaluate your recovery strategies and periodically update them to reflect organizational changes and the current state of business operations. This checklist steps through the major DRP practices that...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Tools & Templates // Nov 2002

    Disaster recovery plan template

    Putting a disaster recovery plan in place isn't cheap, though it's never as expensive as not having one when disaster strikes. But as one TechRepublic member explains, there is a cost-effective approach, and he provides a template to follow.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Oct 2003

    Disaster recovery white paper

    This PowerPoint presentation on disaster recovery includes steps to take for disaster recovery and a sample DR plan.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Dec 2005

    Focus your DR planning by using these five levels of disaster classification

    Nearly everyone involved in disaster recovery planning has some idea of the types of disasters that could strike, but few have concrete ideas on how to apply those concepts to the plan itself. This classification system defines disaster levels and what your response should be for each one. An...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Downloads // Dec 2004

    Compare three disaster recovery solutions

    Choose the disaster recovery solution that is best for your organization. Evaluate the pros and cons of the three basic options: tape backup, high availability, and remote availability.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • White Papers // Sep 2010

    Why Your Company Needs a Telepresence-Enabled Business Continuity Plan

    The objective of a business continuity solution is to maintain business as usual in any situation. In today's competitive economic climate, businesses cannot afford any downtime. Just 1 hour lost can cost thousands, even millions, of dollars. The unexpected is becoming the norm, and businesses are quickly realizing it is...

    Provided By TANDBERG, now part of Cisco

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Decision Support System for Resource Allocation in Disaster Management

    Natural and man-made disasters, such as earthquakes, floods, plane crashes, high-rise building collapses, major nuclear facility malfunctions, pose an ever-present challenge to public emergency services. Disasters may result in a large volume of responders arriving on-scene to provide assistance to victims. Coordination of responding resources is a major problem in...

    Provided By University of Massachusetts

  • White Papers // May 2010

    Disaster Recovery as a Cloud Service: Economic Benefits & Deployment Challenges

    Many businesses rely on Disaster Recovery (DR) services to prevent either manmade or natural disasters from causing expensive service disruptions. Unfortunately, current DR services come either at very high cost, or with only weak guarantees about the amount of data lost or time required to restart operation after a failure....

    Provided By University of Massachusetts

  • Case Studies // Sep 2008

    Breakthrough: Security National Bank Embraces Online Services With Confidence

    Security National Bank wanted to develop efficient, cost-effective business continuance capabilities to support the convenient online services critical to gaining a competitive advantage and achieving profitable growth in a challenging marketplace. The Bank partnered with Unisys to create a robust in-house disaster recovery and business continuity solution that safeguards business-critical...

    Provided By Unisys

  • 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

  • Case Studies // Aug 2008

    Breakthrough: Mac Papers, Inc. Enhances Operational Readiness

    Mac Papers, Inc. is a 40 year old company and is the largest supplier of printing papers in the southeastern United States. In light of the growing role of technology in its business, the company wanted to improve its business continuity position. Mac Papers, Inc. purchased two Unisys ClearPath Plus...

    Provided By Unisys

  • Case Studies // Oct 2008

    Wescot Credit Services Protects Business Critical Systems and Information

    One of the UK's leading debt collection agencies, Wescot Credit Services offers a broad portfolio of managed and outsourced services. They wanted to ensure the recoverability of sensitive financial data for a new Microsoft Windows based debt collection application and provide the capabilities necessary to maintain relationships with current and...

    Provided By Unisys

  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    Exploring the Display in Disaster Recovery

    This paper considers how people close to the earthquake in Sichuan in May this year engaged with different kinds of displays immediately afterwards - their home computer, mobile phones, public noticeboards, the television. The paper presents examples of such interaction and describes instances of content presented on them. The paper...

    Provided By Lancaster University

  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Automated Disaster Recovery for the Virtualized Data Center: Delivering a Real-Time Infrastructure With Process Automation

    This white paper outlines a solution to disaster recovery that combines both technology and process improvement approaches and recognizes that neither alone is sufficient. It addresses the impact of virtualization technology on workload portability and the benefits as well as the remaining operational challenges of the flexibility provided by virtualization....

    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

  • Case Studies // Dec 2008

    Credit Union Deploys SAN to Meet Disaster Recovery Objectives

    Keesler Federal Credit Union (KFCU) is the largest credit union in Mississippi, with over US$1.5 billion in assets. Keesler Federal Credit Union (KFCU) wanted to establish disaster recovery solution and reduce time of recovery. Keesler Federal Credit Union upgraded SAN fabric to deploy a multiprotocol Fibre Channel solution for current...

    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 // Jan 2003

    Disaster Recovery: Best Practices White Paper

    A disaster recovery plan covers both the hardware and software required to run critical business applications and the associated processes to transition smoothly in the event of a natural or human-caused disaster. To plan effectively, you need to first assess your mission-critical business processes and associated applications before creating the...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • 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 2014

    IDC APJ ROI Case Study

    Backup and recovery is a critical component of enterprise data management. However, many enterprises are finding that the processes and technologies that they have implemented have not kept pace with the demands of the business, not least of which are the increased demands by the business around data access. Information...

    Provided By EMC

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    APJ IDC CIO Infographic

    APJ businesses face tremendous pressure to reduce capital expenses, maximise existing investments and improve utilisation and efficiency. Overarching management services to add value and the oversight the business needs. View this infographic to find out how.

    Provided By EMC

  • 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 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