Does your business currently have a plan that covers the following fundamentals of Disaster Recovery?
Maintain current technical documentation to facilitate recovery should a problem occur.
Conduct regular tests of your disaster recovery plans and strategies.
Keep loaner equipment available for immediate use.
Create regular back-ups of applications, data and hardware configurations.
Maintain an “alternative workplace plan” to allow designated staff to work from home or other locations.
Identify manual or standalone operating procedures in the event of a prolonged outage.
Coordinate IT disaster recovery plans with other corresponding emergency, security and employee safety programs/policies.