Disaster Recovery (DR) covers the procedures and processes that prepare an organization’s vital IT infrastructure to effectively recover from natural like cyber-attacks and equipment failure or through natural disasters like hurricanes, earthquakes ensure business continuity.
Disaster Recovery has assumed an increasingly critical aspect in IT planning and accounts for 20-25% of IT computing expenses.
A disaster recovery plan (DRP) delineates how an organization will respond to any given disaster scenario, with the goal of supporting time-sensitive business processes and functions, and maintaining full business continuity.
A disaster recovery plan typically includes:
Business critical IT assets and their maximum allowed outage time
Tools or technologies that should be used for recovery
A disaster recovery team, their contact information and communication procedures
Businesses can choose from a variety of disaster recovery methods, or combine several:
The simplest type of disaster recovery and entails storing data off site or on a removable drive. It provide very little business continuity as the infrastructure is not available.
Cold sites are unused until a disaster occurs. An alternate site with basic or little infrastructure from where users can shift to if the primary sites faces a disaster situation.
A hot backup has equipment set up with current data available all the time. These sites are expensive to setup but reduce down time to minimal. A hot site is the better option for mission-critical data.
Service provider moves the client computer processing to their own servers. Client users are able to work seamlessly from the same location.
Backup as a service (BaaS) is a modern alternative to traditional data backup approaches. It is a method of offsite data storage in which entire contents of a hard drive are regularly backed up by a service vendor and is available whenever required.
The physical elements of a data center can protect data and contribute to faster disaster recovery in certain types of disasters
No organization can afford to ignore disaster recovery as it will impact the business and the bottomline of the company. The most important benefits of having a disaster plan in place, including effective DR software, are:
Businesses increasingly depend on IT infrastructure; any interruption in IT infrastructure availability leads to impact on bottom lines.
Re-acquiring customers and building trust with them post a disaster is very difficult; it's far easier to invest in a DR plan.
Having a well-defined DR plan helps build confidence within Client, Vendor and Partner network
Availability of IT infrastructure with minimal downtime can reduce the impact on productivity as IT backbone of
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