Disaster Prevention & Recovery. Tom Inglis and Jennifer Quan. What is Disaster Recovery?.
Disaster Prevention & Recovery
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Disaster Recovery is the process, policies and procedures of restoring operations critical to the resumption of business, including regaining access to data, communications, workspace, and other business processes after a natural or human-induced disaster
The Importance of Disaster Recovery in Business
Most large companies spend between 2% and 4% of their IT budget on disaster recovery planning; this is intended to avoid larger losses. Of companies that had a major loss of computerized data, 43% never reopen, 51% close within two years.
Disaster Recovery Market
Rapidly changing customer needs that are driven by data growth, regulatory issues and the growing importance to access data quickly by retaining it online.
An ever-shrinking time frame for backing up data, which is burdening conventional tape backup technologies and leading to an increase in disk-based backup, data mirroring and high-availability systems.
Disaster Recovery Sites
Previously a luxury
Not just a data backup method
Many smaller businesses may have trouble justifying the cost
Many options (Hot, Warm and Cold Sites)
Duplicate of the organization’s original site
Continuous Real Time synchronization
Up and running within hours
Contains full computer system with near complete back up data
Hot Sites Continued
Most expensive of the three
Popular with financial institutions, government agencies, and e-commerce providers
Location is stocked with computer hardware similar to the original site
May or may not contain backed up data and information (varying levels)
May or may not have the same capacity as the original site
Warm Sites Continued
Recent data must be restored onto equipment before it’s able to be used