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DR testing is frequently put off or overlooked entirely. However, many surveys show that IT pros are not confident in their ability to recover in a timely manner following a disaster. There are a variety of reasons why IT people lack confidence in their DR plans, but many simply lack confidence in the backup/DR technologies they rely on. Technology isn't a substitute for a good backup strategy. And testing is the only way to find holes in your strategy. This Handbook offers guidelines for disaster recovery testing today, with a look at the variety of technologies and practices in use. You will find an expert Q&A outlining technologies that can make DR testing more effective. Another piece takes a look at how one company's quarterly DR test helped prepare them for Hurricane Sandy. And finally, check out a piece on DR testing for the cloud.  Access >>>

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  • Avoid these common DR test mistakes
  • Improving BC plan exercises
  • Disaster recovery costs: Make testing, planning cost-effective

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