White Paper: FalconStor
Having a business continuity disaster recovery (BCDR) plan is critical to an organization’s success and it is up to you to choose the best DR solution to meet your business needs. Creating a good recovery plan begins with defining recovery objectives and aligning the BCDR strategy with business requirements. A good BCDR plan identifies your recovery objectives and then aligns your strategy to your business requirements. This white paper discusses some disaster recovery (DR) strategies and challenges that an organization might face while creating a business continuity and disaster recovery plan. Elements of a good DR plan Strategies the customers can use to meet ROI recovery requirements Two types of recovery: manual on-premise and automated Recovery in the Cloud with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
White Paper: Unitrends
Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery were the most commonly cited reasons (60%) for having adopted Cloud-based solutions for backup and recovery. Enterprises acknowledge that cloud backups and recovery are required to maintain business operations and business continuity. The ability to recover data, when needed, in a cost effective manner was widely cited as one of the main criteria used to select a particular Cloud service. This whitepaper takes a look at both the advantages for those who have transitioned to cloud solutions and drawbacks for those who haven’t. Key takeaways from this whitepaper: Characteristics of today’s retention landscape Business Continuity, not simply Data Recovery, is the actual requirement Are Cloud-based backup & recovery solutions being used to address these needs? Benefits of using the cloud for backup, recovery and business continuity Criteria used to select Cloud solutions Hindrances to adoption of Cloud-based solutions for backup and recovery
White Paper: Sky Data Vault
The Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) market gets a lot of buzz, but end users tell us it’s hard to do. Many of the products in the market today offer a DRaaS solution in addition to, or separate from, an overall data protection strategy, often pulling the focus of IT away from their current datacenter investments and momentum. Careful and strategic development of a successful DRaaS partnership is going to play an integral role in defining the success of businesses moving forward. This whitepaper discusses: What does it take to develop and maintain a successful partnership with your DR provider? What you’ll receive out of a successful DRaaS partnership? Organizations that outsource disaster recovery say that the costs are the same as or lower than in-house solutions
Disaster Recovery Guide: DR in Virtualized Environments
White Paper: Zerto
Virtualization of the data center has proven to be a true IT game-changer, providing increased flexibility and control in managing production workloads, as well as, making disaster recovery easier by representing everything in logical terms and doing away with the need for a physical replica of your environment. This whitepaper on “Disaster Recovery Guide-DR in Virtualized Environments”- Provides insights in the challenges, needs, strategies, and available solutions for disaster recovery and business continuity, especially in modern, virtualized environments and the public cloud Explains the benefits and efficiencies Virtual Replication delivers and how it compares to other BC/DR technologies Provides businesses with the right information to choose the best possible BC/DR solution for their situation You've already realized the benefits of server virtualization but have you extended that to your Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery plan?
Why Business Continuity Plans Fail :12 Common Causes and How to Prevent Them
White Paper: Continuity CO
There can be number of reasons why Business Continuity Plan fails .Sometimes it is a combination of issues. So what are the common reasons stopping your business continuity plan from succeeding? As organizations are failing to implement the real-time business continuity plans, they need help in finding the reasons for the failure and being certain that it does not recur. This whitepaper includes the top 12 reasons as to why business continuity plan fails, evaluate them against your current plans and make adjustments accordingly and prevent your business continuity plan from failure. It addresses a few questions like: What is the subset of disaster recovery planning? How to prevent derailing your business continuity plans from communication issues? What top enterprises are doing to get benefit from business continuity plans and avoid its failure? What are the actions you can take to prevent the causes of business continuity plans failure?