Business Continuity Disaster Recovery Plan

Building a better business continuity disaster recovery plan.

Business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) have become an integral part of business success. A business continuity disaster recovery plan is essential for ensuring that IT systems will be available in the event of a broad range of disasters, from hardware failure to malicious attacks to natural disasters.

Cloud service providers can help businesses build a better business continuity disaster recovery plan by providing redundancy and moving mission-critical infrastructure to highly secure, off-site facilities.

But cloud services can also help organizations avoid the most common weakness of the average business continuity disaster recovery plan: inattention.

Too often, IT teams that are overwhelmed by other priorities view a business continuity disaster recovery plan as a one-time event — a box to check before moving on to the next priority. By providing the kind of regular updates, maintenance and monitoring of ever-evolving IT environments, cloud services help to achieve superior business continuity management.

A business continuity disaster recovery plan with Navisite.

As a leading provider of managed hosting, managed applications and cloud services, Navisite offers a broad range of services to support a business continuity disaster recovery plan.

Many of Navisite’s services are designed for or provide built-in functionality for a business continuity plan, and are backed by enterprise-class Service Level Agreements (SLAs).

Navisite offers three disaster recovery models to support the needs of any business continuity management system.

  • Hot Site DR offers the fastest DR solution, with failover of a primary site to a live, near duplicate backup site in a Navisite data centre.
  • Cold Site DR offers the most affordable solution, providing data centre space that is reserved and waiting to receive hardware and data. This option is ideal for times when a quick recovery is not crucial.
  • Warm Site DR provides configured hardware that is ready to receive software and data and supports near-term recoverability at a price point between that of Hot Site and Cold Site DR.

Cloud services for a business continuity disaster recovery plan.

Navisite offers a broad range of services that can help enterprises achieve resiliency and manage a business continuity disaster recovery plan more effectively. These include:

  • Reliable and secure data centre infrastructure.
  • Self-service cloud services for replication support and backup support.
  • Dependable data vaulting to make virtual copies of important data without requiring additional physical infrastructure.
  • Shared backup services for tape and disk backup.
  • Database backup management with support for hot and cold backups.
  • Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) services for remote access to desktop environments, files and applications.

Learn more about building a business continuity disaster recovery plan with Navisite, and about Navisite solutions for cloud computing data security and managing Oracle Sun servers.