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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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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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