Sorry, the language specified is not available for this page

    The Importance of DR Testing

    May 6, 2021

    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:

    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.

    Listen and subscribe to IT Availability Now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Podchaser, deezer, Podcast Addict, Listen Notes, and more.

    Other Posts You Might Be Interested In

    How to recover data after a successful cyberattack

    If you believe your traditional disaster recovery plan will help recover your data after a cyberattack, you might want to think again.   Listen Now

    Pen Testing Adventures: How I Broke Into a High-Security Office

    Asher de Metz has slipped past physical security and hacked into endless companies as part of the penetration testing he performs as a Security Consulting Senior Manager... Listen Now

    Why Your DR Testing Should Include Automation

    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... Listen Now