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Published: 21 Feb 2013

Putting together an effective disaster recovery (DR) plan can be a complex and arduous process; these 10 DR tips from Jon Toigo will help you through the process. The truth about disaster recovery (DR) planning is that it's a complex and typically underfunded undertaking focused on building a continuity capability that's best organized, not by disaster scenario, but by business process. It's also a task best pursued by an enthusiastic, optimistic and tenacious practitioner well versed in project management techniques (and Middle East peace negotiations) who will work with business stakeholders. One final truth: DR planning must have senior management backing or it won't succeed. Since we still have some space available, here are 10 essential DR planning tips that you ignore at your own risk. 1. Make a backup. This may seem obvious, especially given that approximately 75% of the world's data is currently protected by copying it to tape and then removing the tape to secure off-site storage. But if you read the stuff that I read or lurk around the back doors of... Access >>>

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