Many companies use separate buildings and facilities to house duplicates of mission critical systems that can be activated in a disaster. This section provides information and resources about this area of business continuity. Listed below are the articles on recovery facilities we`ve hosted on our website:
Acquisition Of Alternate Facilities For Continuity Of Operations (COOP)
This Federal Preparedness Circular (FPC) provides guidance to Federal Executive Branch departments and agencies for use in acquiring alternate facilities to support their COOP.
Alternate Site Recovery Techniques
Focuses on the technologies aimed at meeting alternate site recovery objectives. Much of this paper`s focus is on data replication techniques, but it also covers server recovery at alternate locations.
Comment: How To Avert Disaster In The Midst Of A Crisis
Mike Osborne looks at the issue of recovery centre syndication levels.
Contingency Planning Guide For Information Technology Systems - Recommendations Of The National Institute Of Standards And Technology
Exhaustive guide which provides instructions, recommendations, and considerations for government IT contingency planning. Although aimed at the public sector, most businesses will also find useful advice here. Covers the interim measures required to recover IT services following an emergency or system disruption, including the relocation of IT systems and operations to an alternate site and the recovery of IT functions using alternate equipment.
How Far Is Far Enough?
The results of a survey concerning how far an alternate or offsite storage facility should be from the primary operations facility.
Internal and outsourced solutions
An in-depth look at three alternatives: Internal solutions; Outsourced solutions; Hybrid solutions.
Purchasing Workplace Recovery Services
SunGard`s Andrew Waterston gives his views on the key considerations.
Recovery facility market trends
How has the recovery facility market changed during 2003 and how will it develop in 2004? ICM`s Mike Osborne gives his views.
The Ins And Outs Of Workplace Recovery
Most companies struggle with workplace recovery strategy - Andrew McCrackan offers some help.
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Salvage And Restoration
After the initial recovery phase following a disaster, comes salvage and restoration. This is where assets are assessed for damage and a decision made on what can be salvaged and restored to working order and what must be replaced. Listed below are the articles on salvage and restoration we`ve hosted on our website:
Ontrack Data Recovery offers free diagnosis and service discounts to Hurricane Charley victims
Never assume that data is unrecoverable, no matter what it has been through.
Important Damage/Site Assessment Issues
It is difficult for organisations to execute their business/service continuity plans when they have no idea how severe the damage is, or how long it will be before they can have access to the environment which houses their core business operations, their vital records, critical work in progress, and production capabilities.
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