Storage Smarts Answer #15

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d. consolidation plan

So what should a business continuance plan include?

According to a recent Gartner Group document, a

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business continuance plan should include: A disaster recovery plan, which specifies an organization's planned strategies for post-failure procedures; a business resumption plan, which specifies a means of maintaining essential services at the crisis location; a business recovery plan, which specifies a means of recovering business functions at an alternate location; and a contingency plan, which specifies a means of dealing with external events that can seriously impact the organization.

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This was first published in May 2002

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