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Business Continuity With Disaster Recovery Planning

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery PlanningWhen planning business continuity it is necessary that every step should be taken with utmost caution. Business continuity is the complete process for restoration of a business. It includes scope, insurance policies, how to keep hold of your employees, vendors and customer, and most important of them all the Disaster Recovery plan. It is surprising how a fifty person organization that manages over a billion dollars in client assets would act miserly when spending $25,000 on disaster planning. Such a petty sum to guarantee them business safety in a disastrous situation and yet they think it is not worth the money.

Business continuity is vital element in success. In the IT world, every aspect of an organization’s operation is vulnerable to disruption. Sometime these errors can keep you off market for days, and in today’s competitive environment every second could prove to be fatal for your organization. A disaster recovery plan comes in handy in such case. It is a complete recovery process which protects and secures your data.

When planning a disaster recovery there are three things an organization must keep in mind:

Data backup

Data backup is the most important part in the data recovery process. IT consultants who plan disaster recovery, offer backup feature such as backup modes, backup verification & restoration, key file locations, backup periodicity and backup media transport to offsite location. The backup to an offsite location is the best part of the services offered as it w