Finding out your disaster recovery plan is worthless in the middle of disaster is a nightmare for any business. Unfortunately, due to inadequate testing practices, far too many companies learn this lesson the hard way.
In this episode of IT Availability Now, Girish Dadge, Senior Director of Recovery Product Management at Sungard Availability Services (Sungard AS) outlines common problems businesses encounter during a disaster to emphasize why DR testing is so important. Learn more about:
- How often businesses should test their DR plans
- Factors that influence testing strategies
- Helpful tips to ensure you have a smooth testing experience – especially as you reevaluate your DR plan in the aftermath of COVID-19
Brian Fawcett is a Senior Manager of Global Sales Engagement at Sungard AS. With over 15 years of experience in a range of industries, he specializes in forming enterprise-wide global talent and learning development programs. Brian has enriched corporate learning culture by matching organizational vision and core values to curricula, leading to application and impact.
Girish Dadge has over 15 years of experience unravelling data backup, restore and recovery challenges, as well as architecting and implementing IT infrastructure and advanced recovery solutions across several industries. He currently serves as senior director of recovery product management at Sungard AS.