The disaster that seemed daunting in good economic times can be insurmountable when the economy takes a turn. This essential article outlines the "Five elements of business recovery," which can help you reduce the risk of lost revenue that downtime of any kind represents.
You feel the same pressures to secure your data as a massive corporation does, but without the massive budget. This white paper gives an overview of next-generation data protection and recovery options designed and priced for small and mid-sized business.
Published By: Aventail
Published Date: Aug 21, 2009
Disaster recovery is not only needed for catastrophic events like natural disasters or pandemics, but for any event, like a snow storm or power outage that keeps your workers from getting to the office and disrupts your business. This white paper by business continuity expert Tim Clark of Fact Point Group, explores best practices for disaster recovery and the key role of SSL VPNs in that process.
This white paper address the challenges that IT professionals face when implementing a geographically distributed data configuration and the features that a comprehensive replication solution must provide to answer these challenges.
Data is the backbone of every organization. No matter the business, industry, or size, reliable data access is essential to operations. Should a "worst-case scenario" occur, being prepared with an appropriate disaster recovery strategy is essential. Given the potential high cost associated with data loss, reliable data protection is no longer an option; rather, it is an obligation. This white paper discusses a data protection strategy that takes into consideration the business environment, offering sophisticated features while maintaining simplicity, affordability, and reliability.
For IT departments looking to bring their AIX environments up to the next step in data protection, IBM’s PowerHA (HACMP) connects multiple servers to shared storage via clustering. This offers automatic recovery of applications and system resources if a failure occurs with the primary server.
Most organizations know that talent management can be a valuable strategy in maximizing business performance and ensuring business continuity. This concept of managing talent, however, is not new. But the views as to who is responsible for managing talent and how it is getting accomplished are evolving.
Cloud computing allows companies to use IT resources as a service, taking advantage of shared applications, processing and storage managed within the cloud - either inside a private cloud at an internal data center, or in an external cloud at a service provider. Greater robustness of the virtualized servers supporting this new IT model will ensure a resilient cloud infrastructure capable of delivering "on-demand" access to users.
This Webcast is brought to you by Manufacturing Business Technology, PTC, IBM. It addresses what Companies recognize as the market trends that are driving the need for Product Lifecycle Management (PLM), and how PLM is delivered with alternative business scenarios. Key speakers are Jim Brown, President and analyst of Tech-Clarity Inc, Tom Shoemaker, VP of Solutions Marketing for PTC, and Naseem Rao, Global Solutions Executive for IBM.
For most high tech companies, the Bill of Materials (BOM) is the central hub of product definition activities. It conveys the information needed by various departments to get the product to market.During this one-hour web cast, the AberdeenGroup will discuss how Best-in-Class companies are not only addressing these challenges but are excelling in their product development processes. In addition, PTC and IBM Rational will show how high tech manufacturers' can synchronize system requirements, multiple design disciplines and internal systems to provide a single definition of a product - 'a single source of truth' - throughout the product development process.
Mid-sized businesses have long struggled to protect their IT systems. Many firms are inadequately protected and mistakenly think that a disaster is rare and won’t happen to them anytime soon. This custom Yankee Group Report uses customer interviews, statistical data and Yankee Group SMB survey results to examine disaster recovery (DR) issues.
Published By: Quocirca
Published Date: Mar 12, 2009
For many years, server-based computing has been seen as a means of, at best, providing those within highly task-based environments with a controlled desktop environment. However, changes in software, hardware, security and management systems are leading towards server-based computing being suitable for a far larger proportion of an organization's user base.
Today’s Wide Area Networks (WANs) are experiencing increased saturation with the deployment of bandwidth-intensive applications, increased numbers of users, and the need for reliable security transmissions. IT personnel responsible for these issues acknowledge the increased congestion and have strived to maintain high levels of network performance. At the same time, IT departments are tasked with the job of lowering the cost of network infrastructure and ongoing operations. Network administrators continually face the challenge of balancing the increased use of critical applications on the Internet, while eliminating downtime and congestion from affecting user quality and day-to-day business operations.
This paper describes how organizations can use advanced, yet affordable WAN link optimization solutions to leverage the benefits of multiple sites, while maintaining high-performance and reliability for applications delivered across all sites. You will discover how to use WAN link controllers to manage, automatically load balance and failover of multiple WAN and ISP links to ensure site–to-site connectivity, and deliver applications reliably.
There are many difficult issues related to WAN complexity, cost, and performance. However, many of these issues can be solved through device consolidation. Download this white paper to learn how to achieve efficiencies and competitive advantages through affordable, yet feature-rich WAN optimization technologies.
Download this white paper to learn how to avoid network failures and evaluate the options available to ensure high-availability, network uptime and optimal network performance. It also shows you solutions that are affordable, and when deployed, are operationally cost-effective.
For the IT personnel responsible for deploying, maintaining and supporting these networked applications, there is an increasing requirement to get the highest performance out of network equipment, while simplifying the complexity that causes excess overhead and unnecessary costs. However, there is hope. Download this white paper to learn how to achieve efficiencies and competitive advantages through affordable, yet feature-rich WAN optimization technologies.
By redirecting traffic away from ISP outages and WAN link bottlenecks, Ecessa, with its PowerLink and ShieldLink family of affordable WAN Optimization Controllers help avoid critical WAN infrastructure problems. Ecessa optimizes WAN infrastructure as defined by 24/7 availability, high-performance, flexible scalability, and secure operations - while streamlining IT costs. PowerLink and ShieldLink simplify the management of network links, and optimize user access to datacenters and remote sites.
To achieve greater productivity, employees at headquarters, telecommuters, business partners and customers must all have unhindered access to critical applications. Any delay in delivering these applications can cause user productivity to suffer and adversely affect business profitability. WAN link controllers are an affordable solution for ensuring the optimum performance, reliable delivery and protection of applications. They optimize network bandwidth and ensure the delivery of critical applications. Download this white paper to learn how to achieve efficiencies and competitive advantages through the adoption of affordable, yet feature-rich WAN link controllers.
Download this white paper to discovery the site-to-site channel bonding capabilities of PowerLink. Site-to-site channel bonding enables two or more sites with PowerLink installed to communicate with each other using the combined throughput of one or more connected WAN links. Learn more today!
VMware Virtual Infrastructure and CA Recovery Management (CA ARCserve Backup and CA Xosoft products) team up to deliver higher availability and risk-resistance for business-critical information and applications, while lowering management and operational costs and complexity.
In this brief, you'll learn how CA Recovery Management Products, like CA ARCserve Backup and CA XOsoft solutions, can be applied with VMware Infrastructure to help you effectively respond to the challenges and opportunities of business-critical computing.
The AODA currently provides IT support and management for 32 remote offices serving approximately 1,000 end users. In a field dependent upon the highest standards of data integrity, protection and retention, it was critical for the AODA to implement the disaster recovery (DR) and business continuity solutions necessary for fulfillment of its objectives.
Utah State University is nationally and internationally recognized for its intellectual and technological leadership in land, water, space and life enhancement. Providing education for more than 23,000 undergraduate and graduate students, Utah State relies on technology to support its innovative initiatives including campus-wide wireless networking, a recent partnership with Google, and a unified email system.