By Jefferson Eckles, Business Process Manager at DP Solutions
As seen in The Business Monthly
Most business owners are familiar with the concept of IT Disaster Recovery (DR). Simply put, DR is the practice of creating redundant IT systems in geographically disparate locations, so that in the event of a disaster, those systems can still perform their key roles. This concept is not new and there are many options for businesses to implement a DR system.
Unfortunately, many companies are still without a system for DR. Organizations often treat the idea of DR as something that they will worry about when and if they are faced with a disaster. According to the Institute for Business and Home Safety, an estimated 25% of small businesses never re-open their doors after a disaster*. Lack of IT Disaster Recovery plays no small part in this statistic.