While 92% of organizations utilize some form of disaster recovery (DR) plan, 41% of companies don’t consistently test these plans. Luckily, they can right the ship with automation.
In this episode of IT Availability Now, we’re joined by Michi Schniebel, Principal Product Manager at Sungard Availability Services (Sungard AS), to discuss how to test your DR plan more regularly without exerting additional time, energy, or resources. Learn more about:
- The importance of regular DR testing
- Why many businesses let DR testing fall by the wayside
- How automation can help businesses regulate their DR testing
- Sungard AS’ new offering, DRverify Automated Testing – how it works and how it can improve DR testing
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.
Michi Schniebel is Principal Product Manager at Sungard AS. With over 25 years of enterprise software, hosting, MSP, SBM, and cloud expertise, he is keenly attuned to customer needs, engineering management, and product vision. By leveraging his experience as a software engineer, pre-sales, and IT manager, Michi can successfully work with a global customer base and field personnel, translating their needs into product requirements that drive engineering more efficiently.