This information can be accessed at the primary business site or any alternate site using a web browser.If an outage is detected at the client site by the vendor, the vendor automatically holds data until the client’s system is restored.Subscribers may provide unique equipment or software either at the time of disaster or store it at the hot site ready for use.
Technology recovery strategies should be developed to restore hardware, applications and data in time to meet the needs of the business recovery.
Businesses large and small create and manage large volumes of electronic information or data. Some data is vital to the survival and continued operation of the business.
The recovery time for an IT resource should match the recovery time objective for the business function or process that depends on the IT resource.
Information technology systems require hardware, software, data and connectivity.
Electronic data interchange (EDI) is used to transmit data including orders and payments from one company to another.
Servers process information and store large amounts of data.
The impact of data loss or corruption from hardware failure, human error, hacking or malware could be significant.
A plan for data backup and restoration of electronic information is essential.
The plan should include a strategy to ensure that all critical information is backed up.
Identify critical software applications and data and the hardware required to run them.