Disaster Recovery Essential Readings

What do you know about preparing for a dependable disaster recovery plan? To help you get clarity and understanding, below are five recommended resources from ORION’s disaster recovery partner, Stage2Data. Additionally, we invite you to learn more about Disaster Recovery Plans from our webinar, Disaster Recovery – When Disaster Strikes (slidedeck now available).

Cyberattacks, according to McAfee

A recent McAfee Labs report reveals that ransomware attacks are predicted to grow in 2016. Does your organization have the necessary RPO (recovery point objective) in place? From wearables to hardware to cloud services, here’s the summary on threat predictions.

System downtime or human error?

Does your disaster recovery (DR) planning stop at wind, water, and fire? What about about the human element? Learn tips on handling unplanned downtime from a panel of IT professionals.

Business (dis)continuity

Has your organization experienced or come close to a disk failure? In recent years, data storage company Seagate distributed 3TB hard drives that produced a massive failure rate. These type of disk failures are a perfect example of the level of complexity that business continuity planning must account for. Read the story behind what went wrong with the Seagate 3TB drives.

De-coding the world of applications

Deciding which applications to include in a good DR plan can be daunting. To better understand open source dynamic languages, here is a good place to start.

How to build a solid SLA

Good business continuity plans should outline what service level agreement (SLA) needs to be achieved. When the SLA has been determined, an organization can make informed decisions about deployment and technology options. Here are key considerations to bear in mind.