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Organizations with Virtual and Cloud Environments Get Serious About Improving Disaster Recovery Preparedness

Recently a group of executives, including myself, formed a new council whose aim is to increase disaster recovery preparedness and improve disaster recovery practices. The question is not if a disaster or outage could happen, but when it will occur and how prepared organizations are for that scenario. That’s why the council members and I believe that 2014 will be the year companies get serious about disaster recovery preparedness. We believe there are three important steps companies need to take in 2014:

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Failing to prepare for disaster recovery

The DRP Council was started last month by IT business, government and academic leaders with its mission to increase Disaster Recovery Preparedness awareness and improve DR practices.

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Dismal State of Disaster Recovery Preparedness Rampant Among Organizations of All Sizes

PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Recently a council was formed to gain a better understanding of Disaster Recovery (DR) best practices and make preparedness more cost-effective and efficient.

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Preliminary Survey Results Show 3 Out of 4 Companies Fail to Prepare for Disaster Recovery

PHILADELPHIA, PA – August 13, 2013 – Initial results from the Disaster Recovery Preparedness online benchmark survey show the dismal state of DR preparedness of companies worldwide, according to a new report from the DR Preparedness Council.

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Benchmark Your DR Preparedness

Disaster Recovery (and Business Continuity) were sometimes an afterthought even as recently as a few years ago. When I started out in IT the attitude was usually similar to that of an ostrich burying its head in the sand.

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