It is only a matter of time before human error, hardware failure, natural disaster, or any other adverse condition throws a wrench into your perfectly running IT operation. Learning how to recover and maintain your critical business systems during these adverse conditions is vital to delivering on the increased demands for high availability.
The Shortcut Guide to Availability, Continuity, and Disaster Recovery by Dan Sullivan is a concise roadmap to uncovering the not-so-obvious business requirements of recovery management and meeting some of the most vexing challenges to traditional backup models, including virtualization and application-specific requirements. This excellent new book offers concrete advice on scheduling and monitoring, choosing storage media, managing growth, and controlling costs. With the right combination of backup systems, high-availability solutions, and sound recovery management procedures, businesses can have the backup protection they need without straining their staff or budget.