Test your data recovery plan

Wednesday, 24 September 2003, 9:43 AM EST

Too many companies think they have disaster recovery measures in place, when in reality no one really knows whether they will work or how to implement them.

The problem is that no one person is given the responsibility for disaster recovery, and therefore there is often no follow through.

Testing policies requires simulating a complete system failure, something that most people balk at in case they cannot actually recover.

It is a sad fact of business life that disaster recovery is something that is only thought about after some catastrophic event, such as terrorist attacks or the floods that blight parts of the UK on a yearly basis.

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