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Top tips on disaster recovery planning

Disaster recovery (DR) planning is vital to every organization. Though it's easy to ignore in day-to-day operations, a solid plan becomes your best asset when the unexpected happens. This collection of tips will help you understand some of the key factors to consider when building and maintaining your DR plan.

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How to have a successful disaster recovery plan
The key to disaster recovery is testing your plan. In this tip, learn how a DR plan should be tested, and find out about some common obstacles to testing and executing disaster recovery plans.

Evaluating communication systems for disaster recovery
Evaluating communications systems is an important part of DR planning. This checklist covers what you'll need to know before choosing a system.

Disaster recovery planning for internal and external threats
There are many scenarios in which you'd need to execute your disaster recovery plan. Find out what types of threats you'll need to consider when building your DR plan.

Business continuity and disaster recovery outsourcing tutorial
This tutorial covers the basics of outsourcing all or part of your disaster recovery plan, and includes tips on what to ask potential service providers and what to expect from them.


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This was first published in March 2009

 

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