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How Chinese Enterprises Can Avoid Common Disaster Recovery Mistakes

Published: 17 September 2012

ID: G00233034

Analyst(s): Jimmie Chang

Summary

The need for disaster recovery and data protection is currently booming in China, but many projects fail due to a lack of management experience and technical knowledge. These best practices will help enterprises in such emerging markets to better plan, deploy and manage disaster recovery projects.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Deploy Local Recovery First, and Then Consider Remote Recovery
  • Set the RTO and RPO Expectations Right, and Align Them Within the Budget
  • Consolidate Backup/Recovery Modernization With DR Improvements
  • Evaluate New Approaches Like Third-Party Solutions, Appliances and Cloud Services
  • Put Abundant Effort Into Maintaining the System

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