Disaster Recovery Exercises Fall Short Of The Finish Line
It's Time To Get Back In Shape With These 10 Tips For Improved Drills
October 26, 2011
Why Read This Report
If you woke up tomorrow and someone or something compelled you to run a marathon, how would you fare? It's highly doubtful that you would successfully run the 26.2 miles without months of training, drills, and exercises. It's more likely that you would run 10 to 15 miles and then collapse from exhaustion or seriously injure yourself, or both. It's possible that you might actually finish, but by walking or crawling, and it would be hours or a full day later than you expected. The same is true for disaster recovery (DR): The chance that you could successfully recover IT operations without having exercised your DR plans on a regular basis is slim at best. The chance that you could successfully recover and meet your recovery objectives is zero. Yet Forrester finds that exercising DR plans is one area in which many organizations continue to fall short. As you look at improving your preparedness, one area you cannot ignore is your exercise regimen. This report details 10 tips for updating and improving your current DR exercise program.
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Table of Contents
- Relaxed Exercise Programs Undermine DR Preparedness
- How To Get Back In Shape: Ten Tips To Improve Your DR Exercise Program
- At The Starting Line? Take It Slow. Already In The Race? Pick Up The Pace.
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