Among the many dependencies that organizations have, the data center is probably the most significant. It sits at the heart of IT operations, which makes it vital for the business in today's digital economy. IT disaster recovery planning, or "IT resilience" planning as it is often termed, is typically application-driven. When a business sets out to build its IT resilience strategy, plans, and infrastructure, it typically performs a business impact analysis. The BIA identifies the most critical applications, and consequently the IT infrastructure that supports it, and builds recovery plans for them. While going through this process, businesses should ensure…