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: FalconStor
Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) is a smart solution when you have a limited budget. With DRaaS, you can virtualize your data and keep a current copy of your data in the cloud – on which ever cloud service provider you choose. This whitepaper is intended as a guideline for customers planning to deploy a DRaaS cloud solution. It provides a brief overview of latest technology, concepts, and simple disaster recovery cloud solution examples. Potential challenging aspects of moving to a cloud deployment The biggest cloud service providers On-premise AWS storage gateway with cloud-based S3 storage Deploy an FSS server from the Azure marketplace This gives you the power to seamlessly migrate, recover, and protect data in the cloud without tying your business to specific hardware, networks, or protocols
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
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?