Disaster recovery (DR) ensures the business continuation of IT under disruptive events. Every serious business has a DR plan but when the actual disaster occurs very often this plan turns out to be unworkable. Read this article to understand how to create a better DR plan and protect your organization from service interruptions.
Before all, you should know that creating and maintaining a DR environment is costly – it requires investment in technology and maintenance. When you consider having a DR environment you should realize what exact resources you need to feel comfortable in any disaster. If your organization cannot provide these resources you are better off a DR plan at all. Operating from a budget, handicapped DR environment may cause you more troubles when a disaster occurs compared to just waiting for the disaster to pass