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How to Create an Effective Business Continuity and DR Plan

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We rarely get a warning when disaster is about to strike, be it a natural disaster or a cyberattack. Your best chance at detecting, containing and responding to a disaster of any kind is through a tested and proven plan. An effective business continuity plan and DR Plan provides detailed instructions before, during and after disaster strikes—and can make or …

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Why Backup is Not Disaster Recovery

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We often read the phrase “Backup and Disaster Recovery” as if the two things were inexorably linked. In a way, they are. But backup is not disaster recovery. And, while you can’t have disaster recovery (DR) without having backups—you can back up your data without having a DR plan in place. Although it might seem cheaper and easier, it’s is …