Business Continuity Planning for Data Centers and Systems
If the past few years have taught us anything, it’s that disaster can strike in any shape, at any time. Few businesses can afford to shut down for an extended period of time, regardless of the cause. A good business continuity plan is necessary to keep a company up and running. Business Continuity Planning for Data Centers and Systems is the primer that helps professionals make sure they have covered all the necessary bases in selecting a data center and disaster recovery site.
Designed to help professionals plan for occurrences that could cause a business stoppage, Business Continuity Planning for Data Centers and Systems: A Strategic Implementation Guide shows CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, and IT managers how to evaluate their business in terms of vulnerability to disaster and create an effective and useful disaster recovery plan.
The events of September 11, 2001, the blackout of August 14, 2003, and Hurricane Katrina showed that downtime in any form means disaster to the various financial communities and the companies serving them. This timely book is an essential blueprint for companies’ disaster recovery efforts and covers:
- Financial planning details that most disaster recovery guides do not provide
- The cost of business interruptions
- History of business outages
- Recent acts, legislation, rules, and guidelines on disaster recovery
- The future of business continuity planning
This thoroughly practical guide reveals a proven methodology for implementing a realistic and cost-efficient business continuity plan that anticipates every possible disaster. For companies that need to comply with SOX and the Patriot Act, Business Continuity Planning for Data Centers and Systems: A Strategic Implementation Guide enables professionals to take a proactive role in preparing a logical “what if” plan for every possible worst-case scenario a business may face today.