IT Disaster Recovery


Disaster recovery is the process, policies and procedures related to preparing for recovery or continuation of technology infrastructure critical to an organization after a natural or human-induced disaster.

Disaster recovery planning is a subset of a larger process known as business continuity planning and should include planning for resumption of applications, data, hardware, communications (such as networking) and other IT infrastructure.

A business continuity plan (BCP) includes planning for non-IT related aspects such as key personnel, facilities, crisis communication and reputation protection, and should refer to the disaster recovery plan (DRP) for IT related infrastructure recovery / continuity.


Based in part on Contingency planning within the ITIL framework, the workshop will provide a combination of presentation and interactive activities regarding how to plan for disaster mitigation as well as how to proactively respond to a disaster. Students will learn how and when to declare a disaster, the issues and the pitfalls to be avoided in disaster planning, and how to tie disaster planning and recovery to IT services and business continuity.

What You Will Learn

  • DR Program Description
    • Pre-Planning Activities (Project Initiation)
    • Vulnerability Assessment and General Definition
    • Requirements
    • Business Impact Analysis
    • Detailed Definition of Requirements
    • Plan Development
    • Testing Program
    • Maintenance Program
    • Initial Plan Testing and Plan Implementation
  • Planning Scope and Objectives
  • Project Organization and Staffing
  • Project Control
  • Schedule of Deliverables
  • Resource Requirements

Training Outcomes

This course is primarily targeted IT professionals.


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