Backing up the back-up plan

Crucial to every company’s business continuity planning is having an up-to-date IT disaster recovery plan. Recent events in Japan point out the importance of not only having a back-up plan, but perhaps a back-up to that back-up plan.

Some experts believe that back-up plans that depend upon resources located in the same geographic area may be flawed. Certainly backing up to the cloud can be a sound strategy, but only if that cloud is not local, or possibly not even regional.

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