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Paradigm Shift In Handling Disasters

Written by  Mike Talon

Every member of a corporation, from the CEO through the mailroom, is influenced by data loss and system outages. Regardless of who is directly and/or indirectly affected, the results of these interruptions are always the same at their most basic level – loss of time, loss of money, loss of business. Therefore, each technology decision maker must determine what will be an acceptable level of lost time and revenue due to system failure, and every day the definition of “acceptable” gets smaller and smaller. Now that the CFO and CEO are often directly involved in the determination and provision of information technology (IT) resources, the business impact of those resources, and potential loss of said resources, is more scrutinized than ever before. This trend has forced many companies to begin to look toward ways to provide disaster prevention, or business continuity – the processes by which vital data resources are protected