Experts Exchange - Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity Planning


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In this Experts Exchange CloudClass Webinar, Quest CTO Mike Dillon gives an overview of the steps involved in building a dynamic disaster recovery plan. Through case studies and an examination of software/hardware tools for monitoring and testing, you'll gain a better understanding of where you are, where you want to be and how to get there with your disaster recovery plan. You'll learn more about:

* Business objectives and drivers of a disaster recovery plan
* Compliancy regulations to determine appropriate level of preparedness
* Steps to determine if your current disaster recovery plans are adequate
* How to generate a report of your disaster recovery strengths and loopholes
* Testing and remediation

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  • What do we do with Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity Planning, Backups? Are we close to having a plan? Can we combine efforts to save money and reduce complexity? Will it work now and next year?
  • Awareness has increased Regulatory requirements Traditional DR solutions are expensive Technology Improvements
  • Explosive data growth Internal customer demand Limited IT resources Regulatory compliance deadlines Heightened awareness around Disaster Recovery Shortage of Certified Power and Space Litigation requirements - WORM - Data Accessibility - Searching
  • Experts Exchange - Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity Planning

    1. 1. Business Continuity Planning & Disaster Recovery (BCP/DR) Your Disaster Plan
    2. 2. Hmmmm!
    3. 3. Doesn’t Feel Right!
    4. 4. Agenda Simple First The “ Assignment” DR?
    5. 5. What is a Disaster?
    6. 6. Risk Fact: 60% of companies that lose their data will shut down within 6 months of the disaster
    7. 7. Where Do I Start? You are now Responsible for our DR Plan!!! Protect Against What? Plan? What is Critical?
    8. 8. Business Drivers Awareness Regulations Customers Your Events
    9. 9. Customer Challenges Identifying Critical Systems Identifying Appropriate Risk Level Regulatory Compliance Deadlines Operation Location Limited IT Resources IT Project?!?
    10. 10. Industry Buzz
    11. 11. Understandings
    12. 12. 10 Second Risk Assessment
    13. 13. Key Discussions <ul><li>How and when would be call a disaster? </li></ul><ul><li>Vault Tolerance vs. Disaster Recovery? </li></ul><ul><li>What are we protecting against? </li></ul><ul><li>Key Applications </li></ul><ul><li>2 Minute Drill – first 12 hours </li></ul>
    14. 14. DR for The Day Disaster Recovery for the Day HOW READY IS YOUR DISASTER RECOVERY PLAN? 43% of companies that have a business continuity plan do not test it annually. Let us spend the day with you, AT NO CHARGE, while we help you make your plan ready. Listed below is a typical one-day Disaster Recovery Review schedule: 9:00 am - 10:00 am: Introduction Objectives and schedule. 10:00 am – Noon: Tabletop Test Run through documentation, process, and scenarios. Noon - 1:00 pm: LUNCH Quest is buying lunch, enjoy. 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm: Improvements and Recommendations – We will make some suggestions about how to maximize your time and money investment. 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm: Questions & Answers Quest experts will answer all your questions.
    15. 15. © 2009 Quest™ All right reserved. Quest is a trademark of Quest Media & Supplies, Inc. Q&A Questions?
    16. 16. © Quest 2011. Quest is a registered trademark of Quest Media & Supplies, Inc. [email_address] Thank You Thank You! 800.326.4220