SOURCE: DisasterRecovery.org

August 04, 2009 11:00 ET

DisasterRecovery.org Presents Free Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning Documents to the Public

SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwire - August 4, 2009) - DisasterRecovery.org, an online resource of information about disaster recovery and business continuity planning, announces that it is making available a "Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Information Booklet" and a "Disaster Recovery Plan Template" free to the public.

The disaster recovery plan (DRP) and business continuity planning (BCP) documents outline important procedures and suggestions to implement proper recovery and restoration of key business operations. The "Disaster Recovery Plan Template" and the "Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Information Booklet" can be used by any industry type or company size. The structured templates and information provide opportunity for companies to plan, organize, maintain, and upgrade their IT infrastructure against future unforeseen impediments

The DRP template and BCP downloads review the full scope of the importance of disaster recovery and business continuity planning, and the vital role they play for businesses worldwide.

The DisasterRecovery.org website supports businesses and organizations by providing resources that greatly assist them in creating disaster recovery plans, risk assessments, and plan successfully to counter the damaging effects of a disaster. The free "DR Template" and free "Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Booklet" outline in detail the most important theories and steps to take in regard to BC and DR planning.

"We make it easy for companies to get the tools they need to successfully employ and execute processes that will ensure the continuity of their business and assist staff in adhering to preplanned procedures during disasters," said Jay Pillai, Ph.D., Vice President of DisasterRecovery.org.

"The booklet is a compilation of interesting facts and also lists links to several websites that have more information about the important topics of business continuity and disaster recovery," commented Mr. Pillai.

Covering every major aspect of business continuity and disaster recovery including information on NS25999, risk and business impact analysis, the "7 Ps" guideline, and "Common Pitfalls," the booklet is a concise resource of useful information. It also has useful information on the importance of Wide Area Network (WAN) connectivity and WAN/Internet redundancy as it relates to disaster recovery and business continuity.

The "Disaster Recovery Plan Template" reviews the goals of a Disaster Recovery Plan, and outlines sections that, once completed by the end user, document the Disaster Recovery Plan steps, policies and procedures specific to each company. It includes sections for IT Administrators to document personnel, application, and inventory profiles, among others. It also includes checklists, start-up procedures after a disaster, and mobile site recovery planning.

The site is easy to navigate and is organized in seven categories: Home, Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity, Plan Steps, Free Disaster Recovery Template, Free Business Continuity Booklet, and Case Studies.

Main areas covered are: the benefits and advantages of disaster recovery and business continuity planning, business continuity management, risk assessment and policies; disaster recovery scenarios for headquarters and branch offices, and specific examples, such as disaster recovery and business continuity for the bank and healthcare industries.

About DisasterRecovery.org

DisasterRecovery.org is an organization that acts as an informational portal providing in-depth resources and analysis about the subjects of disaster recovery and business continuity planning for industry. It is partnered with a wide variety of ISPs, Telcos, and other vendors, and connects them with end-users according to the end users' needs.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Jay Pillai
    Vice President
    DisasterRecovery.org
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