Losing data is a disaster by itself, and can cause even more disastrous consequences if it is not restored in reasonable time.
Disaster recovery (DR) is an area of security planning that aims to protect an organization from the effects of significant negative events. DR allows an organization to maintain or quickly resume mission-critical functions following a disaster.
Disaster recovery is a function that replicates your entire computing environment – data, systems, networks, and applications – and makes it available when your primary environment is unavailable.
A recovery plan includes business infrastructure like power sources, security and environmental systems. It is a priority to protect data that cannot be replaced. Some strategies for protecting and ensuring data safety include the following: