Networking: A Beginner's Guide
Disaster Recovery Plan
GENERIC COMPANY, INC.
TITLE: Disaster Recovery Plan
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Controller or CFO:
a) This document describes the actions, resources, and priorities to pursue to
restore key IT services when a disaster causes the company's computing
resources to become unavailable. The plan is intended to minimize further
losses and business impacts in the event of a disaster.
b) The objectives of the plan include:
i) Assist in maintaining business continuity during a disaster
ii) Protect data integrity and ensure system survivability
iii) Restore the data processing function as quickly as possible
iv) Satisfy audit and legal requirements
a) This Disaster Recovery Plan was written specifically for recovering the
IT infrastructure for which IT has primary responsibility, located at the
Generic Company headquarters building. It does not cover the recovery of
data processing infrastructure located at any other company location(s).
b) The plan covers the restoration of the software and historical data for
applications resident on servers for which IT has primary responsibility. This
does not include the business continuity or contingency plans for which the
business units are responsible. While IT is not responsible for the development
or implementation of these business continuity plans or contingency plans, IT
will assist with the implementation of these plans as required.
a) The IT department is responsible for issuing this document, reviewing it
annually, and issuing new versions as appropriate.
b) The Controller or CFO is responsible for reviewing and approving any new
versions of this document.