Disaster Recovery Planning: Strategies for Protecting Critical Information

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Prentice Hall PTR, 2000 - Computers - 432 pages
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The most complete guide to data protection, disaster recovery avoidance, and disaster recovery tools, techniques, and technologies!

Disaster Recovery Planning, Second Edition shows exactly how to implement world-class disaster recovery for today's distributed environments-without paying for expensive consultants or proprietary methodologies! Veteran planner and analyst Jon William Toigo delivers strategies and insight that any company can use, large or small.

You'll find comprehensive coverage of disaster recovery techniques that reflect the latest technologies in data storage, networks, server systems, and the Internet: E-business and Web based disaster planning and recovery Recovery strategies for n-tier client/server and ERP systems-the Achilles heel of modern corporate IT Low-cost steps you can take now to dramatically reduce the risks of disaster Guidelines for leveraging current and next generation IT and network technologies to ensure maximum protection for mission-critical business processes

Disaster Recovery Planning, Second Edition is linked to an accompanying Web site, http: //www.drplanning.org, that will serve as a "living appendix"-keeping IT professionals up-to-date on disaster recovery for years to come!

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Contents

Analyzing the Risk
38
Facility Protection
67
Data Recovery Planning
107
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Jon Toigo is CEO of Toigo Partners International, a user-facing technology analysis firm that is part technology consumer advocacy and part vendor watchdog. With over 30 years of IT experience, both as an internal business IT manager and as a consultant and service provider, Toigo brings a perspective on business technology that is sometimes contrarian but always fact-based. He has written 15 books on enterprise computing strategies and two thousand articles and columns in the computer trade press, includingComputerworld, Network Computing, Scientific American, Washington Technology, Enterprise Systems, ESJ.com, SearchStorage, SNWOnline, Storage Magazine, Storage NL, Data Storage Connection, z/Journal, and Mainframe Executive. He operates a highly trafficked blog at DrunkenData.com. Since 1992, he has chaired the Data Management Institute and delivered training courses in data management, storage technology, disaster recovery planning and data security worldwide to more than 80,000 trainees.He is a much sought-after speaker whose mix of practical knowledge and edgy humor have earned him a reputation as an iconoclast of bleeding edge technologies. He has keynoted at Storage Networking World, Networld Interop, COMDEX, Storage World, IPExpo, Storage Networking World, Storage Decisions, ASCDI, and Storage Expo events, and has delivered presentations at international conferences staged by leading vendors, including IBM, HP, Dell, Sun Microsystems, Microsoft, Quantum, DataCore Software, and numerous systems integrators.

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