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Using Trade Assns. & Expert Consultants in Disaster Planning and Recovery

Manufacturers can rely on trade groups and expert consultants in their disaster planning, says Michael Keating in his latest Expert’s Corner. This is Keating’s seventh article in the series on disaster planning and recovery. His series advises manufacturers what to

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Highly Regulated Companies no better prepared for Disaster Recovery

Some of the preliminary findings from the Disaster Recovery Preparedness online survey have surprised us. For example, results indicate that organizations in highly regulated industries such as financial services, healthcare and government, fail to make the grade for disaster recovery preparedness. In spite of strict regulations, these organizations do not appear to be better prepared than others to recover their IT systems in the event of a disaster.

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Highly regulated industries falling short when preparing for disaster recovery

Preliminary findings from a disaster recovery benchmark survey indicate that organizations in highly regulated industries such as financial services, healthcare and government, fail to make the grade for disaster recovery preparedness. In spite of strict regulations, these organizations do not appear to be better prepared than others to recover critical IT systems in the event of a disaster.

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Companies at Risk, Fail to Prepare for Disaster Recovery

Recently I had the unique opportunity to work with several colleague from businesses government and academia to form a council to gain a better understanding of Disaster Recovery best practices and make preparedness more cost-effective and efficient.

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