Business Continuity for the 21st Century – White Paper


This white paper explains how a flexible and business aware solution can provide continuous availability.

Continue reading Business Continuity for the 21st Century – White Paper

Tags:

Local area network disaster recovery tutorial: Redundant power systems and planning key for LAN DR


Ensuring that your networking infrastructure is up and running so your users have access to critical IT applications and data as quickly as possible is a key component of a comprehensive network disaster recovery plan.

Continue reading Local area network disaster recovery tutorial: Redundant power systems and planning key for LAN DR

Tags: , , ,

Business Continuity Testing starts with the risks


All business continuity analysis should be risk based, and risk prioritized to deal with the important business risks first. This means that any risks to your business need to be identified, examined and dealt with.

Continue reading Business Continuity Testing starts with the risks

Tags: ,

Business Continuity Challenges in Global Supply Chains


No organization is just a supplier or customer, it is both. Thus, an organization needs a business continuity plan to demonstrate its commitment to downstream customers and upstream suppliers.

Continue reading Business Continuity Challenges in Global Supply Chains

Tags: , ,

Cloud computing is not always helpful in data recovery


Newer technologies such as cloud computing can be a boon for post-disaster recovery of data, but they don’t always help much, Dennis Heretick, former chief information security officer for the Justice Department, said at a FOSE trade show session.

Continue reading Cloud computing is not always helpful in data recovery

Tags: ,

Business Continuity: Needs Improvement


Organizations have made strides in business continuity/disaster recovery (BC/DR) planning. But BC/DR professionals need to sharpen their business skills to truly protect their organizations. Continue reading Business Continuity: Needs Improvement

Tags: , , ,

Disaster Recovery Planning – How Far is Far Enough?


A big part of disaster recovery, then, is copying the bits and storing them somewhere else other than the main data center. But where should one squirrel that second data center where it will be both safe and readily accessible? In other words, how far away is far enough? It is, by all accounts, a tricky question.

Continue reading Disaster Recovery Planning – How Far is Far Enough?

Tags: ,

Ten easy ways to improve your business continuity plan


In Kevin Howells’ experience the problems that could be found with business continuity plans can be summarized into ten categories.

Continue reading Ten easy ways to improve your business continuity plan

Tags:

Five steps to a business impact analysis in disaster recovery planning: BIA 101


The business impact analysis (BIA) is the key step in developing a disaster recovery (DR) plan or a business continuity (BC) plan.

Continue reading Five steps to a business impact analysis in disaster recovery planning: BIA 101

Tags: , ,

Super Duper Tabletop Disaster Scenarios


Think you’re “ready for anything”? Think again.

Continue reading Super Duper Tabletop Disaster Scenarios

Tags: , , ,