Getting money for a data center disaster recovery plan is difficult enough; when the economy goes soft, it gets harder.
Disaster recovery (DR) budget preparation is time-consuming, but with the right tools, the budgeting process for disaster recovery and business continuity (BC) programs can be less intimidating.
Businesses of all sizes wrestle with the “what if” scenarios that comprise business continuity planning. What if critical equipment fails? What if our network connection is cut? How much should we invest to ensure that the “what ifs” don’t cripple the business?
For many, the biggest inhibitor to implementing an effective disaster recovery (DR) plan is cost.
This article illustrates the five-year cost performance of a hot-site agreement versus just-in-time (JIT), provisioning model applied to a mid-sized organization.