Disaster recovery: A necessity, not a luxury
- Published on December 12, 2012
- Written by Mike McClain, Senior Web Designer & Site Manager
Disaster recovery is no longer a massive expense with the advent of virtualisation and cloud, and with innovations in the disaster recovery sphere making it easier to deploy and maintain a DR site it is an insurance policy all enterprises should look at, according to regional experts.
There are many threats that will cause business disruption, from man-made threats such as viruses or war, to environmental threats such as floods and earthquakes. Many can be broadly classified as security threats, including virus attacks, hardware/firmware corruption, accidental deletion, hacking or physical break-ins.