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Volume 30, Issue 3

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Disaster Recovery vs. Business Recovery – Business Continuity 101

A common point of confusion for new BCM practitioners is the difference between business continuity and disaster recovery. Though people often think these are synonyms, the distinction is that business continuity relates to business functions and relocation efforts while disaster recovery relates to the technical recovery of applications or systems. Disaster recovery is a component of business continuity. Let’s look at how business continuity and disaster recovery provide solutions.