Trends Report

Test Frequently To Ensure Disaster Recovery Readiness

Annual Testing Doesn't Serve Business Expectations

December 14th, 2018
With contributors:
Glenn O'Donnell , Amanda Lipson , Jenny Thai , Bill Nagel


Infrastructure and operations (I&O) leaders are responsible for building disaster recovery (DR) infrastructure, managing operations, and ensuring that DR failover is successful every time. Practice makes perfect, so I&O pros need to practice DR readiness. However, they struggle to define how frequently they need to make practice runs, as there's no universally applicable standard. This report helps I&O pros understand the important factors, checkpoints, and criteria that influence DR test frequency.

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