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Hype Cycle for Business Continuity Management and IT Disaster Recovery Management, 2010

Published: 08 September 2010

ID: G00206424

Analyst(s): John Morency, Roberta Witty


Business continuity management and IT disaster recovery management are maturing practices as a result of supply chain pressures and the realization that a disaster can happen to any organization.

Table Of Contents
  • What You Need to Know
  • The Hype Cycle
    • Added Profiles
    • Renamed Profiles
    • Forward-Moving Profiles of Particular Note
    • Obsolete Before Plateau Profiles
    • Early Mainstream Profiles That Are Still Early in the Hype Cycle
  • The Priority Matrix
  • Off the Hype Cycle
  • On the Rise
    • Recovery Exercising
    • Cloud-Based Recovery Services
    • Disaster Recovery Service-Level Management
    • IT Service Failover Automation
    • Long-Distance Live Migration
    • U.S. PL 110-53, Title IX
    • Data Dependency Mapping Technology
    • Continuous Availability Architectures
  • At the Peak
    • Cloud Storage
    • Virtual Machine Recovery
    • Risk Assessment for BCM
    • Mobile Service-Level Management Software
  • Sliding Into the Trough
    • DR Insourcing
    • IT Service Dependency Mapping
    • Appliance-Based Replication
    • Lights-Out Recovery Operations Management
    • Data Deduplication
    • Hosted Virtual Desktops
    • Humanitarian Disaster Relief
    • Crisis/Incident Management
    • Business Continuity Management Planning Software
    • Emergency/Mass Notification Software
    • Workforce Continuity
    • BCM Methodologies, Standards and Frameworks
    • WAN Optimization Services
  • Climbing the Slope
    • Bare-Metal Restore
    • Business Impact Analysis
    • Distributed Virtual Tape
    • Pandemic Preparedness Planning
    • Work Area Recovery
    • Outage Management Systems
    • Print/Mail Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery
  • Entering the Plateau
    • WAN Optimization Controllers
    • E-Mail Continuity
    • Distributed Tape Backup
  • Appendixes
    • Hype Cycle Phases, Benefit Ratings and Maturity Levels

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