Time to Get Your Disaster Recovery Plan Straight?

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Time is money, as they say, and it is also a key factor in IT disaster recovery. Take, for instance, the well-known recovery time objective or RTO, which defines how fast you should get back to normal operations after an IT incident.

Five Aspects of Usability to Integrate into Your Disaster Recovery Planning

Disaster recovery planning for your IT installations may use automated procedures for a number of situations. Virtual machines can often be switched or re-started in case of server failure, and network communications can be rerouted without human intervention. For other requirements, people will be involved in getting IT systems up and running properly after an […]

Disaster Recovery and the Darker Side of the ‘Undo’ Function

There are times when you wish you could undo what you just did. Sometimes, you can’t. Financial investments, office reorganisations and even that too-hasty email you sent often cannot simply be reversed. With IT on the other hand, it’s a different story. From individual PCs to corporate data centres, the ‘Undo’ function has become a […]

Disaster Recovery – the Truth is Out There

There are statistics, there is business folklore and there are facts about disaster recovery. Some of the statistics quoted may not always be easy to trace back to their source, but it remains a fact that to stay in business, you need to be able to do business. That’s why good disaster recovery planning and […]