disaster recovery plan


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disaster recovery plan

A document defining the resources, actions, tasks, and data for managing the recovery of lost databases, programs, or other computing functions in the event of catastrophic damage to the computing infrastructure of an organization.
See also: plan
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According to a survey conducted at the Disaster Recovery Conference, prior to September 11, only a small percentage of disaster recovery plans addressed terrorist acts, and still fewer addressed acts of war.
And yet, many surveyed companies leave themselves vulnerable through lack of a formal disaster recovery plan.
Every company that has experienced an IT disaster knows that a simple disaster recovery plan is worth its weight in gold.
Inability to implement a disaster recovery plan due to the expected cost and complexity associated with hardware and staffing: 61%
The agency also turned to CompuCom to review their existing hardware and software infrastructure and discover how their existing infrastructure could fit into an updated disaster recovery plan.
A good disaster recovery plan includes geographically dispersed storage systems.
Companies without a disaster recovery plan for their voice and data communications stand to lose millions of dollars in the event of a natural disaster, pandemic or act of terrorism
respondents have been prompted by terrorism to create a disaster recovery plan.
As part of your investigation of how to create your disaster recovery plan based on your backup plan, take into consideration how the system manages and tracks your backups; does it tell you how to recreate your most recent environment?
Even if they did not take the attitude that 'it won't happen to us', the expense of a full disaster recovery plan was not justified as the probability of a natural disaster was viewed as negligible.

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