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business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR)

Business continuity and disaster recovery (BCDR) are closely related practices that describe an organization's preparation for unforeseen risks to continued operations. Read Full Definition

virtual disaster recovery

Virtual disaster recovery is a type of DR that typically involves replication and allows a user to fail over to virtualized workloads. Read Full Definition

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disaster recovery (DR) test

A disaster recovery test (DR test) is the examination of each step in a disaster recovery plan as outlined in an organization's business continuity/disaster recovery (BCDR) planning process. Read Full Definition

disaster recovery team

A disaster recovery team is a group of individuals focused on planning, implementing, maintaining, auditing and testing an organization’s procedures for business continuity (BC) and recovery. Read Full Definition

disaster recovery (DR)

Disaster recovery strategies are critical, as many businesses fail following an unforeseen event. DR may require an internal or external site when a main data center is down. Read Full Definition

natural disaster recovery

Natural disaster recovery is the process of recovering data and resuming business operations following a natural disaster. Read Full Definition

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disaster recovery plan (DRP)

A company's disaster recovery policy is enhanced with a documented DR plan that formulates strategies, and outlines preparation work and testing. Read Full Definition

business continuity

Business continuity is the ability of an organization to maintain essential functions during, as well as after, a disaster has occurred. Read Full Definition

Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS)

Disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) is the replication and hosting of physical or virtual servers by a third party to provide failover in the event of a man-made or natural catastrophe. Read Full Definition

cloud disaster recovery (cloud DR)

Cloud disaster recovery (cloud DR) is a backup and restore strategy that involves storing and maintaining copies of electronic records in a cloud computing environment as a security measure. Read Full Definition