DRJ Fall 2019

Conference & Exhibit

Attend The #1 BC/DR Event!

Fall Journal

Volume 32, Issue 3

Full Contents Now Available!

Monday, 12 August 2019 21:27

10 Key Elements of a Disaster Recovery Plan Companies Often Overlook


Technology can sometimes give organizations a false sense of security. If you have the technology and automation in place, you might believe you can simply press a button and recover if you experience a disaster, right? Unfortunately, it’s not that simple. Disaster recovery (DR) goes well beyond just having the right technology. It involves people, process, testing and application-level recovery. Technology is one element, but the idea that you can press a button and be done may be far from reality, especially if you have a complex environment. What other factors should you keep in mind? I’ve gathered 10 of the most impactful ones so you can take a hard look at your environment and ensure you have each of these squared away well before a disaster hits. Here are the top 10 most commonly overlooked factors in DR: 1. Interdependencies Take the case of a company that thought it was ready for