Develop and Document a Disaster Recovery Plan for the Small Enterprise
Show the business you are ready to handle a crisis.
The business continues to believe in myths that impede the creation of an adequate disaster recovery plan (DRP).
It is difficult to determine the required recovery time and points for each critical application.
Recovery processes are not well documented, resulting in an ad hoc approach to disaster recovery.
Small enterprises need to have a clear understanding of what is needed from their DRP. For some organizations, reaching an adequate level of DR maturity is all that is needed.
For small enterprises, recovery times are becoming increasingly easier to meet with the popularization of virtualization. Recovery points are more difficult to meet as it is difficult to pinpoint the exact amount of back-ups that need to be made, resulting in overspending for backups.
Document is not a one-and-done deal. Constantly update your DRP documentation to track both small and large changes that may affect your ability to recover services.
Impact and Result
Complete a business impact analysis that contains the organization’s critical applications and dependencies, recovery time and points (desired and achievable), and a vulnerability assessment.
This blueprint’s guidance will help increase an organization’s overall resiliency and ability to salvage operations after an incident has occurred.
Develop and Document a Disaster Recovery Plan for the Small Enterprise Research & Tools
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Use Info-Tech’s approach to develop a DRP that helps critical
applications recover and increases the organization’s overall resiliency.
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