Date Added: Nov 2009
In the event of a disaster, the goal is to be able to quickly procure a temporary office, install computer systems and restore all required documents and information to enable a business to function. The biggest differentiator between a backup plan and a disaster recovery plan is maintaining a copy of the critical documents in an off-site location. By following the steps listed below and utilizing what one has learned in this paper, this should be a manageable process. Consolidate documents of all types into an EDMS, create a backup strategy, implement the backup processes, test the restore capabilities and ensure the backup medium is stored at an off-site location.