How Disaster-Tolerant Is Your Company?

Laliberte, Bob
September 2007
Business Communications Review;Sep2007, Vol. 37 Issue 9, p44
Trade Publication
This article discusses whether companies are equipped to contend with natural disasters and their effect on Information Technology (IT). The author references the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, the impact that they had on business continuity/disaster recovery (BC/DR), and what can be learned from those experiences. Among the lessons of September 11, 2001 was the realization that a better plan was essential. The object is not to recover and continue, but to avoid outages and ensure that systems and servers continue running regardless of circumstances beyond a company's control.


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