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Will it Work When it Matters?

Written by  HEINAN LANDA

Helmuth von Moltke the Elder once said, “No battle plan ever survives contact with the enemy.” Believe it or not, this is as true in your office as it is on the battlefield. You may have spent months preparing your disaster recovery plan to ensure business continuity in the face of the unthinkable. You may have brought in the best consultants, used valuable internal resources for implementation, and spent significant dollars on data recovery software. You think you are ready. But, did you test your plan? After all, even the best disaster recovery plan loses value if it is not tested on a regular basis. Don’t wait until disaster strikes to find out if your recovery plan will work; proactive testing is essential for disaster recovery success. Which Disaster Scenario Do I Test? We all want to make sure our plan for data recovery is viable in the event of a disaster