A good disaster recovery plan and implementation is critical to your business’s very survival in the event of a disaster. By following the 10 steps detailed here, organisations can ensure that they select a DRSP that adheres to best practices and has the expertise to deliver a successful disaster recovery. More importantly, they can ensure that this plan addresses the specific needs of their business.
Most organisations today understand that a disaster recovery (DR) plan is essential to their continued survival should a natural disaster occur. But implementing a DR plan entails substantial time, effort and cost — not to mention significant investment in developing new areas of technical expertise within the organisation. As a result, many organisations are turning to disaster recovery service providers (DRSPs) to offload their disaster recovery operations.
This checklist describes what organisations should look for to ensure that the DRSP they select not only provides high quality service and expertise — but also meet their specific business requirements.