A Guide to Disaster Recovery Done Right

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Disaster recovery is one of IT's most important responsibilities, and to thrive in today's data-centric environment, companies must renew their focus on disaster recovery and business continuity procedures and policies. Yet surprisingly few IT organizations take the time to construct the policies and infrastructure needed to protect the data they need to survive.

This Deep Dive by InfoWorld contributing editor Matt Prigge, a leading authority on data center management, provides the essential details for putting a disaster recovery plan into place. He offers smart strategies for data protection and answers the important questions for admins entrusted with this critical task:

  • What is the difference between disaster recovery and business continuity?
  • What are the four stages of building a policy?
  • What technological building blocks are needed?
  • What is the role of testing and compliance?

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