disaster recovery planning
An organization's written plan, with detailed instructions, specifying an alternative computing facility to use for emergency processing until a destroyed computer can be replaced.
See Emergency Recovery
a plan to operate an IS area after a disaster (such as an earthquake) and to restore the functioning of the systems
a plan which covers the procedures and activities involved in restoring a computer system or business activity to an operational mode
A file created by Tivoli Disaster Recovery Manager (DRM) that contains information about how to recover computer systems if a disaster occurs and scripts that can be run to perform some recovery tasks. The file includes information about the software and hardware used by the Tivoli Storage Manager server, and the location of recovery media.
A document that describes how the University plans to deal with potential disasters.
Entity-approved document that defines the resources, actions, personnel, and activities necessary for a recovery effort related to technology and communications.
The document that defines the resources, actions, tasks and data required to manage the business recovery process in the event of a business interruption. The plan is designed to assist in restoring the business process within the stated disaster recovery goals.
A business plan that considers the impact of interruptions from natural and man made causes and plans alternative plans to mitigate the impact.
The process of recovery of an Information Technology System in the event of disruption or disaster.
Procedures to be followed if an organization's computer systems are disabled or destroyed.
a plan for resuming full or partial computer operations after a disaster has disabled or destroyed a data center.
Written plan describing the steps a company would take to restore computer operations in the event of a disaster, containing four components: the emergency plan, the backup plan, the recovery plan, and the test plan. 12.21- 22
The procedures to be followed should a disaster (fire, flood, etc.) occur. Disaster recovery plans may cover the computer center and other aspects of normal organizational functioning. See also: Contingency Plan.
This is a developed and tested plan to ensure that business continuity continues in the case of a disaster. All IT systems which are critical to the successful operation of the organisation should be included in a disaster recovery plan. The plan should specify the actions that should be taken if part or the whole of the IT system is rendered inoperative. The plan should be founded in a risk analysis of the potential threats that could be encountered and the means available to continue operation. The disaster recovery procedures should be layered to tackle the different levels of problem that might occur.