disaster recovery plan - DRP
Short for disaster recovery plan, DRP is a plan for business continuity in the event of a disaster that destroys part or all of a business's resources, including IT equipment, data records and the physical space of an organization.
Stages of a Disaster Recovery Plan
The goal of a DRP is to resume normal computing capabilities in as little time as possible. A typical DRP has several stages, including the following:
In the last dozen years or so, we've seen a number of major disasters that highlight the importance of a well-thought-out disaster recovery plan (DRP). Learn more about business disaster recovery and how IT professionals handled disaster recovery during Hurricane Sandy, courtesy of Enterprise Storage Forum.