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Don't underestimate your DR network bandwidth needs

By Jay Garmon Contributor ·
Is your network ready for a disaster-related activity spike? Have you built a dedicated pipe to your failover systems, or is this just an unnecessary precaution? Share your thoughts about ensuring you have sufficient networking resources to accommodate your disaster plan, as described in the Oct. 19 edition of our Disaster Recovery newsletter.

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Re:Don't underestimate your DR network bandwidth needs

by knannest In reply to Don't underestimate your ...

There are several steps in scaling for a DR plan.
Document all systems with needed uptime, related to the cost by increasing the DR capacity.
It is essential that the DR plan is a part of the plan for implementing new systems, in the capacity plan and revision of the capacity plan.

It is essential that the total restore need is monitored, and that the capacity in the SAN, network, tape library, tape drives are monitored.

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