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IT Manager's Handbook: The Business Edition by Brian D. Jaffe, Bill Holtsnider

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Chapter Eight Disaster Recovery

… I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.

—DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER

Chapter Table of Contents

  • 1. Defining the Scope 270
  • 2. Create a Disaster Recovery Plan 276
  • 3. A Word about Incident Response, Business Continuity, and Disaster Recovery 285
  • 4. The Hidden Benefits of Good Disaster Recovery Planning 287

It’s no secret that the daily routine of everyday life has become highly dependent on information technology. And incidents like September 11, 2001; hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005; the blackout of the Northeast in August of 2003; and many other crises serve as regular reminders that we have to be prepared for the worst. This is where disaster recovery comes in.

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