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Business continuity and resiliency services from IBM - Strengthen your business with cloud computing

Using cloud technology to manage your availability, data and overall resiliency

Your business is challenged with meeting the demand for continuous availability while also effectively managing enormous amounts of information that continue to grow, much of it online, and often with no offline option for conducting business. When your systems are down, you risk more than loss of revenue and productivity: you jeopardize business-critical data as well as damage to your brand. Read this IBM white paper to learn how to develop a cost-effective cloud computing strategy to manage and store your data, along with developing better recovery capabilities that can provide greater protection against data loss and downtime.


Examining business resiliency management best practices: How to prepare today for future trends in business

Business resiliency best practices prepare you for future trends.

Today, organizations that aren't able to respond to IT disruptions or rapid market changes can find themselves left behind. The IBM Business Resiliency Framework parses an organization into unique, but interdependent layers consisting of strategy, organization, processes, applications and data, technology and facilities, and security. Read this paper and learn to effectively manage people, process, and technology within a business resilience strategy.


Clabby Analytics White Paper: Don't Overlook Business Resiliency and Security When Building a Dynamic Infrastructure

Security and business resiliency are crucial to a dynamic infrastructure.

Many companies moving to a dynamic infrastructure ignore two important aspects—security and business resiliency. Read the Clabby Analytics Research Brief and see how IBM can help. Plus get a closer look at IBM's Smarter Planet initiative to help companies use IT more efficiently.


Getting personal with business continuity -- Five critical success factors in overcoming workforce disruptions

Five critical success factors in overcoming workforce disruptions

Pandemics, terrorism, natural and manmade disasters can be life-threatening or hinder your workforce from its ability to continue business in multiple ways. While disaster recovery planning for your facilities and technology is critical to business continuity, businesses must also fully consider the impact of a disruption on a company's most valuable asset: its employees. Read this white paper to learn about the five critical areas you should build human factors into in order to create a business continuity strategy that helps ensure that your workforce, and therefore your business, remains resilient in the face of adversity.


IBM Information Protection Services - fastprotect online

Recover lost data anywhere, anytime

Safeguarding data creates multiple challenges:

  • The expense of maintaining a comprehensive backup data solution for desktops and laptops
  • Easing the complexities of managing data in diverse locations with mobile employees
  • Maintaining data integrity and availability

Learn how IBM Information Protection Services – fast protect online delivers a security-rich, affordable offsite data backup solution that provides scalable, continuous and optimized data protection for your critical data assets, along with simplified restore capabilities.


Business Resilience: The best defense is a good offense

At a time when you need it most, a strong business resilience strategy can save you time, effort and money. This white paper will provide you with a better understanding of the value of business resilience and how your IT architecture and management teams can use a tiered resilience approach to balance and align your technology capabilities and investments with your business requirements.


Expanding and Enhancing Risk Evaluation Strategies for Better Information Protection

Determining critical success factors for mitigating disaster

There is more at risk today than ever before which is why organizations must expand the traditional disaster recovery approach to create a program that includes continuous enhancements to their continuity capabilities. But changes to your recovery strategy can have unforeseen consequences and should not be implemented without careful consideration. This white paper from IBM helps you consider the following questions in order to determine the best approach to changing your recovery strategy:

  • What are the guiding principles involved in determining a recovery design?
  • What options are available for implementing a recovery solution?
  • What variables should be considered when evaluating alternatives?


Using IBM Data Reduction Solutions to Manage More Data with Less Infrastructure

Surviving the tidal wave of data

In today's on demand world, you can't afford a data breach or data loss, as customers will simply go elsewhere if you can't help them immediately. Organizations must do a better job of protecting data assets, and as these assets grow and budgets shrink, protect and manage more data with fewer resources. This white paper from IBM outlines ways you can build a dynamic storage infrastructure and

  • Reduce your capital and operational costs by reducing your storage requirements.
  • Improve your application availability and service levels by reducing downtime.
  • Mitigate the competitive risks associated with losing data in a rapidly changing environment.

Read it now.