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Disaster recovery planning : for computers and communication resources

Jon William Toigo

John Wiley, c1996

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System requirements for accompanying computer disk: An IBM PC family computer or compatible computer with 256K minimum memory, a 3.5" high-density floppy drive; PC DOS; MS DOS; or DR DOS Version 2.0 or later, and a printer

Includes bibliographical references and index

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Description

This book examines the causes of computer systems failures and explains how to create a disaster recovery plan that will help businesses to avoid many disasters and/or minimize their impact. It incorporates the recovery requirements of new technologies, including PCs, LANs, departmental processors, and communications systems. It provides a detailed analysis of disaster avoidance systems that can prevent some disasters from occurring. And, it covers the politics of disaster recovery planning from selling management and securing the cooperation of departmental managers, to negotiating effective contracts with vendors of disaster recovery products and services.

Table of Contents

  • The Disaster Recovery Planning Project.
  • Preliminary Steps.
  • Data Collection.
  • Exposure and Risk Analysis.
  • Facility Disaster Prevention Capabilities.
  • Developing an Off--Site Storage Program.
  • Systems Recovery Planning.
  • Network and Communications Recovery Planning.
  • End User Recovery Planning.
  • Presentation of the Plan Overview.
  • Plan Development.
  • Disaster Recovery Training.
  • Testing Disaster Recovery Plans.
  • Appendices.
  • Index.

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